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

The best prices from Sacramento Intl 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 to San Francisco

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to SFO flight in 2022: compare Sacramento to San Francisco flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in San Francisco.

SMF - SFO

Price

$167 - $225

SFO

Temperature

51.8 - 62.6 °F

SFO

Precipitation

0 - 4.4 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 Intl to San Francisco

One-way from

$112

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to San Francisco

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to San Francisco?

Users have found that flying from Sacramento to San Francisco on a Wednesday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

It’s optimal to fly from Sacramento to San Francisco in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 20% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to San Francisco in January, February 2022

The best prices found for SMF to SFO flights for January, February
Feb 8 - Mar 15
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

6h 38m
$138

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 8 - Feb 15
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

8h 52m
$146

Frontier

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 1 - Mar 1
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

5h 52m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

8h 49m
$152

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Sacramento to San Francisco 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to San Francisco from Sacramento found for this year
Mar 8 - Mar 14
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

6h 02m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

12h 14m
$121

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Apr 27 - May 4
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

11h 27m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

9h 51m
$129

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 8 - Mar 15
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 22m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

6h 38m
$138

Multiple Airlines

View Deal

Deal found 17/1/22

Non-stop flights to San Francisco from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to San Francisco direct flight deals
Mar 30 - Apr 10
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 05m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

0h 51m
$160

United Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

Feb 1 - Mar 3
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 06m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

1h 01m
$162

United Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Jul 1 - Jul 21
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 00m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

0h 53m
$178

United Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

Last minute flights from Sacramento to San Francisco

Late deals on return flights to San Francisco from Sacramento, departing today and this week
Jan 23 - Jan 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

14h 32m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

14h 23m
$183

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Jan 23 - Jan 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

2 stops

17h 09m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

1 stop

10h 14m
$221

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Jan 23 - Jan 30
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

Nonstop

1h 06m
SFO

San Francisco

SMF

Sacramento Intl

Nonstop

0h 54m
$232

United Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

One-way flights to San Francisco from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to San Francisco
Jan 25
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 21m
$54

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 17/1/22

Feb 3
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 20m
$55

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

Feb 6
SMF

Sacramento Intl

SFO

San Francisco

1 stop

21h 20m
$64

Multiple Airlines

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Deal found 16/1/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sacramento to San Francisco flights.

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 7 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.

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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to San Francisco for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $121, but on average you can expect to pay $171.

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

Cheapflights has at least 11 direct flights from Sacramento to San Francisco under $200. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to San Francisco is less than $300.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento to San Francisco for under $200?

There are currently 9+ open flights from Sacramento to San Francisco within the next 7 days for less than $200.

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

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Sacramento to San Francisco round-trip from $146. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are United Airlines, from $160, and Alaska Airlines, from $234. You may be able to fly from Sacramento to San Francisco for 26% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is United Airlines, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $80. However, be on the lookout for offers from Alaska Airlines and Frontier, as they are both options that can get you from Sacramento to San Francisco for a low price.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Sacramento to San Francisco?

Before booking your flight from Sacramento to San Francisco check out the most popular airlines for this route: Major Airline, Linear Air Taxi or United Airlines.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to San Francisco?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Sacramento to San Francisco on time: ANA (91%), Air Canada (76%), SkyWest Airlines (72%).

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to San Francisco?

The cheapest flight price from Sacramento to San Francisco is $68. On average you can expect to pay $153. The most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - San Francisco), can usually be booked for $121.

Can I fly to San Francisco from Sacramento Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to San Francisco within the United States

Most visitors from Sacramento Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter San Francisco.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

Can I fly back to Sacramento Intl from San Francisco?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from San Francisco

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

Alternative routes for Sacramento to San Francisco

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

Top 2 airlines flying from Sacramento to San Francisco

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to San Francisco choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
United Airlines
Cheapest$167
Average$222
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Linear Air Taxi
Cheapest$1,083
Average$2,441
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-timeN/A
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to San Francisco

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento to San Francisco
26%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
37%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
1%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
36%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Sacramento to San Francisco

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to San Francisco
Sunday8daily flights
Monday8daily flights
Tuesday8daily flights
Wednesday8daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday8daily flights
Saturday7daily flights