There are 8 ways to get from Salento to Cartagena by bus, plane, shuttle, taxi 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.

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Bus to Pereira, fly  •  4 h 34 min

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

$28 - $144

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Bus to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, fly  •  8 h 49 min

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

$43 - $139

Shuttle to Cali, fly  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Armenia to Cali
  2. Fly from Cali (CLO) to Cartagena (CTG) CLO - CTG

$40 - $171

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, Rey Dorado  •  19 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Pereira to Medellín
  2. Take the Rey Dorado from Medellín to Sincelejo
  3. Take the bus from Sincelejo to Cartagena

$60 - $87

Bus Berlinas  •  21 h 37 min

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

$46 - $98

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  23 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Armenia to Cartagena

$36 - $88

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Salento to Cartagena 571.7 miles

$60 - $90

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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 21 h 37 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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The best way to get from Salento to Cartagena without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 12 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 34 min to get from Salento to Cartagena, including transfers.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Salento to Cartagena is 915 km. It takes approximately 13 h 30 min to drive from Salento to Cartagena.

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

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There are 1345+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salento to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 400.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Salento to Cartagena via Pereira, Medellín, Sincelejo, and Cartagena in around 19 h 34 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
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Cali to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cali to Cartagena via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
Flights from Cali to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $290
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $230
Flights from Cali to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
Flights from Cali to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$60 - $360
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Pereira to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $260
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Bus operators
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Salento to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Shuttle from Armenia to Cali
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $21
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$9 - $13
Premium (S26)
$18 - $21
Cotaxi
Transportes Luz
Torcoroma
Phone
5 2814445
Email
servicioalcliente@torcoroma.com.co
Website
torcoroma.com.co
Bus from Sincelejo to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
torcoroma.com.co
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
Autolegal
Phone
0057 (4) 361-0947
Email
autolegal.gerencia@gmail.com
Bus from Manizales to Honda
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Tax La Feria
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
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Regular
$7 - $11
Premium
$9 - $14
Mini Van
$8 - $11
Other operators
Taxi from Salento to Manzanares
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Estimated price
$80 - $100
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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