The cheapest times to fly from SMF to ELP are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th
- early December
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 ELP is early December. Prices can be as high as $670 for Sunday flights during late June, or as low as $232 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to El Paso
Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to El Paso, TX (ELP) will usually cost between $238 to $493 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 $240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $421. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $181 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $256 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to ELP flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SMF to ELP route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SMF to ELP 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 $0.16, 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 $113 (31%) 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 $252. Return trip prices are from the ELP 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 ELP can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 45 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SMF to ELP? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from El Paso International Airport to Sacramento International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 980 miles or 1577 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SMF to ELP?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to ELP flight is about 2 hour 45 minutes.
How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and El Paso, TX?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 67 available flights from SMF to ELP.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sacramento International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||El Paso International Airport|
|City||El Paso, TX|
|Country||the United States|
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