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Bogota to Duitama bus

Bogota to Duitama Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
3 hrs 27 mins
COP 38000

Bogota to Duitama Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus

Bogota to Duitama Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Expreso Paz de Rio 05:20 18:00 3 hrs 25 mins VIEW PRICE

Travel by Bus from Bogota to Duitama

The road journey from Bogota to Duitama is pleasant and relaxing. At redBus, we work with different bus companies that operate on this route with well-maintained buses and experienced drivers. Although the travel time varies from one bus operator to another because of traffic and climatic conditions, our continuous availability of bus services between Bogota and Duitama reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.



  • Terminal Salitre
  • Terminal Salitre Bogota
  • Terminal Satelite Norte


  • Terminal de Duitama
  • Terminal de Transporte Duitama

Why book a Bogota a Duitama bus with redBus?

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

Buses from Duitama to Bogota

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Bogota to Duitama and you are looking for a return trip, you can buy them easily on our platform. We have many bus operators that travel through this route, that departs at different times to give the passengers more options. So, what are you waiting for? Buy your bus tickets from Duitama to Bogota with redBus. 

About Bogota

Bogota is the capital of Colombia, situated at 2640 m a.s.l. The city is known as the "Athens of South America" due to its great numer of museums, theaters, libraries and cultural activities. It is the third most elevated city in South America, behind (La Paz and Quito). In your journey through Bogota you will enjoy the historical tour along streets that combine modernity with colonial architechture. Bogota is well known for its cultural events like the International Book Fair and the "Festivales al Parque", which are attended by both national and international tourists. The Gold Museum, the National Observatory, the Colpatria Tower and the Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, the old La Candelaria Barrios are all must see destinations for all tourists. We hope yiy enjoy your historical and cultural adventure in Bogota!

About Duitama

Duitama is the capital of the Tundama province, in the Boyaca department. Also known as the "Perla de Boyaca", Duitama is considered a principal area in the East Colombian region thanks to its geographic location, which works as a point of industrial and commercial connection between the most important cities in this region. Therefore, Duitama is the industrial center for companies like Coca-Cola, Paz del Rio, and Postobon-lux, among others, generating more jobs for citizens. As a result, Duitama has presented and accelerated growth and a projection that makes it one of the cities to live in terms of life quality in Colombia.

Duitama Weather

The weather in Duitama is dry, proper of the mountain climate. The average temperature is 15°C, but it can vary between 5°C and 25°C. The rainy season occurs during the months of March, April, May, September, October, and November.

Hotels in Duitama

● Hotel Los Geranios

- Pueblito Boyacense, Manzana 1, casa 4 y 5, 150462 Duitama, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 80.500

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, quadruple, and family rooms. Pet-friendly. Includes breakfast.

● Best Western Duitama Nivari Hotel

- Cr. 13 # 18-191 Duitama, Boyaca, 150461 Duitama, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 159.500

- Services: It has individual and double rooms and suites. Wifi. Free parking. Fitness center. Includes breakfast.

● Libélula Glamping

- Vereda La Trinidad - Callejuela 10 - Luz de Sol, 150461 Duitama, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 264.000

- Services: It has outdoor tents for two guests. Pet-friendly. Terrace. Mountain view. Includes breakfast.

Restaurants & Bars in Duitama

● Tatá Comida y Café

- Calle 20 25 41 Hipermercado Pasadena, Duitama 150462 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 8.000

● Pizza al Parque

- Calle 11 Con Carera 15 Esquina, Duitama 150461 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 11.000

● Café Aquí y Ahora

- Calle 16 15 49 Cerca de la Plaza los Libertadores, Duitama 150461 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 9.000

The most tourist places in Duitama

● Pueblito Boyacense: This town built-in 1995 replicates the most representatives cities in Boyaca, which are Villa de Leyva, Tibaosa, Tenza, Sachica, El Cocuy, and Raquira. In this township, you will be able to find many ítems and souvenirs that are typical of the región and exact replicas of most of their respective plazas. 

● Religious Art Museum: 6 kilometers from the downtown in a vehicle, the Religious Art Museum was founded in 1965 by Bishop Mgr Julio Franco Arango. It collects the history of religious art from the diocese, located at a house built a century ago, surrounded by beautiful regional art. It has 16 chapels, a theatre, and gardens. 

● Libertadores Plaza: The most representative and modern plaza in the city. Here, you can find the most important Banks, the town hall, and the Cathedral. At the center of the plaza, the Cedrela tree stands tall at 25 meters.

The most important dates in Duitama

● August 21th to 27th – Bolivarian Culture International Week: During this week, the city commemorates the liberty of Bolivarian countries like Colombia, Ecuador, Venezuela, Peru, and Bolivia. These activities gathers all the región and it is one of the most important in Duitama.

