The cheapest times to fly from IAH to SID are

  • January 1st to March 4th
  • April 23rd to July 15th
  • November 5th to December 9th (except the week of November 19th)

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 IAH to SID is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $7161 for Friday flights during mid August, or as low as $1444 for Wednesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Sal

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Sal Island (SID) will usually cost between $1509 to $3973 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $1601. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid August, with an average price of $4230. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2629 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1891 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to SID flight.

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

IAH to SID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to SID flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, 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 $751 (28%) 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 $1755. Return trip prices are from the SID to IAH 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 IAH to SID can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 17 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking IAH 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 IAH to SID — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Manchester (IAH > MAN > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $1202
  • Average savings: $690 (36.46%)

See IAH to MAN flights

Hack #2: Vienna (IAH > VIE > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $1204
  • Average savings: $688 (36.36%)

See IAH to VIE flights

Hack #3: Milan (IAH > MXP > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $1250
  • Average savings: $641 (33.9%)

See IAH to MXP flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Austrian, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Amilcar Cabral International Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4611 miles or 7421 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to SID flight is about 9 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Sal Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from IAH to SID.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeIAH
Origination airport nameGeorge Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
CityHouston, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

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


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