The cheapest times to fly from AEP to SMF are

  • January 15th to March 4th
  • April 23rd to June 17th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 12th)

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 AEP to SMF is late January. Prices can be as high as $5023 for Saturday flights during early April, or as low as $1056 for Monday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Buenos Aires (AEP) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $1193 to $3216 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1375. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $3461. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2086 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1847 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AEP to SMF flight.

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

AEP to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AEP to SMF flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Buenos Aires. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMF, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into AEP. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sacramento, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Buenos Aires. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $395 (18%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1732. Return trip prices are from the SMF to AEP 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 AEP to SMF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 38 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from AEP to SMF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 47.29% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See AEP to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa, CA

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 17.22% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See AEP to STS flights

Destination alternative #3: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 13.26% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See AEP to SJC flights

Destination alternative #4: Reno/Tahoe International Airport (RNO) in Reno, NV

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 12.40% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See AEP to RNO flights


Flight Hacking AEP 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 AEP to SMF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Los Angeles, CA (AEP > LAX > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $944
  • Average savings: $903 (48.89%)

See AEP to LAS flights

Hack #2: Las Vegas, NV (AEP > LAS > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1088
  • Average savings: $760 (41.12%)

See AEP to LAX flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (AEP > MIA > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1120
  • Average savings: $728 (39.39%)

See AEP to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sacramento International Airport to Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6473 miles or 10417 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AEP to SMF flight is about 12 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Buenos Aires and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from AEP to SMF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code AEP
Origination airport name Aeroparque Jorge Newbery Airport
City Buenos Aires
Country Argentina
Latitude -34.6
Longitude -58.4

Return Airport

Destination code SMF
Destination airport name Sacramento International Airport
City Sacramento, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 38.7
Longitude -121.6


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