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There are 4 ways to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to La Guajira by plane or bus

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Fly Newark to Riohacha

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Riohacha (RCH)

Cheapest option

Fly Newark to Cartagena, bus

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cartagena (CTG)
  2. Take the bus from Cartagena to Barranquilla
  3. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Valledupar

2 alternative options

Fly Newark to Valledupar

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Valledupar (VUP)

Fly New York JFK to Riohacha

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Riohacha (RCH)

Newark (EWR) to Riohacha (RCH) flights

112 Weekly Planes
16h 52m Average Duration
$232 Cheapest Price
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United States → Colombia
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International entry into Colombia from United States

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

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited Algeria, Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Colombia from United States

  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from United States
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to all arrivals by air
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  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days prior to boarding
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Colombia
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to all arrivals by air

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Rules to follow in Colombia

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Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United States

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Colombia from United States.

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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 La Guajira is 018000955590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in La Guajira is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in La Guajira 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 United States from Colombia.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 17 Jan 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Cancillería de Colombia.

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This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to La Guajira is to fly and bus which costs $140 - $460 and takes 14h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to La Guajira is to fly which costs $230 - $600 and takes 10h 9m.

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It is approximately 3274 km to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to La Guajira.

It takes approximately 10h 9m to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to La Guajira, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Newark Airport to Riohacha Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 6m and has one stopover.

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Spirit Airlines, Copa Airlines, Delta and five other airlines offer flights from Newark Airport to Riohacha Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in La Guajira. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Newark Airport (EWR) to La Guajira.
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  • Distance: 3274 km
  • Duration: 10h 9m

What companies run services between Newark Airport (EWR), USA and La Guajira, Colombia?

Spirit Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and eight other airlines fly from Newark Airport (EWR) to Riohacha hourly.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Miami, Bogota
Ave. Duration
10h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
19h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Santo Domingo, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 21m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Valledupar via Bogota
Ave. Duration
14h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Flights from Newark to Valledupar via Miami, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Newark to Valledupar via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Bogota
Ave. Duration
14h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Newark to Valledupar via Toronto, Bogota
Ave. Duration
12h 3m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from New York JFK to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Riohacha via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
10h 11m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Riohacha via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 46m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from New York JFK to Riohacha via San Jose, Bogota
Ave. Duration
15h 6m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
16h 31m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Valledupar via Miami, Bogota
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Newark to Valledupar via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
14h 52m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Newark to Valledupar via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Flights from Newark to Cartagena via Panama City
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,700
Flights from New York JFK to Riohacha via Panama City, Bogota
Ave. Duration
11h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $2,000
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
13h 51m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Atlanta, Bogota
Ave. Duration
19h 37m
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $600
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International, Bogota
Ave. Duration
15h 21m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Riohacha via Miami, Bogota
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,700
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Newark to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5h 8m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,900
Flights from Newark to Cartagena via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $2,900
Spirit Airlines
Website
spirit.com
Flights from Newark to Cartagena via Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
Flights from Newark to Cartagena via Orlando
Ave. Duration
8h 13m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Newark to Cartagena via Miami
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Newark to Cartagena via Panama City
Ave. Duration
8h 41m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $2,700
Viva Air Colombia
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from New York JFK to Riohacha via Bogota
Ave. Duration
8h 42m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,400
Bus operators
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 300 808-3147
Email
reservas@transportemarsol.net
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cartagena to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Copetran

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