There are 5 ways to get from Manizales to Bucaramanga by plane, bus, taxi or car

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Fly from Manizales  •  3h 28m

  1. Fly from Manizales (MZL) to Bucaramanga (BGA) MZL - BGA

$102 - $206

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Bus  •  8h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Mariquita
  2. Take the bus from Mariquita to Bucaramanga

$24 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus, bus to Pereira, fly  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Santa Rosa de Cabal
  2. Take the bus from Santa Rosa de Cabal to Pereira
  3. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Bucaramanga (BGA) PEI - BGA

$60 - $125

Taxi, bus  •  7h 16m

  1. Take a taxi from Manizales to Mariquita
  2. Take the bus from Mariquita to Bucaramanga

$60 - $67

Drive  •  8h 26m

  1. Drive from Manizales to Bucaramanga 530.2 km

$35 - $55

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The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Bucaramanga is to bus which costs $24 - $26 and takes 8h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Manizales to Bucaramanga is to fly which costs $100 - $210 and takes 3h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manizales to Bucaramanga. However, there are services departing from Manizales and arriving at Bucaramanga via Mariquita. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 5m.

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The distance between Manizales and Bucaramanga is 350 km. The road distance is 530.2 km.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Bucaramanga without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 7h 16m and costs $55 - $70.

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It takes approximately 3h 28m to get from Manizales to Bucaramanga, including transfers.

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Manizales to Bucaramanga bus services, operated by Rio tax, depart from Manizales station.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Bucaramanga is to fly which takes 3h 28m and costs $100 - $210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $24 - $26 and takes 8h 5m.

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There is no direct flight from Manizales Airport to Bucaramanga Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 11m and has one stopover.

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What companies run services between Manizales, Colombia and Bucaramanga, Colombia?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Easyfly and two other airlines fly from Manizales to Bucaramanga hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manizales to Bucaramanga via Mariquita in around 8h 5m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manizales to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Flights from Pereira to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $160
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Manizales to Bucaramanga via Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Manizales to Bucaramanga via Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera, Cucuta
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Flights from Pereira to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Pereira to Bucaramanga via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $280
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Manizales to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $330
Bus operators
Cootracol
Bus from Manizales to Santa Rosa de Cabal
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Santa Rosa de Cabal to Pereira
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Cotaxi
Website
cotaxi.com.co
Bus from Mariquita to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
cotaxi.com.co
Book at
redbus.co
Rio tax
Phone
+57 (68) 8572440
Bus from Manizales to Mariquita
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Coopuertos
Phone
0057 3162714173
Bus from Manizales to Mariquita
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Rápido Tolima
Other operators
Taxi from Manizales to Mariquita
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Taxis Libres
Phone
+57 6890 0114
Taxi Flota El Ruiz
Phone
+57 6 8824253
Tax La Feria Manizales
Phone
+57 6882 8912
Website
taxlaferia.com

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Manizales to Bucaramanga bus services, operated by Cotaxi, arrive at Bucaramanga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manizales to Bucaramanga is 530 km. It takes approximately 8h 26m to drive from Manizales to Bucaramanga.

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LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Easyfly offer flights from Manizales Airport to Bucaramanga Airport.

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There are 228+ hotels available in Bucaramanga. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Manizales Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $4 - $6.

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