There are 9 ways to get from Salento to Cartagena by bus, plane, taxi, car ferry or car

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

Recommended option

Bus to Pereira, fly  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Salento to Pereira
  2. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Cartagena (CTG) PEI - CTG

$27 - $143

8 alternative options

Bus to Bogota, fly  •  8 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Armenia to Bogotá
  2. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Cartagena (CTG) BOG - CTG

$61 - $223

Bus to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, fly  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Salento to Medellín
  2. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Cartagena (CTG) MDE - CTG

$40 - $136

Taxi, bus  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salento to Manzanares
  2. Take the bus from Manzanares to Barranca Nueva
  3. Take a taxi from Barranca Nueva to Cartagena

Bus Rapido Ochoa  •  16 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Honda
  2. Take the bus from Honda to Chinú
  3. Take the bus from Sincelejo to Cartagena

$69 - $120

Bus, car ferry  •  21 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Pereira to Medellín
  2. Take the car ferry from Terminal Norte to Sincelejo
  3. Take the bus from Sincelejo to Cartagena

Bus Berlinas  •  25 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Honda
  2. Take the bus from Honda to Cartagena

$59 - $96

Bus  •  25 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Armenia to Cartagena

$44 - $98

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Salento to Cartagena 571.7 miles

$60 - $90

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salento to Cartagena is to bus and fly which costs $27 - $150 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salento to Cartagena is to bus and fly which costs $27 - $150 and takes 4 h 16 min.

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The distance between Salento and Cartagena is 641 km. The road distance is 914.8 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 16 min to get from Salento to Cartagena, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salento to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from Salento and arriving at Cartagena via Pereira, Manizales and Honda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 3 min.

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What companies run services between Salento, Quindío, Colombia and Cartagena, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Salento to Cartagena via Pereira, Manizales, Honda, Chinú, Chinu, Sincelejo, and Cartagena in around 16 h 49 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
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
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Bus operators
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Salento to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Armenia to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $40
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$18 - $27
Premium (S26)
$32 - $36
Bus from Pereira to Medellín
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$13 - $20
Premium (S26)
$25 - $28
Cotaxi
Rio tax
Phone
+57 (68) 8572440
Bus from Manizales to Honda
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
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
$8 - $15
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$8 - $11
Premium
$10 - $15
Mini Van
$9 - $12
Transportes Luz
Empresa Arauca
Ferry operators
Rapido Ochoa
Website
rapidoochoa.com
Car ferry from Terminal Norte to Sincelejo
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Other operators
Taxi from Salento to Manzanares
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Radio Taxi Del Quindio
Phone
+57 6 746-2222
Website
facebook.com
Coomoquin
Phone
+57 312 296-8896
Website
coomoquin.com

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