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There are 6 ways to get from Guayaquil to Isla Barú by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly to Cartagena

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Cartagena (CTG)

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Bus via Cali

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
  2. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
  3. Take the bus from Ipiales to Cali
  4. Take the bus from Cali to Barranquilla
  5. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

Fly to Corozal, taxi

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Corozal (CZU)
  2. Take a taxi from Corozal to María la Baja

Fly to Barranquilla, bus

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Barranquilla (BAQ)
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Cúcuta
  2. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Cartagena

Drive

  1. Drive from Guayaquil to Cartagena
Ecuador → Colombia
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International entry into Colombia from Ecuador

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ecuador
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Colombia land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Colombia from Ecuador

  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from Ecuador
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  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Colombia

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Rules to follow in Colombia

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Considerations leaving from Ecuador

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Colombia from Ecuador.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Isla Barú is 018000955590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Isla Barú is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Isla Barú is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 018000955590.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ecuador from Colombia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 16 May 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Cancillería de Colombia.

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The cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Isla Barú is to bus via Cali which costs $60 - $110 and takes 2 days 7h.

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The quickest way to get from Guayaquil to Isla Barú is to fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 4h 53m.

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The distance between Guayaquil and Isla Barú is 1459 km. The road distance is 2199.3 km.

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Isla Barú without a car is to bus which takes 44h 56m and costs $65 - $330.

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It takes approximately 4h 53m to get from Guayaquil to Isla Barú, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Isla Barú is to fly which takes 4h 53m and costs $140 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $65 - $330 and takes 44h 56m.

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There is no direct flight from Guayaquil Airport to Cartagena Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guayaquil to Isla Barú is 2199 km. It takes approximately 33h 33m to drive from Guayaquil to Isla Barú.

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Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Guayaquil Airport to Cartagena Airport.

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There are 354+ hotels available in Isla Barú. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guayaquil to Isla Barú.
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  • Distance: 1459.5 km
  • Duration: 4h 53m

What companies run services between Guayaquil, Ecuador and Isla Barú, Colombia?

Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Guayaquil to Cartagena hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guayaquil to Cartagena via Guayaquil, Cúcuta, Cúcuta, Cartagena, and El Portal in around 44h 56m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Guayaquil to Cartagena via Quito, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Guayaquil to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Guayaquil to Cartagena via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Guayaquil to Cartagena via Bogota, Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
8h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Guayaquil to Cartagena via San Salvador, San Jose
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $450
Flights from Guayaquil to Corozal via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Guayaquil to Corozal via Quito, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Guayaquil to Barranquilla via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Guayaquil to Barranquilla via Quito, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 2m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Guayaquil to Barranquilla via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Flights from Guayaquil to Barranquilla via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
8h 9m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$150 - $370
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Cartagena via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Flights from Guayaquil to Barranquilla via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $490
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bus from Cúcuta to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $10
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Cúcuta to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
17h 2m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Cali to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
24h 18m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Torcoroma
Phone
5 2814445
Email
servicioalcliente@torcoroma.com.co
Website
torcoroma.com.co
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4 - $16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guayaquil to La Parada, Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
39h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$21 - $190
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Book at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Shared
$22
Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi
Pullman Carchi
Phone
+593 6-298-0020
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Micro Taxi San Cristobal
Phone
+593 062-980-273 (Tulcan)
Email
clientes@microsancristobal.com
Website
microsancristobal.com
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
microsancristobal.com
Book at
isyplus.com
Cootranar
Phone
572 721 8989
Website
cootranar.com
Bus from Ipiales to Cali
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
cootranar.com
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 300 808-3147
Email
reservas@transportemarsol.net
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Corozal to María la Baja
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Taxitel Ltda
Phone
+57 300840 2726
Website
facebook.com
Auto taxi Ejecutivo Sincelejo
Phone
+57 5282 2222
Website
autotaxisincelejo.blogspot.com

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Guayaquil Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $11 - $14.

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