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

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Bus  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Valledupar to Cartagena

$19 - $26

4 alternative options

Taxi  •  5h 37m

  1. Take a taxi from Valledupar to Cartagena 228.4 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  5h 37m

  1. Drive from Valledupar to Cartagena 228.4 miles

$24 - $35

Fly to Barranquilla, bus  •  3h 27m

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

$35 - $205

Fly to Cartagena  •  4h 18m

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

$89 - $345

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The cheapest way to get from Valledupar to Cartagena is to bus which costs $19 - $27 and takes 6h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Valledupar to Cartagena is to fly and bus which costs $35 - $210 and takes 3h 27m.

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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 6h 37m and costs $19 - $27.

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It takes approximately 6h 37m 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 6h 37m and costs $19 - $27. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $85 - $350 and takes 4h 18m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Valledupar to Cartagena is 366 km. It takes approximately 5h 37m 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 1431+ hotels available in Cartagena. Prices start at $27 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Valledupar to Cartagena.
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  • Distance: 154.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h 37m

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

Copetran operates a bus from Valledupar to Cartagena every 2 hours. Tickets cost $14 - $20 and the journey takes 6h 30m. Alternatively, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Valledupar to Cartagena hourly.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $350
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota, Pereira
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Valledupar to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$18 - $180
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Valledupar to Cartagena via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$100 - $430
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
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bus from Barranquilla to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Other operators
Taxi from Valledupar to Cartagena
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Teletaxi
Phone
+57 5573 7373
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co
Servitaxi Franja Fucsia
Phone
+57 5584 1108
Website
facebook.com
Etaxi Valledupar
Phone
+57 5580 8282
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co

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

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