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City CodeMAR
Popular Airlines-
Flight Time6~9 hours

The flight time to Maracaibo is approximately 6~9 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Maracaibo.


Maracaibo is a city located in the North-West of Venezuela. Maracaibo is located on the coast of a strait between the Gulf of Venezuela and the massive, salt-water Lake Maracaibo. The weather in Maracaibo is some of the hottest in Venezuela, with a registered highest temperature of 41 degrees Centigrade. Culture in Maracaibo is rich, unique and indigenous. Maracaibo is the home to The Gaita, a type of Venezuelan folk music. Maracaibo has both low, historic, colourful, colonial buildings and high, glass and metal, modern skyscrapers.

Voice of Travelers to Maracaibo

Maria from Venezuela

Hi, I'm Maria from Caracas. I just came back from a trip to visit my family in Maracaibo. I booked my flight ticket with Aserca Airlines. The service on the plane was good. The plane is kept in good shape and I felt secure on it. Even though my ticket was just for a short domestic flight to Maracaibo I was served a complimentary drink. The flight attendants were polite and I enjoyed my flight. It is definitely faster and safer than travelling by bus. When I returned home to Caracas I bough air tickets for my family to come over from Maracaibo to visit me.

Tom from United States

Hiya, I'm Tom and I'm from Miami. I took a flight to Maracaibo with American Airlines. I booked my return ticket to Maracaibo online. The service on board was excellent. In-flight entertainment was fantastic and I liked that the screens have privacy filters. I charged my mobile phone thanks to the USB port in my seat. I also noticed that the restrooms on the plane were very clean. The plane is very modern and well equipped. The meal on board and the refreshing drinks were good. I thought the staff were professional and polite. We landed in Maracaibo on time. It is not the first time I booked tickets with American Airlines and it certainly won't be the last.

Maracaibo Travel FAQs

Q. What affects the price of a ticket to Maracaibo?

Many things can affect the price of an air ticket to a destination like Maracaibo. How popular tickets are to that destination affects the cost of an air ticket. Which airlines sell tickets a particular flight route also has an impact on the cost of the ticket. Costs such as airport taxes and fuel price also affect how much a ticket costs. Many things come together to determine the final cost of an air ticket to somewhere like Maracaibo.

Q. Is it safe to buy tickets to travel to Maracaibo?

Maracaibo is a fascinating destination worth visiting. However as Venezuela is currently (September 2017) going through a period of social unrest, many governments advise against all but essential travel to Maracaibo and Venezuela. Therefore if possible, delay your trip to Maracaibo until the situation in Venezuela stabilises.

Q. I need to cancel my ticket to Maracaibo due to health reasons. Will the cost of my ticket be refunded?

If you booked a flexible, refundable ticket to Maracaibo you should be able to cancel your ticket and get a refund or be able to move the date of your flight without incurring a charge. If you booked a non-refundable ticket to Maracaibo, if you are able to get a note from your medical practitioner you still might be able to get a refund for your ticket. It is advisable to contact your airline, as soon as you know you will need to cancel your ticket to Maracaibo.

Maracaibo - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to La Chinita International Airport ・Queen Beatrix International Airport ・ Tocumen International Airport ・Arturo Michelena International Airport ・Miami International Airport etc

Flight Routes to Maracaibo

Maracaibo is connected to Caracas and few other cities in Venezuela by direct flights. Tickets to Maracaibo from various destinations across Latin America, including Panama City and Aruba can also be bought. The furthest destination from which you can buy a direct ticket to Maracaibo is Miami.