Cheap Flight Deals From Sacramento (SAC) to Carlsbad (SAN) Starting at $36

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Airfares from $36 One Way, $58 Round Trip from Sacramento to Carlsbad

Prices starting at $58 for return flights and $36 for one-way flights to Carlsbad 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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More About Flying To Carlsbad from Sacramento

Route Information for Flights from Sacramento to Carlsbad

Origin Airport IATA Code SAC
Destination Airport IATA Code SAN
Distance 479 mi
Direct Flight Airlines Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, British Airways
Earliest Flight Arrival 3:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival 6:25AM UTC

Sacramento to Carlsbad

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Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from Sacramento to Carlsbad now?
Go right to our Covid-19 Travel Advisor for the most useful info on travel restrictions and quarantine when catching a flight from Sacramento to Carlsbad.
Are there non-stop flights from Sacramento to Carlsbad?
Get ready to book, because there are two carriers that operate direct flights from SMF to San Diego, CA (SAN-San Diego Intl.). Lock in a fantastic deal with Southwest Airlines or Alaska Airlines.
What is the shortest flight from Sacramento to Carlsbad?
If the weather is good and all goes as planned, you could be flying into San Diego Intl. Airport (SAN) from SMF in just 1 hour and 28 minutes. With such a brief flight time, consider bringing just carry-on luggage.
What airlines fly from Sacramento to Carlsbad most frequently?
There are a couple of airlines offering the most frequent flights from Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.) to San Diego Airport, including Southwest Airlines (WN). Popular with travelers, it operates 256 flights on this route each month. Also research the rewarding deals available with Alaska Airlines (AS). Offering 173 monthly flights between Sacramento and Carlsbad, they make the journey just as delightful as the destination.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Carlsbad?
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 Carlsbad 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 Carlsbad with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Carlsbad 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.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

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

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.