There are 4 ways to get from Recife to Manaus by plane, bus or ferry

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Fly  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Recife (REC) to Manaus (MAO) REC - MAO

$135 - $606

3 alternative options

Bus  •  3 days 19 h

  1. Take the bus from Recife to Caruaru
  2. Take the bus from Caruaru to Lucas do Rio Verde
  3. Take the bus from Lucas do Rio Verde to Cuiabá
  4. Take the bus from Cuiabá to Porto Velho
  5. Take the bus from Porto Velho to Manaus

$249 - $371

Bus, ferry via Sao Luis  •  6 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Recife to Sao Luis
  2. Take the bus from Sao Luis to Belem
  3. Take the ferry from Belém to Manaus

$186 - $220

Bus Guanabara, ferry  •  6 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Recife to Natal
  2. Take the bus from Natal to Belém
  3. Take the ferry from Belém to Manaus

$175 - $247

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Recife to Manaus is to bus and ferry which costs R$ 750 - R$ 900 and takes 6 days 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Recife to Manaus is to fly which costs R$ 550 - R$ 2500 and takes 7 h 7 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Recife to Manaus. However, there are services departing from Recife and arriving at Manaus via Caruaru, Lucas do Rio Verde, Cuiabá and Porto Velho. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 19 h.

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The distance between Recife and Manaus is 2836 km.

The best way to get from Recife to Manaus without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 19 h and costs R$ 1000 - R$ 1500.

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It takes approximately 7 h 7 min to get from Recife to Manaus, including transfers.

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Recife to Manaus bus services, operated by Progresso, depart from Recife station.

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The best way to get from Recife to Manaus is to fly which takes 7 h 7 min and costs R$ 550 - R$ 2500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 1000 - R$ 1500 and takes 3 days 19 h.

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The quickest flight from Recife Airport to Manaus Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 55 min.

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Recife to Manaus bus services, operated by Aruana Transporte, arrive at Manaus station.

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Manaus is 1 h behind Recife. It is currently 11:32 PM in Recife and 10:32 PM in Manaus.

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

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Map of how to get from Recife to Manaus.
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  • Distance: 1772.2 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 7 min

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

Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, Gol Transportes Aéreos and LATAM Chile fly from Recife to Manaus every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Recife to Manaus via Caruaru, Lucas do Rio Verde, Cuiabá, and Porto Velho in around 3 days 19 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Recife to Manaus via Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
6 h 7 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Flights from Recife to Manaus via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Recife to Manaus via Fortaleza
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Recife to Manaus via Brasilia
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from Recife to Manaus via Rio De Janeiro-Galeao
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Recife to Manaus via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Recife to Manaus
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Bus operators
Progresso
Phone
+55 81 2121-9000
Website
progressoonline.com.br
Bus from Recife to Caruaru
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Bus from Recife to Sao Luis
Ave. Duration
23 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Schedules at
progressoonline.com.br
Bus from Recife to Natal
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
ad.zanox.com
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Satélite Norte
Phone
0800 707 3838 / +55 61 3573-4422
Email
contato@satelitenorte.com.br
Website
satelitenorte.com.br
Bus from Lucas do Rio Verde to Cuiabá
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
satelitenorte.com.br
Rapido Marajo
Phone
+55 3229-1797
Website
rodoviariadegoiania.com
Bus from São Luís to Belém
Ave. Duration
12 h 33 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31 - $35
Schedules at
busbud.com
Book at
busbud.com
Ferry operators

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