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Book your trip to arrive at Santos Dumont, Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International, or Terminal Padre Henrique Otte. The distance between Recife and Rio de Janeiro is 1866 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Azul, LATAM Airlines, and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Recife and Rio de Janeiro have 276 direct flights per week. When you arrive at Rio de Janeiro, consider visiting Cristo Redentor, Ipanema Beach, Governador Island, and Sugarloaf Mountain, Brazil.

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Check-in for a flight from Recife to Rio de Janeiro

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
AzulAZUADYesUnknownNo
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYesUnknownNo
Gol Transportes AéreosGLOG3YesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Recife to Rio de Janeiro?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Recife and Rio de Janeiro takes around 2.9 hours.

What is the flight distance between Recife and Rio de Janeiro?

The flight distance between Recife and Rio de Janeiro is 1866 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Recife and Rio de Janeiro?

Several carriers operate flights between Recife and Rio de Janeiro. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Recife?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Recife and São Paulo–Guarulhos International, Pinto Martins – Fortaleza International, Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International, Brasília International, Presidente Castro Pinto International, Tancredo Neves International, Campina Grande, Imperatriz, Mossoro, Serra Talhada Airport, Caruaru Airport.

What are the most popular routes to and from Rio de Janeiro?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo–Guarulhos International, Salgado Filho International, Brasília International, Hercílio Luz International, Afonso Pena International, Navegantes, Santa Genoveva, Eurico de Aguiar Salles, Tancredo Neves International, Senador Petronio Portella, Uberlandia.

What airports are near Recife?

The main airport in Recife is Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International. It is also served by Recife/Guararapes–Gilberto Freyre International, Zumbi dos Palmares International, Presidente Castro Pinto International, Campina Grande.

What airports are near Rio de Janeiro?

The main airport in Rio de Janeiro is Santos Dumont. It is also served by Zona da Mata Regional, Cabo Frio International.

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