The cheapest times to fly from MIA to REC are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • March 5th to July 8th (except the week of May 7th)
  • August 6th to September 30th

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 MIA to REC is mid June. Prices can be as high as $1043 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $520 for Monday flights around mid June.


When to Fly to Recife

Flying from Miami, FL (MIA) to Recife (REC) will usually cost between $520 to $920 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 $520. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $991. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $471 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $627 can be considered a good price for a round-trip MIA to REC flight.

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

MIA to REC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the MIA to REC flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Miami. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to REC, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into MIA. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Recife, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Miami. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $26 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $626. Return trip prices are from the REC to MIA 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 MIA to REC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 54 minutes may be realistic.


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $565
  • Average savings: $62 (9.89%)

See MIA to FOR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Avianca, 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 Miami International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3842 miles or 6183 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop MIA to REC flight is about 7 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Miami, FL and Recife?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 50 available flights from MIA to REC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code MIA
Origination airport name Miami International Airport
City Miami, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 25.8
Longitude -80.3

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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