The cheapest times to fly from IAD to VXE are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of February 19th)
  • April 16th to June 3rd
  • September 10th to October 7th
  • November 12th to December 9th

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 IAD to VXE is early May. Prices can be as high as $4350 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $886 for Wednesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to São Vicente

Flying from Washington, DC (IAD) to Sao Vicente (VXE) will usually cost between $1017 to $2534 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early May with an average ticket price of $1154. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2626. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1472 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1506 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAD to VXE flight.

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

IAD to VXE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAD to VXE flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Washington. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $468 (23%) 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 $1412. Return trip prices are from the VXE to IAD 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 IAD to VXE can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 16 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 IAD to VXE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Amilcar Cabral International Airport (SID) in Sal Island

  • 139 miles (224 km) away from VXE
  • Usually 9.27% less expensive than VXE
  • Nonstop flights available

See IAD to SID flights


Flight Hacking IAD to VXE

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 IAD to VXE — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (IAD > LIS > VXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1183
  • Average savings: $323 (21.42%)

See IAD to LIS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (IAD > AMS > VXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1224
  • Average savings: $282 (18.7%)

See IAD to AMS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (IAD > JFK > VXE)

  • Price for both tickets: $1362
  • Average savings: $144 (9.53%)

See IAD to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from IAD to VXE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, TACV, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sao Pedro International Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3488 miles or 5613 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from IAD to VXE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAD to VXE flight is about 7 hour 16 minutes.

How many flights go between Washington, DC and Sao Vicente?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAD
Origination airport name Washington Dulles International Airport
City Washington, DC
Country the United States
Latitude 38.9
Longitude -77.5

Return Airport

Destination code VXE
Destination airport name Sao Pedro International Airport
City Sao Vicente
Country Cape Verde
Latitude 16.8
Longitude -25.1


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