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There are 6 ways to get from London Paddington Station to Machetá by plane, bus, taxi or train

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Fly London Heathrow to Bogota, bus

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bogota (BOG)
  2. Take the bus from Portal Norte to Chocontá

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Fly London Heathrow to El Yopal, taxi

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to El Yopal (EYP)
  2. Take a taxi from El Yopal to Machetá

Fly London Heathrow to Villavicencio, taxi

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Villavicencio (VVC)
  2. Take a taxi from Villavicencio to Machetá

Fly London City to Bogota, bus

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Bogota (BOG)
  2. Take the bus from Portal Norte to Chocontá

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Bogota, bus

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bogota (BOG)
  3. Take the bus from Portal Norte to Chocontá

Fly London Heathrow to Ibague, bus

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Ibague (IBE)
  2. Take the bus from Ibagué to Bogotá
  3. Take the bus from Bogota to Chocontá
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Conditions of entry into Colombia from United Kingdom

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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 Machetá is 018000955590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Machetá is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Machetá is 2 metres.

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

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Last updated: 9 Aug 2022
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The cost-effective way to get from London Paddington Station to Machetá is to fly and taxi, which costs £350 - £1,100 and takes 20h 17m.

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The quickest way to get from London Paddington Station to Machetá is to fly and taxi which costs £350 - £1,100 and takes 20h 17m.

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The distance between London Paddington Station and Machetá is 8423 km.

It takes approximately 17h 7m to get from London Paddington Station to Machetá, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Bogota Airport is the direct flight which takes 10h 49m.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., KLM, Air France and four other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Bogota Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Machetá. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London Paddington Station to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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Map of how to get from London Paddington Station to Machetá.
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  • Distance: 8423.5 km
  • Duration: 17h 7m

What companies run services between London Paddington Station, England and Machetá, Colombia?

There is no direct connection from London Paddington Station to Machetá. However, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Bogota, take the walk to Aeropuero Int. El Dora, take the bus to Kr 20A - Cl 74, take the walk to Cll 72 A - 4 o 6, take the bus to Portal Norte, take the bus to Chocontá, then take the taxi to Machetá. Alternatively, you can take the train to Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3, take the walk to London Heathrow airport, fly to Villavicencio, then take the taxi to Machetá.

Airlines
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from London City to Bogota via Ibiza, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,500
Flights from London City to Bogota via San Sebastian, Madrid
Ave. Duration
16h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Flights from London City to Bogota via Malaga, Madrid
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Madrid, Bogota
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from London Gatwick to Bogota via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Villavicencio via Bogota
Ave. Duration
20h 41m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Bogota
Ave. Duration
25h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Madrid, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from London Gatwick to Bogota via Punta Cana
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Ibague via Bogota
Ave. Duration
14h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $1,300
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from London Heathrow to Villavicencio via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
18h 25m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Bogota
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Amsterdam Schiphol, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Bogota, Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Toronto, Bogota
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,500
Flights from London City to Bogota via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Bogota via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota
Ave. Duration
10h 49m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
14h 29m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from London City to Bogota via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 44m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,500
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Flights from London City to Bogota via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$550 - $4,100
Flights from London Gatwick to Bogota via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
13h 55m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
Satena
Website
satena.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Villavicencio via Bogota, Mitu
Ave. Duration
19h 21m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from London Heathrow to Villavicencio via Bogota, Puerto Carreno
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Villavicencio via Bogota, Puerto Inirida
Ave. Duration
20h 35m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,600
Flights from London Heathrow to El Yopal via Madrid, Bogota
Ave. Duration
27h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bogota via Madrid
Ave. Duration
13h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota via Miami
Ave. Duration
15h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,100 - $12,000
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bogota via Toronto
Ave. Duration
16h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,700
Viva Air Colombia
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Villavicencio via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
20h 27m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from London City to Bogota via Amsterdam Schiphol, New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,700
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bogota via Madrid
Ave. Duration
14h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $2,400
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bogota via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,800
Train operators
Bus operators
Transportes Tisquesusa
Phone
+57 1 348-4836 / +57 1 542-1853
Website
terminaldetransporte.gov.co
Bus from Portal Norte to Chocontá
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flotaaguilasa.com
Bus from Bogota to Chocontá
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
flotaaguilasa.com
Velotax
Phone
+57 (8)2611550
Website
velotax.com.co
Bus from Ibagué to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
velotax.com.co
Book at
velotax.com.co
Auto Fusa SA
Website
autofusa.com
Bus from Ibagué to Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
autofusa.com
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 311 2730419
Email
servicioalcliente@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Ibague to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular
$6 - $9
Premium
$7 - $9
Other operators
Taxi from Villavicencio to Machetá
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Taxi Estrella
Phone
+57 8682 2222
Website
facebook.com
Celutaxis
Phone
+57 313666 6666
Website
celutaxi.co
Asotaxtur
Phone
+57 313252 9451
Website
facebook.com

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