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Low Season:
September
Best time to beat the crowds
2%
expected price decrease
High Season:
January
Most popular time to fly
8%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$348
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$275
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver International

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $275 or less.
The cheapest flight from Sacramento Intl to Denver International was found 90 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 2 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
On average*, there is no price difference when choosing to fly in the morning or the evening on this flight route.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Sacramento Intl to Denver International Flights

How long does a flight from Sacramento Intl to Denver International take?
An average nonstop flight takes 2h 19m, covering a distance of 907 miles.
How many flights are there between Sacramento Intl and Denver International?
There are 216 (nonstop) flights between Sacramento Intl and Denver International per week, averaging 32 per day.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver International?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on Alaska Airlines ($218), Multiple Airlines ($219) and United ($220).
Do I need a passport to fly between Sacramento Intl and Denver International?
No.
Which airlines fly most frequently between Sacramento Intl and Denver International?
Air Canada (11 times daily), United (11 times daily), Southwest (4 times daily) are the most frequent flyers on this route.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Sacramento Intl to Denver International?
For Sacramento Intl to Denver International, Thursday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Friday is the most expensive. Flying from Denver International back to Sacramento Intl, the best deals are generally found on Thursday, with Saturday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from Sacramento Intl to Denver International (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Sacramento
$218
only
$218
Destination
Denver
$218
only
$218
Thu, Feb 8
SMF
DEN
6h 22m
Sat, Feb 10
DEN
SMF
7h 58m
Trip: 3 days
8.4ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.4 Excellent
Based on 16448 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
8.0
SLC
LAX
Excellent 8.6

Nothing outrageous or out of the ordinary happened.

SEA
ONT
Excellent 10.0

Accommodated my disabled mother through the whole flying process. Thank you

MSO
PDX
Excellent 10.0

My seat was great . The flight was smooth and on time both ways . The staff was friendly.

DEN
SEA
Okay 4.0

I had only 40 minutes to get to my connecting flight. Then the plane was 15 minutes late. They wouldn't switch me to a seat that was open closer to front of plane and my bag was lost w important things in it that I need for this evenings show. I'm a full time musician.

SJC
PDX
Excellent 8.5

Good communication from crew.

Sat, Mar 3
SMF
DEN
5h 34m
Wed, Mar 7
DEN
SMF
7h 55m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Tue, Apr 3
SMF
DEN
6h 23m
Sat, Apr 7
DEN
SMF
5h 05m
Trip: 5 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 47 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SMF
DEN
Okay 4.0

We were delayed

SMF
DEN
Excellent 10.0

Everyone was pleasant, flights were on time, no baggage lost, very little turbulence.

SMF
DEN
Okay 5.0

WIFI was a rip-off. Paid for an hour, only got 15 minutes

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Long delay due a wheelchair. Really? You've never had a wheelchair on board before? Yes, this one did have batteries, but is that so unusual? Our delay was over an hour.

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Flight delayed by shear winds Tight connection made getting food not workable

Mon, Jul 9
SMF
DEN
7h 34m
Fri, Jul 13
DEN
SMF
8h 01m
Trip: 5 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 15315 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
ATL
BWI
Okay 4.6

Snacks & beverages on a 1 hour flight. Very nice crew

Older plane, no entertainment

MEX
ATL
Good 7.0

Beautiful plane, great entertainment system, two bathrooms for economy class, decent food

DFW
LGA
Excellent 10.0

Good service, more leg room than American Airlines.

Everything was good.

BOS
AUS
Good 6.0

Delayed so I was not home until middle of the night.

BNA
BOS
Mediocre 2.0

Delta staff taking care of rude/beligerant guests first vedore guests patiently/kindly waiting in line ... children watched that behavior and the jerks recieved special treatment. Flight staff ripped up guests boarding pass in face. Staff allowed ys to board plane and put our bags under plane and then crew timed out before take off. Never will use Delta again.

Sat, Mar 3
SMF
DEN
5h 34m
Wed, Mar 7
DEN
SMF
6h 39m
Trip: 5 days
8.4ExcellentShow reviews
Overall 8.4 Excellent
Based on 16448 reviews
Overall
8.6
Boarding
8.7
Comfort
8.4
Crew
8.9
Entertainment
7.9
Food
8.0
LAX
LIR
Excellent 9.0

Long lines at checkin, was in line for +45 minutes, several people missed their flights, it was not the best time to be training attendants as it held up the lines

SJC
PDX
Excellent 8.5

Good communication from crew.

SEA
ONT
Excellent 10.0

Accommodated my disabled mother through the whole flying process. Thank you

DEN
SEA
Okay 4.0

I had only 40 minutes to get to my connecting flight. Then the plane was 15 minutes late. They wouldn't switch me to a seat that was open closer to front of plane and my bag was lost w important things in it that I need for this evenings show. I'm a full time musician.

MSO
PDX
Excellent 10.0

My seat was great . The flight was smooth and on time both ways . The staff was friendly.

Wed, May 9
SMF
DEN
6h 38m
Tue, May 15
DEN
SMF
10h 12m
Trip: 7 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 47 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Late departing, crew not friendly, having take tiny plane to my destination...man next to me smalled sooo bad I had to turn my face into window to not get sick.not airline fault of course. Landed in Denver at one gate toward end of concourse and second plane s gate not listed anywhere. No board or person knew where. Found it was to be entire other end..pilot mumbled when talking not able understand his fast mumble.

