There are 9 ways to get from Santa Marta to San Gil by taxi, 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.

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Taxi, bus  •  10 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Santa Marta to Mingueo
  2. Take the bus from Mingueo to Sabanalarga
  3. Take a taxi from Sabanalarga to San Gil

$89 - $160

Cheapest option

Bus Copetran  •  12 h 42 min

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

$22 - $51

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Bus Berlinas  •  11 h 19 min

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

$35 - $59

Bus Copetran #2  •  15 h

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

$30 - $39

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

$122 - $347

Fly Santa Marta to Bogota, bus  •  10 h 39 min

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

$76 - $198

Bus to Cartagena, fly to Bucaramanga, bus  •  11 h 22 min

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

$106 - $320

Bus to Barranquilla, fly to Bogota, bus  •  11 h 19 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 Tunja
  4. Take the bus from Tunja to San Gil

$68 - $187

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Marta to San Gil is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 15 h.

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

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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 11 h 19 min.

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The distance between Santa Marta and San Gil is 534 km. The road distance is 641.6 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Marta to San Gil without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 10 h 5 min and costs $85 - $160.

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It takes approximately 10 h 5 min to get from Santa Marta to San Gil, including transfers.

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Santa Marta to San Gil bus services, operated by Berlinas, depart from Santa Marta station.

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The quickest flight from Barranquilla Airport to Bucaramanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 20 min.

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Santa Marta to San Gil bus services, operated by Autoboy, arrive at San Gil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Marta to San Gil is 642 km. It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to drive from Santa Marta to San Gil.

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Easyfly, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Barranquilla Airport to Bucaramanga Airport.

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The nearest airport to San Gil is Bucaramanga (BGA) Airport which is 63.4 km away. Other nearby airports include El Yopal (EYP) (160.7 km) and Cucuta (CUC) (167 km).

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Map of how to get from Santa Marta to San Gil.
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  • Distance: 334 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 5 min

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 11 h 19 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 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 Barranquilla to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Santa Marta to Bogota via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Cartagena to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
When
Monday and Sunday
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
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Mingueo to Sabanalarga
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $60
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$40 - $60
Regular
$40 - $60
Bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
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expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$29 - $45
Regular
$29 - $40
Berlinas
Phone
+57 318 3545454
Email
informacion@berlinasdelfonce.com
Website
berlinasdelfonce.com
Bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Book at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$35 - $50
Regular
$30 - $50
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$23 - $35
Regular
$16 - $23
Bus from Tunja to San Gil
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
berlinasdelfonce.com
Suite
$25 - $35
Regular
$19 - $27
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
$6 - $8
Bus from Santa Marta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
pinbus.com
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pinbus.com
Regular
$24 - $35
Premium
$26 - $40
Mini Van
$27 - $35
Bus from Santa Marta to Aguachica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
pinbus.com
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pinbus.com
Regular
$17 - $24
Premium
$19 - $27
Mini Van
$19 - $24
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 - $8
Cotrasangil
Phone
7243562
Email
servicioalcliente@cotrasangil.com
Website
cotrasangil.com
Bus from Aguachica to San Gil
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
cotrasangil.com
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
Other operators
Taxi from Santa Marta to Mingueo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Radio Taxi Santa Marta
Phone
+57 5420 7000
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co
Super Ejecutivos
Phone
+57 5431 0404
Rapi Taxi
Phone
+57 5420 2000
Website
amarillascolombia.co

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