The cheapest times to fly from RAI to OXB are

  • March 5th to July 15th
  • December 24th to February 18th (except the week of January 1st)

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 OXB is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $2322 for Saturday flights during early to mid September, or as low as $627 for Friday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Bissau

Flying from Praia (RAI) to Bissau (OXB) will usually cost between $627 to $1871 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $627. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid September, with an average price of $1841. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1214 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $913 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RAI to OXB flight.

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

RAI to OXB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RAI to OXB flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Praia. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $1, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday 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 $489 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $648. Return trip prices are from the OXB 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 OXB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 0 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking RAI to OXB

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 OXB — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $859
  • Average savings: $54 (5.92%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Senegal, ASKY, Azores Airlines, Ethiopian, Iberia, Royal Air Maroc, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Osvaldo Vieira Airport to Praia International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 567 miles or 912 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RAI to OXB flight is about 2 hour 0 minutes.

How many flights go between Praia and Bissau?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 29 available flights from RAI to OXB.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeRAI
Origination airport namePraia International Airport
CountryCape Verde

Return Airport

Destination codeOXB
Destination airport nameOsvaldo Vieira Airport


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