Flights to Sacramento

Cheap Flights to Sacramento

Sacramento is the oldest incorporated city in California. This means that a trip to Sacramento is a step back in time and an excellent opportunity to see some beautiful historic buildings and culture. The city of Sacramento experienced incredible growth during the California Gold Rush of the mid-1800s.

Getting to Sacramento

Sacramento International Airport is located about 10 miles northwest of downtown Sacramento, in Sacramento County. Taxi service and buses can get you from the airport to downtown Sacramento quite quickly. The airport also features a consolidated car rental terminal, which makes it very convenient to rent a car in Sacramento and drive to the city.

Amtrack also offers several long distance and regional trains that run through Sacramento.

The Best Time to Book a Flight to Sacramento

The best times to visit Sacramento are spring and fall. During the summer months, the weather is very hot and dry and frequent heat waves can last for several days, making it difficult to enjoy your trip.

In the spring (April through June) you'll be able to partake in many great festivals and outdoor concerts, while in the fall (September through November) you'll find the weather pleasant for the wide variety of outdoor activities that are available.

The region sees most of its rainfall during the winter months, as well as dense fog.

Airlines that Fly to Sacramento

About half of the passengers that use Sacramento International Airport use Southwest Airlines. Other domestic and international airlines that fly to Sacramento include American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, JetBlue, and many others.

What to See and Do in Sacramento

There's a lot to see and do in Sacramento. Old Sacramento was founded as a riverfront pioneer town and today it is an incredible historic district filled with museums, souvenir shops, restaurant, and much more. You can even hop on a historic steam locomotive or take a ride on a horse-drawn stagecoach!

Sacramento is the state capital of California and home to the historic California State Capitol building. This neoclassical landmark, and its grounds, are a must-see destination for any Sacramento traveler.

Tips for Visiting Sacramento

Sacramento is fairly easy to navigate, as the streets are primarily numbered and lettered. Numbered streets run north-south while lettered streets run east-west. It is especially easy to get around in the central district, which is laid out in a grid. Most streets in the grid have bike lanes that are typically clearly marked.

For nearly all other getting around, you'll want to rent a car.

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