Travel to Cape Verde

Flying to Cape Verde

TACV, also known as Cabo Verde Airlines, the national airline of Cape Verde (, offers flights from several international locations to Sal and Praia.

Information on international and internal flights, and flight tickets may be obtained from TUI Airways, which flies direct from the United Kingdom. You can also fly with TAP Portugal ( via Lisbon and Royal Air Moroc from London.

Airports of Cape Verde: Praia Airport, Sal Airport, Sao Vincente Airport, Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport, Sao Filipe Airport, Sao Nicolau Airport.

Flight times:

From London - 9 hours (including stopover); New York - 19 hours (including stopovers); Singapore - 34.5 hours (including stopovers); Los Angeles - 26.5 hours (including stopovers); Toronto - 24 hours (including stopovers).

Departure tax:

None. However, tourists 16 years old or older are required to pay a tax for overnight hotel stays in Cape Verde of 2 euros per night with a maximum of ten nights per each hotel.

Airport guides

Airport Code: BVC. Location: Boa Vista Aristides Pereira Airport is located on the island of Boa Vista, 5km (3 miles) southeast... Money: ATMs and currency exchange services are available at the airport. Read more

Other airports in Cape Verde

Amílcar Cabral International Airport

Airport Code: SID. Location: Website: N/A. Public transport description: N/A

São Pedro International Airport

Airport Code: VXE. Location: Website: N/A. Public transport description: N/A

Travel by rail

Getting to Cape Verde by boat

Mindelo and Praia are the principal ports. São Vicente is served by passenger and cargo ships, but sea services are not frequent and may be costly.

Visa and passport information is updated regularly and is correct at the time of publishing. You should verify critical travel information independently with the relevant embassy before you travel.