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

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Bus to Pereira, fly  •  4 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Pereira
  2. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Cartagena (CTG) PEI - CTG

$35 - $154

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Bus to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, fly  •  7 h 20 min

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

$40 - $136

Taxi, bus  •  10 h 47 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manizales to Manzanares
  2. Take the bus from Manzanares to Barranca Nueva
  3. Take a taxi from Barranca Nueva to Cartagena

Bus, Rey Dorado  •  19 h 2 min

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

$45 - $89

Bus  •  19 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Honda
  2. Take the bus from Honda to Cartagena Bogota

$39 - $80

Drive  •  12 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Manizales to Cartagena 543.2 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Cartagena is to bus and Rey Dorado which costs $45 - $90 and takes 19 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manizales to Cartagena is to bus and fly which costs $30 - $160 and takes 4 h 34 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manizales to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Manizales and arriving at Cartagena via Honda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 42 min.

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The distance between Manizales and Cartagena is 593 km. The road distance is 869.1 km.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Cartagena without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 10 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Manizales to Cartagena, including transfers.

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Manizales to Cartagena bus services, operated by Coopuertos, depart from Manizales station.

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The quickest flight from Pereira Airport to Cartagena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 14 min.

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Manizales to Cartagena bus services, operated by Berlinas, arrive at Cartagena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manizales to Cartagena is 869 km. It takes approximately 12 h 48 min to drive from Manizales to Cartagena.

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  • Distance: 370.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Manizales to Cartagena via Medellín and Cartagena in around 19 h 2 min.

Airlines
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Bus operators
Empresa Arauca
Phone
018000 42 37 87
Email
contacto@empresaarauca.com.co
Website
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
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empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Medellín
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
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Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$2 - $5
Premium (S26)
$9 - $11
Suautomovil
Phone
+57 (6) 3215064
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Autolegal
Phone
0057 (4) 361-0947
Email
autolegal.gerencia@gmail.com
Bus from Manizales to Medellín
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Cotaxi
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Medellín to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
14 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Regular
$29 - $40
Premium
$30 - $45
Mini Van
$30 - $45
Coopuertos
Phone
0057 3162714173
Bus from Manizales to Honda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Other operators
Taxi from Manizales to Manzanares
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Tax La Feria Manizales
Phone
+57 6882 8912
Website
taxlaferia.com
Almacenes La 14
Phone
+57 6884 7878
Citytaxi Manizales
Phone
+57 6885 2300
Website
citytaxiapp.co

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

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There are 1362+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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