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Flights to Maracaibo

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Maracaibo is a city in northwestern Venezuela, known as the centre of Venezuela's oil industry. Its historic centre is filled with colonial buildings, including the colourful houses lining Calle Carabobo. The city's cathedral, Maracaibo Cathedral, houses the statue of the Cristo Negro, or Black Christ. You can also visit the 18th-century Casa de la Capitulación, a cultural and history centre. The best time to visit Maracaibo is during the dry season, from December to April. During this time, you can expect sunny skies and little rain. However, keep in mind that this is also the peak tourist season, so prices for flights and hotels will be higher.

If you're thinking about visiting Maracaibo, we've got you covered with a wide range of flight options. Alternative Airlines tickets over 600 airlines so finding flights to Maracaibo on our site will be a breeze! To find cheap, flexible flights to Maracaibo simply enter your departure airport you wish to fly from and choose your travel dates.

Airports near Maracaibo

Reach Maracaibo your way. You can easily travel to Maracaibo using any of these 4 airports.

Simón Bolívar International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Maracaibo, located approximately 400 miles away. It is a major hub for international and domestic flights, offering connections to various destinations worldwide.


José Antonio Anzoátegui International Airport

Although not as close as Caracas, this regional airport is still within a reasonable driving distance from Maracaibo, approximately 400 miles away. It serves as a gateway to the eastern part of Venezuela and offers domestic flights as well.


Las Américas International Airport

If you prefer a connecting flight, you can consider flying to Santo Domingo and then taking a domestic flight to Maracaibo. Las Américas International Airport is a major hub in the Caribbean region and offers a wide range of international flights.


Queen Beatrix International Airport

Another option for a connecting flight is to fly to Aruba and then take a domestic flight to Maracaibo. Queen Beatrix International Airport is well-connected with various international destinations and offers a convenient connection to Venezuela.

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With our Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) options, you can split the cost of your airline tickets into smaller instalments that can be paid back over time. Many of these plans are interest-free, but it's always a good idea to confirm this with your lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Maracaibo

With a wealth of sights to see in Maracaibo, here are our top 3:

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Lake Maracaibo and the Catatumbo Lightning

This is a truly unique natural wonder. Lake Maracaibo is the largest lake in South America, and it's home to the Catatumbo Lightning phenomenon. This spectacular light show features nearly constant lightning strikes over the lake at night, up to 280 times per hour! You can view this amazing sight from the shore or take a boat tour for an even more immersive experience.

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La Vereda del Lago Park

If you're looking for a place to relax and enjoy the outdoors, La Vereda del Lago Park is the perfect spot. This sprawling park offers walking and biking paths, playgrounds, gardens, and stunning views of Lake Maracaibo. It's a popular destination for locals and tourists alike, and a great place to escape the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Basilica of Our Lady of Chiquinquirá

This beautiful basilica is a significant landmark in Maracaibo. It's a pilgrimage site for many Venezuelans and is dedicated to the Virgin of Chiquinquirá, the patron saint of Maracaibo. The basilica's architecture is stunning, with intricate carvings and stained glass windows. Inside, you'll find a peaceful atmosphere and a chance to learn about the city's religious history.

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