Flights from Burbank (BUR) to Sacramento (SMF)

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Flight details

Average flight time: 1 hour 26 minutes

Departing from: Hollywood Burbank Airport (BUR)

Arriving at: Sacramento International Airport (SMF)


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*Based on DOT published scheduled average flights Monday-Friday between 12/11/2020 and 2/28/2021, as of 12/11/2020.

Explore Sacramento.

This state capital is a prime location for all kinds of travelers. Whether you're in town exploring the vibrant campuses, financial institutions, or simply there for vacation, Sacramento has plenty to offer. From the California State Railroad Museum's vintage train cars and engines, to the Crocker Art Museum's collection of Impressionist and ancient art pieces, Sacramento museums are chock full of history, facts, and science wrapped up in fun and beautiful spaces.

Public parks, the Sacramento Zoo, and Fairytale Town are just some examples of family-friendly fun available to travelers with children. For tiny cattle rustlers and sheriffs consider a trip to Old Sacramento, a Gold Rush-era recreation of the Old West. Get a taste of the local flora and fauna at the Effie Yeaw Nature Center, or, for the more adventurous, investigate white water rafting, escape rooms, real life dude-ranches, or nearby spots for hiking. Home to more than 650 murals, tour Sacramento's vibrant collection of public art. You might even catch an artist painting one!

Winery tours and tastings are perfect for couples or small groups to experience Sacramento-area vineyards. Segue into dinner with award-winning restaurants serving up trendy and delicious meals. Attend plays and concerts as well as annual festivals and fairs. No matter what time of year you plan to visit, Sacramento has plenty to see and do for visitors of all ages. Start planning your trip to Sacramento today and land with a list of things you want to explore.

Travel tips


Infancy policy

One child over 14 days and under two (2) years of age, not occupying a seat, may be carried free of charge when traveling with an adult (12 years of age or older). Learn more.


Pet policy

Customers flying with a pet are subject to a pet fare. To learn more about traveling with your furry friend, explore the Southwest® pet policy.


Unaccompanied minor

Minors under the age of 18 are not permitted to fly unaccompanied on international flights or any itinerary that includes an international flight. Learn more.


Bags fly free®1

Start packing! Every ticketed Customer’s first two checked bags are free. Learn more.


The Southwest travel experience

At Southwest, we know that a great trip from Burbank to Sacramento is built on more than cheap flights from Hollywood Burbank Airport to Sacramento International Airport. We offer a variety of services and perks, from the time you book to the moment your board our plane, in order to make your travel experience as smooth as possible. Find out more about the Southwest® Experience before you book your Burbank to Sacramento flight.

Flying with Southwest is simple and fun, no matter which of our destinations you choose. And when you search for your next flight to Sacramento, you know you won’t be hassled by hidden fees—we offer low fares and, as always, bags fly free. That’s our Transfarency® promise. Enroll in our Click 'N Save® emails and stay in the know about our latest flight deals. Looking for tours, activities, and more hidden gems? Check out Southwest Airlines® Experiences and earn Rapid Rewards® points when you fly.

1First and second checked bags. Weight and size limits apply.

2Fare difference may apply.

Questions we hear the most

How long is the flight from Burbank to Sacramento?

The average flight time from Burbank to Sacramento is 1 hour 26 minutes.

How many Southwest flights from Burbank to Sacramento occur daily?

There are 9 flights daily from Burbank to Sacramento on Southwest Airlines.

Does Southwest fly nonstop from Burbank to Sacramento?

Southwest flies nonstop from Burbank to Sacramento 2 times daily.

What day is it cheapest to fly from Burbank to Sacramento?

To find the cheapest day and time to fly Burbank to Sacramento with Southwest, check out our Low Fare Calendar.

Can I rent a car at Sacramento International Airport?

You can rent a car at Sacramento International Airport—book yours with your flight.

Can I change my flight reservation for my flight from Burbank to Sacramento?

Yes! Flights from Burbank to Sacramento—or from here or there to anywhere—can be changed with no change fees. Fare difference may apply.

Where can I find the status of my flight from Burbank to Sacramento?

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Where can I find answers to other questions about flying from Burbank to Sacramento with Southwest?

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