Cheap flights from Sacramento to Washington (SMF - WAS)

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The best prices from Sacramento Intl 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 (SMF) to Washington (WAS)

All the information you need to plan the best SMF to WAS flight in 2021: compare Sacramento to Washington flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Washington.
SMF - WAS
Price
$291 - $466
WAS
Temperature
35.6 - 80.6 °F
WAS
Precipitation
2.6 - 4 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 Intl to Washington (WAS)

One-way from

$96

One-way flight from Sacramento Intl to Washington (WAS)

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Washington?

Due to multiple factors, expect to potentially pay more when booking in December. For low rates, August can be a great choice for travel to Washington. Flights to Washington from Sacramento in August are about $383 on average during August, but can be found for as low as $148.

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

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 25% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Sacramento to Washington in the afternoon. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 41% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the morning.

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

Users have found that booking a flight from Sacramento to Washington at least 29 days early can save you up to 16% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 29 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Sacramento to Washington for as little as $410 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $442 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

Cheap flights from Sacramento to Washington in October, November 2021

The best prices found for SMF to WAS flights for October, November
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$94pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
10 Nov - 15 Nov
$123pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Sacramento Intl to Washington 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Washington from Sacramento found for this year
9 Nov - 17 Nov
$94pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
10 Nov - 17 Nov
$117pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
10 Nov - 15 Nov
$123pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl

Non-stop flights to Washington from Sacramento

Save time with Sacramento to Washington direct flight deals
4 Nov - 8 Nov
$305pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
4 Nov - 12 Nov
$325pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SMF
Sacramento Intl
5 Nov - 7 Nov
$345pp
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
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$133pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
SMF
Sacramento Intl
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$142pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
BWI
Baltimore/Washington
Spirit Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SMF
Sacramento Intl
20 Oct - 27 Oct
$148pp
SMF
Sacramento Intl
Spirit Airlines
 
1 STOP
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
1:42 pm - 7:38 am
Frontier
1 Stop
14h 56m
SMF - BWI
Frontier
$96
Kiwi.com
9:20 am - 3:36 pm
Spirit Airlines
3 Stops
27h 16m
SMF - BWI
Spirit Airlines
$99
Gotogate
8:55 am - 8:24 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
21h 29m
SMF - DCA
Multiple Airlines
$100
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Sacramento</span> to <span class="emphasized">Washington</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Sacramento to Washington

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.

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 $100 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Washington for under $100. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Spirit Airlines for just $94, but on average you can expect to pay $133.

Are there nonstop flights from Sacramento to Washington for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Sacramento to Washington under $400. A good price for a nonstop flight from Sacramento to Washington is less than $431.

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

Spirit Airlines, at $94, was found to be the cheapest airline from Sacramento to Washington. An alternate airline flying to your destination would be Frontier. Users have found that Spirit Airlines is 75% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

When booking a flight from Sacramento to Washington, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Alaska Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from Sacramento to Washington?

On average you can expect to pay $647 for a flight from Sacramento to Washington. The cheapest flight overall is $139 while the most popular route, (Sacramento Intl - Washington Dulles Intl) is currently priced at $277.

What are the most popular routes from Sacramento to Washington?

When deciding which route to take from Sacramento to Washington consider Sacramento Intl - Washington Dulles Intl, Sacramento Intl - Washington Reagan-National or Sacramento Intl - Baltimore/Washington as they are the most popular.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Washington, DC

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

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

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

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 Washington.

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

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

Returning to Sacramento Intl from Washington

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

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

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Destination information for Washington

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather 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)

Top 5 airlines flying from Sacramento Intl to Washington

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

Hourly flight availability from Sacramento to Washington

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