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Recife to Rio De Janeiro Flights

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Recife and Rio De Janeiro airports and terminals

Airports in Recife PE, BR
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    Guararapes Intl (REC)

    Distance from City Center: 0.6 miles

    Carriers for flights from REC to RIO

    GOL, LAN Airlines, US Airways
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Airports in Rio De Janeiro RJ, BR
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    Rio de Janeiro Int'l airport (GIG)

    Distance from City Center: 12.3 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from REC to GIG

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 GOL
    Terminal 2 LAN Airlines, US Airways
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    Santos Dumont Airport (SDU)

    Distance from City Center: 5.4 miles

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Featured Rio De Janeiro Airport Hotels

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Novotel Rio de Janeiro Santos Dumont

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Aeroporto Othon Travel

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Linx Hotel International Airport Galeao

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Rios Presidente Hotel

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Rios Nice Hotel

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Mercure Rio de Janeiro Botafogo Hotel

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Flights to Rio De Janeiro

Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport

If you're on the hunt for affordable flights from Recife, Brazil, can help. Once you enter your anticipated travel dates into the site's database, you'll receive a number of flight and fare offers from several different airline carriers. You'll then be able to choose the low-cost fare that works best for your budget. You can also search for deals on hotel rooms and rental cars. When your flight leaves Recife, it will be flying out of Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport. The airport is located 6.8 miles from downtown Recife. The airlines servicing this airport include American Airlines, TAP Portugal and Condor Flugdienst. They provide domestic and international flights to destinations around the world, including Miami, Frankfurt and Rio de Janeiro.

Transportation to Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport

There are several ways to get to the airport from town. If you take a taxi from town to the airport, it's going to cost you approximately 25 Brazilian real, or $12.30. There's also an airport bus called the Bordorema Bus Service that travels to and from the city's center to the airport. It will cost you about $2.50.

Parking at the Airport

The airport's parking lot can accommodate over 2,000 vehicles. Short-term parking costs four Brazilian real per hour, or $1.90. The long-term parking rate is $9.85 per day.

Dining at the Airport

There are several dining options at the airport. There's a food court filled with restaurants that serve both Brazilian and continental fare. Cafeteria Palheta and Romar Cafeteria are great places to grab a coffee or breakfast before a flight. Book your cheap flights from Recife through to get the best travel deals.

Galeão International Airport

Planning a trip can often be a confusing task. Knowing how to locate the best deals in travel can be difficult, especially if you are on a budget. For the travel planner looking to locate flights to Rio de Janeiro, can help locate the best deals. The Galeão International Airport is located 12 miles north of downtown Rio de Janeiro. Twenty different airlines render services to the airport to more than 26 domestic locations and 24 international destinations.

Transportation From the Airport

Rio offers several methods for getting around the city. The urban transportation system is available for a flat rate depending on the destination. The airport offers complementary shuttle service to many hotels within the city, and can help individuals locate car rental agencies in the area. Many rentals are available within the main concourse for convenience. Taxi services are often the best method of travel while in Rio. Fees are charged based on the distance traveled.

Weather in Rio de Janeiro

The warmest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro is February, when temperatures average in the high 80s. The coolest month is in July, when temperatures are in the mid- to low 70s. The city has a very temperate climate year-round, which makes it an excellent vacation spot.

Things to Do in Rio

Visitors to Rio will find plenty of things to do and see. The Botanical Gardens are open every day and feature one of the most exotic gardens in the area, which is home to a wide variety of species of wildlife and plants. Ipanema Beach is ideal for those who want to get some sun. The beach offers hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and a variety of other water activities. can assist in locating flights to Rio de Janeiro, and securing other travel arrangements.

Interesting facts about flights from Recife to Rio De Janeiro

    • 8 direct flights are operating from Recife to Rio De Janeiro today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 58m.
    • GOL flight 1473 (12:06 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Recife to Rio De Janeiro.
    • GOL flight 1471 (8:35 PM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Recife to Rio De Janeiro.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Recife to Rio De Janeiro (GOL flight 2165, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 2h 52m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Recife to Rio De Janeiro (GOL flight 1471, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) takes 3h 10m.
    • Flights from Guararapes Intl (REC) to Rio de Janeiro Int'l airport (GIG), Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Recife to Rio De Janeiro on Thu, Dec 18, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
TAM JJ3143 REC 10:45 PM GIG 2:45 AM 320 3hr 0min
GOL G31471 REC 2:35 AM GIG 6:45 AM 73G 3hr 10min
TAM JJ3839 REC 3:08 AM GIG 7:04 AM 320 2hr 56min
TAM/TAM JJ3499/JJ3686 REC 1:15 AM GIG 8:15 AM 321/320 6hr 0min
GOL/GOL G31281/G32002 REC 1:20 AM SDU 8:54 AM 738/738 6hr 34min
TAM/TAM JJ3499/JJ3684 REC 1:15 AM GIG 9:05 AM 321/320 6hr 50min
GOL/GOL G31281/G31365 REC 1:20 AM GIG 9:27 AM 738/738 7hr 7min
GOL/GOL G31617/G31991 REC 3:50 AM GIG 9:46 AM 738/738 4hr 56min
GOL/GOL G31281/G32004 REC 1:20 AM SDU 9:57 AM 738/73G 7hr 37min
GOL G31473 REC 6:06 AM GIG 10:01 AM 738 2hr 55min
GOL/GOL G31617/G31663 REC 3:50 AM SDU 10:08 AM 738/738 5hr 18min
GOL/GOL G31617/G31993 REC 3:50 AM GIG 10:33 AM 738/738 5hr 43min
GOL/GOL G31401/G31483 REC 2:50 AM SDU 10:37 AM 738/738 6hr 47min