There are 8 ways to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga by plane, bus 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

Fly Santa Marta to Bucaramanga  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Bucaramanga (BGA) SMR - BGA

$95 - $295

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Bosconia
  2. Take the bus from Bosconia to Bucaramanga

$22 - $51

6 alternative options

Bus to Barranquilla, fly to Bucaramanga  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Barranquilla
  2. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Bucaramanga (BGA) BAQ - BGA

$108 - $315

Bus to Cartagena, fly to Bucaramanga  •  7 h 51 min

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

$91 - $286

Fly Santa Marta to Barrancabermeja, bus  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Barrancabermeja (EJA) SMR - EJA
  2. Take the bus from Barrancabermeja to Bucaramanga

$106 - $359

Bus Berlinas  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga

$30 - $55

Bus Copetran  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Aguachica
  2. Take the bus from Aguachica to Bucaramanga

$29 - $39

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga 337.2 miles

$35 - $55

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga is to bus which costs $21 - $55 and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga is to bus and fly which costs $100 - $320 and takes 4 h 59 min.

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The distance between Santa Marta and Bucaramanga is 474 km. The road distance is 539.6 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 27 min to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Marta and arriving at Bucaramanga. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 30 min.

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What companies run services between Santa Marta, Colombia and Bucaramanga, Colombia?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga hourly. Alternatively, Berlinas operates a bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Barranquilla to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Cartagena to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Barrancabermeja via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $350
Flights from Santa Marta to Barrancabermeja via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 22 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Barranquilla to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Cartagena to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Barranquilla to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$28 - $220
Flights from Cartagena to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Santa Marta to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$6 - $9
Bus from Santa Marta to Aguachica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $28
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$17 - $25
Premium
$20 - $28
Mini Van
$20 - $26
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 3690999
Email
reservas@marsol.com.co
Website
transportesmarsol.net
Bus from Santa Marta to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
transportesmarsol.net
Cotrasangil
Phone
7243562
Email
servicioalcliente@cotrasangil.com
Website
cotrasangil.com
Bus from Barrancabermeja to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
cotrasangil.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Santa Marta to Bosconia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$12 - $17
Regular
$9 - $13
Bus from Bosconia to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$23 - $35
Regular
$21 - $29
Cotragua
Phone
(57) (75) 5625345
Bus from Aguachica to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com
Cotranal
Phone
(+57) 7 5682359 / 5682562
Website
cotranal.com
Bus from Aguachica to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
cotranal.com

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