Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento (WAS - SMF)

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The best prices from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento Intl are usually found in January or February, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Sacramento (SMF)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to SMF flight in 2022: compare Washington, D.C. to Sacramento flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Sacramento.
WAS - SMF
Price
$355 - $643
SMF
Temperature
46.4 - 75.2 °F
SMF
Rainfall
0 - 3.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 25% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$355

From Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Sacramento Intl

One-way from

$170

One-way flight from Washington, D.C. (WAS) to Sacramento Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento?

Find a great deal and save up to 38% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $542.

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento?

Flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento are found to be more expensive on Saturday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Sacramento.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento (WAS - SMF)?

It’s optimal to fly from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento at noon. By choosing this option you can save up to 28% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento in June, July 2022

The best prices found for WAS to SMF flights for June, July
26 Jul - 28 Jul
$268pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
19 Jul - 28 Jul
$275pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
26 Jul - 28 Jul
$278pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Washington, D.C. to Sacramento 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Sacramento from Washington, D.C. found for this year
11 Aug - 18 Aug
$244pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
9 Nov - 14 Nov
$248pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
11 Aug - 16 Aug
$248pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

Non-stop flights to Sacramento from Washington, D.C.

Save time with Washington, D.C. to Sacramento direct flight deals
9 Nov - 14 Nov
$248pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
1 Dec - 4 Dec
$288pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
3 Nov - 7 Nov
$329pp
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento

Late deals on round-trip flights to Sacramento from Washington, D.C., departing today and this week
7 Jul - 10 Jul
$315pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
7 Jul - 11 Jul
$352pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
7 Jul - 11 Jul
$361pp
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DCA
Washington, D.C. Reagan-National

One-way flights to Sacramento Intl from Washington, D.C.

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento
3:00 am - 2:49 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 49m
DCA - SMF
Frontier
$170
JustFly
1:22 pm - 6:43 pm
United Airlines
1 Stop
8h 21m
IAD - SMF
United Airlines
$175
United
2:26 pm - 8:32 pm
Delta
1 Stop
9h 06m
IAD - SMF
Delta
$183
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Washington, D.C.</span> to <span class="emphasized">Sacramento</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Washington, D.C. to Sacramento

What airport do you fly into for flights to Sacramento from Washington, D.C.?

For a flight from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento, you will be flying into Sacramento Intl. Sacramento Intl (SMF) is just 9.4 mi from the center of the city. Sacramento Intl is the only Sacramento airport and it handles 4 inbound flights from Washington, D.C. per day. 7 airlines have flights to Sacramento Intl from Washington, D.C. on a regular basis.

Which airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta flying from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento Intl have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Frontier for just $244, but on average you can expect to pay $273.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento under $300. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento is less than $440.

Are there last-minute flights available from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento for under $400?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento within the next 7 days for less than $400.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $244 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are United Airlines and Spirit Airlines, starting at $248 and $267 round-trip. Frontier is currently priced 48% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Frontier, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $124. Spirit Airlines flights start at $127 while deals on Delta start at $153 one-way.

What are the most popular routes from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento?

The most popular route from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento is Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Sacramento Intl. You may also consider Washington, D.C. Reagan-National - Sacramento Intl or Baltimore/Washington - Sacramento Intl.

What are the most reliable airlines from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento?

Consider Scandinavian Airlines (79%), Brussels Airlines (77%) or United Airlines (77%) when booking your flight. These represent the most reliable airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento?

Consider American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or Delta when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento.

What are the cheapest flights from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento?

While on average a flight from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento is generally $673, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $22. When looking at the most popular route, (Washington, D.C. Dulles Intl - Sacramento Intl), you can expect to pay $306 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Sacramento, CA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Sacramento from Washington, D.C.?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Sacramento Intl within the United States

Most visitors from Washington, D.C. need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Sacramento Intl.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Washington, D.C. are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Washington, D.C. from Sacramento?

Returning to Washington, D.C. from Sacramento Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Washington, D.C..

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Washington, D.C..

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Destination information for Sacramento

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento.
Flight duration from Washington, D.C. to SMF
5h 19m
Average temperature for June in Sacramento
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Sacramento
0.3 ″

Airports servicing Washington, D.C.

Reagan-National (DCA)

Airports servicing Sacramento

Top 6 airlines flying from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $18 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Frontier
$106 $284 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$181 $400 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$257 $451 No cancel fee 71%
Alaska Airlines
$264 $418 No cancel fee 75%
United Airlines
$284 $511 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington, D.C. towards Sacramento.
Morning 6 AM to noon 60% of WAS to SMF departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 40% of WAS to SMF departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of WAS to SMF departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of WAS to SMF departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington, D.C. to Sacramento.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
3 daily flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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