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

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 Berlinas  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$38 - $61

Cheapest option

Bus Copetran  •  12 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$21 - $53

6 alternative options

Bus Concorde  •  15 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Bosconia
  2. Take the bus from Bosconia to San Gil

$23 - $62

Drive  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Santa Marta to San Gil 401 miles

$40 - $65

Bus to Barranquilla, fly to Bucaramanga, bus  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Barranquilla
  2. Fly from Barranquilla (BAQ) to Bucaramanga (BGA) BAQ - BGA
  3. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$125 - $350

Fly Santa Marta to Bogota, bus  •  9 h 38 min

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

$69 - $179

Bus to Cartagena, fly to Bucaramanga, bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Marta to Cartagena
  2. Fly from Cartagena (CTG) to Bucaramanga (BGA) CTG - BGA
  3. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$108 - $321

Bus to Barranquilla, fly to Bogota, bus  •  10 h 18 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 San Gil

$61 - $169

What companies run services between Santa Marta, Colombia and San Gil, Santander, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Santa Marta to San Gil via Bucaramanga in around 10 h 18 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Barranquilla to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $340
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Cartagena to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Barranquilla to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Cartagena to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Flights from Barranquilla to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
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 Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $230
Bus operators
Berlinas
Phone
+57 318 3545454
Email
informacion@berlinasdelfonce.com
Website
berlinasdelfonce.com
Bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$35 - $55
Regular
$35 - $50
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$24 - $35
Regular
$17 - $24
Autoboy
Website
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$7 - $9
Bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$25 - $35
Premium
$27 - $40
Mini Van
$29 - $40
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
Concorde
Phone
(57+8) 7610743
Email
servicioalcliente@cootransbol.com
Website
cootransbol.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$3 - $6
High Season
$5 - $7
Bus from Bosconia to San Gil
Ave. Duration
11 h 19 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$17 - $25
High Season
$23 - $35
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $45
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$30 - $45
Regular
$30 - $45
Bus from Santa Marta to Bosconia
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $17
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$12 - $17
Regular
$9 - $13
Transportes Marsol
Phone
0057 3690999
Email
reservas@marsol.com.co
Website
transportesmarsol.net
Bus from Santa Marta to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
transportesmarsol.net

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santa Marta and San Gil is 534 km. The road distance is 642 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santa Marta to San Gil is to bus which costs $21 - $55 and takes 12 h 38 min.

The quickest way to get from Santa Marta to San Gil is to bus and fly which takes 8 h and costs $120 - $350.

No, there is no direct bus from Santa Marta to San Gil. However, there are services departing from Santa Marta and arriving at San Gil via Bucaramanga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 18 min.

It takes approximately 10 h 18 min to get from Santa Marta to San Gil, including transfers.