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There are 6 ways to get from Colombia to Venezuela by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Cucuta (CUC) BGA - CUC

$36 - $174

Cheapest option

Bus  •  29 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogotá to Tunja
  2. Take the bus from Tunja to Cúcuta
  3. Take the bus from San Cristóbal to Mérida
  4. Take the bus from Mérida to Maracaibo

$26 - $53

4 alternative options

Bus, drive  •  19 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogota to Valledupar
  2. Drive from Valledupar to Machiques
  3. Take the bus from Machiques to Maracaibo

Bus, drive via Villa Carmen  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogota to Valledupar
  2. Drive from Valledupar to Machiques
  3. Take the bus from Machiques to Maracaibo

Bus, drive #2  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogotá to Maicao
  2. Drive from Maicao to Plaza Carrasquero
  3. Take the bus from Plaza Carrasquero to Core 3

$38 - $86

Drive  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Bogotá to Maracaibo 649.1 miles

$65 - $100

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Colombia to Venezuela is to bus which costs $25 - $55 and takes 29 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Colombia to Venezuela is to fly which costs $35 - $180 and takes 3 h 50 min.

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The distance between Colombia and Venezuela is 1022 km. The road distance is 1038.6 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 50 min to get from Colombia to Venezuela, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Colombia to Venezuela is to fly which takes 3 h 50 min and costs $35 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $55 and takes 29 h 9 min.

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The quickest flight from Bucaramanga Airport to Cucuta Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Venezuela is 1 h ahead of Colombia. It is currently 6:54 AM in Colombia and 7:54 AM in Venezuela.

Yes, the driving distance between Colombia to Venezuela is 1039 km. It takes approximately 14 h 23 min to drive from Colombia to Venezuela.

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Easyfly offers flights from Bucaramanga Airport to Cucuta Airport.

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The best way to get from Colombia to Bucaramanga Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $18.

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Map of how to get from Colombia to Venezuela.
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  • Distance: 638.6 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 50 min

What companies run services between Colombia and Venezuela?

Easyfly flies from Bucaramanga to San Cristóbal 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Bogotá to Maracaibo via Tunja, Cúcuta, San Cristóbal, Mérida, Maracaibo, and Libertador in around 29 h 9 min.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Bucaramanga to Cucuta
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$14 - $150
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bogota to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Bus from Bogotá to Maicao
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
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
Bus from Mérida to Maracaibo
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Metro de Maracaibo
Phone
+58(261)7307200
Email
oac@metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Website
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Bus from Plaza Carrasquero to Core 3
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Concorde
Phone
(57+8) 7610743
Email
servicioalcliente@cootransbol.com
Website
cootransbol.com
Bus from Bogotá to Tunja
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$4 - $7
High Season
$6 - $9
Bus from Tunja to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $30
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Book at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$16 - $23
High Season
$21 - $30
Cotrans Malaga
Phone
(57-7) 6607866
Email
svc@cotrans.com.co
Website
cotrans.com.co
Bus from Tunja to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
cotrans.com.co
Book at
cotrans.teletiquete.com
Expresos Jáuregui
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from San Cristóbal to Mérida
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Terminal de Transporte de Pasajero Sur José
Phone
(0274) 262 11 79
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from San cristobal to Mérida
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Mérida to Maracaibo
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve

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