There are 3 ways to get from Bogotá to Melgar by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogotá to Melgar

$6 - $20

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Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bogotá to Melgar 68.4 miles

$35 - $50

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Bogotá to Melgar 68.4 miles

$7 - $11

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The cheapest way to get from Bogotá to Melgar is to bus which costs $5 - $20 and takes 2 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bogotá to Melgar is to taxi which costs $35 - $50 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bogotá to Melgar. However, there are services departing from Quinta Paredes and arriving at Melgar via Zona Ind. Sredni and Bogotá. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Bogotá and Melgar is 77 km. The road distance is 109.5 km.

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The best way to get from Bogotá to Melgar without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 45 min and costs $5 - $20.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Bogotá to Melgar, including transfers.

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Bogotá to Melgar bus services, operated by Flota La Macarena, depart from Bogotá station.

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Bogotá to Melgar bus services, operated by Flota La Macarena, arrive at Melgar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bogotá to Melgar is 110 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Bogotá to Melgar.

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The nearest airport to Melgar is Ibague (IBE) Airport which is 60.3 km away. Other nearby airports include Bogota (BOG) (77.9 km) and Pereira (PEI) (139.2 km).

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  • Distance: 47.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

What companies run services between Bogotá, Colombia and Melgar, Tolima, Colombia?

Flota La Macarena operates a bus from Bogotá to Melgar every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $18 and the journey takes 2 h. Flota San Vicente also services this route on demand.

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There are 423+ hotels available in Melgar. Prices start at $41 USD per night.

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