The cheapest times to fly from LCY to SID are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 30th to May 13th
  • October 29th to April 1st (except the weeks of December 17th and December 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 LCY to SID is early May. Prices can be as high as $1970 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $389 for Wednesday flights around early May.


When to Fly to Sal

Flying from London (LCY) to Sal Island (SID) will usually cost between $427 to $1575 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 $471. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1649. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1178 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $583 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to SID flight.

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

LCY to SID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to SID flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from London. 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. Sundays 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 $269 (26%) 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 $514. Return trip prices are from the SID to LCY 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 LCY to SID can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 52 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Amsterdam (LCY > AMS > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $503
  • Average savings: $80 (13.72%)

See LCY to DUB flights

Hack #2: Dublin (LCY > DUB > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $534
  • Average savings: $49 (8.4%)

See LCY to AMS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 2 major airlines flying this route most often: Luxair, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Amilcar Cabral International Airport to London City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2713 miles or 4366 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to SID flight is about 5 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between London 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 LCY to SID.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLCY
Origination airport nameLondon City Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom

Return Airport

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


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