There are 4 ways to get from Maceió 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  •  2 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Maceio (MCZ) to Recife (REC) MCZ - REC

$120 - $574

Cheapest option

Bus Real Alagoas  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Maceió to Recife Rio de Janeiro Novo Rio

$9 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus Expresso Sao Luiz  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Maceió to Recife Rio de Janeiro

$12 - $60

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Maceió to Recife 160.3 miles

$27 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Maceió to Recife is to bus which costs R$ 30 - R$ 80 and takes 4 h 43 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Maceió to Recife is to fly which costs R$ 460 - R$ 2300 and takes 2 h 4 min.

More details

The distance between Maceió and Recife is 202 km. The road distance is 256.5 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 2 h 4 min to get from Maceió to Recife, including transfers.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Maceió and arriving at Recife. Services depart twice a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 10 min.

More details

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

Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras flies from Maceió to Recife 3 times a day. Alternatively, Real Alagoas operates a bus from Maceió to Recife every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 - $20 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Maceio to Recife
Ave. Duration
48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Bus operators

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting around the Cyclades, Bali: What to do if Mount Agung erupts and What are the different types of Renfe trains in Spain? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.