From Barranquilla to the Colombian municipality of Cartagena there are 74.6 mi (120 km), which take approximately 3 hours by land. The bus companies that cover the route are Unitransco and Expreso Brasilia which propose low-cost bus tickets and the buses leave in various schedules, to guarantee the comfort of their travellers. The buses operated by Expreso Brasilia depart from the Universidad Simón Bolívar Terminal, while the ones operated by Unitransco depart from the Terminal Especial del Caribe. The weather in Cartagena is tropical, warm and humid, and registers an average annual temperature of 81.5 °F (27.5 °C). The dry season goes from January to March. The climate is changeable from December to March since the trade winds are present.
Bus Companies from Barranquilla to Cartagena
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Barranquilla to Cartagena. The buses come with features like trustworthy, punctual and comfortable services at all times. The listed operators offer various types of bus transport services from Barranquilla to Cartagena. Some of the major bus operators between this route are:
The major boarding points in Barranquilla are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Barranquilla are as follows:
Dropping Points in Cartagena
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Cartagena. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Cartagena at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Cartagena are:
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Barranquilla is located at the height from 4 mamsl to 98mamsl, depending on the area of the city. The distance from Barranquilla to Bogota is 764 mi (1230 km) and the travel takes approximately 24 hours. Barranquilla doesn't have a specific foundation date, the city was born spontaneously due to the agglomeration of indigenous and Spanish who settled the area approximately since 1530. According to Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes, this place was a canoe pier, where diverse goods were sold as salt and prawns, among others.Its history starts with the independence of the Spanish power, in the Free State of Cartagena in 1813; at this time it was called first Billa de Barlovento as recognition, to finally be Barranquilla and its celebration date on April the 7th.In the middle of the 19th century, the city acquires importance as sea and river port of Colombia and thanks to steam boat, Cali achieve being in contact with cities as Cali or Medellin, transforming into the entrance door of new products and travellers from all over the world. In the 20th century the city consolidates as city mainly of business and is called "the Gold Door of Colombia". Nowadays it's known as a city of great cultural wealth and with the Carnival of Barranquilla, the biggest festival of the country.
Situated at an average height of 2 m a.s.l., Cartagena always welcomes you with a new adventure. The "Fortified City" lies 702 mi (1130 km) away from the capital Bogota by bus, and it is considered among the most sought out destinations in all Latin America. Founded in 1533, Cartagena is the capital of the Bolivar department and its situated right next to the seashore of the Caribbean sea, which positions the city right next to to beautiful beaches like la Boquilla, Castillo Grande or Bocagrande. On your route through the urban area you will be surrounded by unique streets where you can relive the history of Colombia through its colonial architecture. Its historic center has been declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.