Flights to Cape Verde and inbetween the islands 

In Cape Verde, most of the transportation between islands is done by plane. There are regular flights to and from the major islands (Santiago, Sal, Boa Vista and São Vicente), with less frequent flights to the other islands.




8 operational (2010) of which 4 international and 4 national.

2 inoperational, one on Brava and the other on Santo Antão, closed for safety reasons.

Main International Airports:

  • Amílcar Cabral International Airport, Sal

  • Praia International Airport, Santiago

  • Rabil Airport, Boa Vista

  • Cesário Evora Airport, Sao Vicente

Main Airlines serving the country:

 UK & Ireland departure airports for flights to Cape Verde:

  1. London (all airports)

  2. Heathrow (LHR)

  3. Manchester (MAN)

  4. Gatwick (LGW)

  5. Birmingham (BHX)

  6. Glasgow (all airports)

  7. Newcastle (NCL)

  8. Edinburgh (EDI)

  9. Aberdeen (ABZ)

  10. Belfast City (BHD)

  11. Belfast (all airports)

Departing from USA: Flights to Cape Verde

Departing from Germany: Flüge nach Kap Verde

Departing from Canada: Flights to Cape Verde

Departing from Australia: Cape Verde flights

Departing from the Canaries: Binter airlines

Departing from France and Netherlands:


You can fly from Brussels to Sal and Boa Vista at low prices:  Last-minute you can often fly for only €99.  Check out their website + booking possibility.

The same for flights from Germany:


There are international direct flights from Europe, West-Africa and the States with TACV to Sao Vicente, Praia and Sal.

Prices for return flights vary between €600 and €1000 forward and back, according to the season.

Time Difference

  • GMT-1 Autumn / Winter

  • GMT-2 Spring / Summer

The national flights between the islands are organised by TACV.

Prices for one way flights start from €80.  Check the prices on


Approximate duration of the inter-island flights

  • Praia / S. Vicente – 40min.

  • S. Vicente / Sal – 40min.

  • Sal / Praia – 40min.

  • Praia / Fogo (Mosteiros) – 20min.

  • Sal / Boavísta – 15min.

  • Boavista / Praia – 30min.

  • Praia / Maio – 15min.

  • Sal / S. Nicolau – 30min.

There is one rule: don’t book your TACV of HALCYONAIR flights last-minute, because they get more expensive the longer you wait!

Book your domestic flights with us !

Till now you can’t book TACV flights at local prices through internet.

CaboContact offers you the option of booking your domestic flights in a direct, fast and uncomplicated way at prices that are cheaper than at European travel agencies. The tickets will be sent to via e-mail, which is quick and easy.  Prices: check

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