The cheapest times to fly from MEI to SID are

  • March 19th to July 8th (except the weeks of March 26th, April 9th, and May 7th)

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 MEI to SID is early June. Prices can be as high as $5680 for Sunday flights during late October, or as low as $5065 for Thursday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Sal

Flying from Meridian, MS (MEI) to Sal Island (SID) will usually cost between $5065 to $5514 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $5108. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late October, with an average price of $5579. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $471 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $5326 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MEI to SID flight.

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

MEI to SID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MEI to SID flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Meridian. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.79, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SID, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into MEI. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Sal, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Meridian. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1294 (24%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Thursday and returning a week later will cost an average of $5286. Return trip prices are from the SID to MEI 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 MEI 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 8 hour 34 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Newark, NJ (MEI > EWR > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $1403
  • Average savings: $3924 (73.67%)

See MEI to EWR flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (MEI > BOS > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $1456
  • Average savings: $3871 (72.67%)

See MEI to BOS flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (MEI > MIA > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $1516
  • Average savings: $3810 (71.54%)

See MEI to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Finnair, Iberia, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Amilcar Cabral International Airport to Key Field Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4210 miles or 6775 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MEI to SID flight is about 8 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Meridian, MS and Sal Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 27 available flights from MEI to SID.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MEI
Origination airport name Key Field Airport
City Meridian, MS
Country the United States
Latitude 32.3
Longitude -88.8

Return Airport

Destination code SID
Destination airport name Amilcar Cabral International Airport
City Sal Island
Country Cape Verde
Latitude 16.7
Longitude -22.9


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