The cheapest times to fly from MMH to SID are

  • February 12th to April 1st (except the week of March 19th)
  • June 4th to July 15th
  • September 17th to October 14th
  • October 29th to December 16th (except the week of November 26th)

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 MMH to SID is early June. Prices can be as high as $14000 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $1807 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Sal

Flying from Mammoth Lakes, CA (MMH) to Sal Island (SID) will usually cost between $1873 to $8059 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 $2061. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $10793. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $8732 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $3343 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MMH to SID flight.

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

MMH to SID Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MMH to SID flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Mammoth Lakes. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.36, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Sal, and Wednesdays are the most expensive days to return to Mammoth Lakes. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1841 (39%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $3067. Return trip prices are from the SID to MMH 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 MMH to SID can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 28 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1635
  • Average savings: $1708 (51.1%)

See MMH to EWR flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1843
  • Average savings: $1500 (44.86%)

See MMH to BOS flights

Hack #3: San Francisco, CA (MMH > SFO > SID)

  • Price for both tickets: $1884
  • Average savings: $1459 (43.64%)

See MMH to SFO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Azores Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Amilcar Cabral International Airport to Mammoth Lakes Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5829 miles or 9381 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MMH to SID flight is about 11 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Mammoth Lakes, CA and Sal Island?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 20 available flights from MMH to SID.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MMH
Origination airport name Mammoth Lakes Airport
City Mammoth Lakes, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 37.6
Longitude -118.9

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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