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Maracaibo Airport Informational Guide to La Chinita International Airport (MAR) - Non Official

Maracaibo Airport Taxi

Transfer to Maracaibo city centre within 25-30 minutes by taxi. 

Friendly tip

Taxis in Maracaibo are way cheaper than Caracas. In fact, they are the cheapest ones in Venezuela! Our recommendation is to not to hail one in the street or outside taxi ranks since many of the taxicabs around are unlicensed ones.

If you’re staying in a hotel ask them to arrange a taxi for you to avoid scams and unpleasant situations. 

safety advice

Taxis are the safest mean of transportation from Maracaibo Airport to the city centre. In that sense, we ought passengers to take a taxi to their final destination. 


Taxi ranks are located at the ranks outside both airport terminals. 


One of the most reliable companies at Maracaibo Airport is Unión de Conductores Aeropuertos: +58 416 466 7076. 

Other available taxi companies:

Taxi Periférico La Limpia: +58 424 610 5054
Taxi New City: +58 261 731 1585
Taxi Lido Express: +58 261 525 5304

Service hours: 24/7. 


The cost of a one-way trip to Maracaibo city centre is about BsF 60.00.

*fares may change. 


The most popular mean of transportation among locals is por puesto cars, which stands for fixed route cars or vans whose travellers can take off the vehicle whenever they want.

It is necessary to arrange a price (cheaper than taxis) with the driver prior departing.

They have large capacity for 5 up to 6 passengers.