There are 4 ways to get from Cartagena to Valledupar by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Valledupar

$21 - $32

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Taxi  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cartagena to Valledupar 230.2 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cartagena to Valledupar 230.2 miles

$24 - $35

Bus, fly  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Barranquilla
  2. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Valledupar (VUP) BAQ - VUP

$31 - $208

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The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Valledupar is to bus which costs $21 - $35 and takes 7 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Valledupar is to bus and fly which costs $30 - $210 and takes 4 h 6 min.

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The distance between Cartagena and Valledupar is 247 km. The road distance is 368.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Valledupar without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 9 min and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 7 h 9 min to get from Cartagena to Valledupar, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Barranquilla Airport to Valledupar Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cartagena to Valledupar is 368 km. It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to drive from Cartagena to Valledupar.

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Easyfly offers flights from Barranquilla Airport to Valledupar Airport.

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There are 113+ hotels available in Valledupar. Prices start at $19 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Valledupar.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 9 min

What companies run services between Cartagena, Colombia and Valledupar, Colombia?

Copetran operates a bus from Cartagena to Valledupar every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 7 h 1 min.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Barranquilla to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$18 - $180
Bus operators
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
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Regular
$16 - $23
Premium
$18 - $26
Mini Van
$19 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from Cartagena to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
5 h 39 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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