Barranquilla to Sincelejo Bus
From Barranquilla to the Colombian municipality of Sincelejo there are 178 mi (286 km) which take about 5 hours of travel by land. The bus company Unitransco covers this route, providing bus tickets at different rates, depending on the service that the traveller chooses. The average ticket's price is 30 000 COP. The buses leave from the terminal Universidad Simon Bolivar of Barranquilla, destination to the terminal of Sincelejo. Our destination has a tropical climate, with an average annual temperature of 80 °F (26.6 °C). Sincelejo presents precipitations throughout the year, although rains decrease considerably on the first trimester of the year.
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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.
Colombian municipality, capital of the department of Sucre. It’s located in the northwestern part of the country, in the Colombian Caribbean Region. Sincelejo was re-founded by the captain and engineer Antonio de la Torre y Miranda, by order of the governor of Cartagena, Juan de Torrezar Diaz Pimienta. The first establishment of the population was realized on the space occupied by the Zenu natives. In the nineteenth century, the demography and economy of Sincelejo grew due to the cultivation of sugar cane and the manufacture of liquor. In 1851, due to this growth, it was positioned as the capital of one of the provinces created in the Federal State of Bolivar, with a liberal profile. In 1966, the department of Sucre was created and Sincelejo was proclaimed as its capital. The city is known as the "Pearl of the Savannah" for the strength of its inhabitants and due to the conservation of artistic and cultural traditions.