The cheapest times to fly from REC to FLL are

  • January 29th to February 11th
  • February 26th to April 1st
  • August 6th to December 9th

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 FLL is mid March. Prices can be as high as $4219 for Saturday flights during mid July, or as low as $562 for Friday flights around mid March.


When to Fly to Fort Lauderdale

Flying from Recife (REC) to Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) will usually cost between $679 to $1596 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid March with an average ticket price of $825. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid July, with an average price of $1795. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $970 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $993 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to FLL flight.

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

REC to FLL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to FLL 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 $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Friday 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 $292 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Friday and returning a week later will cost an average of $856. Return trip prices are from the FLL 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 FLL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 54 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 FLL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Miami International Airport (MIA) in Miami, FL

  • 21 miles (34 km) away from FLL
  • Usually 47.53% less expensive than FLL
  • Nonstop flights available

See REC to MIA flights


Flight Hacking REC to FLL

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 FLL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Orlando, FL (REC > MCO > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $850
  • Average savings: $143 (14.4%)

See REC to GRU flights

Hack #2: Sao Paulo (REC > GRU > FLL)

  • Price for both tickets: $947
  • Average savings: $46 (4.63%)

See REC to MCO flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Azul, Bahamasair, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, Silver Airways, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport to Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3845 miles or 6188 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to FLL flight is about 7 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Fort Lauderdale, FL?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 82 available flights from REC to FLL.


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 FLL
Destination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1


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