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

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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

$106 - $312

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Bus Berlinas  •  9 h 32 min

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

$19 - $50

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Fly Santa Marta to Bucaramanga  •  4 h 12 min

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

$93 - $293

Bus to Cartagena, fly to Bucaramanga  •  8 h 52 min

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

$90 - $285

Fly Santa Marta to Barrancabermeja, bus  •  8 h 49 min

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

$104 - $358

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  11 h 57 min

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

$20 - $44

Bus Copetran  •  13 h

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

$24 - $38

Drive  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga 337.2 miles

$35 - $55

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Marta and arriving at Bucaramanga. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 9 h 32 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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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 59 min to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga, including transfers.

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Santa Marta to Bucaramanga bus services, operated by Berlinas, depart from Santa Marta station.

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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga is to fly which takes 4 h 12 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 9 h 32 min.

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The quickest flight from Barranquilla Airport to Bucaramanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Santa Marta to Bucaramanga bus services, operated by Berlinas, arrive at Bucaramanga station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Marta to Bucaramanga is 540 km. It takes approximately 7 h 40 min to drive from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga.

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Easyfly, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Barranquilla Airport to Bucaramanga Airport.

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Map of how to get from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga.
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  • Distance: 296 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 59 min

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

VivaColombia flies from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga 4 times a week. Alternatively, Berlinas operates a bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga once daily. Tickets cost $19 - $50 and the journey takes 9 h 32 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
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 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Barrancabermeja via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $370
Flights from Santa Marta to Barrancabermeja via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Cartagena to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
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
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$29 - $230
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 - $10
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copetran.com
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Regular
$5 - $7
Premium
$7 - $10
Mini Van
$6 - $8
Bus from Santa Marta to Aguachica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Regular
$16 - $23
Premium
$18 - $26
Mini Van
$19 - $24
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 3690999
Email
reservas@marsol.com.co
Website
transportesmarsol.net
Bus from Taganga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5 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
Bus from Aguachica to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $12
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 - $16
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$11 - $16
Regular
$8 - $12
Bus from Bosconia to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
7 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$21 - $29
Regular
$19 - $27
Cotragua
Phone
(57) (75) 5625345
Bus from Aguachica to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
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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There are 247+ hotels available in Bucaramanga. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Santa Marta Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs .

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