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Bogota (D.C) to Barranquilla (Atl) Bus Service

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20 hrs 37 mins
Bogota (D.C)
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COP 121000

Bogota (D.C) to Barranquilla (Atl) Bus Distance

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Bogota (D.C) to Barranquilla (Atl) Bus Timings & Fare

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Expreso Brasilia 04:30 21:00 10 hrs 38 mins
Copetran 05:15 23:00 6 hrs 15 mins
Berlinas del Fonce 19:15 21:20 13 hrs 16 mins

Bogota to Barranquilla by Bus

Traveling from Barranquilla to Bogota is one of the most frequent routes from the coast to the interior of the country, as more than 10 tours are made daily with companies such as Expreso Brasilia, Copetran and Berlinas del Fonce, at prices ranging between COP $120.000 and COP $150.000, varying according to the operator, the schedule and the season of the year in which you travel. This route is exactly 1000 kilometers that are usually traveled on average in 17 hours.

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    Bogota (D.C)

    • Terminal Salitre
    • Terminal Satelite Norte

    Barranquilla (Atl)

    • Terminal de Barranquilla

    Why book a Bogota (D.C) a Barranquilla (Atl) bus with redBus?

    You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Bogota (D.C) to Barranquilla (Atl). Follow a simple, fast and secure bus booking procedure. This helps save time and also helps to create a joyful travel experience!

    About Barranquilla (Atl)

    Barranquilla (Atl) is one of the most interesting cities in Colombia, not only because of its tourist attractions but also because of the warmth of its people and its rich cuisine. It is undoubtedly one of the best tourist destinations for any traveler. If it is the first time that you are traveling to this city, the preferable thing to do would be to stay for a minimum of 3 days to help you explore it thoroughly.

    Buses from Barranquilla to Bogotá

    Si ya adquiriste tus tiquetes para viajar de Bogotá a Barranquilla y buscas opciones para tu viaje de regreso, puedes comprarlo con facilidad a través de nuestra plataforma. Contamos con varios operadores de bus que viajan en esta ruta, que salen en distintos horarios para brindarles más opciones a los pasajeros. Entonces, ¿Qué esperas? Compra tus pasajes de bus de Barranquilla a Bogotá con redBus. 

    About the route to Barranquilla (Atl)

    redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to Barranquilla (Atl). Barranquilla (Atl) is a favorite destination spot for travelers and people who want to spend a little vacation time and enjoy special moments and experiences. Travel time usually varies depending on the amount of traffic, weather conditions and road conditions.


    How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Colombia?

    You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Colombia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

    How do I book a bus from Bogota (D.C) to Barranquilla (Atl)?

    You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

    Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Colombia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

    Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Colombia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

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    There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed.

    About Barranquilla

    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. 

    The Weather in Barranquilla

    Barranquilla's climate is of a dry tropical type and has an average temperature of 27°C. During most of the year the rains are quite light, but in September, October and November this changes, so for these dates it will be important to bring an umbrella or a raincoat. 

    Hotels in Barranquilla

    ● Hostal Mamy Dorme

    - Address: Calle 68 with Carrera 61 No 66-130

    - Services: With a colonial house atmosphere, you can enjoy your stay at a comfortable price with services such as free wi-fi and free parking, some of the rooms have a private bathroom and others have a shared bathroom, the kitchen is shared, take a walk through the garden and although they mention 24-hour attention, it is advisable to approach them at times before 11 pm You can see bunk beds in your room that won't necessarily be occupied by someone else, so don't worry.


    ● The Meeting Point Hostel

    - Address: Carrera 61, 68-100

    - Services: With a good location close to the historic center, The Meeting Point Hostel offers a shared kitchen and terrace, free Wi-Fi connection, but also remember that the bathroom is shared, which you must take into account and if you wish you can request the service bicycle rental. Do not be surprised if you see a pet around the place, as the hotel allows it with the advantages and disadvantages that this implies.


    ● Hotel San Nicolas Colonial

    - Address: Calle 33 No. 42-27

    - Services: You can have a flat-screen TV, private bathroom, free wi-fi, air conditioning and some of the accommodations have a living room. It is a good place at an adequate price, the Wi-Fi connection may not be stable all the time and before you can stay, you must make the payment by bank transfer and then the hotel staff will contact you to give you instructions.


