There are 9 ways to get from Cartagena to Salento by plane, bus, taxi, car ferry 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 Pereira, bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Pereira (PEI) CTG - PEI
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Salento

$29 - $143

8 alternative options

Fly to Bogota, bus  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Bogota (BOG) CTG - BOG
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Armenia

$61 - $214

Fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) CTG - MDE
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Salento

$41 - $128

Taxi, bus  •  12 h 12 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cartagena to Barranca Nueva
  2. Take the bus from Barranca Nueva to Manzanares
  3. Take a taxi from Manzanares to Salento

Bus Rapido Ochoa  •  17 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Sincelejo
  2. Take the bus from Chinú to Honda
  3. Take the bus from Honda to Manizales

$72 - $122

Bus, car ferry  •  22 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Sincelejo
  2. Take the car ferry from Sincelejo to Terminal Norte
  3. Take the bus from Medellín to Pereira

Bus Berlinas  •  25 h 1 min

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

$64 - $92

Bus  •  25 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Armenia

$46 - $99

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Salento 574.2 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Salento is to fly and bus which costs $28 - $150 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Salento is to fly and bus which costs $28 - $150 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Cartagena and Salento is 641 km. The road distance is 918.8 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Cartagena to Salento, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cartagena to Salento. However, there are services departing from Cartagena and arriving at Salento via Honda, Manizales and Pereira. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Cartagena, Colombia and Salento, Quindío, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Cartagena to Salento via Cartagena, Sincelejo, Chinu, Chinú, Honda, Manizales, and Pereira in around 17 h 19 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cartagena to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Cartagena to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Cartagena to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Cartagena to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Cartagena to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Cartagena to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Bus operators
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Pereira to Salento
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Bogotá to Armenia
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$19 - $27
Premium (S26)
$32 - $36
Bus from Medellín to Pereira
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$13 - $19
Premium (S26)
$24 - $28
Cotaxi
Transportes Luz
Rio tax
Phone
+57 (68) 8572440
Bus from Honda to Manizales
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Honda to Manizales
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$8 - $12
Premium
$10 - $15
Mini Van
$9 - $12
Empresa Arauca
Ferry operators
Rapido Ochoa
Website
rapidoochoa.com
Car ferry from Sincelejo to Terminal Norte
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cartagena to Barranca Nueva
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
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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