Cheap flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington (SMF - WAS)

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The best prices from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington are usually found in August or September, booked 19 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Sacramento Metropolitan (SMF) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to WAS flight in 2021: compare Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
SMF - WAS
Price
$291 - $466
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches

Popular in

April

High demand for flights, 17% potential price rise

Cheapest in

August

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

Round-trip from

$291

From Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington

One-way from

$142

One-way flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington

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 Washington?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 25% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

To save up to 14% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 43 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 Metropolitan to Washington from $262 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $293 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in June. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Sacramento Metropolitan in August are about $285 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $90.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington (SMF - WAS)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 41% on flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington by exploring options for tickets in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington in May, June 2021

The best prices found for SMF to WAS flights for May, June
16 Jun - 18 Aug
$246pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
25 May - 1 Jun
$267pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
16 Jun - 14 Aug
$268pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Sacramento Metropolitan found for this year
3 Aug - 10 Aug
$237pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Delta
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
29 Sep - 25 Oct
$237pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
11 Sep - 20 Sep
$237pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Delta
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Delta
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Sacramento Metropolitan

Save time with Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington direct flight deals
6 Aug - 16 Aug
$425pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
26 May - 1 Jun
$467pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
15 Jun - 19 Aug
$478pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Sacramento Metropolitan, departing today and this week
21 May - 25 May
$287pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
21 May - 23 May
$295pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 May - 26 May
$301pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Sacramento Metropolitan

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington
6:00 am - 4:58 pm
Alaska Airlines
1 Stop
7h 58m
SMF - DCA
Alaska Airlines
6:16 pm - 5:03 am
American Airlines
1 Stop
7h 47m
SMF - IAD
American Airlines
11:45 am - 5:59 pm
Frontier
1 Stop
27h 14m
SMF - DCA
Frontier
$160
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Flight FAQs

From Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington

Are flight prices decreasing from Sacramento to Washington 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 Washington 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Washington to control the spread of COVID-19?

Alaska Airlines is one of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitizing their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travelers safer while flying from Sacramento Intl to Washington. Policies will vary by airline.

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

United Airlines, American Airlines, and Delta are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Washington?

Sacramento Intl (SMF) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from Sacramento to Washington. You should not have trouble finding flights to Washington from Sacramento Intl; the airport handles an average of 0 outbound flights to Washington per day. You should also have plenty of airline options to choose from since 8 airlines have flights from the Sacramento airport to Washington. It is only a 9.4 mi journey to Sacramento Intl (SMF) from Sacramento’s city center.

Can I find flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Delta for just $237, but on average you can expect to pay $255.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington is less than $573.

Are there last-minute flights available from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington for under $300?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington within the next 7 days for less than $300.

Is Sacramento weather warmer or cooler than Washington?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 95 °F range in July. The weather in Washington is generally colder than Sacramento's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long is the flight from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington?

Departing from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington will take you 4h 59m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

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

Flying on Delta is currently your cheapest option to Washington, with prices starting at $237. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by American Airlines and Spirit Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $263 and $267, respectively. Delta is 38% 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 Metropolitan to Washington one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Spirit Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $88. Delta flights start at $119 while deals on Frontier start at $128 one-way.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington.
Average temperature for May in Washington
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Washington
4.1 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington 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
Frontier
$103 $263 No cancel fee 62%
JetBlue
$175 $323 No cancel fee 62%
Delta
$160 $417 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$177 $425 No cancel fee 71%
United Airlines
$237 $456 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington

See what time of day planes typically take off from Sacramento Metropolitan towards Washington.
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Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Sacramento Metropolitan to Washington.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
0 flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
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Saturday
0 flights
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