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There are 5 ways to get from Santa Marta to Pereira by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Santa Marta (SMR) to Pereira (PEI) SMR - PEI

$90 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  23 h 15 min

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

$49 - $103

3 alternative options

Bus via La Dorada  •  15 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to La Dorada
  2. Take the bus from Victoria to Manizales

$60 - $101

Bus  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Armenia

$50 - $89

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 - $90 and takes 20 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Marta to Pereira is to fly which costs $85 - $180 and takes 3 h 38 min.

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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 Armenia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 52 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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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Pereira without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 51 min and costs $55 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 38 min to get from Santa Marta to Pereira, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Santa Marta to Pereira is to fly which takes 3 h 38 min and costs $85 - $180. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $55 - $110 and takes 15 h 51 min.

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The quickest flight from Santa Marta Airport to Pereira Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 31 min.

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Santa Marta to Pereira bus services, operated by Expreso Brasilia, arrive at Armenia station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Marta to Pereira.
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  • Distance: 458.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 38 min

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

VivaColombia, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from Santa Marta to Pereira 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Marta to Pereira via La Dorada, Victoria, and Manizales in around 15 h 51 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santa Marta to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $170
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Santa Marta to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Marta to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Bus operators
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Santa Marta to La Dorada
Ave. Duration
11 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $60
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$40 - $55
Regular
$40 - $60
Bus from Santa Marta to Armenia
Ave. Duration
19 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$50 - $75
Regular
$55 - $80
Empresa Arauca
Phone
018000 42 37 87
Email
contacto@empresaarauca.com.co
Website
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Victoria to Manizales
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Santa Marta to Medellín
Ave. Duration
17 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Pereira
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 321 8903597
Email
ventasonline@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Pereira
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
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expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$12 - $18
Premium (S26)
$23 - $26

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Marta to Pereira is 1036 km. It takes approximately 15 h 2 min to drive from Santa Marta to Pereira.

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

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There are 628+ hotels available in Pereira. Prices start at $18 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 $15.

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