Want to visit sunny California without the hassle, traffic, and inflated prices of LA, San Francisco, or San Diego? Check out our flights to Sacramento, the fourth largest metro area in the Golden State and the capitol of the California! Fly into Sacramento International Airport (SMF) and find yourself moments away from a Cali trip that includes tours of the capitol, an outstanding zoo, and myriad parks and museums, not to mention a plethora of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues in the Old Sacramento Historic District. As the locals like to say, "California begins here!"
Life in this city is more laid-back than in California's more touristy destinations, and the tickets to Sacramento tend to be cheaper, too. All in all, it's a good idea to look into airfare to Sacramento if you want to experience how the locals live rather than bump elbows with fellow tourists everywhere you go. Once you land at Sacramento International Airport, you can head to ground level and wait for the handy rental car shuttle that runs every 10 minutes to take you to the rental car terminal, where you'll have the option of several rental companies to choose from. Don't feel like driving? No problem. Most hotels near Sacramento International run free shuttles, and cabs are plentiful. Cabs are located adjacent to baggage claim, and one-way fare from the airport to downtown is pretty affordable, especially if you're with a group. Sacramento flights are plentiful, as you'd expect for such a politically powerful destination. Cheap flights to Sacramento rarely provide complimentary food, but guess what? Sacramento is America's farm-to-fork capital. Airline food? No thanks!
Ready to explore Sacramento? Travelocity can help you find cheap tickets to Sacramento, or if you want, you can save up to $537 when you book Sacramento vacation packages (hotel plus airfare) with us. You can use those few extra bucks to splurge on the city's outstanding cuisine instead!
Airfares offered on Fridays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity.ca in 2019. Purchasing your airfares on a Monday or Tuesday can also provide better value, however our advice if you’re looking to save money is to avoid booking on a Saturday. Our data shows, the start of the weekend has the highest ticket values on average, so keep this in mind if you’re browsing flight deals on a weekend.
Frequent travellers may already know this, but earlier in the week is often the cheapest time to fly. Flights departing on a Tuesday are the cheapest of the week. Since weekend flights tend to be more popular, this causes the prices to rise which is why on average, airfares booked on Travelocity.ca in 2019 were most expensive for Saturday departures.
Here’s the deal: It is typically possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity.ca up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.
We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travellers who booked flights on Travelocity.ca in 2019 saved close to 55% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.
*According to flight demand on Travelocity.ca from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change and may vary depending on selections made.