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Santa Bárbara del Zulia is a city in western Venezuela, known as a centre for oil production. The city offers visitors a chance to experience Venezuelan culture alongside oil industry sights. You can visit the Iglesia de Santa Bárbara, a beautiful church, or learn about the history of oil extraction at a local museum. The city is also a departure point for exploring the surrounding region, including Maracaibo Lake, the largest lake in South America.

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

Airports near Santa Bárbara

There are multiple ways to reach Santa Bárbara - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Santa Bárbara.

Simón Bolívar International Airport

This is the closest international airport to Santa Bárbara, located approximately 250 kilometres away. It is a major hub for both domestic and international flights.


Arturo Michelena International Airport

This regional airport is located around 200 kilometres from Santa Bárbara. It offers domestic flights and limited international connections.


Santiago Mariño Caribbean International Airport

Although a bit further away at approximately 350 kilometres, this airport serves the island of Margarita and offers both domestic and international flights. You may need to take a connecting flight from here to reach Santa Bárbara.


Las Piedras Airport

This regional airport is located around 300 kilometres from Santa Bárbara. It primarily serves domestic flights and can be an option for those looking for a closer airport to reach the city.

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If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Santa Bárbara upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Santa Bárbara into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Santa Bárbara

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

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Plaza Bolivar

This central square is a great place to start your exploration of Santa Barbara. The plaza is lined with shops, cafes and restaurants, and is a popular spot for people-watching. In the centre of the plaza is a statue of Venezuelan independence hero Simón Bolívar. The plaza is also home to the Santa Barbara Cathedral, a beautiful colonial church that is worth a visit.

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Catatumbo River

If you're looking for adventure, head to the Catatumbo River, located about 100 kilometres from Santa Barbara. This unique river is famous for a natural phenomenon known as el Relámpago del Catatumbo (Catatumbo Lightning). Catatumbo lightning is the most frequent lightning storm on Earth, with lightning strikes occurring up to 280 nights a year! Boat tours are available on the river, which is a great way to see the lightning up close.

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Estadio Juan de Dios Gonzalez

This sports stadium is home to the Águilas del Zulia baseball team. If you're a baseball fan, catching a game here is a great way to experience Venezuelan culture. The stadium is located in the eastern part of Santa Barbara and can be reached by taxi or bus.

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