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Bogota to Guamo bus

Bogota to Guamo Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
3 hrs 30 mins
COP 27000.00

Bogota to Guamo Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
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Bogota to Guamo Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Coomotor 00:15 23:30 3 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

Travel by Bus from Bogota to Guamo

The road journey from Bogota to Guamo 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 Guamo reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.



  • Terminal del Sur
  • Terminal Salitre


  • Terminal de Guamo

Why book a Bogota a Guamo bus with redBus?

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

Buses from Guamo to Bogota

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Bogota to Guamo 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 Guamo 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 number 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 architecture. 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 Guamo

Located at the southeast of the Tolima department, Guamo is known as the "Handcraft Capital of Colombia", thanks to its handcrafts made of royal palm that Guamo people use to do hats, costumes, and others. But Guamo is not also the Handcraft Capital, but also the cattle-raising capital of the department, as many cattle raising fairs to take place in Guamo. This city has many festivities, like Corpus Christi, a religious event where countrymen and citizens gather around the main plaza to thank and honor Christ for the blessings, and the San Juan and San Pedro Festivity, which takes in its tradition the music, dances, art, and cultural expressions of Guamo.

Guamo Weather

The weather in Guamo is warm, characterized by the presence of rain throughout all year long. The best time to visit Guamo is between June and September, as there is less probabilty of rain.

Hotels in Guamo

● Hotel Casa Guamo – Tolima

- Guamo-Espinal, 730005 Guamo, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 236.000

- Services: It has apartments to host up to 7 guests. Air conditioning. Terrace. BBQ area. Pool. Kitchen.

● Hotel Mi Bella Nico

- 169 Calle 3, 733558 Guamo, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 212.500

- Services: It has family rooms to host up to 6 guests. Fitness center. Restaurant. Wifi. Bar. Pool. Includes breakfast.

Restaurants & Bars in Guamo

● Restaurante Los Lagos

- Neiva - Espinal km 8, Guamo Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 18.000

● Los Kioskos In

- A 9-125, Cra. 8 #9-1, Guamo, Tolima, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 22.000

● Carne Asada “Donde Betty”

- 6-111, Cra. 10 #6-1, Guamo, Tolima, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 20.000

The most tourist places in Guamo

● La Chamba Handcraft Center: In this place at the shores of the Magdalena River, you can find a town of 300 families, that take advantage of the many resources of the river to make diferent clay-made products, which they transform into beautiful utensils like plates, trays, jars, bowls, pots, casseroles, and others. 

● Simon Bolivar Park: Located at the center of the city, next to the Santa Ana Church. At its center, it has an exact replica of the Bolivar de Tenerari statue located in Bogota, as well as a fountain and amazing green areas.

● Paso de la Veneda Beach – Luisa River: The nearest beach from the urban stretch of Guamo. It is an ideal place for sport fishing, as well as a place to get resources for the residents of the area. It is popular to do “paseos de olla” in this beach, which consists in take a cooking pot full of food to share with your family and friends.

The most important dates in Guamo

● March – Royal Palm Festival: It is the most popular event in Guamo, in which craftsmen are honored for their creativity and constancy créate amazing pieces with royal palm. During the event, many social activities are held, like dance and music exhibitions, craftmen contests, and awards given by the major to craftmen that stood out during the year, apart from the annual beauty contest. 

● May and June – Corpus Christi: Festivity where countrymen and citizens in Guamo hommages the Body of Christ at the Central Park, with processions, folkloric exhibitions, and the popular handcraft fair. One of the main activities is the Altares, where citizens recite biblical passages to venerate the Blessed Sacrament.

● June and July – San Juan and San Pedro Festivity: The music, dances, comparsas, the roasted beef, mistela, and the aguardiente, are unique elements of the festivity that has adquired its own identity within the area. The beginning of this festivity possibly happened during colonial times, when the enculturation process from the colonizers from Spain began.

How to move around Guamo?

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

- Bus, microbus, and busetas: Public transportation in Guamo 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.

- Taximotos: For short distances, we recommend Taximotos. The rates vary from 2.000 to 5.000 COP$.

How to reach Guamo?

Guamo by bus: You can travel to Guamo from Bogota by land. The travel time varies between 3 and 4 hours.

Gastronomy in Guamo

- Biscuits

- The Arequipe

- Paso Banana

- Tamales

Things to buy in Guamo

- Royal Palm handcrafts

- Stray hats

- Clay pottery from La Chamba 

- Basketry

Guamo Facts

Guamo, officialy founded in July 26tth 1772, is one of the 47 municipalities that from the Tolima department in Colombia. It has a population of 50 000 approximately and an extension of 564 square kilometers. Guamo is bordered by San Luis and El Espinal by the north, Suarez by the east, Purificacion and Saldaña by the south, and San Luis by the west.

Bus operators of the route Bogota to Guamo

● Coomotor

In Conclusion:

Guamo is a city that maintains its culture, traditions, and its liveliness. Explore the land of craftsmanship prodigies and enjoy the beautiful festivities filled with color and rhytm

Looking for cheap tickets from Bogotá to Guamo?

Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Guamo, 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 Guamo?

Do you want to travel to Guamo from Bogota 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 Guamo route

If you want to travel from Bogota to Guamo 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.  

  • Coomotor


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 to Guamo?

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 Guamo?

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 Guamo?

A: The distance between the cities is 175 km approximately.

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

A: The travel time varies between 3 and 4 hours.

How many departures are there from Bogota to Guamo?

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

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

A: You can travel from Bogota to Villeta with the following companies: Coomotor.

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

A: Currently, Coomotor offers the most daily departures from Bogota to Guamo

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

A: The main departure point is the Bogota South Terminal, located in Diagonal 23 No 69 - 60 Of. 502.

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 necessary to also present a notarial authorization, signed by the parents allowing the trip, with their IDs attached to the document. In case of the 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 Guamo?

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.