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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.

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Bus to Barranquilla, fly  •  9h 16m

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

$190 - $405

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Bus, drive  •  24h 25m

  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. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Caracas

$22 - $29

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Fly from Santa Marta  •  8h 27m

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

$206 - $426

Bus, drive via Valledupar  •  27h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Valledupar
  2. Drive from Valledupar to Machiques
  3. Take the bus from Machiques to Maracaibo
  4. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Caracas

Bus Expresos Merida C.A.  •  27h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Cúcuta
  2. Take the bus from San Cristóbal to Caracas

$28 - $50

Bus Alianza Internacional del Sur  •  28h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Cúcuta
  2. Take the bus from La Parada, Cúcuta to Caracas Via Caracas / ...

$128 - $149

Drive  •  14h 36m

  1. Drive from Santa Marta to Caracas 663.4 miles

$65 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Marta to Caracas is to bus and drive which costs $21 - $29 and takes 24h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Marta to Caracas is to fly which costs $200 - $430 and takes 8h 27m.

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The distance between Santa Marta and Caracas is 800 km. The road distance is 1061.5 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Caracas without a car is to bus which takes 28h 41m and costs $120 - $150.

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It takes approximately 9h 16m to get from Santa Marta to Caracas, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Caracas is to fly which takes 8h 27m and costs $200 - $430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $27 - $50 and takes 27h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Barranquilla Airport to Caracas Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 58m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Marta to Caracas is 1061 km. It takes approximately 14h 36m to drive from Santa Marta to Caracas.

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American Airlines, DHL International, LATAM Chile and three other airlines offer flights from Barranquilla Airport to Caracas Airport.

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There are 32+ hotels available in Caracas. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Marta to Caracas.
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  • Distance: 500.1 miles
  • Duration: 9h 16m

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

LATAM Chile, Avior Airlines and five other airlines fly from Santa Marta to Caracas every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Marta to Caracas via Cúcuta and San Cristóbal in around 27h 45m.

Airlines
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Panama City
Ave. Duration
10h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Bogota, Panama City
Ave. Duration
9h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Panama City
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Bogota, Panama City
Ave. Duration
9h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Panama City
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Pereira, Panama City
Ave. Duration
9h 47m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Avior Airlines
Website
aviorair.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Miami
Ave. Duration
8h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $650
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Bogota
Ave. Duration
9h 43m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $410
DHL International
Website
aviationcargo.dhl.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Caracas via Miami
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Santa Marta to Caracas via Miami
Ave. Duration
9h 54m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,000
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
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
copetran.com
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Bus from Santa Marta to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
copetran.com
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Bus from Santa Marta to Maicao
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
copetran.com
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Bus from Santa Marta to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Expresos Jauregui
Phone
+58(277)-5411134, +58(426)1812675, +58(414) 7402046
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Machiques to Maracaibo
Ave. Duration
2h 59m
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Expresos Flamingo C.A.
Phone
(0212) 6937572
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Maracaibo to Caracas
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
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
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Expresos Merida C.A.
Phone
(0276) - 3465890
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from San Cristóbal to Caracas
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expresos San Cristobal C.A.
Phone
(0276) 3462864
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from San cristobal to Caracas - La Bandera
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
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Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Parada, Cúcuta to Caracas
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$102
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Book at
venezuelatravelinternational.com

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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Santa Marta Airport is to shuttle which takes 45m and costs $15.

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