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The cheapest times to fly from LAS to SMF are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • July 30th to December 16th (except the week of November 19th)

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 LAS to SMF is late September. Prices can be as high as $451 for Sunday flights during late March, or as low as $125 for Tuesday flights around late September.

 

When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Las Vegas, NV (LAS) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $131 to $374 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late September with an average ticket price of $153. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late March, with an average price of $311. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $159 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $204 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAS to SMF flight.

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

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LAS to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAS to SMF flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Las Vegas. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.

 

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 $122 (42%) 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 $164. Return trip prices are from the SMF to LAS 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 LAS to SMF can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 42 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 LAS to SMF while comparing.

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

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 27.52% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS 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 10.32% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to SJC flights

Destination alternative #3: Metropolitan Oakland International Airport (OAK) in Oakland, CA

  • 76 miles (122 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 9.58% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to OAK flights

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

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 1.47% less expensive than SMF
  • Nonstop flights available

See LAS to RNO flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Contour Airlines, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 397 miles or 639 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAS to SMF flight is about 1 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Las Vegas, NV and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 86 available flights from LAS to SMF.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination code LAS
Origination airport name McCarran International Airport
City Las Vegas, NV
Country the United States
Latitude 36.1
Longitude -115.2

Return Airport

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

 

Late and Early Flight Data

Flights from LAS to SMF tend to depart as late as the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 26% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 16% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave SMF heading for LAS about 9 minutes late. This does significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Sacramento, CA is about 2 minutes late. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:

  • Southwest: 10 minutes late
  • Spirit: 4 minutes late
  • Frontier: 24 minutes late
  • Some airlines not reporting

 

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