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The cheapest times to fly from SMF to MIA are

  • January 1st to February 25th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • 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 MIA is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1030 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $291 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.

 

When to Fly to Miami

Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Miami, FL (MIA) will usually cost between $303 to $698 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $315. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $644. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $329 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $405 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to MIA flight.

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

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SMF to MIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMF to MIA 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 $0.1, 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 $197 (35%) 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 $358. Return trip prices are from the MIA 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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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SMF to MIA 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 34 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 MIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) in West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 0.99% less expensive than MIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMF to PBI flights

Destination alternative #2: Southwest Florida International Airport (RSW) in Fort Myers, FL

  • 104 miles (167 km) away from MIA
  • Usually 0.62% less expensive than MIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SMF to RSW flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2547 miles or 4099 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to MIA flight is about 5 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Miami, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 62 available flights from SMF to MIA.

 

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 MIA
Destination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3

 

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