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The cheapest times to fly from SMF to IDA are

  • January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • August 20th to December 16th (except the weeks of November 19th and November 26th)

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 IDA is late October to early November. Prices can be as high as $655 for Sunday flights during early to mid June, or as low as $241 for Tuesday flights around late October to early November.

 

When to Fly to Idaho Falls

Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Idaho Falls, ID (IDA) will usually cost between $251 to $514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October to early November with an average ticket price of $280. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid June, with an average price of $469. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $189 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $358 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to IDA flight.

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

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SMF to IDA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMF to IDA 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 $0.37, which is a bit above 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 $129 (30%) 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 $293. Return trip prices are from the IDA to SMF 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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Return Day Prices

 

Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SMF to IDA 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 3 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 IDA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Joslin Field – Magic Valley Regional Airport (TWF) in Twin Falls, ID

  • 141 miles (227 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 17.88% less expensive than IDA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMF to TWF flights

Destination alternative #2: Pocatello Regional Airport (PIH) in Pocatello, ID

  • 49 miles (79 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 15.36% less expensive than IDA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMF to PIH flights

Destination alternative #3: Friedman Memorial Airport (SUN) in Sun Valley/Hailey/Ketchum, ID

  • 112 miles (180 km) away from IDA
  • Usually 7.26% less expensive than IDA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMF to SUN flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, Delta, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Idaho Falls Regional Airport to Sacramento International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 596 miles or 959 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to IDA flight is about 2 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Idaho Falls, ID?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 80 available flights from SMF to IDA.

 

Airport Location Info

 

Departing Airport

Origination codeSMF
Origination airport nameSacramento International Airport
CitySacramento, CA
Countrythe United States
Latitude38.7
Longitude-121.6

Return Airport

Destination codeIDA
Destination airport nameIdaho Falls Regional Airport
CityIdaho Falls, ID
Countrythe United States
Latitude43.5
Longitude-112.1

 

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