Question : Looking for the shortest flight from SMF to IAH?
Answer : United Airlines can get you there in three hours and 38 minutes. So, if you were to leave Sacramento at 12:34 PM PDT, you would arrive in Houston at 6:12 PM CDT (remember, there is a two-hour time change).
Question : From Sacramento to Houston, which day of the week is going to have the most flight times?
Answer : The day with the most departure times for this route is Saturday with three options. However, with only two flight times, Friday doesn't offer quite as many options when finding that perfect departure time.
Question : Would you be willing to change your travel days if it saved you money?
Answer : In July, the cheapest day to fly is Friday. Being flexible with your travel days garners even more savings during booking.
Question : What is the likelihood your flight will be delayed for this route?
Answer : This particular route gets passengers to George Bush Intercontinental Airport on time 81% of the time, which puts it in the top 50% of the world. If a flight is late, though, expect an average of about an hour added to your flight time.
Question : What's the likelihood of you being delayed on this route?
Answer : SMF to IAH currently scores 3 out of a possible 5 stars in promptness. This score combines both the number of delayed flights and total delay minutes. With 3 stars, you should feel slightly worried about getting to Houston on time.
Question : When traveling to Houston from Sacramento, how long will you be in the air?
Answer : Flying from SMF to IAH typically takes about three hours and 39 minutes.
Question : How many departure times are there on a given day?
Answer : It does differ by the day, but on average, you can expect two different choices of flight times when you book. The average route departing the United States currently has five different flight times per day, so expect fewer options than you're used to.