There are 7 ways to get from Cartagena to Caracas by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Caracas  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Caracas (CCS) CTG - CCS

$232 - $1,002

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Bus  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Cúcuta
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Caracas - La Bandera

$41 - $64

5 alternative options

Fly to Valencia, bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Valencia (VLN) CTG - VLN
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to Caracas

$123 - $653

Bus, drive  •  30 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Valledupar
  2. Drive from Valledupar to Machiques
  3. Take the bus from Machiques to Maracaibo
  4. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Caracas

Bus via Bosconia  •  36 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Bosconia
  2. Take the bus from Bosconia to Cucuta
  3. Take the bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Caracas - La Bandera

$56 - $92

Bus via Bosconia #2  •  38 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Bosconia
  2. Take the bus from Bosconia to Cucuta
  3. Take the bus from Terminal Privado Expresos Los Llanos, San Cristobal to Terminal Privado Expresos Los Llanos, Caracas

$54 - $89

Drive  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Caracas 798.9 miles

$80 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Caracas is to bus which costs $40 - $65 and takes 30 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Caracas is to fly which costs $230 - $1,000 and takes 8 h 32 min.

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The distance between Cartagena and Caracas is 940 km. The road distance is 1278.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Caracas without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 21 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 8 h 32 min to get from Cartagena to Caracas, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Caracas is to fly which takes 8 h 32 min and costs $230 - $1,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $65 and takes 30 h 21 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cartagena Airport to Caracas Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cartagena to Caracas is 1278 km. It takes approximately 17 h 48 min to drive from Cartagena to Caracas.

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Copa Airlines offers flights from Cartagena Airport to Caracas Airport.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Caracas. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Caracas.
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  • Distance: 587.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 32 min

What companies run services between Cartagena, Colombia and Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela?

Copa Airlines flies from Cartagena to Caracas 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cartagena to Caracas via Cartagena, Cúcuta, and San Antonio del Táchira in around 30 h 21 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cartagena to Caracas via Panama City
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from Cartagena to Valencia via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
Turpial Airlines
Website
turpialairlines.com
Flights from Cartagena to Valencia via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 18 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Bus operators
Servicios Especiales del Centro C.A.
Website
servecentro.com
Bus from Valencia to Caracas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
servecentro.com
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Cartagena to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
pinbus.com
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pinbus.com
Regular
$16 - $23
Premium
$18 - $26
Mini Van
$19 - $24
Bus from Cartagena to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$30 - $50
Premium
$35 - $50
Mini Van
$35 - $50
Expresos Jauregui
Phone
+58(277)-5411134, +58(426)1812675, +58(414) 7402046
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Machiques to Maracaibo
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Expresos Flamingo C.A.
Phone
(0212) 6937572
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Maracaibo to Caracas
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Expresos Occidente C.A.
Phone
+58 (0)276 3468805 San Cristobal / (0)212-2432606 Caracas
Email
eoca@cantv.net
Website
expresosoccidente.com
Bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Caracas - La Bandera
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
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The best way to get from Cartagena to Cartagena Airport is to bus which takes 26 min and costs $1.

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