The cheapest times to fly from SMF to MCI are
- January 1st to February 25th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 16th to May 6th
- August 6th to November 18th
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 MCI is early November. Prices can be as high as $618 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $260 for Tuesday flights around early November.
When to Fly to Kansas City
Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Kansas City, MO (MCI) will usually cost between $272 to $498 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 $298. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $468. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $169 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $338 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to MCI flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SMF to MCI route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SMF to MCI 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 $0.15, 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 (28%) 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 $289. Return trip prices are from the MCI 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 MCI can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SMF to MCI? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, Spirit, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Kansas City International Airport to Sacramento International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1438 miles or 2314 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SMF to MCI?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to MCI flight is about 3 hour 34 minutes.
How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Kansas City, MO?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 68 available flights from SMF to MCI.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sacramento International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
|Destination airport name||Kansas City International Airport|
|City||Kansas City, MO|
|Country||the United States|