Arrivals Simon Bolivar Airport

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Caracas Simón Bolívar International Airport
The Venezuelan capital Caracas airport full name Simón Bolívar International Airport, but is best known as Maiquetia, to where it is popularly called. There are two terminals (domestic and international) within walking distance of each other, but there is also a shuttle bus between the two buildings.

Airport codes

  • IATA airport code: CCS
  • ICAO airport code: SVMI

local transport

There is no train connection with the Caracas airport.

Car and bus
Caracas airport is 21 kilometers northwest of the city center. From the airport, the Venezuelan capital easily accessible by car. First, you follow the signs to Autopista / Caracas (the autopista is a toll road). Then drive through two tunnels (Boquerón I and Boquerón II). then bear left when the third tunnel (La Planicie) encounter direction Petare.

From the bus station opposite the two terminal buildings buses depart from UCAM (Tel: +58 (0) 212 352 4818) to the center of Caracas. The journey takes 40-50 minutes.

Caracas Airport car rental
In the Arrivals Hall of both terminals there is a counter for car rental. Eight rental companies at Caracas Airport: three international car rental companies (Avis, Budget, Hertz) and five local providers (Aco Alquiler, Amigo, Auto 727, Margarita Rental and Rojas). You can also reserve a rental car at EasyTerra, they compare multiple providers at once

it is best to hire a certified taxi for your own safety. Which are identified by a registration number on the side and a clearly visible identity of the driver. In the Arrivals Hall of both terminals is a bright yellow desk of Corporación anfitriones where you can book a taxi. You can also do online on the website Taxi to Caracas. Accounting for the journey to the center of Caracas on 30-60 minutes.

Airport Parking
Both terminals have parking garages and outdoor parking.