Flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF)

Trade the big city life for The Big Tomato life and fly to Sacramento! Southwest Airlines® has flights from Los Angeles International Airport to Sacramento International Airport that will make you feel like you’ve hit the jackpot. Find a flight to Sacramento with Southwest® and book with confidence. If your upcoming excursion has flexible dates, search for flights with our Low Fare Calendar and discover our lowest fares. Remember to explore Southwest Vacations® to find package deals on flights, hotels, rental cars, and so much more.

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Flight details

Average flight time: 1 hour 28 minutes

Departing from: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX)

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.

Get to Sacramento and soak up all of the fantastic sites this city has to offer! Whether you’re in the mood to walk and explore a local vineyard or you’re hoping to check out one of the many historic museums Sacramento has, there is plenty for you to do during your stay. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of Los Angeles and explore a new part of California you may not have experienced.

Sacramento’s rich history means you have the opportunity to check out some of California’s premier museums. At the California State Railroad Museum, for example, you can explore and walk through six buildings dedicated to restored locomotives, high-speed rails, or even President Lincoln’s interest in the Pacific Railroad. While you’re learning about locomotive history, dig for more golden nuggets of knowledge by taking a Gold Rush tour at the Sacramento History Museum or around the city. You’ll cash in lots of knowledge about Sacramento’s unique place in our nation’s history.

After you’ve taken some time to explore, you’ll likely be in the mood to sip on some delicious wine and try delicious bites around town. Sacramento is surrounded by stunning wineries and vineyards for you to explore, as well as great places to eat farm-to-fork cuisine. As one of the cities with the easiest access to ingredients due to its rich agricultural landscape, eating in Sacramento means experiencing some of the freshest ingredients you’ll find in any city. Farm-to-table has never tasted so good. Go on a gastronomic journey throughout the city and find hidden gems as you walk downtown or explore other neighborhoods.

As you explore the city, be sure to keep an eye out for the incredible murals this city has to offer. If you enjoy seeing local artists at work in public, Sacramento is the destination for you. With over 650 murals around town, there is plenty to admire about Sacramento’s borderland artwork.

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

We know that an unforgettable trip from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento is built with more than cheap flights. That’s why we offer perks, from booking your flight to boarding, that make your travel experience a smooth one. Find out more about the Southwest® Experience before you book your Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento flight.

It’s simple and fun to fly with Southwest, no matter which of our destinations you choose to visit. When you search for your next flight to Sactown, 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 loop 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 with us.

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2Fare difference may apply.

Questions we hear the most

How long is the flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento?

The average flight time from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento is 1 hour 28 minutes.

How many Southwest flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento occur daily?

There are 8 flights daily from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento on Southwest Airlines.

Does Southwest fly nonstop from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento?

Southwest flies nonstop from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento 3 times daily.

What day is it cheapest to fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento?

To find the cheapest day and time to fly Los Angeles (LAX) 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 Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento?

Yes! Flights from Los Angeles (LAX) 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 Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento?

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Where can I find answers to other questions about flying from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento with Southwest?

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