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There are 7 ways to get from Fonseca to Cartagena by taxi, bus, car or plane

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Taxi, bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Fonseca to Palomino
  2. Take the bus from Palomino to Cartagena

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus via Barranquilla  •  9h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from Fonseca to Valledupar
  2. Take the bus from Valledupar to Barranquilla
  3. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

5 alternative options

Taxi, bus via Barranquilla #2  •  10h 31m

  1. Take a taxi from Fonseca to Mingueo
  2. Take the bus from Mingueo to Barranquilla
  3. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

Taxi  •  6h 50m

  1. Take a taxi from Fonseca to Cartagena 442.8 km

Drive  •  6h 50m

  1. Drive from Fonseca to Cartagena 442.8 km

Taxi to Valledupar, fly  •  5h 42m

  1. Take a taxi from Fonseca to Valledupar
  2. Fly from Valledupar (VUP) to Cartagena (CTG) VUP - CTG

Taxi to Riohacha, fly  •  6h 29m

  1. Take a taxi from Fonseca to Riohacha
  2. Fly from Riohacha (RCH) to Cartagena (CTG) RCH - CTG

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fonseca to Cartagena is to drive which costs $29 - $45 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Fonseca to Cartagena is to taxi and fly which costs $45 - $140 and takes 5h 42m.

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The distance between Fonseca and Cartagena is 296 km. The road distance is 442.8 km.

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The best way to get from Fonseca to Cartagena without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 8h 3m and costs $65 - $80.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from Fonseca to Cartagena, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Valledupar Airport to Cartagena Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 56m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fonseca to Cartagena is 443 km. It takes approximately 6h 50m to drive from Fonseca to Cartagena.

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Viva Air Colombia, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Valledupar Airport to Cartagena Airport.

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There are 410+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fonseca to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 296.3 km
  • Duration: 8h 3m

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

There is no direct connection from Fonseca to Cartagena. However, you can take the taxi to Palomino then take the bus to Cartagena. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Valledupar, take the bus to Barranquilla, take the bus to Cartagena, take the walk to Frente Hotel Costa Azul, then take the bus to Maria Auxiliadora.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
8h 24m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $220
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Viva Air Colombia
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$23 - $110
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 34m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$30 - $180
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$30 - $150
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Cali
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $210
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
5h 58m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
6h 9m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 56m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Bus operators
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 300 808-3147
Email
reservas@transportemarsol.net
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Palomino to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Copetran
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Valledupar to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Mingueo to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Fonseca to Palomino
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Estimated price
$45 - $60

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