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Fares from $94 One Way, $148 Round Trip from Salt Lake City to Sacramento

Prices starting at $148 for return flights and $94 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.

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Route Information for Flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento

Origin Airport IATA CodeSLC
Destination Airport IATA CodeSAC
Distance530 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesDelta Air Lines, Aeromexico
Earliest Flight Arrival5:21PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival6:43AM UTC

Salt Lake City to Sacramento Flights

If you’re searching for the best flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento, can help you leave the picturesque city for some seashore fun easily, while staying within your budget. Whether you use the online site or the free app on your mobile device, make sure to check out the vacation package deals offers in order to save a bundle of money.

Leaving Salt Lake City, Utah

You’ll be boarding at the Salt Lake City International Airport, which you can get to by taxicab, car rental, or shuttle service from many local hotels. The Utah Transit Authority offers one-way bus service from the downtown city center for a flat fee of $2.25. If you choose to drive yourself, the airport offers economy lots with a $9 daily maximum rate and garage parking for a maximum of $28 per day. If you are in the mood for something to eat before your plane takes off, the airport offers many culinary options. These include fast-food joints such as McDonald’s and Wendy’s, as well as fancier venues, such as Vivace Cucina Toscana and Greek Souvlaki.

Arriving in Sacramento, California

You will land at the spectacular Sacramento International Airport, which is located about ten miles from the city’s downtown action. You can reach your destination easily with Yolobus, which is the public transportation system for the region, or by arranging a ride with SuperShuttle, which the airport prides itself on to help its travelers get where they need to go. Of course, there are also cab companies and rental car services available. To save yourself the hassle of deciding, consider reserving a room at a local hotel that offers free shuttle service or booking a rental car to be ready at the airport when you’re searching for the best deals on flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento. If you have arrived in the hot summer heat, such as in July or August, expect temperatures to reach average highs of more than ninety degrees Fahrenheit; make sure to bring sunblock to enjoy the city’s fabulous beaches. If you have tickets to the Sacramento Theatre Company during the winter holidays in December or January, make sure to bring elegant wraps to shield you from the somewhat nippy low thirties that are expected as average low temperatures for that time of year.

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Flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Salt Lake City to Sacramento?

Yes, Delta Air Lines flies nonstop from Salt Lake City, UT (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.) to Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), so you'll be hitting the tarmac and starting your fantastic adventure in next to no time.

What is the shortest flight from Salt Lake City to Sacramento?

The trip from Salt Lake City to Sacramento can be as fast as 1 hour and 32 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not book an impulsive getaway?

What airlines fly from Salt Lake City (and vicinity) to Sacramento (and vicinity) most frequently?

Delta (DL) is one of the airlines with the most flights from Salt Lake City, UT Airport (SLC-Salt Lake City Intl.) to Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.). It offers 137 services on this route each month. Escaping on vacation is one of life's biggest pleasures, and this carrier will get you where you need to go. If you can't find the right flight for you there, look up the airfares with Southwest Airlines (WN). This airline is a fantastic alternative and offers 8 flights from Salt Lake City (and vicinity) to Sacramento (and vicinity) monthly.

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 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.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

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.

How can I save money on flights?

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 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 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.