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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 39 min

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

$148 - $328

Cheapest option

Bus via João Pessoa  •  13 h 58 min

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

$30 - $65

2 alternative options

Bus  •  13 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Fortaleza to Recife

$30 - $43

Drive  •  10 h 32 min

  1. Drive from Fortaleza to Recife 486.5 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fortaleza to Recife is to bus which costs R$ 110 - R$ 170 and takes 13 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fortaleza to Recife is to fly which costs R$ 550 - R$ 1300 and takes 3 h 39 min.

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

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

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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 $29 - $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 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $470
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Fortaleza to Recife
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Fortaleza to Recife
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Bus operators
Guanabara
Phone
+55 85 4005-1992 / 0800 728 1992
Email
marketing@expressoguanabara.com.br
Website
expressoguanabara.com.br
Bus from Fortaleza to Recife
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Bus from Fortaleza to João Pessoa
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
clickbus.com.br
Book at
clickbus.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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