There are 6 ways to get from Recife to Natal by bus, car or plane

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Bus Gontijo  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Recife to Natal Maceió / ...

$17 - $24

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Bus Progresso  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Recife to Natal

$14 - $26

4 alternative options

Bus Viação Nacional  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Abreu e Lima to Natal Rio de Janeiro

Drive  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Recife to Natal 178.6 miles

$30 - $45

Fly to Natal  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Recife (REC) to Natal (NAT) REC - NAT

$38 - $153

Fly to Joao Pessoa, bus  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Recife (REC) to Joao Pessoa (JPA) REC - JPA
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rita to Natal

$116 - $571

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Recife and arriving at Natal. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 5 h 45 min.

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The distance between Recife and Natal is 254 km. The road distance is 285.7 km.

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The best way to get from Recife to Natal without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs .

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The bus from Recife to Natal takes 5 h 45 min including transfers and departs five times a week.

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Recife to Natal bus services, operated by Gontijo, depart from Recife station.

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The best way to get from Recife to Natal is to bus which takes 5 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Recife Airport to Natal Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Recife to Natal bus services, operated by Gontijo, arrive at Natal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Recife to Natal is 286 km. It takes approximately 3 h 30 min to drive from Recife to Natal.

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Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras offers flights from Recife Airport to Natal Airport.

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Map of how to get from Recife to Natal.
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  • Distance: 158.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 45 min

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

Gontijo operates a bus from Recife to Natal 5 times a week. Tickets cost $17 - $24 and the journey takes 5 h 45 min. Alternatively, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras flies from Recife to Natal 4 times a day.

Airlines
Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Recife to Natal
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $300
Flights from Recife to Joao Pessoa
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Bus operators
Progresso
Phone
+55 81 2121-9000
Website
progressoonline.com.br
Bus from Recife to Natal
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
ad.zanox.com
Book at
ad.zanox.com
Bus from Santa Rita to Natal
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
portaldepassagens.com.br
Viação Nacional
Phone
0800 728 0044
Website
viacaonacional.com.br
Bus from Abreu e Lima to Natal
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
viacaonacional.com.br
Book at
comprepassagem.com.br

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There are 613+ hotels available in Natal. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Recife to Recife Airport is to train which takes 39 min and costs .

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