The cheapest times to fly from SID to JFK are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 23rd to July 15th
  • November 5th 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 SID to JFK is mid January. Prices can be as high as $3187 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $944 for Wednesday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to New York

Flying from Sal Island (SID) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $1069 to $2349 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $1052. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2475. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1423 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1349 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SID to JFK flight.

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

SID to JFK Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SID to JFK flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Sal. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to New York, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Sal. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $347 (23%) 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 $1174. Return trip prices are from the JFK to SID 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 SID to JFK 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 10 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 SID to JFK while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
  • Usually 2.76% less expensive than JFK
  • 1-layover flights available

See SID to EWR flights


Flight Hacking SID to JFK

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 SID to JFK — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Lisbon (SID > LIS > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $901
  • Average savings: $448 (33.23%)

See SID to MAD flights

Hack #2: Madrid (SID > MAD > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1009
  • Average savings: $340 (25.19%)

See SID to LIS flights

Hack #3: Brussels (SID > BRU > JFK)

  • Price for both tickets: $1040
  • Average savings: $309 (22.89%)

See SID to BRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from SID to JFK? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, American, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Singapore Airlines, Tap Air Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Amilcar Cabral International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3434 miles or 5526 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from SID to JFK?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SID to JFK flight is about 7 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Sal Island and New York, NY?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 3 available flights from SID to JFK.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SID
Origination airport name Amilcar Cabral International Airport
City Sal Island
Country Cape Verde
Latitude 16.7
Longitude -22.9

Return Airport

Destination code JFK
Destination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8


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