There are 4 ways to get from Fortaleza to Recife by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Fortaleza (FOR) to Recife (REC) FOR - REC

$151 - $331

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Bus Guanabara  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fortaleza to Recife

$32 - $45

2 alternative options

Bus via Assu  •  18 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Fortaleza to Assu
  2. Take the bus from Assu to João Pessoa
  3. Take the bus from João Pessoa to Recife

$40 - $64

Drive  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Fortaleza to Recife 486.5 miles

$80 - $120

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The distance between Fortaleza and Recife is 630 km. The road distance is 778.4 km.

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The best way to get from Fortaleza to Recife without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 39 min to get from Fortaleza to Recife, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Fortaleza to Recife is to fly which takes 3 h 39 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 13 h 58 min.

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The quickest flight from Fortaleza Airport to Recife Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fortaleza to Recife is 778 km. It takes approximately 10 h 32 min to drive from Fortaleza to Recife.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras offer flights from Fortaleza Airport to Recife Airport.

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There are 558+ hotels available in Recife. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fortaleza to Fortaleza Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Fortaleza to Recife.
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  • Distance: 393.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 39 min

What companies run services between Fortaleza, Brazil and Recife, Brazil?

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras fly from Fortaleza to Recife every 3 hours. Alternatively, Guanabara operates a bus from Fortaleza to Recife 4 times a day. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 13 h 25 min.

Airlines
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Fortaleza to Recife
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Fortaleza to Recife
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Fortaleza to Recife
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Bus operators
Viacao Nordeste
Phone
+55 84 3205-6161
Email
sac-ouvidoria@viacaonordeste.com.br
Website
viacaonordeste.com.br
Bus from Fortaleza to Assu
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
viacaonordeste.com.br
Bus from Assu to João Pessoa
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
viacaonordeste.com.br
Viacao Progresso
Phone
+55 24 2251-5050 / 0800 886 1000
Website
viacaoprogresso.com.br
Bus from João Pessoa to Recife
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
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