The cheapest times to fly from SMF to CLE are
- January 8th to February 25th
- April 16th to June 3rd (except the week of May 7th)
- August 6th to November 18th (except the weeks of August 27th, September 10th, and 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 SMF to CLE is early November. Prices can be as high as $1005 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $338 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Cleveland
Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Cleveland, OH (CLE) will usually cost between $340 to $539 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early November with an average ticket price of $362. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $593. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $231 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $385 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to CLE flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SMF to CLE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SMF to CLE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sacramento. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, 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 $95 (21%) 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 $368. Return trip prices are from the CLE to SMF 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 SMF to CLE 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 45 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 SMF to CLE while comparing.
- 95 miles (153 km) away from CLE
- Usually 19.38% less expensive than CLE
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SMF to CLE? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport to Sacramento International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2091 miles or 3365 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SMF to CLE?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to CLE flight is about 4 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Cleveland, OH?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 102 available flights from SMF to CLE.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sacramento International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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