The cheapest times to fly from REC to CWB are

  • March 5th to April 1st
  • April 16th to April 29th
  • July 16th 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 CWB is mid to late August. Prices can be as high as $542 for Thursday flights during early January, or as low as $280 for Tuesday flights around mid to late August.


When to Fly to Curitiba

Flying from Recife (REC) to Curitiba (CWB) will usually cost between $289 to $474 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late August with an average ticket price of $289. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $494. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $205 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $324 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to CWB flight.

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

REC to CWB Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to CWB 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 fly to CWB, and Saturday the cheapest day to fly back into REC. Thursdays 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 $19 (5%) 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 $333. Return trip prices are from the CWB 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 CWB can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 43 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking REC to CWB

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 CWB — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Sao Paulo (REC > GRU > CWB)

  • Price for both tickets: $275
  • Average savings: $49 (15.15%)

See REC to GRU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Azul, British Airways, COPA, Emirates, Gol, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1524 miles or 2453 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to CWB flight is about 3 hour 43 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Curitiba?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 71 available flights from REC to CWB.


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 CWB
Destination airport name Afonso Pena Airport
City Curitiba
Country Brazil
Latitude -25.5
Longitude -49.2


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