|Origin Airport IATA Code||HOU|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||SAC|
|Direct Flight Airlines||United Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||8:06PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||8:06PM UTC|
If you've been wanting to experience the cultural highlights and rugged beauty of Northern California, you can fly from Houston, TX to Sacramento in just under four hours. Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) handles hundreds of flights each day and is easily accessible to passengers who are traveling to the terminal by car, taxi or bus.
During your stay, you can visit the Crocker Art Museum where traveling exhibits, Western artwork and exquisite photography are on display. William Land Park is a great place to have a picnic, enjoy a stroll or spend an afternoon fishing. Vintage and rare vehicles are showcased year round at the California Automobile Museum.
When traveling from Houston TX to Sacramento, you'll land at Sacramento International Airport (SMF). From there, you can hire a taxi outside the terminal or travel into the city via rental car, hotel shuttle or public bus. Established in 1848 during the Gold Rush, the town has evolved into a beautiful, vibrant city and is the capital of California. The region enjoys a mild climate with winter temperatures averaging around 45 degrees Fahrenheit and summer norms hovering around 75 degrees. The Wanderlust Festival, the California State Home and Garden Show and the Mega Family Expo are just a sampling of the events that occur in the area each year.
Have your passport at the ready, because United Airlines will fly you directly from Houston to Sacramento. Book your seat now and enjoy a hassle-free, nonstop flight.
The shortest flight time from Houston, TX (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) is 3 hours and 56 minutes, which gives you lots of time to enjoy a wine or get carried away with a good book.
United Airlines operates the most services from Houston (and vicinity) to Sacramento (and vicinity), with 68 flights per month.
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Sacramento have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Sacramento without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.