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Fares from $94 One Way, $188 Round Trip from Washington to Sacramento

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Plan Your Trip from Washington DC to Sacramento

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Flights to Sacramento

The city of Sacramento offers activities and excursions for both business and leisure travelers. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Sacramento; flights arrive at the Sacramento International Airport, located at 6900 Airport Boulevard, which is approximately 10 miles from the city's downtown area. The airport provides air service to Hawaii, Mexico and the continental United States. Major airlines include Alaska, Southwest and Horizon Air.

Getting Around in the City

Taxi service from the airport to the city's downtown region costs approximately $27 each way. Travelers can also take an hourly city bus, known as the Yolobus, between the hours of 5:30 a.m. and 10:20 p.m. on weekdays and 8:30 a.m. until 10:20 p.m. on weekends. The cost of the Yolobus is $2, and only the 42A bus travels into the city.

Weather in Sacramento

Weather in Sacramento ranges from lows of approximately 32 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter to summer highs around 100 degrees. The climate is very dry, and many visitors turn to swimming and similar activities as a way to refresh themselves and cool off during the hot summer months. Rain falls primarily in the late fall to early spring, with late spring and summer providing excellent opportunities for fun in the sun. Shorts and light clothing are recommended for most of the year, along with a light jacket or sweater in the winter. Orbitz.com can assist you with low-cost vacations to Sacramento at any time of year.

Attractions and Points of Interest

Many local points of interest have regular sales throughout the year. Popular attractions in the city include Sutter's Fort and the State Indian Museum. Tourists typically flock to the city's farmer's market and parades during the spring and summer months, with travel for historical or educational reasons being common in the fall and winter months. Let Orbitz.com help you find cheap flights to Sacramento, as well as accommodations and attractions to suit the needs of your group or family.

Flights from Washington to Sacramento - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Washington to Sacramento?

There sure is. You can fly directly from Washington to Sacramento with Southwest Airlines. It's the only carrier with nonstop services from Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.).

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Sacramento?

The fastest flight from Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) is 5 hours and 40 minutes. Slip a few things into your hand luggage to keep you entertained, like a magazine or a crossword puzzle.

What airlines fly from Washington (and vicinity) to Sacramento (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you're on the hunt for the carrier with the most flights from Washington, DC Airport (IAD-Washington Dulles Intl.) to Sacramento, CA Airport (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), lock in your ticket with United Airlines. This carrier has 20 flights every month along this route.

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 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.