The cheapest times to fly from FRU to SMF are

  • January 15th to May 20th
  • November 5th to November 25th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FRU to SMF is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $2800 for Sunday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1141 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Bishkek (FRU) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $1173 to $1786 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1182. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $2064. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $882 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1361 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FRU to SMF flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FRU to SMF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FRU to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FRU to SMF flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Bishkek. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sacramento, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Bishkek. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $318 (19%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1297. Return trip prices are from the SMF to FRU flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FRU to SMF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 13 hour 2 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from FRU to SMF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 12.86% less expensive than SMF
  • 2-layover flights available

See FRU to SJC flights


Flight Hacking FRU to SMF

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FRU to SMF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (FRU > DME > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $941
  • Average savings: $421 (30.9%)

See FRU to LED flights

Hack #2: St. Petersburg (FRU > LED > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1023
  • Average savings: $339 (24.87%)

See FRU to DME flights

Hack #3: Moscow (FRU > SVO > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1037
  • Average savings: $324 (23.81%)

See FRU to SVO flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FRU to SMF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeroflot, Air France, American, China Southern, Delta, Emirates, KLM, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sacramento International Airport to Manas Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6698 miles or 10779 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FRU to SMF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FRU to SMF flight is about 13 hour 2 minutes.

How many flights go between Bishkek and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from FRU to SMF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFRU
Origination airport nameManas Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSMF
Destination airport nameSacramento International Airport
CitySacramento, CA
Countrythe United States


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