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There are 6 ways to get from São Paulo to Maracaibo by plane, bus or car

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Fly Sao Paulo to Maracaibo  •  14h

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Maracaibo (MAR) GRU - MAR

$450 - $1,810

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Bus  •  6 days 18h

  1. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Bogotá
  2. Take the bus from Bogota to Cúcuta
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Mérida
  4. Take the bus from Mérida to Maracaibo

$313 - $456

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Fly Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo  •  21h 36m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo Congonhas (CGH) to Maracaibo (MAR) CGH - MAR

$471 - $1,901

Fly Sao Paulo to Riohacha, bus, drive  •  19h 41m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Riohacha (RCH) GRU - RCH
  2. Take the bus from Riohacha to Maicao
  3. Drive from Maicao to Plaza Carrasquero
  4. Take the bus from Plaza Carrasquero to Core 3

Bus via Lima  •  6 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Lima
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Cúcuta
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Mérida
  4. Take the bus from Mérida to Maracaibo

$386 - $568

Drive  •  4 days 17h

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Maracaibo 8270.7 km

$850 - $1,300

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Maracaibo is to bus which costs R$ 1700 - R$ 2500 and takes 6 days 18h.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Maracaibo is to fly which costs R$ 2400 - R$ 10000 and takes 14h.

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The distance between São Paulo and Maracaibo is 4674 km. The road distance is 8270.7 km.

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It takes approximately 14h to get from São Paulo to Maracaibo, including transfers.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Maracaibo is to fly which takes 14h and costs R$ 2400 - R$ 10000. Alternatively, you can bus via Lima, which costs R$ 2100 - R$ 3100 and takes 6 days 2h.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Maracaibo Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h and has one stopover.

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Maracaibo is 1h behind São Paulo. It is currently 4:12 PM in São Paulo and 3:12 PM in Maracaibo.

Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Maracaibo is 8271 km. It takes approximately 4 days 17h to drive from São Paulo to Maracaibo.

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Copa Airlines offers flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Maracaibo Airport.

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There are four+ hotels available in Maracaibo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Maracaibo.
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  • Distance: 4674.5 km
  • Duration: 14h

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Maracaibo, Venezuela?

Copa Airlines flies from São Paulo to Maracaibo 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from São Paulo to Maracaibo via Lima, Cúcuta, San Antonio del Táchira, and Mérida in around 6 days 2h.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Maracaibo via Panama City
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo via Salvador, Panama City
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo via Belo Horizonte Confins, Panama City
Ave. Duration
18h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo via Brasilia, Panama City
Ave. Duration
18h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo via Recife, Panama City
Ave. Duration
19h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo via Porto Alegre, Panama City
Ave. Duration
17h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo via Brasilia, Manaus, Panama City
Ave. Duration
21h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Sao Paulo Congonhas to Maracaibo via Belo Horizonte Confins, Brasilia, Panama City
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $2,000
Flights from Sao Paulo to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Riohacha via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 9m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Viva Air Colombia
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $750
Bus operators
Torcoroma
Phone
5 2814445
Email
servicioalcliente@torcoroma.com.co
Website
torcoroma.com.co
Bus from Riohacha to Maicao
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Riohacha to Maicao
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Bus from Bogotá to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Metro de Maracaibo
Phone
+58(261)7307200
Email
oac@metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Website
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Bus from Plaza Carrasquero to Core 3
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
panorama.com.ve
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Lima to La Parada, Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
2 days 14h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Lima to La Parada
Ave. Duration
2 days 18h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve
Expresos Jauregui
Phone
+58(277)-5411134, +58(426)1812675, +58(414) 7402046
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Mérida
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Expresos Tachira Merida C.A
Phone
+58(274)2633829, +58(414)7125913
Email
Tachira.merida@hotmail.com
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Mérida
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Expresos Coromoto C.A.
Phone
+58 (0274) 4171720 / 4175841
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Mérida to Maracaibo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Terminal de Transporte de Pasajero Sur José
Phone
(0274) 262 11 79
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Mérida to Maracaibo
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Concorde
Cotrans Malaga
Phone
(57-7) 6607866
Email
svc@cotrans.com.co
Website
cotrans.com.co
Bus from Bogotá Salitre to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
cotrans.com.co
Book at
cotrans.teletiquete.com

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