The cheapest times to fly from RAI to PBI are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the week of February 12th)
  • October 8th to December 9th

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 PBI is mid March. Prices can be as high as $3187 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $1216 for Tuesday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to West Palm Beach

Flying from Praia (RAI) to West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL (PBI) will usually cost between $1345 to $2252 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $1482. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2362. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $880 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1806 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAI to PBI flight.

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

RAI to PBI Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAI to PBI 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $193 (10%) 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 $1743. Return trip prices are from the PBI 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 PBI 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 40 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from RAI to PBI while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 63 miles (101 km) away from PBI
  • Usually 29.79% less expensive than PBI
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAI to MIA flights


Flight Hacking RAI to PBI

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 PBI — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1067
  • Average savings: $739 (40.92%)

See RAI to AMS flights

Hack #2: Amsterdam (RAI > AMS > PBI)

  • Price for both tickets: $1143
  • Average savings: $664 (36.74%)

See RAI to BOS flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1279
  • Average savings: $528 (29.21%)

See RAI to LIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 13 major airlines flying this route most often: Air France, American, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Palm Beach International Airport to Praia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3715 miles or 5979 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAI to PBI flight is about 7 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Praia and West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 6 available flights from RAI to PBI.


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 PBI
Destination airport name Palm Beach International Airport
City West Palm Beach/Palm Beach, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.7
Longitude -80.1


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