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There are 8 ways to get from Guatapé to Santa Marta by bus, plane or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, fly to Santa Marta  •  5 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatapé to Medellín
  2. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Santa Marta (SMR) MDE - SMR

$58 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus Rapido Ochoa  •  18 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatapé to Medellín
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to La Apartada
  3. Take the bus from La Apartada to Santa Marta

$33 - $65

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Bus to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  7 h 7 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 Santa Marta

$41 - $156

Bus to Bogota, fly to Santa Marta  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Sub Granada to Bogotá
  2. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Santa Marta (SMR) BOG - SMR

$68 - $189

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Aguas Claras to Barranquilla
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta

$34 - $77

Bus  •  18 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatapé to Medellín Via Medellín
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Santa Marta

$33 - $69

Bus Empresa Arauca  •  19 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Guatapé to Medellín Via Medellín
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Santa Marta

$39 - $89

Drive  •  12 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Guatapé to Santa Marta 529.1 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Guatapé to Santa Marta is to bus which costs $30 - $70 and takes 18 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guatapé to Santa Marta is to bus and fly which costs $55 - $180 and takes 5 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guatapé to Santa Marta. However, there are services departing from Guatapé and arriving at Santa Marta via Medellín and La Apartada. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 18 h 2 min.

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The distance between Guatapé and Santa Marta is 567 km. The road distance is 846.5 km.

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The best way to get from Guatapé to Santa Marta without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 43 min and costs $30 - $80.

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It takes approximately 5 h 55 min to get from Guatapé to Santa Marta, including transfers.

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Guatapé to Santa Marta bus services, operated by Sotragur, depart from Guatapé station.

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The quickest flight from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Santa Marta Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Guatapé to Santa Marta bus services, operated by Rapido Ochoa, arrive at Santa Marta station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guatapé to Santa Marta is 847 km. It takes approximately 12 h 20 min to drive from Guatapé to Santa Marta.

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  • Distance: 354.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 55 min

What companies run services between Guatapé, Colombia and Santa Marta, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Guatapé to Santa Marta via Aguas Claras and Barranquilla in around 10 h 43 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Santa Marta via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
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
Sotrasanvicente & Guatape Las Piedras SCA
Copetran
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Aguas Claras to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $55
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$35 - $55
Regular
$35 - $55
Bus from Medellín to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $60
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$40 - $55
Regular
$40 - $60
Rapido Ochoa
Website
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to La Apartada
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $21
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Book at
rapidoochoa.com
Regular
$12 - $18
Premium
$14 - $21
Bus from La Apartada to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18 - $35
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Book at
rapidoochoa.com
Regular
$18 - $27
Premium
$20 - $30
Empresa Arauca
Phone
018000 42 37 87
Email
contacto@empresaarauca.com.co
Website
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co

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

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There are 1132+ hotels available in Santa Marta. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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