The cheapest times to fly from RAI to CLT are

  • January 8th to April 8th
  • October 8th to December 2nd

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 RAI to CLT is early March. Prices can be as high as $4652 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1012 for Wednesday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Charlotte

Flying from Praia (RAI) to Charlotte, NC (CLT) will usually cost between $1267 to $2606 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $1307. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $4652. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $3345 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1777 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAI to CLT flight.

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

RAI to CLT Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAI to CLT flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Praia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.29, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to CLT, and Monday the cheapest day to fly back into RAI. Saturdays 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 $314 (15%) 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 $1728. Return trip prices are from the CLT to RAI 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 RAI to CLT can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 49 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RAI to CLT

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 RAI to CLT — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (RAI > BOS > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1045
  • Average savings: $732 (41.19%)

See RAI to JFK flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (RAI > JFK > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1222
  • Average savings: $556 (31.26%)

See RAI to BOS flights

Hack #3: Lisbon (RAI > LIS > CLT)

  • Price for both tickets: $1304
  • Average savings: $474 (26.65%)

See RAI to LIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAI to CLT? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Charlotte Douglas International Airport to Praia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3801 miles or 6117 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RAI to CLT?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAI to CLT flight is about 7 hour 49 minutes.

How many flights go between Praia and Charlotte, NC?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 8 available flights from RAI to CLT.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RAI
Origination airport name Praia International Airport
City Praia
Country Cape Verde
Latitude 14.9
Longitude -23.5

Return Airport

Destination code CLT
Destination airport name Charlotte Douglas International Airport
City Charlotte, NC
Country the United States
Latitude 35.2
Longitude -80.9


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