Cheap flights from Sacramento (SMF) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO) from $998

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 9/2. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
SMF — RIO
May 29 — Jun 51

Cheap flight deals from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Sacramento (SMF) to Rio de Janeiro (RIO). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated May 24, 2024.

Popular in

December

Cheapest in

January

Average price

$1,227

Round-trip from

$718
High demand for flights, 39% potential price rise
Best time to find cheap flights, 14% potential price drop
Average for round-trip flights in May 2024
From Sacramento Intl to Rio de Janeiro (RIO)

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

Monday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 38%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 14 days in advance, which can save you up to 141% on flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 14 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $317. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $778.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

August is one of the best times of the year to fly to Rio de Janeiro from Sacramento. Prices for August average $1,023 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $492. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a August flight can save you 44% on your journey compared to booking in December

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro (SMF - RIO)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are at noon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 8% on airfare.

Cheap United Airlines flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by United Airlines for the route between Sacramento and Rio de Janeiro. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Peruse some of the lowest-priced United Airlines flights we've found from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro. Make sure to check back often as deals are often changing.
Mon 9/25:33 amSMF - GIG
1 stop22h 42mUnited Airlines
Mon 10/79:05 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop18h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$998
Mon 9/26:20 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops33h 55mUnited Airlines
Mon 10/79:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops24h 12mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,003
Tue 7/27:00 amSMF - GIG
2 stops45h 15mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/159:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops40h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,107
Mon 7/16:30 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops57h 45mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/319:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops44h 46mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,132
Tue 7/25:33 amSMF - GIG
1 stop22h 42mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/159:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops40h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,148
Mon 7/15:33 amSMF - GIG
1 stop22h 42mUnited Airlines
Wed 7/319:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops44h 46mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,173
Wed 8/141:10 pmSMF - GIG
1 stop15h 05mUnited Airlines
Tue 8/209:05 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop18h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,202
Wed 8/141:10 pmSMF - GIG
1 stop15h 05mUnited Airlines
Tue 8/209:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops28h 55mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,207
Thu 10/176:20 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops33h 55mUnited Airlines
Tue 10/229:05 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop18h 50mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,247

Cheap American Airlines flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro

Explore cheap flight options specifically provided by American Airlines for the route between Sacramento and Rio de Janeiro. Find affordable fares and compare prices with other airlines to secure the best deal for your journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Some of the best deals we've found on American Airlines flights traveling from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro. Deals frequently update to provide users with more options.
Mon 7/111:28 amSMF - GIG
2 stops23h 52mAmerican Airlines
Wed 7/1011:00 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops27h 08mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,089
Sun 6/305:45 amSMF - GIG
2 stops25h 15mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/911:00 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops27h 57mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,309
Sun 6/305:45 amSMF - GIG
2 stops29h 25mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/911:00 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop28h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,330
Sun 6/3010:35 pmSMF - GIG
1 stop27h 25mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/911:00 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop28h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,440
Sun 9/112:55 amSMF - GIG
2 stops25h 05mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/711:00 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops25h 10mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,506
Tue 7/26:45 amSMF - GIG
2 stops24h 15mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/1511:00 pmGIG - SMF
3 stops41h 00mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,524
Mon 7/111:28 amSMF - GIG
2 stops19h 32mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/98:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops31h 34mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,553
Sat 6/295:45 amSMF - GIG
2 stops25h 15mAmerican Airlines
Mon 7/811:00 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop28h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,570
Sun 9/112:55 amSMF - GIG
2 stops49h 05mAmerican Airlines
Mon 10/711:00 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop28h 17mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/22$1,627

Cheap Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flights in May & June 2024

Find cheap flight options from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro specifically for the months of May and June 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Prices were last updated on May 24, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Sun 6/3010:59 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops27h 21mDelta
Wed 7/108:50 amGIG - SMF
2 stops28h 14mDelta
Deal found 5/23$1,103
Sun 6/3010:59 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops27h 21mDelta
Mon 7/84:55 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops32h 51mDelta
Deal found 5/23$1,191
Sat 6/2910:59 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops51h 21mDelta
Wed 7/108:50 amGIG - SMF
2 stops28h 14mDelta
Deal found 5/23$1,241
Sun 6/3010:59 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops27h 21mDelta
Wed 7/108:50 amGIG - SMF
1 stop16h 56mDelta
Deal found 5/23$1,248
Sun 6/3010:59 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops27h 21mDelta
Tue 7/97:05 amGIG - SMF
2 stops42h 41mDelta
Deal found 5/23$1,266
Sun 6/305:33 amSMF - GIG
1 stop22h 42mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/99:05 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop28h 43mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,324
Sun 6/306:45 amSMF - GIG
2 stops28h 25mAmerican Airlines
Tue 7/911:00 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop28h 39mAmerican Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,330
Sun 6/3012:13 pmSMF - GIG
3 stops32h 42mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/97:20 amGIG - SMF
3 stops31h 08mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,336
Sat 6/294:30 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops35h 45mUnited Airlines
Tue 7/99:05 pmGIG - SMF
1 stop28h 43mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,356

Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Sacramento and Rio de Janeiro in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro in 2024. More deals are always being added, so be sure to check back regularly.
Wed 8/142:30 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops33h 06mCopa Airlines
Tue 8/205:20 amGIG - SMF
2 stops21h 10mCopa Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,001
Mon 9/26:20 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops33h 55mUnited Airlines
Mon 10/79:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops24h 12mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,003
Thu 10/178:00 amSMF - SDU
2 stops44h 30mMultiple Airlines
Tue 10/227:50 amSDU - SMF
2 stops41h 22mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/21$1,060
Wed 8/142:30 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops33h 06mCopa Airlines
Mon 8/191:32 amGIG - SMF
2 stops24h 28mCopa Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,071
Wed 8/148:33 pmSMF - GIG
3 stops29h 42mMultiple Airlines
Mon 8/191:30 amGIG - SMF
3 stops24h 38mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,081
Sun 6/3010:59 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops27h 21mDelta
Wed 7/108:50 amGIG - SMF
2 stops28h 14mDelta
Deal found 5/23$1,103
Tue 7/27:00 amSMF - GIG
2 stops21h 15mUnited Airlines
Mon 7/159:05 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops40h 28mUnited Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,148
Wed 8/147:11 pmSMF - GIG
3 stops31h 04mMultiple Airlines
Tue 8/201:45 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops35h 34mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 5/23$1,188
Sun 6/3010:59 pmSMF - GIG
2 stops27h 21mDelta
Mon 7/84:55 pmGIG - SMF
2 stops32h 51mDelta
Deal found 5/23$1,191

Find flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 2,725,499 searches. Data last updated May 24, 2024.

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$998 - $1,596

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Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

SMF - GIG

SMFGIG

Sacramento Intl

Mon 9/2

1 stop22h 42m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Mon 10/7

1 stop18h 50m

$998

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

SMF - GIG

SMFGIG

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/14

2 stops33h 06m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Tue 8/20

2 stops21h 10m

$1,001

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

SMF - GIG

SMFGIG

Sacramento Intl

Mon 9/2

2 stops33h 55m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Mon 10/7

2 stops24h 12m

$1,003

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

SMF - SDU

SMFSDU

Sacramento Intl

Thu 10/17

2 stops44h 30m

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Tue 10/22

2 stops41h 22m

$1,060

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

SMF - GIG

SMFGIG

Sacramento Intl

Wed 8/14

2 stops33h 06m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Mon 8/19

2 stops24h 28m

$1,071

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

SMF - GIG

SMFGIG

Sacramento Intl

Thu 10/17

2 stops27h 20m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Tue 10/22

2 stops39h 42m

$1,076

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

SMF - GIG

SMFGIG

Sacramento Intl

Mon 7/1

2 stops23h 52m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Wed 7/10

2 stops27h 08m

$1,089

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

SMF - GIG

SMFGIG

Sacramento Intl

Sun 6/30

2 stops27h 21m

Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl

Wed 7/10

1 stop16h 56m

$1,188

Sacramento IntlRio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

SMF - SDU

SMFSDU

Sacramento Intl

Mon 7/1

2 stops32h 35m

Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

Wed 7/31

2 stops41h 29m

$1,596

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Deals found on 5/22

When is the cheapest time to fly from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

Use this chart to determine the cheapest time to fly round-trip from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro. Price data was last updated on May 19, 2024.
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Travelers seeking maximum savings on their Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flight should consider departing on Monday mornings when fares are most often at their lowest. Sunday mornings flights should be avoided if possible as fares are typically the most expensive at this time.
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Temperature and rainfall in Rio de Janeiro by month

Plan your trip to Rio de Janeiro by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

RIO

Temperature

69.8 - 82.4 °F

Reviews of airlines servicing Rio de Janeiro

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Rio de Janeiro. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Rio de Janeiro. Reviews last updated May 24, 2024.
Get a feel of what it's like to fly with United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro by reading reviews from past customers. Users can see the overall rating for each airline as well as how each is rated in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.9
Good
2,663 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.4
Good
10,845 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.3
Good
14,388 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

7.0
Good
6,963 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,561 reviews

Food

7.4

Overall

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Comfort

7.9

Entertainment

8.0

Crew

8.6

Reviews

1 / 10

Not sufficient leg room and three seats are very tigh.t on 737 in economy main cabin

Related info for your journey

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  • What airport do you fly from for flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

    Located just 9.4 mi from the city center, Sacramento Intl is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Rio de Janeiro from Sacramento. Booking flights from Sacramento Intl (SMF) to Rio de Janeiro should be relatively easy as there are 0 daily outbound flights to Rio de Janeiro from 2 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro for under $1,000 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro for under $1,000. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $998, but on average you can expect to pay $1,128.

  • What are the cheapest airlines flying from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro round-trip?

    Flying on United Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Rio de Janeiro, with prices starting at $998. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Copa Airlines and American Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $1,001 and $1,089, respectively. United Airlines is currently priced 27% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

  • What does SMF to GIG mean?

    Sacramento Intl Airport is SMF and Rio de Janeiro–Galeão Intl Airport is GIG. These codes are created by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and airlines use them to identify the departing and arrival airports in the flight routes they service. While you’re still figuring out your travel plans, it’s not a bad idea to learn the names and codes of other airports around these areas: Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport (SDU).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

  • How can I find direct flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flight deals updated?

    The Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 5/23.

  • When is the best time to book a flight from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro?

    Currently, September is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro (average of $667). Flying from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro in December is currently the most expensive (average of $1,049). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 2 airlines flying from Sacramento to Rio de Janeiro

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AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
American AirlinesCheapest$1,188Average$1,403FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
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United AirlinesCheapest$1,295Average$1,529FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
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