Simón Bolívar International Airport (CSS) is the primary commercial airport serving Caracas and Venezuela’s main international airport. The airport serves as a hub for Aeropostal, Conviasa and LASER Airlines.
Travelers from Caracas can fly non-stop to destinations elsewhere in Venezuela, as well as points across South America, in North America, the Caribbean and Europe. Popular destinations include Porlomar, Lima, Quito, Miami and Aruba.
Are you flying from Caracas and traveling on a budget? If you’re looking for inexpensive flights, you should ensure that your search includes low-cost carrier Gol, which flies from Caracas to Aruba, Punta Cana, Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo. If you’re flying to another destination, keep in mind that airfares are lower if you buy your tickets at least several weeks in advance. You’re also more likely to find cheap airfares if your travel dates and times are flexible. Be sure to include in your search all airlines as well as all of the airports at your destination.
When Venezuelans go on vacation, Miami and the rest of southern Florida is a popular destination. When planning your trip, here are some things to keep in mind.
American Airlines, LAN Airlines and SBA Airlines fly from Caracas’s Simón Bolívar International Airport to Miami International Airport (MIA). The flying time is about 3 hours, 30 minutes.
Miami hotels are likely to be most expensive during high season, which runs from January to April. Hotel rates are lowest from June to September. Miami’s weather is warm, with highs in the 70s and 80s year-round. Visitors should be aware that Miami can be affected by hurricanes, and hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30.
Visitors holding a Venezuelan passport must obtain a US visa before flying to the United States, even if the traveler is simply transiting to another international flight. Contact the US Embassy in Caracas for more information.