There are 6 ways to get from Cali to Cartagena by plane, bus, taxi 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  •  3 h 18 min

  1. CLO - CTG

$31 - $148

5 alternative options

Bus, taxi  •  17 h 37 min

Bus  •  26 h 7 min

$47 - $92

Bus via Barranquilla  •  27 h 14 min

$58 - $135

Bus Berlinas  •  30 h 1 min

$65 - $100

Drive  •  15 h 56 min

  1. 683 miles

$70 - $110

What companies run services between Cali, Colombia and Cartagena, Colombia?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., LATAM Chile and Copa Airlines fly from Cali to Cartagena hourly. Alternatively, Expreso Brasilia operates a bus from Cali to Cartagena twice daily. Tickets cost $40 - $85 and the journey takes 26 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cali to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cali to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cali to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Cali to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cali to Cartagena via Panama City
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Bus operators
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Cali to Cartago
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalcali.com
Cotaxi
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Cali to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $85
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$55 - $80
Regular
$60 - $85
Bus from Cali to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$65 - $95
Regular
$70 - $100
Berlinas
Phone
+57 318 3545454
Email
informacion@berlinasdelfonce.com
Website
berlinasdelfonce.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$24 - $35
Regular
$17 - $25
Bus from Honda to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
18 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$45 - $70
Regular
$50 - $70
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Cali to Honda
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$19 - $27
Premium
$21 - $30
Mini Van
$22 - $28
Other operators
Taxi from Barranca Nueva to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Estimated price
$65 - $80

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cali and Cartagena is 782 km. The road distance is 1093 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cali to Cartagena is to fly which costs $30 - $150 and takes 3 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Cali to Cartagena is to fly which takes 3 h 18 min and costs $30 - $150.

No, there is no direct bus from Cali to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Cali and arriving at Cartagena via Barranquilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 14 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 18 min to get from Cali to Cartagena, including transfers.