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

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Bus via Caicedonia  •  8h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Caicedonia
  2. Take the bus from Caicedonia to Ibagué
  3. Take the bus from Ibagué to Neiva

$27 - $45

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  9h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Pereira to Natagaima
  2. Take a taxi from Natagaima to Tatacoa Desert

$24 - $38

4 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Neiva

$28 - $31

Taxi  •  7h 10m

  1. Take a taxi from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert 420.5 km

$120 - $150

Drive  •  7h 10m

  1. Drive from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert 420.5 km

$27 - $40

Fly  •  3h 56m

  1. Fly from Manizales (MZL) to Neiva (NVA) MZL - NVA

$105 - $319

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The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert is to bus which costs $27 - $31 and takes 10h 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert is to fly which costs $100 - $320 and takes 3h 56m.

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The distance between Manizales and Tatacoa Desert is 208 km. The road distance is 420.5 km.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert without a car is to bus via Caicedonia which takes 8h 15m and costs $26 - $45.

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It takes approximately 8h 15m to get from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert is to bus via Caicedonia which takes 8h 15m and costs $26 - $45. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $100 - $320 and takes 3h 56m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Manizales to Tatacoa Desert is 421 km. It takes approximately 7h 10m to drive from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert.

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Easyfly and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Manizales Airport to Neiva Airport.

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What companies run services between Manizales, Colombia and Tatacoa Desert, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert via Caicedonia, Caicedonia, Ibagué, and Neiva in around 8h 15m. Alternatively, Easyfly and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Manizales to Tatacoa Desert every 3 hours.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Manizales to Neiva via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $300
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manizales to Neiva via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $300
Bus operators
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 321 8903597
Email
ventasonline@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Caicedonia
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular
$4 - $7
Premium
$6 - $8
Velotax
Phone
+57 (8)2611550
Website
velotax.com.co
Bus from Caicedonia to Ibagué
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $12
Schedules at
velotax.com.co
Book at
velotax.com.co
Coomotor
Phone
01-8000-910293
Email
calidad@coomotor.com.co
Website
coomotor.com.co
Bus from Ibagué to Neiva
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
coomotor.com.co
Premium
$9 - $13
Regular
$6 - $10
Bus from Pereira to Natagaima
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Schedules at
coomotor.com.co
Premium
$11 - $17
Regular
$9 - $13
Cootranshuila
Website
cootranshuila.com
Bus from Ibagué to Neiva
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cootranshuila.com
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redbus.co
Bus from Manizales to Neiva
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
cootranshuila.com
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redbus.co
Other operators
Taxi from Natagaima to Tatacoa Desert
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Estimated price
$13 - $17

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There are 42+ hotels available in Tatacoa Desert. 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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