Aracaju to Recife

Aracaju to Recife

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Transportation from Aracaju to Recife

How to get from Aracaju to Recife

Travelling between Aracaju and Recife is possible by Flight and bus. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 721.28 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 40.01.

How long does it take to get from Aracaju to Recife?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 22 hours to travel between Aracaju and Recife depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Aracaju and Recife. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 10m. Flight does a much slower job and take about 22h to reach Recife.

How much does it cost to get from Aracaju to Recife?

Travelling between Aracaju and Recife can be as cheap as USD 40.01 if you opt for a Progresso Autoviacao bus and as expensive as USD 721.28 if you buy a LATAM Airlines Group flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Aracaju and Recife ?

  • 9 from Aracaju to Recife starting from 10:35 Aracaju Airport until 19:05 Aracaju Airport
  • 5 from Aracaju to Recife starting from 12:30 Aracaju until 23:50 Aracaju

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Aracaju to Recife.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?


Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Aracaju to Recife, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 99.25.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Aracaju and Recife

Azul, GOL, LATAM Airlines Group


Travelling from Aracaju to Recife overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Aracaju and Recife

Progresso Autoviacao, Real Alagoas

What is the most popular transport to get from Aracaju to Recife?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus