There are 6 ways to get from Guatapé to Cartagena by bus, plane or car

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Bus, fly to Cartagena  •  5 h 1 min

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

$34 - $130

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Bus, fly to Barranquilla  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatapé to Medellín
  2. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Barranquilla (BAQ) MDE - BAQ
  3. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

$46 - $163

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Aguas Claras to Barranquilla
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

$39 - $88

Bus Rapido Ochoa  •  11 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatapé to Medellín
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Sincelejo
  3. Take the bus from Sincelejo to Cartagena

$58 - $75

Bus, Rey Dorado  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatapé to Medellín
  2. Take the Rey Dorado from Medellín to Cartagena Cartagena - Medellín / ...

$40 - $72

Drive  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Guatapé to Cartagena 432 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Guatapé to Cartagena is to bus and Rey Dorado which costs $35 - $75 and takes 15 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatapé to Cartagena is to bus and fly which costs $30 - $130 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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The distance between Guatapé and Cartagena is 465 km. The road distance is 691.2 km.

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The best way to get from Guatapé to Cartagena without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 45 min and costs $35 - $90.

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It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to get from Guatapé to Cartagena, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Cartagena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 2 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guatapé to Cartagena is 691 km. It takes approximately 10 h 14 min to drive from Guatapé to Cartagena.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., VivaColombia and LATAM Chile offer flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Cartagena Airport.

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There are 1341+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guatapé to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 290.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 1 min

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

You can take a bus from Guatapé to Cartagena via Aguas Claras, Barranquilla, and Cartagena in around 10 h 45 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Bus operators
Sotragur
Phone
(+57-4) 444 27 85
Email
sotragur@hotmail.es
Website
terminalesmedellin.com
Bus from Guatapé to Medellín
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
terminalesmedellin.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$9 - $13
Regular
$6 - $9
Bus from Aguas Claras to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $55
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$35 - $55
Regular
$35 - $55
Bus from Medellín to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
14 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$35 - $50
Regular
$35 - $50
Rapido Ochoa
Website
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to Sincelejo
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Book at
rapidoochoa.com
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