How to Reach Recife - The Easiest Way to Reach Recife

HOW TO GET TO RECIFE 

  • By Air: Guararapes-Gilberto Freyre International Airport receives flights from all important Brazilian cities as well as Panama City, Buenos Aires, Frankfurt, Madrid, Miami, Lisbon, Porto, Paris, Milan, Helsinki and Amsterdam. Buses 033 and 152 go to the airport from the city.
  • By Bus: Find Terminal Integrado de Passageiros bus terminal in Coqueiral.
  • By Boat: Several cruise lines such as the de Holland America Line, Oceania Cruises Insignia, SeaDream Yacht Club and Royal Caribbean International Splendour of the Sea sail to Recife
  • By Car: Three highways, BR-101 (north), BR-232 (east-west) and BR-408 run to Recife

HOW TO GET AROUND RECIFE

  • By Metro: The MetroRec only covers a limited area of the city. There are 28 stations, on three lines.
  • By Bus: There are over 119 bus lines running in the city, and once you’ve figured out their routes, they are indispensable.
  • By Taxi: Taxis are hands down the best way to get around – fast, reliable, reasonably priced and plentiful.

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Modes of Transportation in Recife

Know about the preferred mode of transport, average time spent and average distance traveled for commute in Recife. The most preferred mode of transport in Recife is Car.

Average distance: 11.24 km Average time: 47.95 min

  • Car 33.33%
    Driving 43.29 min Walking 1.43 min Overall average time for 15.5 kms 44.71 min
  • Bike 19.05%
    Bike 22.25 min Overall average time for 5.88 kms 22.25 min
  • Motorbike 4.76%
    Motorbike 60 min Overall average time for 35 kms 60 min
  • Walking 23.81%
    Walking 34.6 min Driving 9.4 min Bike 4.6 min Motorbike 1 min Overall average time for 6.6 kms 49.6 min
  • Bus/Trolleybus 19.05%
    Bus 48.75 min Waiting 20 min Walking 5.5 min Overall average time for 9 kms 74.25 min

How to Reach Recife from Nearby Cities

Route Distance Time
Ipojuca to Recife 33.53 km 1 hour 5 mins
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