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Fares from $190 One Way, $328 Round Trip from San Jose to Sacramento

Prices starting at $328 for return flights and $190 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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Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport

Orbitz.com finds flights from San Jose to any international or domestic destination. The San Jose International Airport is located at 1701 Airport Boulevard, approximately six miles from downtown San Jose. The airport has hubs for nine airlines, including United Airlines, US Airways, jetBlue and Hawaiian Airlines. If you're looking for a low-cost air ticket, you can find a flight in minutes using Orbitz.com.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has three long-term parking lots. The cheapest is Economy Lot 1, which charges $15 per day. Daily Lot 4 and Daily Lot 6 both charge $22 per day; however, passengers who depart from Terminal A do not want to park in Daily Lot 6. The shuttle for this lot only runs to Terminal B. You can also take a taxicab to the airport. If you're coming from the downtown area, cab fare costs between $15 and $18. The VTA Airport Flyer also runs from the Metro Station at N 1st Street and Metro to the airport every 30 minutes. It costs $2 per person to ride the VTA Airport Flyer. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, you can make reservations using Orbitz.com.

Dining at the Airport

The airport has a variety of dining options to choose from if you're hungry before your flight. You can grab a full meal at Sora, an authentic Japanese restaurant, or at Sonoma Chicken. If you just want a snack, stop by Starbucks or the Euro Café. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from San Jose, you are free to relax and enjoy a good meal before you board your plane.

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 San Jose to Sacramento - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from San Jose to Sacramento?

There are no direct flights from San Jose (SJO-Juan Santamaria Intl.) to Sacramento, CA (SMF-Sacramento Intl.), so your best option is to pick an airline that offers a single stopover. Accumulate those air miles with Delta Air Lines, United Airlines or American Airlines.

What is the shortest flight from San Jose to Sacramento?

The quickest flight from San Jose to Sacramento is around 7 hours and 20 minutes. Order your favorite wine from the drink trolley, perfect your travel itinerary or make friends with your seat mate — you'll have the time on this medium-haul journey.

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.