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There are 5 ways to get from Bucaramanga to Mérida by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus, drive  •  12 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Pamplona
  2. Drive from Pamplona to San Cristóbal
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal to Mérida

$17 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Cúcuta Via Cucuta / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal to Mérida Exp Unidos MRD SCB

$14 - $24

3 alternative options

Bus via Bucaramanga  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Cúcuta Terminal Berlinas Via Cucuta / ...
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal to Mérida Exp Unidos MRD SCB

$25 - $42

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Bucaramanga to Mérida 282.4 miles

$29 - $45

Fly, bus  •  10 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Cucuta (CUC) BGA - CUC
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal to Mérida

$37 - $175

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The cheapest way to get from Bucaramanga to Mérida is to bus which costs $13 - $24 and takes 13 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucaramanga to Mérida is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 5 h 57 min.

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The distance between Bucaramanga and Mérida is 271 km. The road distance is 451.8 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 16 min to get from Bucaramanga to Mérida, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bucaramanga Airport to Cucuta Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Mérida is 1 h ahead of Bucaramanga. It is currently 2:04 AM in Bucaramanga and 3:04 AM in Mérida.

Yes, the driving distance between Bucaramanga to Mérida is 452 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from Bucaramanga to Mérida.

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Easyfly offers flights from Bucaramanga Airport to Cucuta Airport.

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There are five+ hotels available in Mérida. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bucaramanga to Bucaramanga Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Bucaramanga to Mérida.
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  • Distance: 169.2 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 16 min

What companies run services between Bucaramanga, Colombia and Mérida, Venezuela?

You can take a bus from Bucaramanga to Mérida via Cúcuta and San Cristóbal in around 13 h 15 min.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Bucaramanga to Cucuta
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $150
Bus operators
Motilones
Bus from Bucaramanga to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
3 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cucuta
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com
Coopmotilon
Phone
680291 - 5688777
Email
cooptmotilon@gmail.com
Website
cooptmotilon.weebly.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cooptmotilon.weebly.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
cooptmotilon.weebly.com
Book at
cooptmotilon.com.co
Cotaxi
Website
cotaxi.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
cotaxi.com.co
Book at
cotaxi.teletiquete.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cucuta
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
cotaxi.com.co
Book at
cotaxi.com.co
Cotranal
Phone
(+57) 7 5682359 / 5682562
Website
cotranal.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Pamplona
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
cotranal.com
Expresos Jáuregui
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from San Cristóbal to Mérida
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Terminal de Transporte de Pasajero Sur José
Phone
(0274) 262 11 79
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from San cristobal to Mérida
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Los Motilones
Phone
+57 7 5721079
Email
info@extrarapidolosmotilones.com.co
Website
extrarapidolosmotilones.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
extrarapidolosmotilones.com.co
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