Cheap Flight Deals From Houston (HOU) to Sacramento (SAC) Starting at $74

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Airfares from $74 One Way, $148 Round Trip from Houston to Sacramento

Prices starting at $148 for return flights and $74 for one-way flights to Sacramento were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

More About Flying To Sacramento from Houston

Route Information for Flights from Houston to Sacramento

Origin Airport IATA Code HOU
Destination Airport IATA Code SAC
Distance 1606 mi
Direct Flight Airlines United Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 6:29AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 6:29AM UTC

Fly from Houston to Sacramento

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.

Hints and tips

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Houston to Sacramento now?
Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date information on quarantine and travel restrictions when catching a flight from Houston to Sacramento.
Are there non-stop flights from Houston to Sacramento?
United Airlines will fly you straight from Houston Airport to Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF), which means you won’t have to worry about switching planes or missing your next flight on this route.
What is the shortest flight from Houston to Sacramento?
From Houston, the eclectic sights and sounds of Sacramento are at least 4 hours and 30 minutes away. Choose your favorite seat, or maybe even one with extra legroom, and get to your destination in comfort.
What airlines fly from Houston to Sacramento most frequently?
United Airlines has the most flights along this route. This top-rated airline operates 60 flights from Houston Airport to Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF) each month.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Sacramento?
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.
Are there flights to Sacramento with flexible change policies?
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.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

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