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Recommended option

Fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  6 h 26 min

  1. PTY - BAQ

$243 - $421

Cheapest option

Fly to Valledupar, bus  •  12 h 44 min

  1. PTY - VUP

$164 - $578

4 alternative options

Fly to Santa Marta  •  7 h 59 min

  1. PTY - SMR

$241 - $641

Fly to Cartagena, bus  •  9 h 14 min

  1. PTY - CTG

$263 - $443

Bus, ferry  •  39 h 49 min

$702 - $708

Shuttle, ferry, bus  •  5 days 10 h

$692

What companies run services between Panama City, Panama and Santa Marta, Colombia?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Copa Airlines and two other airlines fly from Panama City to Santa Marta hourly.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Panama City to Santa Marta via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Panama City to Santa Marta via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Panama City to Valledupar via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Panama City to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Panama City to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $800
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Panama City to Santa Marta via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Panama City to Valledupar via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Panama City to Valledupar via Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$80 - $480
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$6 - $9
Bus from Valledupar to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$12 - $17
Premium
$14 - $20
Mini Van
$14 - $18
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 3690999
Email
reservas@marsol.com.co
Website
transportesmarsol.net
Bus from Cartagena to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
transportesmarsol.net
Panamá Regional Buses
Bus from Panama City to Chepo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
thebusschedule.com
Panatraslados
Ferry operators
San Blas Adventures
Email
contact@sanblasadventures.com
Website
sanblasadventures.com
Ferry from Cartí to San Blas Islands
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$302
Schedules at
sanblasadventures.com
Blue Sailing
Phone
(57) 310 704 0425
Email
bluesailinginfo@gmail.com
Website
bluesailing.net
Ferry from San Blas Islands to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
28 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$363
Schedules at
bluesailing.net
Ferry from Puerto Lindo to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5 days 0 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$450
Schedules at
bluesailing.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Panama City and Santa Marta is 634 km.

The cheapest way to get from Panama City to Santa Marta is to fly and bus which costs $240 - $430 and takes 6 h 26 min.

The quickest way to get from Panama City to Santa Marta is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 26 min and costs $240 - $430.

It takes approximately 6 h 26 min to get from Panama City to Santa Marta, including transfers.