The cheapest times to fly from SMF to GOT are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • September 3rd to December 9th (except the week of 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 GOT is early February. Prices can be as high as $2184 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $956 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Gothenburg

Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Gothenburg (GOT) will usually cost between $981 to $1651 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $1004. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1689. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $685 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1177 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to GOT flight.

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

SMF to GOT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMF to GOT flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Sacramento. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, 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. Saturdays 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 $146 (11%) 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 $1123. Return trip prices are from the GOT to SMF 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 SMF to GOT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 27 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 GOT while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Kastrup Airport (CPH) in Copenhagen

  • 142 miles (229 km) away from GOT
  • Usually 6.80% less expensive than GOT
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMF to CPH flights


Flight Hacking SMF to GOT

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 SMF to GOT — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $656
  • Average savings: $521 (44.24%)

See SMF to LAX flights

Hack #2: Long Beach, CA (SMF > LGB > GOT)

  • Price for both tickets: $752
  • Average savings: $425 (36.08%)

See SMF to LGB flights

Hack #3: Santa Ana, CA (SMF > SNA > GOT)

  • Price for both tickets: $852
  • Average savings: $325 (27.62%)

See SMF to SNA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 15 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5262 miles or 8468 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to GOT flight is about 10 hour 27 minutes.

How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Gothenburg?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from SMF to GOT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code GOT
Destination airport name Landvetter Airport
City Gothenburg
Country Sweden
Latitude 57.7
Longitude 12.3


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