The cheapest times to fly from RAI to DFW are

  • January 15th to May 27th (except the weeks of March 12th, April 9th, and May 14th)
  • October 8th to November 25th (except the week of October 29th)

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 DFW is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $4440 for Saturday flights during early to mid August, or as low as $1462 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Dallas

Flying from Praia (RAI) to Dallas/Fort Worth, TX (DFW) will usually cost between $1496 to $2829 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $1531. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid August, with an average price of $4440. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2909 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2054 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAI to DFW flight.

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

RAI to DFW Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAI to DFW 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 $0.27, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Dallas, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Praia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $323 (14%) 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 $1911. Return trip prices are from the DFW 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 DFW 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 28 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RAI to DFW

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 DFW — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (RAI > LIS > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1027
  • Average savings: $1027 (50%)

See RAI to BOS flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (RAI > BOS > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1096
  • Average savings: $958 (46.64%)

See RAI to LIS flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (RAI > JFK > DFW)

  • Price for both tickets: $1335
  • Average savings: $719 (35%)

See RAI to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Praia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4718 miles or 7593 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAI to DFW flight is about 9 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Praia and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX?

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


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 DFW
Destination airport name Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport
City Dallas/Fort Worth, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 32.9
Longitude -97


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