The cheapest times to fly from REC to CGH are
- March 5th to July 1st (except the weeks of April 9th and April 30th)
- July 23rd to August 26th (except the week of July 30th)
- September 10th to September 23rd
- October 8th to December 2nd
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 CGH is late March. Prices can be as high as $567 for Friday flights during early January, or as low as $175 for Tuesday flights around late March.
When to Fly to São Paulo
Flying from Recife (REC) to Sao Paulo (CGH) will usually cost between $202 to $461 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late March with an average ticket price of $202. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $524. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $322 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $270 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to CGH flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the REC to CGH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the REC to CGH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Recife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.13, 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 $32 (11%) 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 $270. Return trip prices are from the CGH 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 CGH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 22 minutes may be realistic.
Alternative Nearby Airports
Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from REC to CGH while comparing.
- 18 miles (29 km) away from CGH
- Usually 21.30% less expensive than CGH
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from REC to CGH? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Azul, COPA, Gol, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from Congonhas Airport to Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 1323 miles or 2129 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from REC to CGH?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to CGH flight is about 3 hour 22 minutes.
How many flights go between Recife and Sao Paulo?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from REC to CGH.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport|
|Destination airport name||Congonhas Airport|
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