There are 9 ways to get from Tunja to Santa Marta by bus, plane, taxi 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.

Recommended option

Bus to Bogota, fly to Santa Marta  •  6 h 14 min

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

$59 - $164

Cheapest option

Bus Copetran  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunja to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta

$27 - $72

7 alternative options

Bus to Bogota, fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  7 h 25 min

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

$50 - $154

Bus to Bogota, fly to Valledupar, bus  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunja to Bogotá
  2. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Valledupar (VUP) BOG - VUP
  3. Take the bus from Valledupar to Santa Marta

$82 - $281

Bus to Bucaramanga, fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  10 h 26 min

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

$106 - $333

Bus, taxi  •  10 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunja to Málaga
  2. Take the bus from Sabanalarga to Mingueo
  3. Take a taxi from Mingueo to Santa Marta

$58 - $138

Bus Berlinas  •  16 h

  1. Take the bus from Tunja to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta

$40 - $77

Bus via Aguachica  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Tunja to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Martín
  3. Take the bus from Aguachica to Santa Marta

$40 - $67

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Tunja to Santa Marta 521.5 miles

$55 - $80

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tunja to Santa Marta is to bus which costs $27 - $75 and takes 16 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tunja to Santa Marta is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 14 min and costs $55 - $170.

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The distance between Tunja and Santa Marta is 642 km. The road distance is 834 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Tunja to Santa Marta, including transfers.

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

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

You can take a bus from Tunja to Santa Marta via Bucaramanga in around 16 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $220
Flights from Bogota to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $330
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 24 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $260
Flights from Bogota to Valledupar
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Flights from Bogota to Santa Marta via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $330
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Bucaramanga to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$26 - $210
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Santa Marta
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
Bus from Valledupar to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$12 - $17
Premium
$14 - $20
Mini Van
$14 - $17
Bus from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$24 - $35
Premium
$26 - $40
Mini Van
$28 - $35
Bus from Aguachica to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $27
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$17 - $24
Premium
$19 - $27
Mini Van
$20 - $25
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Valledupar to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$16 - $23
Regular
$13 - $19
Bus from Sabanalarga to Mingueo
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $65
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$40 - $60
Regular
$45 - $65
Bus from Bucaramanga to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$30 - $45
Regular
$29 - $45
Autoboy
Website
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from Tunja to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $28
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co
Concorde
Phone
(57+8) 7610743
Email
servicioalcliente@cootransbol.com
Website
cootransbol.com
Bus from Tunja to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $21
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$10 - $15
High Season
$13 - $19
Bus from Tunja to Málaga
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$8 - $12
High Season
$10 - $15
Motilones
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Martín
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mingueo to Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50
ASOTRAIND
Phone
+57 8760 0000
Website
boyaca.net
Cooflotax Duitama
Phone
+57 8760 2888
Website
xn--pginasamarillas-njb.cybo.com
Cootrachica
Phone
+57 8761 9999
Website
facebook.com

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