There are 8 ways to get from Bucaramanga to Manizales by bus, car or plane

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Bus Copetran  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Honda
  2. Take the bus from Honda to Manizales

$24 - $40

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Bus Cotaxi  •  9 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Honda
  2. Take the bus from Honda to Manizales

$24 - $40

Bus Cotaxi #2  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Honda
  2. Take the bus from Honda to Manizales

$27 - $36

Bus via Barrancabermeja  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Barrancabermeja
  2. Take the bus from Barrancabermeja to La Dorada
  3. Take the bus from La Dorada to Manizales

Drive  •  8 h 27 min

  1. Drive from Bucaramanga to Manizales 332.5 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Manizales  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Manizales (MZL) BGA - MZL

$63 - $328

Fly to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera, bus  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) BGA - EOH
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales

$66 - $331

Fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) BGA - MDE
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales

$89 - $264

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The cheapest way to get from Bucaramanga to Manizales is to bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 9 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Bucaramanga to Manizales is to fly which costs $60 - $330 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bucaramanga to Manizales. However, there are services departing from Bucaramanga and arriving at Manizales via Honda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bucaramanga and Manizales is 350 km. The road distance is 532 km.

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The best way to get from Bucaramanga to Manizales without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $23 - $40.

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It takes approximately 9 h 25 min to get from Bucaramanga to Manizales, including transfers.

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Bucaramanga to Manizales bus services, operated by Copetran, depart from Bucaramanga station.

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The best way to get from Bucaramanga to Manizales is to bus which takes 9 h 25 min and costs $23 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $60 - $330 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucaramanga Airport to Manizales Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 17 min and has one stopover.

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Bucaramanga to Manizales bus services, operated by Rio tax, arrive at Manizales station.

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Map of how to get from Bucaramanga to Manizales.
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  • Distance: 218.8 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 25 min

What companies run services between Bucaramanga, Colombia and Manizales, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Bucaramanga to Manizales via Honda and Honda in around 9 h 25 min. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Easyfly and two other airlines fly from Bucaramanga to Manizales every 3 hours.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Bucaramanga to Manizales via Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Bucaramanga to Manizales via El Yopal, Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Bucaramanga to Manizales via Bogota
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bucaramanga to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Bucaramanga to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$22 - $190
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bucaramanga to Manizales via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $300
Flights from Bucaramanga to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Honda
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $26
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Regular
$16 - $23
Premium
$18 - $26
Mini Van
$19 - $24
Bus from Honda to Manizales
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
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Regular
$7 - $11
Premium
$9 - $14
Mini Van
$9 - $12
Rio tax
Phone
+57 (68) 8572440
Bus from Honda to Manizales
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Coopuertos
Phone
0057 3162714173
Bus from Honda to Manizales
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Cotrasangil
Phone
7243562
Email
servicioalcliente@cotrasangil.com
Website
cotrasangil.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Barrancabermeja
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
cotrasangil.com
Cotranal
Phone
(+57) 7 5682359 / 5682562
Website
cotranal.com
Bus from Barrancabermeja to La Dorada
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
cotranal.com
Autolegal
Phone
0057 (4) 361-0947
Email
autolegal.gerencia@gmail.com
Bus from La Dorada to Manizales
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Manizales
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co

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Yes, the driving distance between Bucaramanga to Manizales is 532 km. It takes approximately 8 h 27 min to drive from Bucaramanga to Manizales.

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LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Easyfly offer flights from Bucaramanga Airport to Manizales Airport.

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There are 140+ hotels available in Manizales. Prices start at $13 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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