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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus Copetran  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Riohacha to Barranquilla Via Riohacha
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena Via Cartagena

$22 - $37

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Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  7 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Riohacha to Cartagena Via Cartagena / ...

$19 - $31

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take a taxi from Riohacha to Cartagena 245.4 miles

$140 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Riohacha to Cartagena 245.4 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Cartagena  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Riohacha (RCH) to Cartagena (CTG) RCH - CTG

$63 - $343

Fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Riohacha (RCH) to Barranquilla (BAQ) RCH - BAQ
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

$71 - $353

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The cheapest way to get from Riohacha to Cartagena is to bus which costs $19 - $35 and takes 7 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riohacha to Cartagena is to fly which costs $60 - $350 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Riohacha and Cartagena is 312 km. The road distance is 392.7 km.

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The best way to get from Riohacha to Cartagena without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $22 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to get from Riohacha to Cartagena, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Riohacha to Cartagena is to bus which takes 5 h 47 min and costs $22 - $40. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $60 - $350 and takes 4 h 33 min.

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There is no direct flight from Riohacha Airport to Cartagena Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Riohacha to Cartagena is 393 km. It takes approximately 5 h 48 min to drive from Riohacha to Cartagena.

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

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There are 1431+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Riohacha to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 194.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 47 min

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

You can take a bus from Riohacha to Cartagena via Barranquilla and Cartagena in around 5 h 47 min. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Aeropostal fly from Riohacha to Cartagena hourly.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $370
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Riohacha to Barranquilla via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $340
Flights from Riohacha to Barranquilla via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
7 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Aeropostal
Website
aeropostal.com
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Flights from Riohacha to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
8 h 7 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Riohacha to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
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Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bus from Riohacha to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Riohacha to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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Premium
$12 - $17
Regular
$12 - $17
Bus from Riohacha to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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busbud.com
Premium
$17 - $25
Regular
$14 - $20
Other operators
Taxi from Riohacha to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
Estimated price
$140 - $170

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The best way to get from Riohacha to Riohacha Airport is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs $2 - $3.

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