Cheap Flight Deals From Phoenix (PHX) to Modesto (SMF) Starting at $53

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Airfares from $53 One Way, $48 Round Trip from Phoenix to Modesto

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More About Flying To Modesto from Phoenix

Route Information for Flights from Phoenix to Modesto

Origin Airport IATA Code PHX
Destination Airport IATA Code SMF
Distance 646 mi
Direct Flight Airlines American Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines
Earliest Flight Arrival 2:15PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 7:05AM UTC

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Phoenix

Situated near the central area of Phoenix and just three miles from the city's business district, the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is one of the busiest airports in the world. Orbitz.com provides a wide range of choices for those who want cheap flights from Phoenix. With carriers like British Airways, Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines operating out of the airport, you can find both domestic and international flights. The airport has four terminals, and it offers flights to more than 100 destinations.

Transportation to Sky Harbor

Do not forget to add transportation to your trip planner. The metro light rail has a stop located near the airport, and it only costs a few dollars to ride the rail. The airport provides its own shuttle, which makes a stop at the rail stop. You can ride the shuttle to any one of the terminals. Mayflower Cab, AAA/Yellow Cab, and Apache Taxi are also available. The taxis charge $5 for the first mile and $2.30 for each additional mile with a minimum of $15 per ride.

Airport Parking Choices

Sky Harbor offers four parking areas for those who drive to the airport, and these options include uncovered parking and parking garages. Long-term parking ranges in price from $9 to $11 per day, while the hourly garages charge $4 per hour or $25 per day.

Grab a Meal

If you have some time to waste before your flight leaves, you can visit one of the restaurants at the airport. These restaurants can fit any budget because there are cheaper places like Wendy's and sit-down eateries like Round Table Pizza and Paradise Bakery Cafe. With Orbitz.com, you can plan every detail of your trip. Not only can you find cheap flights from Phoenix but you can also look for rental cars, hotels, and things you need for your trip.

Modesto City-County Airport

When you are planning a trip to California, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Modesto. Modesto City-County Airport is located in the city of Modesto at 617 Airport Way. SkyWest Airlines, a division of United Airlines, operates daily flights between Modesto and San Francisco.

Transportation into Modesto

Both Hertz and Avis have rental car facilities at Modesto City-County Airport, and you can book your car ahead of time on Orbitz.com. Many local hotels offer complimentary shuttle service from the airport to the hotel, in which case you should contact your hotel for shuttle pickup. Taxis are also available outside baggage claim, and public buses have regularly scheduled routes to the airport, if you prefer to use public transportation.

Weather and Climate in Modesto, California

Mild temperatures and a moderate climate make Modesto, California, a popular vacation destination year round. Winter highs in January reach an average of 56 degrees, while average January lows hit 40 degrees. Precipitation in winter is generally between two to three inches per month. Summers are hot and dry, with average highs in the 90s and lows in the 60s. Modesto gets less than an inch of rain each month during the summer, and July is the driest month of all, with absolutely no rain on average.

Things to Do in Modesto

History buffs will enjoy visiting the McHenry Mansion and Museum, while movie lovers will want to seek out the locations where the classic film American Graffiti was filmed. Modesto is also within easy reach of other local attractions, such as the Hershey's Chocolate Visitor Center and Yosemite National Park. No matter when you travel to California, deals on vacation packages and cheap flights to Modesto from Orbitz.com can help you manage your vacation budget.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Phoenix to Modesto now?
Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most up-to-date info on quarantine and travel restrictions when getting a flight from Phoenix to Modesto.
Are there non-stop flights from Phoenix to Modesto?
Yep, your memorable getaway is just a single flight away. Terrific news, isn’t it? Take to the skies with one of the 3 carriers that fly directly from Sky Harbor Intl. Airport (PHX) to SMF. Top picks include:

  • Southwest Airlines
  • American Airlines
  • Frontier Airlines

What is the shortest flight from Phoenix to Modesto?
It can zip by in as little as 1 hour and 55 minutes. If you’re of the opinion that your vacation hours should be spent ‘vacationing’ instead of flying, you’ll enjoy the flight from Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) to Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF).
What airlines fly from Phoenix to Modesto most frequently?
Try out Southwest Airlines (WN). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Phoenix, AZ (PHX-Sky Harbor Intl.) to Sacramento Intl. Airport (SMF). It operates 169 services on this route each month and is a favorite with travelers. Also check out the great airfares available with American Airlines (AA). Offering 121 flights each month between Phoenix and Modesto, they’ll make sure your journey is just as enjoyable as the destination.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Modesto?
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 Modesto 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 Modesto with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Modesto 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 Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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