The cheapest times to fly from REC to MCZ are

  • March 5th to March 25th
  • May 14th to June 24th
  • July 30th to December 2nd (except the week of November 12th)

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 MCZ is early October. Prices can be as high as $754 for Sunday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $165 for Tuesday flights around early October.


When to Fly to Maceió

Flying from Recife (REC) to Maceio (MCZ) will usually cost between $176 to $496 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early October with an average ticket price of $199. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $474. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $275 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $272 can be considered a good price for a round-trip REC to MCZ flight.

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

REC to MCZ Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the REC to MCZ 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 $1.49, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays 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 $115 (31%) 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 $258. Return trip prices are from the MCZ 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 MCZ can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 11 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 MCZ while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Santa Maria Airport (AJU) in Aracaju

  • 134 miles (216 km) away from MCZ
  • Usually 20.22% less expensive than MCZ
  • Nonstop flights available

See REC to AJU flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 4 major airlines flying this route most often: Azul, Gol, LATAM, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zumbi Dos Palmares Airport to Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 113 miles or 182 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop REC to MCZ flight is about 1 hour 11 minutes.

How many flights go between Recife and Maceio?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 43 available flights from REC to MCZ.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeREC
Origination airport nameGuararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeMCZ
Destination airport nameZumbi Dos Palmares Airport


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