Directions from Bogotá to Santa Marta

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Recommended option

Fly to Santa Marta  •  4 h 27 min

  1. BOG - SMR

$63 - $163

Cheapest option

Bus Berlinas  •  19 h 33 min

$42 - $72

4 alternative options

Fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  5 h 38 min

  1. BOG - BAQ

$54 - $153

Fly to Riohacha, bus  •  6 h 24 min

  1. BOG - RCH

$97 - $217

Bus Copetran  •  12 h 50 min

$48 - $81

Drive  •  13 h 43 min

  1. 597.5 miles

$60 - $95

What companies run services between Bogotá, Colombia and Santa Marta, Colombia?

LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and VivaColombia fly from Bogotá to Santa Marta hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bogotá to Santa Marta via Valledupar in around 12 h 50 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Riohacha
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $360
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Bogota to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
pinbus.com
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pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$6 - $8
Bus from Riohacha to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$8 - $12
Premium
$10 - $15
Mini Van
$10 - $13
Bus from Bogota to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$35 - $55
Premium
$40 - $60
Mini Van
$45 - $55
Bus from Valledupar to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$12 - $17
Premium
$14 - $20
Mini Van
$14 - $18
Bus from Bogotá to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
19 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$45 - $65
Premium
$45 - $65
Mini Van
$50 - $65
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Riohacha to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$12 - $17
Regular
$9 - $13
Bus from Valledupar to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$16 - $23
Regular
$14 - $20

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Bogotá and Santa Marta is 738 km. The road distance is 956 km.

The cheapest way to get from Bogotá to Santa Marta is to bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 19 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from Bogotá to Santa Marta is to fly which takes 4 h 27 min and costs $60 - $170.

No, there is no direct bus from Bogotá to Santa Marta. However, there are services departing from Bogota and arriving at Santa Marta via Valledupar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 27 min to get from Bogotá to Santa Marta, including transfers.