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Cheap flights from Sacramento to Washington (SMF - WAS)

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The best prices from Sacramento to Washington are usually found in September or January, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

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

SMF - WAS
Price
$328 - $443
WAS
Temperature
48.2 - 89.6 °F
WAS
Rainfall
2.4 - 4.2 inches
Popular in June High demand for flights, 15% potential price rise
Cheapest in September Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop
Round-trip from $328 From Sacramento to Washington
One-way from $115 One-way flight from Sacramento 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 to Washington?

Leaving on a Monday is a viable option for saving on travel. Heavily demanded days of the week can typically drive up the prices you see. Booking your travel for a less competitive day can save up to 25% on the overall cost on flights from Sacramento to Washington.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 28 days in advance, which can save you up to 11% on flights from Sacramento to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 28 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $252. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $276.

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

Our data shows that February tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Washington from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $243 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $119. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in December.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Washington in July, August 2020

The best prices found for SMF to WAS flights for July, August
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$176pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
14 Jul - 29 Jul
$177pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
7 Jul - 4 Aug
$178pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Sacramento found for this year
13 Jul - 20 Jul
$176pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
14 Jul - 3 Aug
$177pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
7 Jul - 4 Aug
$178pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Last minute flights from Sacramento to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Sacramento, departing today and this week
25 Jun - 22 Jul
$299pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
28 Jun - 22 Jul
$300pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
25 Jun - 22 Jul
$335pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

One-way flights to Washington from Sacramento

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Washington
2:30 pm - 7:14 am
Sun Country Air
1 Stop
13h 44m
SMF - BWI
Sun Country Air
2:40 pm - 7:16 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
37h 36m
SMF - BWI
Multiple Airlines
$119
Kiwi.com
7:00 pm - 7:30 am
Delta
1 Stop
9h 30m
SMF - BWI
Delta
$123
Delta

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Sacramento to Washington flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento 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.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Washington for under $200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $176, but on average you can expect to pay $195.

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

There are no nonstop flights from Sacramento to Washington, but Cheapflights can provide you with all the information you need to find the fastest route with the fewest stops.

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

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

How popular is this flight route?

The Sacramento Intl to Washington flight path was viewed by 61 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline for this route?

Currently, SkyWest Airlines offers the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Washington. On average 285 flights can be found for this airline route daily.

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.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sacramento to Washington
Average temperature for July in Washington
89.6 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Washington
4.0 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Washington

Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 53% of SMF to WAS departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 46% of SMF to WAS departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of SMF to WAS departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 0% of SMF to WAS departures
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6 AM
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6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Sacramento to Washington
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
2 daily flights
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
2 daily flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
2 daily flights