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Bogota (D.C) to La Dorada (Cal) Bus Service

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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
4 hrs 43 mins
Bogota (D.C)
La Dorada (Cal)
COP 50000

Bogota (D.C) to La Dorada (Cal) Bus Distance

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Bogota (D.C) to La Dorada (Cal) Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Expreso Brasilia 08:31 19:30 1 hrs 50 mins
Expreso Bolivariano 22:00 22:00 10 hrs 0 mins

Travel by Bus from Bogota (D.C) to La Dorada (Cal)

The road journey from Bogota (D.C) to La Dorada (Cal) 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 (D.C) and La Dorada (Cal) reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.

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    • Terminal Salitre

    La Dorada (Cal)

    • Terminal de La Dorada

    Why book a Bogota (D.C) a La Dorada (Cal) bus with redBus?

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

    About La Dorada

    La Dorada has been since its beginning a very important town in Colombia, due to its strategic location and tourism. It is very near to Bogota and Medellin, and after Manizales, is the most important city in the Caldas department. La Dorada is also an important animal breeding municipality, After Monteria, this city is the biggest city in the industry. Its main economic activities are animal breeding, agriculture, mining, commerce, and fishing. Due to its location, this town is known as the "Heart of Colombia", as it allows transportation between Antioquia, Caldas, Cundinamarca, Boyaca, and Santander. 

    About the route to La Dorada (Cal)

    redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to La Dorada (Cal). La Dorada (Cal) 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 La Dorada (Cal)?

    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.

    How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    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.

    La Dorada Weather

    The weather in La Dorada is warm, with a strong thermal sensation, that invites tourist to do outdoor activities, with temperatures that vary between 24°C and 35°C.

    Hotels in La Dorada

    ● Hotel Mall Santana del Río

    - 13th Street Carrera 2 Esquina, La Dorada, Caldas, 175031 La Dorada, Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 171.000

    - Services: It has individual, double rooms, and suites. Wifi. Pool. Bar. Restaurant. Garden. Terrace. Room Service. Park for kids. Includes breakfast. 

    ● Hotel Bella Isa

    - Carrera 2 # 18-33, 050001 La Dorada, Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 104.000

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, and quadruple rooms. Wifi. Pool. Bathtub. Air conditioning. Restaurant. Free parking. Includes breakfast.

    ● Casa Luna

    - Los Estudiantes Avenue, 6th Street No. 6-28, 175031 La Dorada, Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 45.600

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, quadruple, and family rooms. Garden. Free parking. Pet-friendly. 

    Restaurants & Bars in La Dorada

    ● La Bufalera

    - 10th Street, La Dorada Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 22.000

    ● La Lomería

    - 10th Street # 102, La Dorada 175031 Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 12.000

    ● Belmont Restaurante

    - 16th Street # 2-44, La Dorada 175031 Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 9.000

    The most tourist places in La Dorada

    ● Las Lanchas Port: In this port you can find many boats that can take you through the Magdalena river. The tour is a unique experience, the landscape of the river will definietly take your breath away.

    ● Santander Park: Also known as the Iguana Park, you can find up to 350 different iguana species. This is a meeting point for citizens. In the park you can also find a statue of a fish called “La Dorada”, name given to the city.

    ● Golliudo Mountain: Golliudo mountain marks the place of arrival to La Dorada, with a maximum height of 500 m.a.s.l. The location of the mountain allows the view of La Dorada entirely from the top. 

    The most important dates in La Dorada

    ● June – River Festival: One of the most popular festivities in Girardot, in which citizens gather anually to pay tribute to the Magdalena River with rafting, swimming, and tires competitions.

    How to move around La Dorada?

    To move around La Dorada we recommend you to take a taxi, as you can go directly to the main tourist places. The rates can go up to COP$ 8.000.

    How to reach La Dorada?

    La Dorada by bus: You can travel from Bogota to La Dorada by land. The travel time is 5 hours approximately.

    Gastronomy in La Dorada

    - The Asorrete

    - Fish Viudo

    - The Macana

    - Colombian Fritters

    Things to buy in La Dorada

    - Basketry

    - Jewelry

    - House accesories

    La Dorada Facts

    La Dorada is one of the municipalities that form the Caldas department. It is bordered by Sonson by the north; The Magdalena River separates La Dorada from Puerto Boyaca, Puerto Salgar, and Guaduas by the east; Victoria and Norcasia by the west; and Honda by the east, separated by the Guarino river.

    Bus operators of the route Bogota to La Dorada

    ● Expreso Brasilia

    ● Rapido Ochoa

    In Conclusion:

    La Dorada is a city blessed by its natural resources and the tropical weather. Walk through the city and take with you unforgettable experiences of your vacations.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Bogotá to La Dorada?

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

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