There are 5 ways to get from Pereira to Cartagena by plane, taxi, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Cartagena (CTG) PEI - CTG

$26 - $142

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Taxi, bus  •  11 h 32 min

  1. Take a taxi from Pereira 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 17 min

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

$47 - $93

Bus  •  20 h 38 min

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

$40 - $87

Drive  •  12 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Pereira to Cartagena 549.4 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Pereira to Cartagena is to fly which costs $25 - $150 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pereira to Cartagena is to fly which costs $25 - $150 and takes 3 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Pereira to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Pereira and arriving at Cartagena via Manizales and Honda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 38 min.

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The distance between Pereira and Cartagena is 622 km. The road distance is 879 km.

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The best way to get from Pereira to Cartagena without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 11 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 2 min to get from Pereira to Cartagena, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Pereira to Cartagena is to fly which takes 3 h 2 min and costs $25 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus and Rey Dorado, which costs $45 - $95 and takes 19 h 17 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Pereira to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 388.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 2 min

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

VivaColombia and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Pereira to Cartagena 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Pereira to Cartagena via Medellín and Cartagena in around 19 h 17 min.

Airlines
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
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Bus operators
Cotaxi
Empresa Arauca
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Pereira to Medellín
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$13 - $19
Premium (S26)
$23 - $27
Rio tax
Phone
+57 (68) 8572440
Bus from Manizales to Honda
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Manizales to Honda
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
pinbus.com
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pinbus.com
Regular
$7 - $11
Premium
$9 - $14
Mini Van
$9 - $12
Other operators
Taxi from Pereira to Manzanares
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Covichoralda
Phone
+57 6324 4444
Website
covichoralda.com.co
Taxi Aeropuerto Matecaña
Phone
+57 6314 8151
Taxis Consotá
Phone
+57 320336 8819
Website
cootaxconsota.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Pereira to Cartagena is 879 km. It takes approximately 12 h 57 min to drive from Pereira to Cartagena.

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

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There are 1341+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Pereira to Pereira Airport is to bus which takes 13 min and costs $1.

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