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City CodePBM
Popular Airlines
  • Klm Royal Dutch Airlines
  • Korean Air
Flight Time6~12 hours

The flight time to Paramaribo is approximately 6~12 hours. Find out more about the history, economy, climate and transportation options before you visit Paramaribo.


Situated at the Suriname River banks, the city of Paramaribo is the capital of Suriname. With a population of more than 240,000 based on a 2012 census, Paramaribo is the largest city in the country. In 2002, the historic inner city of Paramaribo was included in to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Paramaribo has a tropical rainforest climate, with no true dry season. Furthermore, Paramaribo is the center for business and industry in the country. Because more tourists are booking a ticket to visit Paramaribo, tourism is also an increasing factor in the city’s economy.

Voice of Travelers to Paramaribo

A Visit to the Heritage Site which is Paramaribo

My name is Ton from Amsterdam. Lately, I have discovered an interesting city in Suriname. Being an enthusiast for UNESCO World Heritage Sites, I planned to book a ticket to Paramaribo. When I already had the means, I booked a ticket via KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. The services provided by the plane were remarkable. I had an amazing flight to Paramaribo. When I have arrived at Paramaribo, I explored its inner city and was fascinated by its preserved sites. I purchased a ticket to be able to enter Stichting Surinaams Museum. It is a fascinating museum with an impressive collection of artifacts displaying the rich Surinam history. The tour at the museum was informative, I indeed learned a lot about Paramaribo and Suriname in general. Every penny for the ticket was worth it. I am definitely booking a plane ticket back to Paramaribo.

Exploring the richness of Paramaribo

I am Rouxienne from Curacao. I have been wishing to book a ticket out of town to explore other cultures. Upon research, I discovered Paramaribo. I was able to book a plane ticket to visit the city via Fly All Ways. During my trip on board, I was accommodated by friendly attendants. I had a great flight thanks to the airline. When I have arrived at Paramaribo, I explored several sites including their cathedrals and mosques. I particularly would like to focus on one attraction which is the Fort Zeelandia. I bought a ticket to be able to enter the place. Fort Zeelandia has lots to offer regarding the history of the city. From the top, you can see the Suriname River which is awesome. What a marvelous place to go to. I am surely booking a plane ticket back to Paramaribo.

Paramaribo Travel FAQs

Q. How do I book a ticket to Paramaribo?

A. You can get your own plane ticket bound to Paramaribo in a variety of ways. First, purchase a plane ticket to Paramaribo from selected airlines that may be stationed in airports near you. In some instances, such airlines may not provide a ticket for a direct flight to Paramaribo. In this case, you may avail of a ticket for a connecting flight bound to Paramaribo. If such ticket is still unavailable, you may ask assistance from travel companies about the processing of a plane ticket to Paramaribo.

Q. Do I need a visa to enter Paramaribo?

A. Unless a native of Suriname, all citizens need a travel visa in order to visit Paramaribo. As such, they should also have a valid passport and a plane ticket to the place. However, some nationalities may not be issue a visa for a Paramaribo visit. Citizens from Philippines, Japan, and Israel, among others, may avail of a ticket to Paramaribo without such visa. On the other hand, citizens from countries including Austria, Lithuania, and Costa Rica may avail of a visa upon arriving at Paramaribo.

Q. What are great attractions in Paramaribo?

A. When booking a plane ticket to visit Paramaribo, you should consider these attractions. Saint Peter and Paul Basilica in Paramaribo is worth a visit because of its beautifully restored architecture. You may also purchase a ticket to enter museums such as Fort Zeelandia and Stichting Surinaams Museum where both feature colonial-era artifacts are present. Home to exotic species of animals, Palmentuin is also worth a visit. Finally, a visit to the Paramaribo Central Market would be awesome.

Paramaribo - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport ・Curaçao International Airport ( Willemstad, Curaçao) ・Val de Cans International Airport (Belém, Brazil) ・Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (Amsterdam, Netherlands) ・Piarco International Airport (Tunapuna-Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago)

Airports handling direct flights to Zorg en Hoop Airport ・Cheddi Jagan International Airport (Guyana) ・Ogle Airport (Demerara-Mahaica, Guyana) ・Arthur Napoleon Raymond Robinson International Airport (Tobago, Trinidad and Tobago) ・George F. L. Charles Airport (Castries, Saint Lucia)

Flight Routes to Paramaribo

In order to give you a guide in booking a ticket to Paramaribo, it is essential to identify the routes to and from the place. For a route via Zorg en Hoop Airport to all airports in Suriname, you may book a ticket to Paramaribo from Blue Wing Airlines, and Gum Air, among others. For a route to and from Paramaribo via Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport, you may avail of a ticket from Caribbean Airlines, and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, among others.