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The cheapest times to fly from ALB to SMF are

  • January 8th to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 13th to November 18th (except the week of October 8th)

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 ALB to SMF is late January. Prices can be as high as $1020 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $338 for Wednesday flights around late January.

 

When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Albany, NY (ALB) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $377 to $693 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 $392. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $650. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $258 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $464 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ALB to SMF flight.

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

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ALB to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ALB to SMF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Albany. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $149 (26%) 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 $416. Return trip prices are from the SMF to ALB flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from ALB to SMF can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 27 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 ALB to SMF while comparing.

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

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 2.91% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ALB to SFO flights

Destination alternative #2: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 0.54% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ALB to SJC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2484 miles or 3998 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ALB to SMF flight is about 5 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Albany, NY and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 87 available flights from ALB to SMF.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code ALB
Origination airport name Albany International Airport
City Albany, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 42.7
Longitude -73.8

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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