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Bus

Bus – Caracas has 43 Metrobus routes that cover various parts of the city, and charge the same fare as the Metro (subway) – using the same ticket. Some of these bus routes cover outerlying areas not covered by the Metro itself, and (in effect) connect such passengers to the last stop of a Metro […]

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Metrocable

Metrocable: those traveling through Caracas are likely to see gondola cars going from the nearby mountains into the city. These are “Metrocable” cars – transporting passengers from remote mountainous outskirts of the city to Metro (subway) stations in various parts of Caracas. The Metrocable links are shown in grey on the above-mentioned map of the […]

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Metro

Metro – Venezuela’s oil boom has afforded its government the opportunity to build a Metro subway system that runs through much of Caracas (inaugurated in 1983). There are four Metro lines, totaling 48 stations. The longest line, Line 1, goes east–west along the city axis. Line 2 goes from the center southwest to the distant […]

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TAXI

TAXI – most taxis that operate in Caracas are white vehicles with yellow plates. Many of them can be found at fixed taxi stands, as well as in front of shopping malls throughout the city. Since these taxis are unmetered, passengers are advised to negotiate the rate to their destination with the driver before boarding. […]

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CAR RENTALS

CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Caracas: Avis Rent a Car: (58) 212 959-5822 Budget Rent a Car: (58) 212 603-1360 Hertz: (58) 212 952-0717 Thirifty: (58) 212 952-9981 Unirent: (58) 212 655-7200