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The cheapest times to fly from CHA to SMF are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 6th 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 CHA to SMF is early December. Prices can be as high as $921 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $347 for Tuesday flights around early December.

 

When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Chattanooga, TN (CHA) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $351 to $654 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $356. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $569. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $213 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $424 can be considered a good price for a round-trip CHA to SMF flight.

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

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CHA to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the CHA to SMF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Chattanooga. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $133 (25%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $389. Return trip prices are from the SMF to CHA 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 CHA 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 4 hour 36 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 CHA to SMF while comparing.

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

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 12.03% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHA 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 3.66% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See CHA to SJC flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sacramento International Airport to Lovell Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2014 miles or 3241 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop CHA to SMF flight is about 4 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Chattanooga, TN and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 72 available flights from CHA to SMF.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code CHA
Origination airport name Lovell Field Airport
City Chattanooga, TN
Country the United States
Latitude 35
Longitude -85.2

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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