There are 7 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.

Recommended option

Bus to Bucaramanga, fly to Cartagena  •  5 h 42 min

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

$91 - $302

Cheapest option

Bus  •  15 h 30 min

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

$33 - $68

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to Bogota, fly to Cartagena  •  9 h 11 min

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

$59 - $214

Bus to Bucaramanga, fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  8 h 55 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

$136 - $372

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  16 h 54 min

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

$50 - $91

Bus Berlinas  •  16 h 55 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

$52 - $77

Drive  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Drive from San Gil to Cartagena 469.5 miles

$45 - $75

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from San Gil to Cartagena is to bus which costs $30 - $70 and takes 15 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Gil to Cartagena is to bus and fly which costs $90 - $310 and takes 5 h 42 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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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from San Gil to Cartagena, including transfers.

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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 and Barranquilla. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 54 min.

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

You can take a bus from San Gil to Cartagena via Bucaramanga and Cartagena in around 15 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bucaramanga to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
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 Bucaramanga to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $300
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
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Bogota to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
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
Berlinas
Phone
+57 318 3545454
Email
informacion@berlinasdelfonce.com
Website
berlinasdelfonce.com
Bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$24 - $35
Regular
$17 - $24
Bus from San Gil to Tunja
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $40
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$26 - $40
Regular
$20 - $28
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$24 - $35
Regular
$17 - $25
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$35 - $55
Regular
$35 - $55
Bus from Pailitas to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$30 - $50
Regular
$30 - $45
Autoboy
Website
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
12 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$29 - $45
Premium
$30 - $45
Mini Van
$30 - $45
Bus from San Gil to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$6 - $9
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
$22 - $45
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$22 - $35
High Season
$30 - $45
Cotaxi
Website
cotaxi.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to Pailitas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
cotaxi.com.co

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