The cheapest times to fly from REC to PDX are

  • March 5th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • August 6th to August 26th
  • September 10th 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 REC to PDX is early June. Prices can be as high as $3244 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $983 for Tuesday flights around early June.


When to Fly to Portland

Flying from Recife (REC) to Portland, OR (PDX) will usually cost between $1136 to $2564 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $1309. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $2710. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1401 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1668 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to PDX flight.

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

REC to PDX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to PDX flight is more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Recife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, 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. 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 $672 (32%) 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 $1285. Return trip prices are from the PDX to REC 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 REC to PDX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 12 hour 42 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking REC to PDX

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 PDX — but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $967
  • Average savings: $701 (42.03%)

See REC to MCO flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $1081
  • Average savings: $587 (35.19%)

See REC to MIA flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (REC > JFK > PDX)

  • Price for both tickets: $1168
  • Average savings: $500 (29.98%)

See REC to JFK flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, American, British Airways, COPA, Delta, KLM, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 6506 miles or 10470 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to PDX flight is about 12 hour 42 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Portland, OR?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from REC to PDX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code PDX
Destination airport name Portland International Airport
City Portland, OR
Country the United States
Latitude 45.6
Longitude -122.6


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