Cheap flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco (SMF - SFO)

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The best prices from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco are usually found in July or January, booked 33 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Tuesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento Metropolitan (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to SFO flight in 2021: compare Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.
SMF - SFO
Price
$167 - $225
SFO
Temperature
59 - 77 °F
SFO
Rainfall
0 - 4.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$167

From Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco

One-way from

$139

One-way flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco?

Travelers have found that booking a Sunday departure is the best way to save up to 13% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco?

Find a great deal and save up to 7% by booking at least 35 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 Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $99.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco?

Flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco in August, with the cheapest ticket starting at $48.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco (SMF - SFO)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 20% on flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SMF to SFO flights for May, June
18 Jun - 26 Jun
$199pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$208pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 May - 23 May
$209pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Sacramento Metropolitan found for this year
18 Jun - 26 Jun
$199pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
3 Aug - 12 Aug
$208pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
18 May - 23 May
$209pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Sacramento Metropolitan

Save time with Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco direct flight deals
18 Jun - 26 Jun
$199pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
30 Jun - 6 Jul
$226pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
28 May - 30 May
$236pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to San Francisco from Sacramento Metropolitan

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco
8:36 am - 4:20 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
7h 44m
SMF - SFO
Frontier
$139
Kiwi.com
12:05 pm - 1:04 pm
United Airlines
Nonstop
0h 59m
SMF - SFO
United Airlines
$249
United
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
26h 00m
SMF - SFO
Alaska Airlines
$298
Alaska Airlines

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sacramento Metropolitan</span> to <span class="emphasized">San Francisco</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento to San Francisco due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Sacramento and San Francisco for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to San Francisco have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from Sacramento Intl to San Francisco have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. United Airlines, Linear Air Taxi, and Major Airline are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like United Airlines with this kind of flexibility.

What airports do I use to fly from Sacramento to San Francisco?

If you wish to fly to San Francisco from Sacramento, then you need to book flights from Sacramento Intl to San Francisco. There are 3 flights from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to San Francisco (SFO) per day to choose from. Flights to San Francisco from Sacramento Intl are available from 3 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 0h 42m is how long a nonstop flight from Sacramento to San Francisco typically takes.

Can I find flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $199, but on average you can expect to pay $234.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco for under $200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 5 direct flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco is less than $321.

Does it rain more in Sacramento or San Francisco?

Expected rainfall in Sacramento is same as in San Francisco. You can expect this to be the case over the next 5 days.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than San Francisco?

Temperatures around the 95 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in San Francisco is colder than in Sacramento. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco?

Departing from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco will take you 50m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco round-trip?

Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to San Francisco, with prices starting at $199. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Alaska Airlines and Delta, with the lowest prices starting at $223 and $233, respectively.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco are American Airlines ($89), Frontier ($95), and Alaska Airlines ($112).

Alternative routes for Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for San Francisco

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco.
Flight duration
0h 52m
Average temperature for May in San Francisco
69.8 °F
Avg rainfall for May in San Francisco
0.6 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing San Francisco

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento Metropolitan towards San Francisco.
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 74% of SMF to SFO departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 26% of SMF to SFO departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of SMF to SFO departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SMF to SFO departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento Metropolitan to San Francisco.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
1 daily flight
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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