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There are 7 ways to get from El Cocuy to Palomino by taxi, plane, bus or car

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Taxi to Bucaramanga, fly to Santa Marta, taxi  •  7h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from El Cocuy to Bucaramanga
  2. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Santa Marta (SMR) BGA - SMR
  3. Take a taxi from Santa Marta to Palomino

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Bus to Bogota, fly to Riohacha, taxi  •  12h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Cocuy to Bogotá - Portal Norte
  2. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Riohacha (RCH) BOG - RCH
  3. Take a taxi from Riohacha to Palomino

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Bus to Bogota, fly to Santa Marta, taxi  •  12h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Cocuy to Bogotá - Portal Norte
  2. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Santa Marta (SMR) BOG - SMR
  3. Take a taxi from Santa Marta to Palomino

Taxi, bus  •  17h 18m

  1. Take a taxi from El Cocuy to Piedecuesta
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Valledupar
  3. Take a taxi from Valledupar to Palomino

Taxi, bus via Barranquilla  •  23h 47m

  1. Take a taxi from El Cocuy to Chicamocha
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Barranquilla
  3. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Palomino

Bus  •  24h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Capitanejo to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Barranquilla
  3. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Palomino

Drive  •  14h 36m

  1. Drive from El Cocuy to Palomino 903.4 km
El Cocuy → Palomino
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palomino is 018000955590.

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The cheapest way to get from El Cocuy to Palomino is to bus which costs $60 - $70 and takes 24h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from El Cocuy to Palomino is to taxi and fly which costs $150 - $240 and takes 7h 47m.

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The distance between El Cocuy and Palomino is 552 km. The road distance is 903.4 km.

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The best way to get from El Cocuy to Palomino without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 17h 18m and costs $150 - $200.

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It takes approximately 7h 47m to get from El Cocuy to Palomino, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Bucaramanga Airport to Santa Marta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 7m.

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Yes, the driving distance between El Cocuy to Palomino is 903 km. It takes approximately 14h 36m to drive from El Cocuy to Palomino.

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Viva Air Colombia and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Bucaramanga Airport to Santa Marta Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Palomino. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from El Cocuy to Palomino.
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  • Distance: 551.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 47m

What companies run services between El Cocuy, Boyacá, Colombia and Palomino, Magdalena, Colombia?

You can take a bus from El Cocuy to Palomino via Capitanejo, Bucaramanga, Barranquilla, and Barranquilla in around 24h 21m.

Airlines
Viva Air Colombia
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$40 - $170
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $160
Flights from Bogota to Riohacha
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $150
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $160
Flights from Bogota to Riohacha
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $330
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Bogota to Riohacha
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Cotaxi
Website
cotaxi.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
cotaxi.com.co
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $21
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Palomino
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Cotrans Malaga
Phone
(57-7) 6607866
Email
svc@cotrans.com.co
Website
cotrans.com.co
Bus from Capitanejo to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
cotrans.com.co
Book at
cotrans.teletiquete.com
Other operators
Taxi from El Cocuy to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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