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There are 3 ways to get from Cartagena to Isla Fuerte by car ferry or bus

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Car ferry, travel

  1. Take the car ferry from Cartagena to Múcura
  2. Travel from Múcura to Isla Fuerte

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Bus, travel via Santiago de Tolú

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Tolú
  2. Take the bus from Tolú to Lorica
  3. Travel from Lorica to Isla Fuerte

Bus, travel

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Lorica
  2. Travel from Lorica to Isla Fuerte
Cartagena → Isla Fuerte
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Observe COVID-19 safety rules
Inter-regional travel is permitted

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If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 018000955590

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Yes, travel within Colombia is currently allowed.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Isla Fuerte is 018000955590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Isla Fuerte is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Isla Fuerte is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 018000955590.

Last updated: 20 Jun 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Cancillería de Colombia.

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cartagena and Isla Fuerte is 135 km.

The best way to get from Cartagena to Isla Fuerte without a car is to car ferry and travel which takes 3h 17m and costs .

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It takes approximately 3h 17m to get from Cartagena to Isla Fuerte, including transfers.

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

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Isla Fuerte.
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  • Distance: 134.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 17m

What companies run services between Cartagena, Colombia and Isla Fuerte, Colombia?

There is no direct connection from Cartagena to Isla Fuerte. However, you can take the car ferry to Múcura then take the travel to Isla Fuerte. Alternatively, you can take the bus to El Portal, take the walk to Cartagena, take the bus to Tolú, take the bus to Lorica, then take the travel to Isla Fuerte.

Bus operators
5 2814445
Bus from Cartagena to Tolú
Ave. Duration
On demand
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
0057 5 3230030
Bus from Cartagena to Lorica
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
5 times a day
Estimated price
Schedules at
Ferry operators

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