There are 4 ways to get from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta by bus, taxi or car

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Bus via Barranquilla  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Barranquilla
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta

$15 - $33

3 alternative options

Bus Transportes Marsol  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Taganga

$18

Taxi  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta 136.7 miles

$85 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta 136.7 miles

$14 - $21

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The cheapest way to get from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta is to taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 3 h 14 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta. However, there are services departing from Aeropuerto and arriving at Taganga via Cartagena. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Cartagena Airport (CTG) and Santa Marta is 169 km. The road distance is 218.8 km.

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The best way to get from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $15 - $35.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta, including transfers.

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Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta bus services, operated by Transportes Marsol, depart from Cartagena station.

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Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta bus services, operated by Transportes Marsol, arrive at Taganga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta is 219 km. It takes approximately 3 h 14 min to drive from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta.
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  • Distance: 105.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Cartagena Airport (CTG), Colombia and Santa Marta, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta via Cartagena and Barranquilla in around 4 h 32 min.

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 - $11
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Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$6 - $8
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
Other operators
Taxi from Cartagena Airport (CTG) to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Asocontaxi
Phone
+57 5663 4613
Website
amarillos.co
Taxi Mamonal
Phone
+57 5668 5200
Website
amarillos.co
Aeropuerto de Crespo
Phone
+57 5666 3709
Website
amarillos.co

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