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Fares from $77 One Way, $153 Round Trip from Rio de Janeiro to Recife

Prices starting at $153 for return flights and $77 for one-way flights to Recife were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Route Information for Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Recife

Origin Airport IATA CodeRIO
Destination Airport IATA CodeREC
Distance1155 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSA AVIANCA, TAP Air Portugal, Gol
Earliest Flight Arrival11:45AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:50AM UTC

Flights from Rio De Janeiro 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.

Flights from Rio de Janeiro to Recife - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Rio de Janeiro to Recife?

Yes, there are two airlines that offer direct flights from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to Recife (REC-Guararapes Intl.). Hunt down the best deal and take to the skies with Gol or Azul.

What is the shortest flight from Rio de Janeiro to Recife?

It can take just 2 hours and 40 minutes to fly from Rio de Janeiro (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to Recife (REC-Guararapes Intl.). Take a seat and enjoy the ride, because you'll be strolling through arrivals before you know it.

What airlines fly from Rio de Janeiro (and vicinity) to Recife (and vicinity) most frequently?

If you want the airline with the most flights from Rio de Janeiro Airport (GIG-Galeao - Antonio Carlos Jobim Intl.) to Recife Airport (REC-Guararapes Intl.), reserve your ticket with Gol Transportes Aéreos. This carrier offers 137 monthly flights along this route.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Recife?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Recife have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Recife with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Recife without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.