The cheapest times to fly from REC to ATL are
- January 29th to July 1st (except the weeks of February 19th and February 26th)
- August 6th to August 26th
- October 15th to October 28th
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 REC to ATL is late May. Prices can be as high as $2409 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $781 for Tuesday flights around late May.
When to Fly to Atlanta
Flying from Recife (REC) to Atlanta, GA (ATL) will usually cost between $858 to $1567 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May with an average ticket price of $847. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1557. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $710 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1049 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to ATL flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the REC to ATL route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the REC to ATL flight is priced close to the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Recife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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 to Atlanta, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Recife. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $176 (14%) 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 $1030. Return trip prices are from the ATL to REC flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from REC to ATL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 48 minutes may not be realistic.
Flight Hacking REC to ATL
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 REC to ATL — but Champion Traveler does!
- Price for both tickets: $704
- Average savings: $345 (32.89%)
- Price for both tickets: $833
- Average savings: $216 (20.59%)
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from REC to ATL? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, Air Canada, American, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Delta, Gol, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport to Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 4339 miles or 6983 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from REC to ATL?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to ATL flight is about 8 hour 48 minutes.
How many flights go between Recife and Atlanta, GA?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from REC to ATL.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Country||the United States|
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