The cheapest times to fly from REC to SLA are

  • March 5th to April 1st
  • April 16th to June 24th
  • October 15th 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 SLA is late October. Prices can be as high as $1342 for Friday flights during mid December, or as low as $485 for Saturday flights around late October.


When to Fly to Salta

Flying from Recife (REC) to Salta (SLA) will usually cost between $575 to $1154 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late October with an average ticket price of $581. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $1177. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $595 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $781 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to SLA flight.

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

REC to SLA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to SLA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Recife. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SLA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into REC. 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 $96 (11%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $751. Return trip prices are from the SLA 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 SLA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 10 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking REC to SLA

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 SLA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Ezeiza (REC > EZE > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $512
  • Average savings: $269 (34.44%)

See REC to COR flights

Hack #2: Cordoba (REC > COR > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $535
  • Average savings: $247 (31.56%)

See REC to EZE flights

Hack #3: Sao Paulo (REC > GRU > SLA)

  • Price for both tickets: $587
  • Average savings: $194 (24.84%)

See REC to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, American, British Airways, COPA, Gol, LATAM, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2321 miles or 3735 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to SLA flight is about 5 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Salta?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 7 available flights from REC to SLA.


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 SLA
Destination airport name Salta Airport
City Salta
Country Argentina
Latitude -24.9
Longitude -65.5


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