There are 5 ways to get from Valledupar to Cartagena by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Valledupar to Cartagena

$21 - $32

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take a taxi from Valledupar to Cartagena 228.4 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Valledupar to Cartagena 228.4 miles

$24 - $35

Fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Valledupar (VUP) to Barranquilla (BAQ) VUP - BAQ
  2. Take the bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena

$32 - $208

Fly to Cartagena  •  4 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Valledupar (VUP) to Cartagena (CTG) VUP - CTG

$90 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Valledupar to Cartagena is to bus which costs $21 - $35 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Valledupar to Cartagena is to fly and bus which costs $30 - $210 and takes 3 h 17 min.

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The distance between Valledupar and Cartagena is 247 km. The road distance is 365.5 km.

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The best way to get from Valledupar to Cartagena without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $21 - $35.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Valledupar to Cartagena, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Valledupar to Cartagena is to bus which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $21 - $35. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $85 - $350 and takes 4 h 37 min.

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The quickest flight from Valledupar Airport to Barranquilla Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Valledupar to Cartagena is 366 km. It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to drive from Valledupar to Cartagena.

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Easyfly offers flights from Valledupar Airport to Barranquilla Airport.

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There are 1341+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Valledupar to Valledupar Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $3 - $5.

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Map of how to get from Valledupar to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Valledupar, Colombia and Cartagena, Colombia?

Copetran operates a bus from Valledupar to Cartagena every 2 hours. Tickets cost $16 - $26 and the journey takes 7 h 1 min. Alternatively, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Valledupar to Cartagena hourly.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $440
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Pereira
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Valledupar to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$18 - $180
Bus operators
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 - $26
Schedules at
pinbus.com
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pinbus.com
Regular
$16 - $23
Premium
$18 - $26
Mini Van
$19 - $24
Other operators
Taxi from Valledupar to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Etaxi Valledupar
Phone
+57 5580 8282
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co
Servitaxi Franja Fucsia
Phone
+57 5584 1108
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co
Teletaxi
Phone
+57 5573 7373
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co

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