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Flights from Seattle to Sacramento

SEA - SMF route map SEA to SMF. All flight routes from Seattle Tacoma International, USA to Sacramento International, USA. These routes are operated by 5 different airlines. You can either fly non-stop or choose from 3 different transit flights. The shortest flight time is 1 hour and 50 minutes.

SEA Seattle Tacoma
USASeattle, USA
SMF Sacramento International
USASacramento, USA
Seattle Tacoma
USASeattle, USA
USASacramento, USA

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Non-stop routes:


Southwest Airlines
Non-stop with Southwest Airlines. 2-4 flights per day.

1h 50m

Delta Air Lines
Non-stop with Delta Air Lines. 3-5 flights per day.

1h 52m

Alaska Airlines
Non-stop with Alaska Airlines. 5-6 flights per day.

1h 53m


1 stop routes with the same airline:


Via Boise BOI
1 stop with Alaska Airlines. 1-2 flights per day.

4h 05m

Via Portland PDX
1 stop with Alaska Airlines. 2-3 flights per day.

4h 16m

Via San Francisco SFO
1 stop with United Airlines.

4h 19m


1 stop routes with codeshare or different airlines:


Via Portland PDX
With American Airlines & Alaska Airlines

Ends in Mar 2023

3h 32m

Ends in Mar 2023

Via Boise BOI
With Delta Air Lines & Alaska Airlines 1-2 flights per day.

4h 24m

Via San Francisco SFO
With Alaska Airlines & United Airlines 1-3 flights per day.

5h 23m


Seattle to Sacramento flights

With over 97 flights every week and 6 different airlines you have a wide option of flights to choose from. You can fly non-stop to Sacramento (SMF) from Seattle (SEA) with Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines but if a stopover option suits you better you can choose to fly via Portland, Boise or any other of the 3 alternatives with flight connections.

Seattle to Sacramento with Alaska Airlines

You can fly non-stop every weekday with flights departing from 6 am to 22 pm. You can also take a connecting flight via Portland or Boise. Alaska Airlines is a member of the air alliance OneWorld.

With Delta Air Lines

You can fly non-stop every weekday with flights departing from 7 am to 20 pm. Delta Air Lines is a member of SkyTeam.

With Southwest Airlines

You can fly non-stop every weekday with flights departing from 5 am to 22 pm.

With United Airlines

If you fly from Seattle with United Airlines you will do a stopover in San Francisco, SFO before reaching Sacramento. This flight trip will take 4 hours and 15 minutes and you can fly every weekday with departures from 5 am to 19 pm. United Airlines is a Star Alliance member.

Miles & flight time: SEA - SMF

The shortest flight time between SEA and SMF is 1 hour and 51 minutes.

ViaTotal flight timeLayover timeMiles
Direct1h 51m-609 (980 km)
Direct1h 56m-609 (980 km)
Direct1h 50m-609 (980 km)
PDX Portland3h 15m44m611 (983 km)
BOI Boise3h 32m45m839 (1350 km)
SFO San Francisco5h 17m2h 11m768 (1236 km)
The flight times and layover times in the table above are approximate and varies depending on flightnumber, aircraft, airline, weather and time of day.SEA-SMF flight routesSeattle to Sacramento flight routes illustrated on a map.
Seattle - Sacramento route map and flight paths

You can fly to Sacramento (SMF) from Seattle (SEA) non-stop with Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines. The flight takes approximately 1 hour and 51 minutes. If you travel with a connecting flight instead, for example via Portland, the total flight time will be 3 hours and 15 minutes.

If you are interested in direct flights, you can choose from Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines. If you choose to fly with stops instead you can fly with American Airlines, Alaska Airlines or United Airlines.

The flight time between Seattle Tacoma, SEA and Sacramento International, SMF, is 1 hour and 51 minutes. The distance is 839 miles (or 1350 kilometers).

Yes, you can fly non-stop to SMF from SEA with Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines or Southwest Airlines.

A codeshare agreement means that cooperating airlines are able to sell seats on each other’s flights. This means that you are able to travel to more destinations than your airline of choice normally offers. Codeshare flights are also beneficial because of the seamless transits you can get with connecting flights from the same airline. The downside of choosing a codeshare flight can be that you in some cases can’t upgrade codeshare flights or use elite benefits.

A connecting or transit flight means that you reach your final destination through two or more flights – in other words a non-direct flight. You will change to a new aircraft after your first flight, this may include moving to another terminal at the airport aswell. The time required to transfer passengers and luggage between flights is called Minimum Connecting Time (MCT) and are always taken into account here on

If you bought your whole flight on a single ticket, the airline will book you on the next available connecting flight.

With connecting flights, checked in luggage is most commonly forwarded to your final destination when buying a single ticket for both flights.

If you miss your connecting flight due to circumstances outside your control such as your first flight being delayed, you should turn to your airline who will provide you with a seat on the next available flight. This is usually done free of charge, and only applies if you purchased your trip as one ticket. If the next connecting flight is the following day, the airline usually provides accommodation and meals.