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Ease of boarding

2 hour delay and missing my connection

SMF
DEN
Okay 4.0

We were delayed

SMF
DEN
Excellent 10.0

The flight attendants were nice and attentive

SMF
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Connecting could hardly be any easier than at DEN--you get off your plane and you turn right or you turn left. No need to find a map of the airport; no need to figure out whether walking or taking the "trA'Am" would be faster; no need to catch a bus or go through security; just one (long) concourse.

While connecting at DEN is easy, I wish there were more outlets for recharging my phone on the B concourse (like WN has on the C concourse). I wouldn't have gotten too much of a boost, though, as both of my flights were on time.

Wed, Mar 7
SMF
DEN
5h 44m
Mon, Mar 12
DEN
SMF
7h 09m
Trip: 5 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Fri, Jun 1
SMF
DEN
19h 23m
Sun, Jun 3
DEN
SMF
2h 32m
Trip: 3 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 47 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SMF
DEN
Excellent 10.0

On time departures and early arrivals

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Long delay due a wheelchair. Really? You've never had a wheelchair on board before? Yes, this one did have batteries, but is that so unusual? Our delay was over an hour.

SMF
DEN
Good 6.6

The flight & crew were great

A cookie? C'mon man. I couldn't download the United app & didn't know I had to.

SMF
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Connecting could hardly be any easier than at DEN--you get off your plane and you turn right or you turn left. No need to find a map of the airport; no need to figure out whether walking or taking the "trA'Am" would be faster; no need to catch a bus or go through security; just one (long) concourse.

While connecting at DEN is easy, I wish there were more outlets for recharging my phone on the B concourse (like WN has on the C concourse). I wouldn't have gotten too much of a boost, though, as both of my flights were on time.

SMF
DEN
Okay 5.0

WIFI was a rip-off. Paid for an hour, only got 15 minutes

Tue, Jul 3
SMF
DEN
2h 19m
Mon, Jul 9
DEN
SMF
4h 02m
Trip: 7 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Thu, Apr 26
SMF
DEN
2h 20m
Sun, Apr 29
DEN
SMF
2h 27m
Trip: 4 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 47 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SMF
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Connecting could hardly be any easier than at DEN--you get off your plane and you turn right or you turn left. No need to find a map of the airport; no need to figure out whether walking or taking the "trA'Am" would be faster; no need to catch a bus or go through security; just one (long) concourse.

While connecting at DEN is easy, I wish there were more outlets for recharging my phone on the B concourse (like WN has on the C concourse). I wouldn't have gotten too much of a boost, though, as both of my flights were on time.

SMF
DEN
Good 6.6

The flight & crew were great

A cookie? C'mon man. I couldn't download the United app & didn't know I had to.

SMF
DEN
Excellent 10.0

Everyone was pleasant, flights were on time, no baggage lost, very little turbulence.

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Ease of boarding

2 hour delay and missing my connection

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Late departing, crew not friendly, having take tiny plane to my destination...man next to me smalled sooo bad I had to turn my face into window to not get sick.not airline fault of course. Landed in Denver at one gate toward end of concourse and second plane s gate not listed anywhere. No board or person knew where. Found it was to be entire other end..pilot mumbled when talking not able understand his fast mumble.

Fri, Feb 16
SMF
DEN
7h 25m
Mon, Feb 19
DEN
SMF
4h 36m
Trip: 4 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 15315 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
TLH
ATL
Mediocre 2.0

Ice in the morning in Atlanta and Delta cancels my 6pm flight to Atlanta leaving me no flight home that night.

ATL
MEX
Excellent 8.3

Tudo conforme esperado em um voo da Delta.

Nada a reclamar.

MEX
ATL
Good 7.0

Beautiful plane, great entertainment system, two bathrooms for economy class, decent food

DFW
LGA
Excellent 10.0

Good service, more leg room than American Airlines.

Everything was good.

ATL
BWI
Okay 4.6

Snacks & beverages on a 1 hour flight. Very nice crew

Older plane, no entertainment

Sun, Jan 28
SMF
DEN
14h 26m
Wed, Feb 7
DEN
SMF
26h 14m
Trip: 11 days
7.6GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.6 Good
Based on 47 reviews
Overall
7.2
Boarding
7.4
Comfort
6.9
Crew
7.7
Entertainment
6.5
Food
6.4
SMF
DEN
Excellent 10.0

The flight attendants were nice and attentive

SMF
DEN
Excellent 8.0

Friendly crew and great pilot!

Not enough leg space!

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Late departing, crew not friendly, having take tiny plane to my destination...man next to me smalled sooo bad I had to turn my face into window to not get sick.not airline fault of course. Landed in Denver at one gate toward end of concourse and second plane s gate not listed anywhere. No board or person knew where. Found it was to be entire other end..pilot mumbled when talking not able understand his fast mumble.

SMF
DEN
Good 6.0

Ease of boarding

2 hour delay and missing my connection

SMF
DEN
Excellent 10.0

On time departures and early arrivals

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Sacramento Intl to Denver International Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration 2h 23m
Flights Arrive in Denver International
Flights Depart from Sacramento Intl
Flight Price $218
Distance 907 miles
Airlines Alaska Airlines, United, Delta
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