There are 9 ways to get from Cartagena to Salento by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly to Pereira, bus  •  5 h 39 min

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

$29 - $145

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Fly to Bogota, bus  •  9 h 49 min

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

$48 - $205

Fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  10 h 2 min

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

$44 - $140

Fly to Cali, bus  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Cali (CLO) CTG - CLO
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Armenia

$43 - $173

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 via Sahagún  •  21 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Sahagún
  2. Take the bus from Sahagún to Medellín
  3. Take the bus from Medellín to Pereira

$69 - $96

Bus Berlinas  •  23 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Honda Cartagena - Barranquilla - Bogota
  2. Take the bus from Honda to Manizales

$44 - $88

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Armenia

$37 - $93

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Salento 574.2 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Salento is to fly and bus which costs $28 - $150 and takes 5 h 39 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 39 min.

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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 23 h 10 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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The best way to get from Cartagena to Salento without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 12 h 12 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to get from Cartagena to Salento, including transfers.

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Cartagena to Salento bus services, operated by Berlinas, depart from Cartagena station.

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The quickest flight from Cartagena Airport to Pereira Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 21 min.

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Cartagena to Salento bus services, operated by Rio tax, arrive at Manizales station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cartagena to Salento is 919 km. It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to drive from Cartagena to Salento.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Salento.
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  • Distance: 400.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 39 min

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

You can take a bus from Cartagena to Salento via Cartagena, Sahagún, Sahagún, Medellín, and Pereira in around 21 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
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
Flights from Cartagena to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Cartagena to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
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
Flights from Cartagena to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cartagena to Cali via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cartagena to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
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 3 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
$18 - $35
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$18 - $26
Premium (S26)
$31 - $35
Bus from Cali to Armenia
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $22
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$9 - $14
Premium (S26)
$19 - $22
Bus from Medellín to Pereira
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$12 - $19
Premium (S26)
$23 - $26
Cotaxi
Transportes Luz
Empresa Arauca
Rio tax
Phone
+57 (68) 8572440
Bus from Honda to Manizales
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
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
$7 - $14
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$7 - $11
Premium
$9 - $14
Mini Van
$9 - $12
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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LATAM Chile, VivaColombia and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Cartagena Airport to Pereira Airport.

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There are 674+ hotels available in Salento. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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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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