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Rio De Janeiro to Recife Flights

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Rio De Janeiro and Recife airports and terminals

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 GIG to REC

    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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Airports in Recife PE, BR
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    Guararapes Intl (REC)

    Distance from City Center: 0.6 miles

    Carriers for flights from RIO to REC

    Carriers
    GOL, LAN Airlines, US Airways
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Flights to Recife

Rio de Janeiro International Airport

Orbitz.com finds flights from Rio de Janeiro to any domestic or international destination. The website searches different flight combinations to make sure you find a ticket with a low fare. The Rio de Janeiro International Airport is located at 20 de Janeiro Avenue, approximately nine miles from the center of Rio de Janeiro. Nineteen different airlines service the airport including Delta, Air France, American Airlines and US Airways.

Parking and Transportation

The airport has a long-term parking lot for passengers who want to leave their car at the airport while they travel. Parking in the lot costs $24.89 for days one through three, $19.91 for days four through six, $17.42 for days seven through nine and $14.93 for each additional day after the ninth day. You can also take a taxi to the airport. The cab fare from Rio de Janeiro to the airport ranges from $20 to $30 depending on the cab company you use and the time of day you need transportation. If you need a rental car when you arrive at your destination, use Orbitz.com to make your reservations.

Dining at the Airport

If you want to grab a meal before your flight, the airport has several options available. Moiselle Restaurant, Rei do Mate and Air Point are located in Terminal 1. Spoleto, Pastello and Bob's are located in Terminal 2. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Rio de Janeiro, you can save money by purchasing the services you need in discount packages. This way, you'll have plenty of extra cash to have a meal before your flight.

Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport

Find cheap flights to Recife by using the search tools at Orbitz.com. Located about six miles from the center of the city, Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport (Av. Mascarenhas de Moraes) provides air service for the area. A number of airlines, such as American Airlines, Azul and Oceanair, offer both domestic and international flights to this state-of-the-art airport.

Getting from Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport

Ground transportation at the airport includes bus sevices that will take you to downtown Recife or to the bus station. The RRFSA train also makes stops near the terminal on Avenue Sul, and taxis are also available.

Weather in Recife

Temperatures in Recife are warm year round, making it ideal for a winter escape. August and September are the coolest months with lows in the upper 60s and highs in the low 80s. December through January boasts lows in the lower 70s and highs in the upper 80s.

Attractions in Recife

Recife offers a variety of tourist attractions. Boa Viagem Beach is a popular destination featuring coral reefs and miniature swimming pools. Rua do Bom Jesus Island is Recife's oldest attraction and it is where you will find the Kahal Zur Synagogue and free weekend concerts. Also in Recife is São Pedro dos Clérigos, a beautiful cathedral that dates back to the 1700s. No matter where you plan to visit in the city, Orbitz.com can get you started by helping you find cheap flights to Recife.

Interesting facts about flights from Rio De Janeiro to Recife

    • 7 direct flights are operating from Rio De Janeiro to Recife today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 2h 53m.
    • GOL flight 1470 (1:59 AM GMT, Boeing 737-800 Passenger) is today's earliest available flight from Rio De Janeiro to Recife.
    • GOL flight 1474 (5:07 PM GMT, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) is today's latest available flight from Rio De Janeiro to Recife.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Rio De Janeiro to Recife (US Airways flight 7797, Airbus Industrie A320) takes 2h 33m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Rio De Janeiro to Recife (GOL flight 1474, Boeing 737-700 Passenger) takes 3h 3m.
    • Flights from Rio de Janeiro Int'l airport (GIG), Santos Dumont Airport (SDU) to Guararapes Intl (REC) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Rio De Janeiro to Recife on Mon, Dec 22, 2014

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
TAM/TAM JJ3687/JJ3500 GIG 7:37 PM REC 12:05 AM 320/321 5hr 28min
GOL/GOL G31626/G31420 GIG 6:40 PM REC 12:10 AM 738/738 6hr 30min
GOL/GOL G31628/G31420 GIG 7:44 PM REC 12:10 AM 73G/738 5hr 26min
GOL/GOL G31490/G31420 SDU 5:49 PM REC 12:10 AM 738/738 7hr 21min
GOL/GOL G31492/G31420 SDU 6:58 PM REC 12:10 AM 738/738 6hr 12min
GOL/GOL G31642/G31724 SDU 8:23 PM REC 12:30 AM 738/738 5hr 7min
GOL/GOL G31640/G39053 SDU 8:17 PM REC 1:05 AM 738/738 5hr 48min
GOL/GOL G31644/G39053 SDU 9:50 PM REC 1:05 AM 738/738 4hr 15min
TAM JJ3658 GIG 11:18 PM REC 1:30 AM 320 3hr 12min
GOL/GOL G32053/G31292 GIG 7:26 PM REC 1:35 AM 738/738 7hr 9min
GOL/GOL G31715/G31292 SDU 7:28 PM REC 1:35 AM 738/738 7hr 7min
GOL/GOL G31972/G31192 GIG 10:08 PM REC 2:00 AM 738/73G 4hr 52min
TAM/TAM JJ3669/JJ3506 GIG 9:34 PM REC 2:03 AM 319/321 5hr 29min