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There are 6 ways to get from Cúcuta to La Guajira by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Riohacha

  1. Fly from Cucuta (CUC) to Riohacha (RCH)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Valledupar
  2. Take the bus from Valledupar to Riohacha
  3. Take the bus from Riohacha to Uribia

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Fly to Valledupar

  1. Fly from Cucuta (CUC) to Valledupar (VUP)

Bus via Santa Marta

  1. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Santa Marta
  2. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Riohacha
  3. Take the bus from Riohacha to Uribia

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Cúcuta to Uribia

Drive

  1. Drive from Cúcuta to Uribia

Cucuta (CUC) to Riohacha (RCH) flights

38 Weekly Planes
5h 42m Average Duration
$76 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Cúcuta to La Guajira is to bus which costs $45 and takes 21h 45m.

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The fastest way to get from Cúcuta to La Guajira is to fly. Taking this option will cost $75 - $410 and takes 4h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cúcuta to La Guajira. However, there are services departing from Cúcuta and arriving at Uribia via Santa Marta and Riohacha. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18h 50m.

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The distance between Cúcuta and La Guajira is 376 km. The road distance is 583.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cúcuta to La Guajira without a car is to bus via Santa Marta which takes 18h 50m and costs $56.

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It takes approximately 4h to get from Cúcuta to La Guajira, including transfers.

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Cúcuta to La Guajira bus services, operated by Copetran, depart from Cúcuta station.

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The best way to get from Cúcuta to La Guajira is to fly which takes 4h and costs $75 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus via Santa Marta, which costs $56 and takes 18h 50m.

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There is no direct flight from Cucuta Airport to Riohacha Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 41m and has one stopover.

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Cúcuta to La Guajira bus services, operated by Cootrauri, arrive at Uribia station.

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Map of how to get from Cúcuta to La Guajira.
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  • Distance: 376.5 km
  • Duration: 4h

What companies run services between Cúcuta, Colombia and La Guajira, Colombia?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Viva Air Colombia and LATAM Chile fly from Cúcuta to Riohacha 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cúcuta to Uribia via Santa Marta and Riohacha in around 18h 50m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cucuta to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Cucuta to Valledupar via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Viva Air Colombia
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Cucuta to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Cucuta to Riohacha via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $450
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cucuta to Valledupar via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Cúcuta to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
copetran.com
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Bus from Santa Marta to Riohacha
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
copetran.com
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Bus from Cúcuta to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
15h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bus from Valledupar to Riohacha
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
copetran.com
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Cootrauri
Bus from Riohacha to Uribia
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
cootraunidoss.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cúcuta to Uribia
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taxi RTC
Phone
+57 7572 3131
Website
taxirtc.com
Radio Taxi Cone
Phone
+57 7582 1616
Website
taxirtc.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cúcuta to La Guajira is 583 km. It takes approximately 8h 14m to drive from Cúcuta to La Guajira.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Viva Air Colombia offer flights from Cucuta Airport to Riohacha Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in La Guajira. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cúcuta to Cucuta Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $3.

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