The cheapest times to fly from FNT to REC are

  • January 29th to June 10th (except the weeks of February 12th, February 19th, and April 30th)
  • August 6th to September 23rd (except the week of September 10th)
  • October 22nd to November 11th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FNT to REC is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $3605 for Saturday flights during late December, or as low as $1425 for Wednesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Recife

Flying from Flint, MI (FNT) to Recife (REC) will usually cost between $1518 to $2916 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $1564. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $2990. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1425 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1873 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FNT to REC flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FNT to REC route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FNT to REC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FNT to REC flight is more expensive than the average and costs more than the average flight leaving from Flint. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to REC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into FNT. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $539 (21%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1798. Return trip prices are from the REC to FNT flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FNT to REC can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 23 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking FNT to REC

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from FNT to REC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Miami, FL (FNT > MIA > REC)

  • Price for both tickets: $945
  • Average savings: $928 (49.53%)

See FNT to MIA flights

Hack #2: Orlando, FL (FNT > MCO > REC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1003
  • Average savings: $870 (46.46%)

See FNT to MCO flights

Hack #3: Fort Lauderdale, FL (FNT > FLL > REC)

  • Price for both tickets: $1152
  • Average savings: $721 (38.5%)

See FNT to FLL flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FNT to REC? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport to Bishop International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4672 miles or 7519 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FNT to REC?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FNT to REC flight is about 9 hour 23 minutes.

How many flights go between Flint, MI and Recife?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 12 available flights from FNT to REC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FNT
Origination airport name Bishop International Airport
City Flint, MI
Country the United States
Latitude 43
Longitude -83.7

Return Airport

Destination code REC
Destination airport name Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport
City Recife
Country Brazil
Latitude -8.1
Longitude -34.9


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