Cheap flights from Sacramento to Seattle (SMF - SEA)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl are usually found in January or February, booked 37 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Wednesday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento (SMF) to Seattle (SEA)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to SEA flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Seattle flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Seattle.
SMF - SEA
Price
$137 - $194
SEA
Temperature
41 - 66.2 °F
SEA
Precipitation
0.7 - 6.6 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 16% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

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

Round-trip from

$137

From Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl

One-way from

$78

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Seattle (SMF - SEA)?

It’s optimal to fly from Sacramento to Seattle in the afternoon. By choosing this option you can save up to 6% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Seattle?

To save up to 178% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 27 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Sacramento to Seattle from $267 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $437 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Friday departure is the best way to save up to 33% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Seattle?

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Seattle from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $164 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $104. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Seattle in December, January 2022

The best prices found for SMF to SEA flights for December, January
5 Jan - 8 Jan
$93pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$94pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
12 Jan - 25 Jan
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Seattle 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Seattle from Sacramento found for this year
8 Dec - 20 Jan
$146pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 Dec - 8 Jan
$152pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
7 Dec - 9 Feb
$157pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Seattle from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Seattle direct flight deals
5 Jan - 8 Jan
$93pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
25 Jan - 26 Jan
$94pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
12 Jan - 25 Jan
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Seattle

Late deals on round-trip flights to Seattle from Sacramento, departing today and this week
8 Dec - 20 Jan
$146pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
7 Dec - 9 Feb
$157pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Alaska Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
8 Dec - 20 Jan
$164pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
SEA
Seattle/Tacoma Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Seattle/Tacoma Intl from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Seattle
6:40 am - 11:05 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
4h 25m
SMF - SEA
United Airlines
$78
United
12:10 pm - 7:26 pm
Delta
1 Stop
7h 16m
SMF - SEA
Delta
$88
Delta
3:36 am - 3:48 am
Multiple Airlines
1 Stop
24h 12m
SMF - SEA
Multiple Airlines
$97
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Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Seattle

What airports do I use to fly from Sacramento to Seattle?

Booking a flight from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Seattle/Tacoma Intl (SEA) is your only option if you wish to fly from Sacramento to Seattle. On a typical day, there are 13 flights from Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl, all of which are around 1h 58m for a nonstop flight. You can also purchase a plane ticket from 8 airlines when you book a flight from Sacramento Intl to Seattle.

Which airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of the carriers operating flights from Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are Alaska Airlines, Delta, and Spirit Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

Can I find flights from Sacramento to Seattle for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Seattle for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Alaska Airlines for just $93, but on average you can expect to pay $128.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Seattle for under $100 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Seattle under $100. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Seattle is less than $151.

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

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento to Seattle within the next 7 days for less than $200.

What days are nonstop flights available from Sacramento to Seattle?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday.

How popular is this Sacramento to Seattle flight route?

This flight path from Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl was viewed by 245 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

How many flights depart from Sacramento to Seattle on average per day?

Per day, 25 flights depart from Sacramento to Seattle on average.
Early Morning (Midnight to 6am) - 20% of flight departures
Morning (6am - Noon) - 64% of flight departures
Afternoon (Noon - 6pm) - 12% of flight departures
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 4% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Sacramento to Seattle?

A quick flight from Sacramento to Seattle can take about 2h 03m. Alaska Airlines provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $93. The distance from Sacramento to Seattle is about 609 mi. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

According to our current data, Alaska Airlines ($93), Delta ($127), and Spirit Airlines ($145) offers the cheapest pricing from Sacramento to Seattle. Alaska Airlines is 43% cheaper than the average price of flights available within the next 90 days to this destination.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Alaska Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $59. Delta flights start at $69 while deals on Frontier start at $76 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Seattle?

On average you can expect to pay $285 for a flight from Sacramento to Seattle. The cheapest flight overall is $65 while the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Seattle/Tacoma Intl) is currently priced at $127.

What are the most reliable airlines from Sacramento to Seattle?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Sacramento to Seattle are Virgin Atlantic (100%), Air France (97%) and WestJet (91%).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Sacramento to Seattle are Major Airline, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Seattle, WA

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Seattle from Sacramento?

Information is based on travel restrictions for travel to Seattle/Tacoma Intl within the United States

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Sacramento Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Seattle/Tacoma Intl.

Do I need a test to fly back to Sacramento from Seattle?

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Seattle/Tacoma Intl

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Sacramento Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Seattle/Tacoma Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Sacramento Intl.

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Alternative routes for Sacramento to Seattle

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

Destination information for Seattle

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento to Seattle.
Flight duration from SMF to SEA
1h 59m
Average temperature for December in Seattle
46.4 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Seattle
5.3 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Seattle

Top 7 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Seattle/Tacoma Intl

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento to Seattle 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
Spirit Airlines
$65 $176 No cancel fee 65%
United Airlines
$67 $188 No cancel fee 69%
Delta
$68 $185 No cancel fee N/A
Alaska Airlines
$73 $194 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$93 $325 No cancel fee 71%
Southwest
$140 $279 No cancel fee 63%
JetBlue
$154 $307 No cancel fee 62%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Seattle

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento towards Seattle.
Morning 6 AM to noon 75% of SMF to SEA departures
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 17% of SMF to SEA departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 4% of SMF to SEA departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 4% of SMF to SEA departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Seattle
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento to Seattle.
Sunday
7 daily flights
Monday
16 daily flights
Tuesday
13 daily flights
Wednesday
23 daily flights
Thursday
12 daily flights
Friday
16 daily flights
Saturday
8 daily flights
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