There are 8 ways to get from San Gil to Cartagena by bus, plane 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 Bucaramanga, fly to Cartagena  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
  2. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Cartagena (CTG) BGA - CTG

$69 - $266

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Bus  •  15 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Cartagena Via Cartagena / ...

$30 - $62

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Bus to Bucaramanga, fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
  2. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Barranquilla (BAQ) BGA - BAQ
  3. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

$103 - $319

Bus to Bogota, fly to Cartagena  •  7 h 14 min

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

$57 - $207

Bus to Bucaramanga, fly to Corozal, bus  •  9 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
  2. Fly from Bucaramanga (BGA) to Corozal (CZU) BGA - CZU
  3. Take the bus from Sincelejo to Cartagena

$70 - $299

Bus via Bosconia  •  14 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Aguachica
  3. Take the bus from Aguachica to Bosconia
  4. Take the bus from Bosconia to Cartagena

Bus #2  •  15 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Pailitas
  3. Take the bus from Pailitas to Cartagena

$49 - $70

Drive  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Gil to Cartagena 469.5 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from San Gil to Cartagena. However, there are services departing from San Gil and arriving at Cartagena via Bucaramanga, Aguachica and Bosconia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 47 min.

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The distance between San Gil and Cartagena is 501 km. The road distance is 751.2 km.

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The best way to get from San Gil to Cartagena without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 26 min to get from San Gil to Cartagena, including transfers.

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San Gil to Cartagena bus services, operated by Autoboy, depart from San Gil station.

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The quickest flight from Bucaramanga Airport to Cartagena Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between San Gil to Cartagena is 751 km. It takes approximately 11 h 4 min to drive from San Gil to Cartagena.

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Easyfly offers flights from Bucaramanga Airport to Cartagena Airport.

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There are 1345+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from San Gil to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 312.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 26 min

What companies run services between San Gil, Santander, Colombia and Cartagena, Colombia?

You can take a bus from San Gil to Cartagena via Bucaramanga, Aguachica, Aguachica, and Bosconia in around 14 h 47 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
Flights from Bucaramanga to Corozal via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $280
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Bucaramanga to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Flights from Bucaramanga to Corozal via Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Satena
Website
satena.com
Flights from Bucaramanga to Corozal via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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
Autoboy
Website
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $13
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$9 - $13
Regular
$6 - $9
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $50
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$30 - $50
Regular
$30 - $50
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$6 - $9
Bus from Bucaramanga to Aguachica
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Regular
$8 - $12
Premium
$10 - $14
Mini Van
$9 - $12
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Regular
$28 - $40
Premium
$30 - $45
Mini Van
$30 - $40
Bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $10
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $10
Mini Van
$6 - $8
Berlinas
Phone
+57 318 3545454
Email
informacion@berlinasdelfonce.com
Website
berlinasdelfonce.com
Bus from San Gil to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$28 - $40
Regular
$24 - $35
Bus from Bosconia to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4 h 42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$28 - $40
Regular
$23 - $35
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
13 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $50
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$35 - $50
Regular
$35 - $50
Bus from Pailitas to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$30 - $45
Regular
$29 - $40
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
Cotaxi
Website
cotaxi.com.co
Bus from Aguachica to Bosconia
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cotaxi.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to Pailitas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
cotaxi.com.co
Concorde
Phone
(57+8) 7610743
Email
servicioalcliente@cootransbol.com
Website
cootransbol.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$21 - $30
High Season
$28 - $40
Transsander
Website
transsander.com
Bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com

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