The cheapest times to fly from FRA to SID are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 30th to July 1st
  • November 5th to December 16th

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 FRA to SID is mid June. Prices can be as high as $1667 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $442 for Wednesday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Sal

Flying from Frankfurt (FRA) to Sal Island (SID) will usually cost between $475 to $1323 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $500. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $1426. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $926 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $582 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FRA to SID flight.

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

FRA to SID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FRA to SID flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Frankfurt. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sal, and Thursdays are the most expensive days to return to Frankfurt. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $188 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $547. Return trip prices are from the SID to FRA 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 FRA to SID can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 11 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking FRA to SID

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 FRA to SID — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Brussels (FRA > BRU > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $495
  • Average savings: $87 (14.95%)

See FRA to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (FRA > AMS > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $497
  • Average savings: $86 (14.69%)

See FRA to BRU flights

Hack #3: Dublin (FRA > DUB > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $517
  • Average savings: $65 (11.17%)

See FRA to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FRA to SID? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Algerie, Azores Airlines, Brussels Airlines, Iberia, Luxair, Tap Air Portugal, TUI fly, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Amilcar Cabral International Airport to Frankfurt Main Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2890 miles or 4651 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FRA to SID?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FRA to SID flight is about 6 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Frankfurt and Sal Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 9 available flights from FRA to SID.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFRA
Origination airport nameFrankfurt Main Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSID
Destination airport nameAmilcar Cabral International Airport
CitySal Island
CountryCape Verde


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