There are 7 ways to get from Santa Marta to Caracas 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 Barranquilla, fly  •  8 h 40 min

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

$190 - $407

Cheapest option

Bus Aero Expresos  •  27 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Maicao
  2. Take the bus from Paraiguapoa to Terminal El Moján
  3. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Caracas

$16 - $41

5 alternative options

Fly from Santa Marta  •  8 h 31 min

  1. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Caracas (CCS) SMR - CCS

$207 - $427

Bus, drive, bus to Maracaibo, fly  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Maicao
  2. Drive from Maicao to Plaza Carrasquero
  3. Take the bus from Plaza Carrasquero to Core 3
  4. Fly from Maracaibo (MAR) to Caracas (CCS) MAR - CCS

$54 - $156

Bus, drive  •  21 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Maicao
  2. Drive from Maicao to Cañada del Indio
  3. Take the bus from Cañada del Indio to Core 3
  4. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Caracas - Terminal La Bandera

$24 - $36

Bus Expresos Occidente C.A.  •  28 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Cúcuta
  2. Take the bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Caracas - La Bandera

$43 - $59

Drive  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Santa Marta to Caracas 663.4 miles

$65 - $110

What companies run services between Santa Marta, Colombia and Caracas, Distrito Federal, Venezuela?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Avior Airlines and four other airlines fly from Santa Marta to Caracas 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Marta to Caracas via Maicao, Paraiguapoa, Terminal El Moján, Core 3, Libertador, Maracaibo, Caracas, and C.C. La Castellana in around 27 h 20 min.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Bogota, Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Bogota, Panama City
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Avior Airlines
Website
aviorair.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Miami
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
DHL International
Website
aviationcargo.dhl.com
Flights from Maracaibo to Caracas
Ave. Duration
59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
RUTACA
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Bogota, Punta Cana
Ave. Duration
9 h 21 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,100
Empresa Venezolana
Flights from Maracaibo to Caracas
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $900
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 Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$30 - $45
Premium
$30 - $50
Mini Van
$35 - $45
Metro de Maracaibo
Phone
+58(261)7307200
Email
oac@metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Website
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Bus from Plaza Carrasquero to Core 3
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Bus from Cañada del Indio to Core 3
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Bus from Paraiguapoa to Terminal El Moján
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
SITSSA
Phone
(0212) 242.01.10
Website
sitssa.gob.ve
Bus from Maracaibo to La Bandera
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
sitssa.gob.ve
Expresos Occidente C.A.
Phone
+58 (0)276 3468805 San Cristobal / (0)212-2432606 Caracas
Email
eoca@cantv.net
Website
expresosoccidente.com
Bus from San Antonio del Táchira to Caracas - La Bandera
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Marta and Caracas is 800 km. The road distance is 1061 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Marta to Caracas is to bus and drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 21 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Marta to Caracas is to fly which takes 8 h 31 min and costs $200 - $430.

It takes approximately 8 h 40 min to get from Santa Marta to Caracas, including transfers.