There are 5 ways to get from Sierra Nevada National Park to Cartagena 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, drive  •  25 h 42 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sierra Nevada National Park to Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to Machiques
  3. Drive from Machiques to Valledupar
  4. Take the bus from Valledupar to Cartagena

$48 - $77

Cheapest option

Taxi, bus to Cucuta, fly  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Take a taxi from Sierra Nevada National Park to Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to San Cristóbal
  3. Fly from Cucuta (CUC) to Cartagena (CTG) CUC - CTG

$36 - $258

3 alternative options

Bus  •  28 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Mérida to San Cristóbal
  2. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Cartagena Via Cucuta / ...

$40 - $75

Drive  •  17 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Sierra Nevada National Park to Cartagena 716.2 miles

$75 - $110

Drive to Arauca, fly  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Sierra Nevada National Park to Arauca
  2. Fly from Arauca (AUC) to Cartagena (CTG) AUC - CTG

$56 - $281

Questions & Answers

The distance between Sierra Nevada National Park and Cartagena is 566 km. The road distance is 1145.9 km.

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It takes approximately 25 h 42 min to get from Sierra Nevada National Park to Cartagena, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Arauca Airport to Cartagena Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sierra Nevada National Park to Cartagena is 1146 km. It takes approximately 17 h 5 min to drive from Sierra Nevada National Park to Cartagena.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Easyfly, LATAM Chile and Satena offer flights from Arauca Airport to Cartagena Airport.

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There are 1345+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sierra Nevada National Park to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 353.7 miles
  • Duration: 25 h 42 min

What companies run services between Sierra Nevada National Park, Venezuela and Cartagena, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Sierra Nevada National Park to Cartagena via Mucurubá, Mérida, San Cristóbal, Cúcuta, and Cartagena in around 28 h 41 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Arauca to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$80 - $310
Flights from Cucuta to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $330
Flights from Cucuta to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$80 - $330
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arauca to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Cucuta to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $400
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Arauca to Cartagena via Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Flights from Cucuta to Cartagena via Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $250
Bus operators
Expresos Jauregui
Phone
+58(277)-5411134, +58(426)1812675, +58(414) 7402046
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Mérida to Machiques
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Valledupar to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Regular
$16 - $22
Premium
$18 - $25
Mini Van
$18 - $23
Bus from Cúcuta to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Regular
$30 - $50
Premium
$35 - $50
Mini Van
$35 - $50
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Valledupar to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $29
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$20 - $29
Regular
$19 - $26
Bus from Cúcuta to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.co
Premium Plus
$40 - $55
Regular
$40 - $60
Expresos Tachira Merida C.A
Phone
+58(274)2633829, +58(414)7125913
Email
Tachira.merida@hotmail.com
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Mérida to San Cristóbal
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Sierra Nevada National Park to Mérida
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Estimated price
$1

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