The cheapest times to fly from SMF to VER are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • May 21st to June 3rd
  • August 20th to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 VER is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1756 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $508 for Tuesday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Heroica Veracruz

Flying from Sacramento, CA (SMF) to Veracruz (VER) will usually cost between $549 to $974 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $549. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1405. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $856 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $594 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SMF to VER flight.

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

SMF to VER Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SMF to VER flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sacramento. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.18, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $77 (11%) 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 $596. Return trip prices are from the VER to SMF flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from SMF to VER can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 38 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking SMF to VER

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SMF to VER — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Guadalajara (SMF > GDL > VER)

  • Price for both tickets: $409
  • Average savings: $185 (31.14%)

See SMF to GDL flights

Hack #2: Mexico City (SMF > MEX > VER)

  • Price for both tickets: $492
  • Average savings: $102 (17.17%)

See SMF to MEX flights

Hack #3: Los Angeles, CA (SMF > LAX > VER)

  • Price for both tickets: $496
  • Average savings: $98 (16.5%)

See SMF to LAX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Delta, United, Volaris, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Heriberto Jara International Airport to Sacramento International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2032 miles or 3270 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SMF to VER flight is about 4 hour 38 minutes.

How many flights go between Sacramento, CA and Veracruz?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 30 available flights from SMF to VER.


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 VER
Destination airport name General Heriberto Jara International Airport
City Veracruz
Country Mexico
Latitude 19.1
Longitude -96.2


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