The cheapest times to fly from SID to LAX are

  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • September 10th to March 25th (except the weeks of December 17th, January 1st, February 5th, and February 12th)

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 LAX is late January. Prices can be as high as $5497 for Sunday flights during mid July, or as low as $1198 for Wednesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Los Angeles

Flying from Sal Island (SID) to Los Angeles, CA (LAX) will usually cost between $1476 to $4796 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $1434. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $3984. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2549 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2331 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SID to LAX flight.

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

SID to LAX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SID to LAX flight is more expensive than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Sal. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, 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 out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $1461 (44%) 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 $1720. Return trip prices are from the LAX 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 LAX can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 34 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 LAX while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: John Wayne-Orange County Airport (SNA) in Santa Ana, CA

  • 36 miles (58 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 5.77% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See SID to SNA flights

Destination alternative #2: Meadows Field Airport (BFL) in Bakersfield, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 5.32% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See SID to BFL flights

Destination alternative #3: San Diego International Airport (SAN) in San Diego, CA

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 4.89% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See SID to SAN flights

Destination alternative #4: Bob Hope Airport (BUR) in Burbank, CA

  • 18 miles (29 km) away from LAX
  • Usually 0.34% less expensive than LAX
  • 2-layover flights available

See SID to BUR flights


Flight Hacking SID to LAX

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 LAX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1055
  • Average savings: $1276 (54.74%)

See SID to MAD flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1136
  • Average savings: $1195 (51.27%)

See SID to LIS flights

Hack #3: Dublin (SID > DUB > LAX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1177
  • Average savings: $1155 (49.53%)

See SID to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Los Angeles International Airport to Amilcar Cabral International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5879 miles or 9461 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SID to LAX flight is about 11 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between Sal Island and Los Angeles, CA?

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


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 LAX
Destination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4


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