The cheapest times to fly from REC to FRA are

  • January 15th to June 17th
  • September 24th to October 7th
  • November 19th 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 FRA is early to mid March. Prices can be as high as $1410 for Saturday flights during early January, or as low as $576 for Monday flights around early to mid March.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Recife (REC) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $636 to $1168 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid March with an average ticket price of $656. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early January, with an average price of $1285. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $629 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $798 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to FRA flight.

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

REC to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to FRA 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 $0.1, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FRA, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into REC. 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 $130 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $782. Return trip prices are from the FRA 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 FRA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 9 hour 36 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking REC to FRA

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 FRA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (REC > MAD > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $775
  • Average savings: $23 (2.82%)

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Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Europa, Air France, Azul, British Airways, Condor, COPA, El Al, Finnair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4789 miles or 7707 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to FRA flight is about 9 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 56 available flights from REC to FRA.


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 FRA
Destination airport name Frankfurt Main Airport
City Frankfurt
Country Germany
Latitude 50
Longitude 8.6


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