    ● B&B Grand Royal Inn

    - Address: Calle 80B No 42-09

    - Services: Here all rooms are equipped with air conditioning, cable TV and a private bathroom, there is a 24-hour reception, it has a garden, a shared kitchen, a common room, and a laundry service. You can also have transportation from the airport and it is only 20 minutes from the Caribbean Sea. It is possible that the Wi-Fi connection is not stable in the rooms, but in the common areas, you will not have a problem.


    ● Caribe Princess

    - Address: Cra 53 No. 68 -216

    - Services: If you stay at Caribe Princess you can request a transfer from the airport, you will have cable TV and a minibar at your disposal and in the common spaces you can find fresh flowers. The accommodation includes a continental breakfast for your enjoyment, in addition to highlighting the good treatment of the staff.  

    Restaurants in Barranquilla

    ● Pizzeria The Meeting Point

    - Address: Calle 99 No. 52-53

    - Services: Enjoy the homey warmth that this place offers, in addition to its delicious pizzas and pastas and at not-so-expensive prices. Located in a not so bustling area, you can enjoy a chat with your friends or family and accompanied by soft music that will help you relax. It may not be a very large space, but normally its diners are more than satisfied by the good service and good product it offers.

    ● Cucayo

    - Address: Carrera 49c 76 - 224

    - Services: Immerse yourself in a whole Barranquilla experience in Cucayo, with a tropical setting wherever you look at it. Taste the typical dishes of the area and share with friends and family the festive and happy atmosphere of the people of this part of Colombia. Try the assemblers of crab, the Mote de queso or a cayeye, flavors that will leave you enchanted, and that you can eat in one of two environments if you want to either feel the rumba atmosphere of the place or the second quieter to chat and relax.


    ● Mailia - Restaurante Mediterraneo

    - Address: Carrera 48 # 74-71

    - Services: Surrounded by natural gardens, with a fairly well-kept terrace and the most dedicated attention, Mailia is a restaurant that you cannot miss while visiting Barranquilla. You can try their Saigon rice or share with your friends the Mailia del Mar seafood tray, the Rosemary Salmon, or a Plain of Seafood. You will not only be impressed by the taste of the food but also by its striking presentation, in keeping with each room so beautifully decorated that the place has. 

    Outstanding Tourist Places of Barranquilla

    ● Barranquilla's Zoo: Here you can travel more than 20,000 square meters to know the most varied species of flora and fauna in Colombia, you will see animals such as the condor, the manatee, the flamingos, the spectacled bear, the otter, the eagle, various species of monkeys and many more. You can also hold events such as parties, a Living Museum show with trained animals, or seeing children feeding some of the local animals.

    ● Museum of the Caribbean: The Museum of the Caribbean is part of the Cultural Park of the Caribbean, a cultural complex that also consists of the Macondo Media Library, the Children's Pilot Library of the Caribbean, the Garden of Butterflies, among others. In this, you can see tools, musical instruments, animal antlers, and even accordions, a sample of the great diversity of which the Caribbean culture is composed. In this place you can interact with almost everything you see, allowing you to learn in a more didactic and memorable way.

    ● Plaza de San Nicolas: The construction of the Plaza de San Nicolas is uncertain but it is unthinkable to imagine it separated from the birth of Barranquilla. The square has its origins in the 18th century and during all these years it has undergone several remodelings and reconstructions with some good episodes and others not so good, but always accompanied by the iconic Church of San Nicolás, a neo-Gothic style building declared a Site of Cultural Interest National Character by the Ministry of Culture in 2005.

    ● La Paz Square: La Paz Square was built in 1986 with the intention of commemorating the visit of Pope John Paul II during his apostolic pilgrimage through Latin America. It is a space where cultural events are frequently held, including concerts, beauty reigns, marches, among others. It is accompanied by the María Reina Metropolitan Cathedral, a modernist style building that houses impressive pictorial works and a diversity of sculptures. 

    The most important festivals in Barranquilla

    ● The Barranquilla Carnival (4 days before Ash Wednesday): It is the largest and most important festival in Colombia, a complete multicultural festival where you can see giant animal dolls, mythological beasts, superheroes, monsters, among others, also dancers dressed in masks of animals, demons, and dancers in multicolored dresses The Barranquilla Carnival is a celebration of the union of opposites, life is celebrated, the death of Joselito Carnival that revives to celebrate next year with even more joy. A celebration that everyone should experience, at least once in their lives.

