The cheapest times to fly from BEL to SMF are

  • January 22nd to February 11th
  • February 26th to June 24th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BEL to SMF is late May. Prices can be as high as $6307 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1549 for Tuesday flights around late May.


When to Fly to Sacramento

Flying from Belem (BEL) to Sacramento, CA (SMF) will usually cost between $1608 to $3206 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $1611. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $3461. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1850 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1837 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BEL to SMF flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BEL to SMF route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BEL to SMF Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BEL to SMF flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Belém. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $666 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1837. Return trip prices are from the SMF to BEL flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BEL to SMF can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 39 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BEL to SMF while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport (SJC) in San Jose, CA

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 37.89% less expensive than SMF
  • 2-layover flights available

See BEL to SJC flights

Destination alternative #2: Charles M. Schulz – Sonoma County Airport (STS) in Santa Rosa, CA

  • 67 miles (108 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 34.40% less expensive than SMF
  • 2-layover flights available

See BEL to STS flights

Destination alternative #3: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) in San Francisco, CA

  • 86 miles (138 km) away from SMF
  • Usually 27.33% less expensive than SMF
  • 1-layover flights available

See BEL to SFO flights


Flight Hacking BEL to SMF

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BEL to SMF — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (BEL > MIA > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $863
  • Average savings: $974 (53.02%)

See BEL to MCO flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (BEL > MCO > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1100
  • Average savings: $738 (40.15%)

See BEL to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (BEL > JFK > SMF)

  • Price for both tickets: $1209
  • Average savings: $628 (34.19%)

See BEL to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BEL to SMF? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Alaska, American, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sacramento International Airport to Val de Cans International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5373 miles or 8647 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BEL to SMF?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BEL to SMF flight is about 10 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Belem and Sacramento, CA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from BEL to SMF.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeBEL
Origination airport nameVal de Cans International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSMF
Destination airport nameSacramento International Airport
CitySacramento, CA
Countrythe United States


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