The cheapest times to fly from SCL to REC are

  • March 5th to April 22nd
  • May 14th to May 27th
  • August 6th to December 9th (except the weeks of September 10th and November 19th)

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 SCL to REC is early March. Prices can be as high as $709 for Friday flights during early to mid January, or as low as $371 for Saturday flights around early March.


When to Fly to Recife

Flying from Santiago (SCL) to Recife (REC) will usually cost between $378 to $538 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early March with an average ticket price of $388. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid January, with an average price of $525. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $137 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $400 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCL to REC flight.

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

SCL to REC Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCL to REC flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Santiago. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $31 (7%) 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 $414. Return trip prices are from the REC to SCL 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 SCL to REC can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 6 hour 9 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aerolineas Argentinas, Azul, COPA, Emirates, Gol, KLM, LATAM, Sky Airline, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport to Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2875 miles or 4627 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCL to REC flight is about 6 hour 9 minutes.

How many flights go between Santiago and Recife?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 69 available flights from SCL to REC.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCL
Origination airport name Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport
City Santiago
Country Chile
Latitude -33.4
Longitude -70.8

Return Airport

Destination code REC
Destination airport name Guararapes Gilberto Freyre International Airport
City Recife
Country Brazil
Latitude -8.1
Longitude -34.9


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