Cheap flights from Santiago to Maracaibo

by victor smit

About Maracaibo

Maracaibo(MAR) is a magnificent city of Venezuela and is located on the western shore of Lake Maracaibo. Moreover, Maracaibo covers a semiarid climate with an annual average temperature of 29 °C. Hence, while booking flights from Santiago to Maracaibo, consider traveling during the winter season(December to February) when the temperature settles down, and the weather is pleasant enough to stroll around the city.

Best season to visit Maracaibo

  • Low Peak Season
    The best time to beat the crowd is in August when the price drops at an average of 12%.
  • High Peak Season
    In contrast, December is the high peak season with an average price increase of 23%.

Flights from Santiago to Maracaibo

To avail cheap flights from Santiago to Maracaibo, book your seat with Copa Airlines for a one-way trip at a fare of USD 475 and round-trip at USD 992. In addition, there are no direct/non-stop flights available for this route; hence, expect at least one layover in Panama City(PTY).

Furthermore, the merchandising airports on this route are- Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport(SCL)and Airport La Chinita(MAR). And, the airlines serving on this route are- American, Copa, Avianca, LATAM, JetSMART, and United Airlines.

Now, let’s look at some insights concluding flight fares from Santiago to Maracaibo:

Airlines One-way tripAirlinesRound-trip
CopaUSD 475CopaUSD 992
Copa, JetSMARTUSD 490Copa, AviancaUSD 997
Avianca, CopaUSD 503Copa, LATAMUSD 1049
AviancaUSD 511Multiple AirlinesUSD 1057
UnitedUSD 507AviancaUSD 994

Here are some essential things to consider when traveling from Santiago to Maracaibo, and boarding a flight from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport(SCL) to Airport La Chinita(MAR).

Best Places to eat in Maracaibo

  • Mi Ternerita
    Being one of the renowned steakhouses in Maracaibo(MAR), this dining place is a gem. Besides, the menu is filled with a wide range of fresh meat, chicken, pork, and beef dishes.
  • Katamaran
    If you’re looking for authentic seafood in the city, here you go. The place is usually chock full of crab and octopus lovers, plus here you can experience the real Venezuela.
  • Albahaca Restaurant
    Now if seafood or steak isn’t your mug of beer, then you can step in here. Here you can expect a wide array of vegan/gluten-free meals prepared with farm-fresh veggies. 

Best Hotels to stay in Maracaibo

  • Hotel Maracaibo Cumberland
    This luxurious hotel is perfect for staying in Maracaibo(MAR). Besides, the hotel offers amenities like an in-house restaurant, a bar/lounge, a garden terrace, and a vast sitting space. 
  • Hotel Kristoff
    This elegant hotel is a top-rated accommodation and facilitates standard rooms with provided laundry and ironing services, a buffet breakfast, a swimming pool, and a sitting area. 

Things to do in Maracaibo

  • General Rafael Urdaneta Bridge
    Located over Lake Maracaibo, this beautiful bridge is a must-visit. Here, you can admire the peaceful lake and glimpse a dolphin or two.
  • Teatro Baralt
    Visit this place, one of the famous monuments in the city that certainly portrays the historical side of the country. 
  • Parque La Marina
    This park is located beside the Maracaibo lakefront, where you observe the bustling city and snap some pictures. 


  • What is the flight duration from Santiago to Maracaibo?

    The flight duration will be about 9h 55m. Read your favorite novel or watch a movie while you're at it.

  • Is there a direct/ non-stop flight from Santiago to Maracaibo?

    There are no direct/nonstop flights available; hence, expect at least one layover in Panama City(PTY).

  •  What are the best prices for flights from Santiago to Maracaibo?

    The best prices for flights from Santiago(SCL) to Maracaibo(MAR) are offered by Copa Airlines for a one-way trip at a fare of USD 475 and round-trip at USD 992.

  • Which Airports will I be using to take flights from Santiago to Maracaibo?

    You will board a flight from Arturo Merino Benitez International Airport(SCL) and land at Airport La Chinita(MAR).

  • What is the best day to fly from Santiago to Maracaibo?

    The best day to fly from Santiago to Maracaibo is Monday, while Saturday is the most expensive day.

  • Can I travel from Santiago to Maracaibo now?

    Yes, you can travel from Santiago(SCL) to Maracaibo(MAR) now, but with some travel restrictions. You might need to provide Covid-19 negative report taken within three days or a valid vaccination certificate at arrival. 

  • Can I cancel my flight booking from Santiago to Maracaibo due to COVID-19?

    You can easily cancel your flight booking, although it's best to check in with the airline's policies first. Moreover, visit the customer support portal to learn more about the guidelines for your flights from Santiago(SCL) to Maracaibo(MAR).

  • How many miles is it from Santiago to Maracaibo?

    It is approximately 3,049 miles/4,907 kilometers from Santiago to Maracaibo.

  • How much time do people spend in Maracaibo?

    The average time spent in Maracaibo(MAR) by tourists from Santiago(SCL) is one week.

  • What language do they speak in Maracaibo?

    The most spoken language in Maracaibo(MAR) is Paraujano.

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