There are 10 ways to get from Santa Marta to Pereira 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 Cartagena, fly to Pereira  •  7 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Taganga to Cartagena
  2. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Pereira (PEI) CTG - PEI

$40 - $156

Cheapest option

Bus via Ibagué  •  16 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Ciénaga to Ibagué
  2. Take the bus from Ibague to Pereira

$40 - $97

8 alternative options

Fly Santa Marta to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  9 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) SMR - MDE
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales

$70 - $185

Fly Santa Marta to Bogota, bus  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Bogota (BOG) SMR - BOG
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Armenia

$68 - $191

Bus to Barranquilla, fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Barranquilla
  2. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) BAQ - MDE
  3. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales

$55 - $164

Bus to Barranquilla, fly to Bogota, bus  •  10 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Barranquilla
  2. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Bogota (BOG) BAQ - BOG
  3. Take the bus from Bogotá to Armenia

$60 - $180

Fly Santa Marta to Cali, bus  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Cali (CLO) SMR - CLO
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Cartago

$88 - $207

Bus  •  20 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Armenia

$52 - $82

Bus Rapido Ochoa  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Medellín Via Medellin
  2. Take the bus from Medellín to Pereira

$51 - $93

Drive  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Santa Marta to Pereira 647.8 miles

$65 - $100

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Marta to Pereira is to bus which costs $50 - $85 and takes 20 h 53 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Marta to Pereira is to bus and fly which costs $40 - $160 and takes 7 h 30 min.

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The distance between Santa Marta and Pereira is 734 km. The road distance is 1036.5 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 30 min to get from Santa Marta to Pereira, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Marta to Pereira. However, there are services departing from Santa Marta and arriving at Pereira via Ciénaga and Ibague. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 27 min.

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LATAM Chile, VivaColombia and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Cartagena Airport to Pereira Airport.

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Santa Marta to Pereira bus services, operated by Expreso Brasilia, depart from Ciénaga station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Marta to Pereira.
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  • Distance: 458.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 30 min

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

You can take a bus from Santa Marta to Pereira via Ciénaga, Ciénaga, Ibagué, and Ibague in around 16 h 27 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $210
Flights from Santa Marta to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $250
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Barranquilla to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $230
Flights from Barranquilla to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Flights from Santa Marta to Cali via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
Flights from Santa Marta to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $200
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $290
Flights from Santa Marta to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Barranquilla to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Barranquilla to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $220
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Cartagena to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Santa Marta to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $240
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Bus operators
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 3690999
Email
reservas@marsol.com.co
Website
transportesmarsol.net
Bus from Taganga to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
transportesmarsol.net
Autolegal
Phone
0057 (4) 361-0947
Email
autolegal.gerencia@gmail.com
Bus from Medellín to Manizales
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Bogotá to Armenia
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$17 - $26
Premium (S26)
$30 - $34
Bus from Ibagué to Pereira
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $21
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$9 - $14
Premium (S26)
$18 - $21
Bus from Medellín to Pereira
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$12 - $18
Premium (S26)
$23 - $26
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
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $10
Mini Van
$6 - $8
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Cali to Cartago
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalcali.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Ciénaga to Ibagué
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$45 - $65
Regular
$45 - $70
Bus from Santa Marta to Armenia
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$50 - $75
Regular
$55 - $80
Coomotor
Website
coomotor.com.co
Bus from Ibagué to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
vonline.coomotor.com.co
Regular
$8 - $13
Regular + WiFi
$9 - $13
Premium
$11 - $14
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