The cheapest times to fly from MCO to REC are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • March 5th to July 15th
  • September 17th to September 30th
  • October 22nd to November 18th (except the week of October 29th)

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 MCO to REC is mid June. Prices can be as high as $1383 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $580 for Tuesday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Recife

Flying from Orlando, FL (MCO) to Recife (REC) will usually cost between $580 to $1106 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid June with an average ticket price of $580. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1098. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $518 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $725 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MCO to REC flight.

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

MCO to REC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MCO to REC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Orlando. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $78 (10%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $721. Return trip prices are from the REC to MCO 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 MCO to REC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 10 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking MCO 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 MCO to REC — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Fortaleza (MCO > FOR > REC)

  • Price for both tickets: $671
  • Average savings: $55 (7.52%)

See MCO to FOR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 11 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Azul, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3991 miles or 6423 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MCO to REC flight is about 8 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Orlando, FL and Recife?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 84 available flights from MCO to REC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MCO
Origination airport name Orlando International Airport
City Orlando, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28.4
Longitude -81.3

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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