The cheapest times to fly from JAX to SMF are
- January 8th to March 4th
- April 30th to May 13th
- August 6th to November 18th
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 JAX to SMF is early September. Prices can be as high as $757 for Sunday flights during late November to early December, or as low as $295 for Wednesday flights around early September.
When to Fly to Sacramento
Flying from Jacksonville, FL (JAX) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $313 to $586 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $309. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late November to early December, with an average price of $521. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $212 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $394 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JAX to SMF flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the JAX to SMF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the JAX to SMF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Jacksonville. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $139 (28%) 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 $356. Return trip prices are from the SMF to JAX flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from JAX 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 9 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 JAX to SMF while comparing.
- 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
- Usually 7.74% less expensive than SMF
- 1-layover flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from JAX to SMF? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Sacramento International Airport to Jacksonville International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2319 miles or 3732 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from JAX to SMF?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop JAX to SMF flight is about 5 hour 9 minutes.
How many flights go between Jacksonville, FL and Sacramento, CA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 74 available flights from JAX to SMF.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Jacksonville International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Sacramento International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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