If the offers provided by buses do not suit your needs, trains and carpooling could represent a good alternative for this distance.
With such a long journey, we would like to give you some advice: you can look for a flight to Recife, or if your budget is limited, you can check night buses and trains to save the daytime for your visits.
Travelling by bus to Recife from Rio de Janeiro: how many daily connections are there?
3 bus connections exist to reach Recife from Rio de Janeiro per day. Please be aware that among these connections there are 3 direct lines versus zero route which have at least one change. So you will never have to take another bus.
What time are the buses to Recife?
The first bus to Recife leaves at 15:12, while the last one is scheduled at 18:12. The journey takes on average 44 hours and 8 minutes, but the fastest connections take only 43 hours and 45 minutes.
By bus from Rio de Janeiro to Recife: which companies offer the service?
Among the several partners of virail, you can also find ITAPEMIRIM, offering buses from Rio de Janeiro to Recife.