    ● Barranquilla Day (April 7): Barranquilla Day is preceded by the Battle of the Flowers where floats with various folk groups are exhibited, leading the celebration is the Queen of Flowers. The following days are also partying, the Great Tradition Parade, the Festival of Orchestras, takes place. After four days of celebration, it ends with the Burial of Joselito Carnival, showing in a comical and ironic way the death of Joselito for partying and for getting drunk, so that next year he revives with all the energy to celebrate again.

    ● Fiesta del Bollo y del Frito (May): For a few years now this festival has been promoted where various preparations are sold in which the bun can be found, such as cassava, corn, cheese, coconut bun, among other dishes and some desserts. Being a success since its inception, the popularity of the event has increased over time, which is why it is considered as both a gastronomic and cultural event since it keeps the most diverse and original preparations of this dish from Barranquilla. 

    Gastronomy in Barranquilla

    ● Arroz de Lisa: The typical dish of this part of Colombia. The lisas are left to dry and then they are minced and the bones are removed, while the rice is cooked with onion, garlic, paprika, tomato and spices such as cumin, salt and pepper. Boil everything together for 20 minutes and enjoy this gastronomic delight accompanied by lemon and a little spicy if desired.

    ● Sancocho de bocachico: This delicious dish consists of a fresh bocachico marinated with garlic and salt, which is boiled with banana and yucca and is accompanied by white rice and panela water. Enjoy the soft flavor of the meat of the fish during the pleasant sunset in Barranquilla, you will see how it restores you to continue your journey through this beautiful city.

    ● Mamona llanera: A rich plain recipe that is also present for the enjoyment of its diners. Marinated only with salt, beef is roasted in the heat of the coals, some even roast it with beer, and when it is served it is usually accompanied by potatoes, cassava, or plantains.

    Things to buy in Barranquilla

    ● Mochilas: The Wayuu works are spectacular and very original. They are all very attractive, but the Wayuu backpack is really beautiful.

    ● Cocadas: Cocadas are an excellent gift. They are exquisite, so it is advisable to carry several boxes.

    ● Vueltiao hat: In Barranquilla you can easily acquire this fabulous hat, very famous in this region. 

    How to travel in Barranquilla?

    ● Public bus: In Barranquilla, the transport system is known as Transmetro, a modern bus fleet that covers some of the most important routes in the Atlantic capital. Its cost is $2400 and allows transfers to other buses, as well as feeders and trunk routes. It is necessary to have the Transmetro card to be able to use this system.

    ● Taxi: Taxis in Barranquilla are easy to find, allowing you to get around the city without any inconvenience. 

    Info of Barranquilla

    Barranquilla does not have a founding date: it was founded spontaneously by the agglomeration of indigenous and Spanish people who populated the area approximately in the year 1530. According to Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo y Valdes, this was a port of canoes where various merchandise such as salt, shrimp, among others. Its history begins with the independence of the Spanish domain in the so-called Free State of Cartagena in 1813, although it was renamed Barranquilla in April of the same year. In the mid-nineteenth century, it acquired great importance as a sea and river port of Colombia thanks to steam navigation, becoming the gateway to new goods and travelers from all over the world. In the 20th century it was consolidated as a city of commerce and named “Colombia's Golden Door”. Today it is recognized as a city of great cultural wealth and by the Barranquilla of Carnival, the largest party in the country. 

    Bus operators of the route Bogota to Barranquilla

    ● Berlinas del Fonce

    ● Copetran

    ● Concorde

    ● Expreso Brasilia

    To Conclude

    If you haven't visit Barranquilla, what are you waiting for? Enjoy the carnival and experience this fabulous culture. Barranquilla is waiting for you! 

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    Measures against COVID-19 on the Bogota to Barranquilla route

    If you want to travel from Bogota to Barranquilla, you should keep in mind:

    - Buy your tickets online to avoid contact with other people.

    - Keep your mask on at every moment at the bus station, and during the trip.

    - Carry your own disinfection devices, like hand sanitizer, wet wipes, liquid soap, and others.

    - Use these disinfection devices after having contact with surfaces like railings, Windows, seatbelts, chairs, doorknobs, or counters.

    - Avoid talking, singing, and eating during the trip.

    - Carry the minimum luggage possible.

    - It is forbidden to speak on the phone during the trip.

    - The attention hours from the bus stations are from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

    To know more about guidelines and safety measures press this link.

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