There are 7 ways to get from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta by plane, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly to Santa Marta  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Santa Marta (SMR) BGA - SMR

$93 - $293

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Bosconia
  2. Take the bus from Bosconia to Santa Marta

$21 - $45

5 alternative options

Fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Barranquilla (BAQ) BGA - BAQ
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta

$106 - $312

Fly to Cartagena, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Cartagena (CTG) BGA - CTG
  2. Take the bus from Cartagena to Taganga

$91 - $286

Bus Berlinas  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta

$29 - $50

Bus Copetran  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Aguachica
  2. Take the bus from Aguachica to Santa Marta

$24 - $37

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta 336.7 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta is to bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta is to fly and bus which costs $100 - $320 and takes 5 h 25 min.

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The distance between Bucaramanga and Santa Marta is 474 km. The road distance is 538.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Bucaramanga and arriving at Santa Marta. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Bucaramanga Airport to Santa Marta Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 25 min and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta.
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  • Distance: 296 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

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

LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and VivaColombia fly from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta hourly. Alternatively, Berlinas operates a bus from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta once daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Bucaramanga to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
5 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Bucaramanga to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Bucaramanga to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Flights from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $220
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
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 - $10
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $10
Mini Van
$6 - $8
Bus from Aguachica to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$16 - $23
Premium
$18 - $26
Mini Van
$19 - $24
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 3690999
Email
reservas@marsol.com.co
Website
transportesmarsol.net
Bus from Cartagena to Taganga
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
transportesmarsol.net
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Bosconia
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $30
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$21 - $30
Regular
$20 - $28
Bus from Bosconia to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $16
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$11 - $16
Regular
$8 - $12
Cotragua
Phone
(57) (75) 5625345
Bus from Bucaramanga to Aguachica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com
Cotranal
Phone
(+57) 7 5682359 / 5682562
Website
cotranal.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Aguachica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
cotranal.com
Cotrasangil
Phone
7243562
Email
servicioalcliente@cotrasangil.com
Website
cotrasangil.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Aguachica
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
Schedules at
cotrasangil.com

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