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The best prices from Sacramento to Washington are usually found in August or September, booked 19 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
$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 to Washington

One-way from

$127

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 43 days in advance, which can save you up to 14% on flights from Sacramento to Washington compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 43 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 $262. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $293.

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

Our data shows that August tends to be the cheapest month to fly to Washington from Sacramento. Users have commonly found prices around $285 for the month, but tickets can be as low as $90. Due to multiple factors, prepare for potentially higher prices in June.

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

When flying from Sacramento to Washington, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 37% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Washington in October, November 2020

The best prices found for SMF to WAS flights for October, November
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$138pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$143pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Nov - 15 Nov
$148pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento to Washington 2020 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Sacramento found for this year
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$138pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Nov - 8 Nov
$143pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Nov - 15 Nov
$148pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Washington direct flight deals
1 Dec - 8 Dec
$499pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
19 Dec - 31 Dec
$518pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
1 Dec - 2 Dec
$537pp
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 to Washington

Late deals on round-trip flights to Washington from Sacramento, departing today and this week
2 Nov - 5 Nov
$154pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
2 Nov - 8 Nov
$160pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Frontier
 
1 STOP
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
DCA
Washington Reagan-National
Frontier
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
5 Nov - 8 Nov
$178pp
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

The cheapest one-way flights from Sacramento to Washington
6:55 am - 11:58 am
Frontier
1 Stop
26h 03m
SMF - DCA
Frontier
$127
KAYAK
2:55 pm - 11:58 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
18h 03m
SMF - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$130
FlyFar

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.

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

Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and Southwest are some 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.

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 Frontier for just $149, but on average you can expect to pay $172.

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

Cheapflights has at least 10 direct flights from Sacramento to Washington under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Washington is less than $700.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from Sacramento to Washington?

Days when nonstop flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

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 to Washington?

A quick flight from Sacramento to Washington can take about 6h 27m. Delta provides one of the quickest options available for as low as $397. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both nonstop flights and flights with stops.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Sacramento to Washington is Frontier. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $149 on this airline. An additional option worth looking into is Spirit Airlines, starting at $180. Frontier is priced at 61% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

One-way options have recently been found by users for as low as $45 on Frontier. Another option is Spirit Airlines, who have fights from $97.

Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Sacramento to Washington
Average temperature for October in Washington
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Washington
3.7 ″

Airports servicing Sacramento

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)
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