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The cheapest times to fly from RAI to PHL are

  • October 8th to November 18th (except the week of October 22nd)
  • December 24th to April 22nd (except the weeks of January 1st and February 5th)

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 PHL is late February and early March. Prices can be as high as $6574 for Saturday flights during late May, or as low as $909 for Thursday flights around late February and early March.

 

When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Praia (RAI) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $1087 to $6574 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late February and early March with an average ticket price of $1219. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late May, with an average price of $6516. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $5296 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1622 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAI to PHL flight.

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

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RAI to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAI to PHL flight is more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Praia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.28, which is below average.

 

Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Thursday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into RAI. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Praia. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1052 (31%) 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 $1496. Return trip prices are from the PHL to RAI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

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Return Trip Prices by Day

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Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from RAI to PHL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 22 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 PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 35.39% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAI to JFK flights

Destination alternative #2: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 23.61% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAI to EWR flights

Destination alternative #3: Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) in Washington, DC

  • 135 miles (217 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 13.93% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See RAI to IAD flights

Destination alternative #4: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 12.15% less expensive than PHL
  • 2-layover flights available

See RAI to LGA flights

 

Flight Hacking RAI to PHL

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 PHL — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1003
  • Average savings: $619 (38.16%)

See RAI to LIS flights

Hack #2: Lisbon (RAI > LIS > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1044
  • Average savings: $579 (35.67%)

See RAI to BOS flights

Hack #3: Amsterdam (RAI > AMS > PHL)

  • Price for both tickets: $1213
  • Average savings: $409 (25.22%)

See RAI to AMS flights

 

Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RAI to PHL? 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, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Praia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3549 miles or 5712 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAI to PHL flight is about 7 hour 22 minutes.

How many flights go between Praia and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 4 available flights from RAI to PHL.

 

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 PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2

 

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