How long is a flight from UK to Cape Verde?

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Cape Verde, or properly: Republic of Cabo Verde, is a picturesque country situated on an archipelago of over 10 volcanic islands near the West African coast.

Cape Verde, or properly: Republic of Cabo Verde, is a picturesque country situated on an archipelago of over 10 volcanic islands near the West African coast. It’s a perfect holiday destination because you are bound to be welcomed with nice, warm weather no matter what time of year you choose for your journey. Rain is so rare that it’s an attraction for the local people.

Before you reach one of these paradise islands, you need to brace yourself for a long flight with at least one stopover.

There are no direct flights from UK to Cape Verde. The fastest connection is a flight from London via Lisbon to Praia, the capital city of Cape Verde situated on Santiago Island. However, some routes invole 2 or even 3 stopovers.

Examples of flight routes from UK to Cape Verde:

 

Departure from: (UK)Stopover 1Stopover 2Destination
(Cape Verde)
Estimated total flight time*
London Bordeaux (1h 40) Casabl. (2h 20) Praia (4h 05) 8 hours 5 minutes
London Lisbon (2h 40) - Praia (4h 20) 7 hours
London Toulouse (1h 45) Casabl. (2h 20) Praia (4h 05) 8 hours 10 minutes
Manchester Lisbon (2h 50) - Praia (4h 20) 7 hours 10 minutes
Edinburgh London (1h 20) Lisbon (2h 40) Praia (4h 20) 8 hours 20 minutes
Birmingham Brussels (1h 20) Casabl. (3h 25) Praia (4h 20) 9 hours 5 minutes
Newcastle upon Tyne London (1h 25) Lisbon (2h 40) Praia (4h 20) 8 hours 25 minutes

*Waiting time between flights not included.

 

Did you know?

There are four international airports in Cape Verde:

- Nelson Mandela International Airport: Praia, Santiago
- Cesaria Evora Airport: São Pedro, São Vincente
- Amilcar Cabral International Airport: Espargos, Sal
- Aristides Pereira International Airport: Rabil, Boa Vista

Nelson Mandela Airport handles most of the flights from Europe.

Is Cape Verde on your dream holiday destinations list?

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