● End of October – Boyaca´s Culture International Week: This celebration hommages Boyaca in one of the most important festivities in Colombia. During this week, concerts and cultural exhibitions in music, theatre, painting, dancing, and literature are held. 

How to move around Duitama?

To move around Duitama you can use any of these options:

- Bus, microbus, and busetas: Public transportation in Duitama circulates through the principal avenues on the city, which makes it easy to reach any destination within Girardot.

- Taxi: It is the most comfortable option. You can use an app or call a cab on the Street.

How to reach Duitama?

Duitama by bus: You can reach Duitama by land. The trip takes 3 hours approximately.

Gastronomy in Duitama

- Puchero Boyacence

- Covered rice

- The Changua

- Farmer´s stewing

- Almond biscuit

- Chupe de papa criolla

Things to buy in Duitama

- Flowers

- Jewerly

- Handscrafts

Duitama Facts

Duitama has a population of 126 000 approximately. It is bordered by the municipalities of Charala and Encilio by the north, Tibasosa and Paipa by the south, Santa Rosa de Viterbo and Belen by the east, and Paipa by the west. Duitama is also located at 2530 m.a.s.l. 

Bus operators of the route Bogota to Duitama

● Cootrans

● Concorde

● El Rápido Duitama

● Expreso Paz del Río

In Conclusion:

Duitama is a city that looks at the future with bright eyes while not leaving its culture and history, which makes it unique.

Looking for cheap tickets from Bogotá to Duitama?

Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Duitama, do not worry! at redBus you can find the best prices from the most important bus companies in Colombia, just check the list of companies and schedules that appear in the results and get the best rates with the best low-cost prices so that your trip is not only comfortable and enjoyable but also economical. so do not hesitate and buy your ticket at redBus.

How to get cheap bus tickets from Bogotá to Duitama?

Do you want to travel to Bogotá from Duitama but it's out of your budget? Don't worry about it. At redBus we have many offers and discounts that you can take advantage of for your vacations, business trips or to visit your family.

Measures against COVID-19 on the Bogota to Duitama route

If you want to travel from Bogota to Duitama 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.   

  • El Rapido Duitama
  • Cotrans
  • Expreso Paz de Rio


How can I buy my bus ticket online in Colombia?

A: You can purchase a ticket for the bus of your choice to any destination in Colombia by logging in to the official redBus site which is This website is easy to use and you can buy your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I buy a bus ticket from Bogota from Duitama?

A: You can visit one of the terminals in Bogota and visit the counter of the bus company of your choice, wait your turn in the attention queue, select the seat you want, and buy your ticket. But if you prefer to avoid all that, you can simply enter and buy your bus ticket online in just 5 minutes and with the comfort of your home or office.

Should I print my bus ticket before boarding?

A: Yes, you must print it out before boarding, remember that all passengers will have to print their bus ticket that was sent to their email in PDF format and then be exchanged for a physical ticket at the counter of the bus company with which you are going to make the trip.

Can I reschedule my trip after buying my ticket?

A: Yes, you can, but this feature is limited to only a few bus companies in Colombia. Please contact the bus company of your choice if you need to make any changes.

How can I pay for my bus fare on the redBus Web site?

A: At redBus we have several payment methods that we offer our customers. The most common for most of them are credit cards but you can check all of them on the home page of the site

Are there special offers or discounts in redBus for the route of Bogota to Duitama?

A: In order to make your trip cheaper, redBus offers different discounts, which you can find out here:

What is the distance between Bogota and Duitama?

A: The distance between the cities is 194 km approximately.

How long does it take to go from Bogota to Duitama?

A: The trip takes 3 hours approximately.

How many departures are there from Bogota to Duitama?

A: On redBus, you will find many departures at different times.

Which bus companies offer the route Bogota to Duitama?

A: You can travel from Bogota to Duitama with these companies: Concorde, Cootrans, El Rapido Duitama, and Expreso Paz del Rio.

Which bus companies have the most departures for the Bogota to Duitama?

A: Currently, El Rapido Duitama offers the most daily departures to Duitama.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Bogota to Duitama?

A: The departure points to Duitama are the Salitre bus station and the North Bogota bus station.

If my C.C has expired, can I travel?

A: Yes, you can travel with your C.C or passport even if it has expired.

What documents are required for underage people to travel?

A: For children, it is necesary to also present a notarial authorization, signed by the parents allowing the trip, with their IDs attached to the document. In case of decease of any of the parents, or if the child is only recognized by one of them, the consent of the surviving parent will be enough.

Can I buy open-date tickets in redBus?

A: Unfortunately, no. However, you can reschedule the travel date by contacting the bus operator. This feature is limited to just a few companies.

Do bus operators offer lunch on the route from Bogota to Duitama?

A: As a prevention measure against COVID-19, bus operators do NOT hand lunch to the passengers during the trip, so we recommend you to eat before boarding.