The cheapest times to fly from SMF to MCO are
- January 1st to March 4th (except the week of February 12th)
- April 16th to April 29th
- 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 MCO is early December. Prices can be as high as $898 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $257 for Tuesday flights around early December.
When to Fly to Orlando
Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Orlando, FL (MCO) will usually cost between $273 to $604 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 $306. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $588. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $282 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $363 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to MCO flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the SMF to MCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the SMF to MCO 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 $0.09, 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 $177 (36%) 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 $308. Return trip prices are from the MCO 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 MCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 18 minutes may be realistic.
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from SMF to MCO? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, China Eastern, Delta, Emirates, Frontier, JetBlue, Qatar Airways, Singapore Airlines, Southwest, Spirit, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Orlando International Airport to Sacramento International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 2403 miles or 3867 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from SMF to MCO?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to MCO flight is about 5 hour 18 minutes.
How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Orlando, FL?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 104 available flights from SMF to MCO.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Sacramento International Airport|
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|Destination airport name||Orlando International Airport|
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Late and Early Flight Data
Flights from SMF to MCO tend to depart late almost never compared to the average flight. According to our recently updated data, 0% of flights departed 5 or more minutes late, and 0% of flights left 5 or more minutes early. On average you can expect to leave MCO heading for SMF about 2 minutes late. This does not significantly impact arrival time, as the average landing time in Orlando, FL is about 4 minutes early. The numbers below show a recent average of take-off times versus the scheduled departure flight:
- Southwest: 2 minutes late
- Some airlines not reporting
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