The cheapest times to fly from ROS to SMF are

  • February 19th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
  • September 3rd to November 25th (except the week of September 10th)

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 ROS to SMF is mid October. Prices can be as high as $3225 for Sunday flights during early January, or as low as $1113 for Wednesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Rosario (ROS) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $1224 to $1699 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $1257. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1742. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $485 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1372 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROS to SMF flight.

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

ROS to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROS to SMF flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rosario. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SMF, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ROS. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sacramento, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Rosario. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $120 (8%) 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 $1369. Return trip prices are from the SMF to ROS 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 ROS to SMF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 19 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 ROS to SMF while comparing.

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

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 15.52% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROS 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 7.22% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROS to SJC flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $997
  • Average savings: $375 (27.33%)

See ROS to SCL flights

Hack #2: Santiago (ROS > SCL > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1083
  • Average savings: $290 (21.1%)

See ROS to LAX flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1155
  • Average savings: $217 (15.82%)

See ROS to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Alaska, American, COPA, Delta, LATAM, SAS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6296 miles or 10132 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ROS to SMF flight is about 12 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Rosario and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from ROS to SMF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code ROS
Origination airport name Rosario Airport
City Rosario
Country Argentina
Latitude -32.9
Longitude -60.8

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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