The cheapest times to fly from SID to PIA are

  • January 8th to April 8th (except the weeks of February 5th, March 5th, March 12th, and March 26th)
  • April 23rd to July 22nd
  • November 19th to December 23rd (except the week of December 10th)

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 PIA is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $10900 for Wednesday flights during early August, or as low as $1669 for Monday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Peoria

Flying from Sal Island (SID) to Peoria, IL (PIA) will usually cost between $1760 to $5446 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1909. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $6225. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $4316 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $2129 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SID to PIA flight.

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

SID to PIA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SID to PIA 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 $0.31, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Wednesdays 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 $2369 (54%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $2097. Return trip prices are from the PIA 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 PIA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 39 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 PIA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 130 miles (209 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 15.01% less expensive than PIA
  • 1-layover flights available

See SID to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: St Louis Lambert International Airport (STL) in St. Louis, MO

  • 137 miles (220 km) away from PIA
  • Usually 3.92% less expensive than PIA
  • 2-layover flights available

See SID to STL flights


Flight Hacking SID to PIA

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 PIA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Boston, MA (SID > BOS > PIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1262
  • Average savings: $868 (40.75%)

See SID to ZRH flights

Hack #2: Zurich (SID > ZRH > PIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1433
  • Average savings: $696 (32.69%)

See SID to BOS flights

Hack #3: Lisbon (SID > LIS > PIA)

  • Price for both tickets: $1449
  • Average savings: $681 (31.96%)

See SID to LIS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 9 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Azores Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Lufthansa, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from General Downing – Peoria International Airport to Amilcar Cabral International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4260 miles or 6856 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SID to PIA flight is about 8 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Sal Island and Peoria, IL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 25 available flights from SID to PIA.


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 PIA
Destination airport name General Downing – Peoria International Airport
City Peoria, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -89.7


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