The cheapest times to fly from SMF to LGA are
- January 1st to March 4th
- April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 16th)
- August 13th to November 18th (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 LGA is late January. Prices can be as high as $1103 for Sunday flights during mid to late November, or as low as $174 for Tuesday flights around late January.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to New York, NY (LGA) will usually cost between $223 to $612 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $229. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid to late November, with an average price of $580. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $351 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $325 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to LGA flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SMF to LGA route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SMF to LGA 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 $0.08, 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 $223 (46%) 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 $265. Return trip prices are from the LGA 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 LGA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 30 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SMF to LGA? 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 LaGuardia Airport to Sacramento International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2508 miles or 4036 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SMF to LGA?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to LGA flight is about 5 hour 30 minutes.
How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 93 available flights from SMF to LGA.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sacramento International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||LaGuardia Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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