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By taking a flight from Sacramento International Airport (SMF) to San Antonio, you leave California's capital and visit one of the largest cities in Texas. The Alamo highlights San Antonio's early history, while the River Walk is lined with the city's modern attractions such as the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts. Highway 99 to Interstate 5 is a convenient route between Sacramento and SMF. As you fly from Sacramento to San Antonio, expect the flight to last five and a half hours.
The San Antonio Museum of Art has one of the largest collections of ancient antiquities in Texas. After seeing Greek and Egyptian relics, check out impressionist paintings inside the McNay Art Museum, which has a Spanish Colonial facade and lush gardens. For lessons on natural history and traditional trades, browse the Witte Museum. A day of cultural sightseeing could be finished with an NBA game inside the AT&T Center, home of the San Antonio Spurs. To cheer on the Scorpions in NASL competition, buy a ticket to Toyota Field.
San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is a short drive away from Downtown San Antonio via U.S. Route 281. Winter temperatures in San Antonio tend to exceed 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and summer temperatures could rise over 100 degrees. Throughout the year, the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center hosts indoor events including the Alamo City ComicCon and San Antonio International Auto & Truck Show.
With the flight from Sacramento to San Antonio taking a minimum of 3 hours and 40 minutes, there's plenty of time to enjoy the flying experience. Ask for a glass of wine and get comfy in your seat with a riveting book or movie.
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 San Antonio 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 San Antonio 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 2020 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.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is August. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all before the weather changes. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is the height of summer, with ticket prices peaking in the month of June.
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 2020 saved up to 45% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2020. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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