In the developed north of the land is a widely ramified road and railway system. In the inland hardly no good traffic routes are to find, by which the development of the mineral resources economy is inhibited.
Road system: 24,211 km of the 75,774-km-long road system are asphalted (1985). The most important connections are the „Carretera Transandina“, the Venezuelan section of the „Carretera Panamericana“ and the parallel-running „Carretera de los Lianos“.
Railway: After closedowns the whole length of the railway amounts only to 268 km. The most important connection is the railway Puerto Cabello - Barquisimeto.
Air traffic: All bigger places of the land can be approached. The most important airports are at Caracas (Simon Bolivar) and near Santo Domingo.
Ship journey: The Orinoco forms the second largest water road system of Latin America with its distributaries