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Bogota to Pasto bus

Bogota to Pasto Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
CONTINENTAL 16:00 16:00 20 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

Bogota to Pasto Bus

The travel from Bogota to Pasto takes about 22 hours and goes across the distance of 523 mi (842 km). The terrestrial transportation companies Expreso Bolivariano and Fronteras provide bus tickets online at low-cost rates and several schedules. The company also has various types of buses, which count services that will make the user's trip more pleasant, depending on the service choice that he makes. Pasto is located in an inter-Andean valley, and on the base of the Galeras volcano. Besides that, Pasto presents a quite cloudy sky, and so the temperature oscillates from 50 °F (10 °C) as minimum and 66 °F (19 °C) as maximum, and has a more temperate climate than other regions of the country. You can also find occasional rains, so it's recommended to take a raincoat with you or a similar clothing to protect you from precipitations.



  • Terminal Salitre


  • Terminal de Pasto

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Buses from Pasto to Bogotá

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Bogotá to Pasto 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 Pasto to Bogotá 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 Pasto

Officially named San Juan de Pasto, it is a city located in the Atris valley near the Andes, at the slopes of the Galeras Volcano. It was founded in 1539 by conquistador Lorenzo de Aldana, in a territory once occupied by the Quillacinga culture.Pasto has an intriguing political history. The city was a royalist fortress during the Independence Campaign, and because its strong opposition it was nicknamed as the “Lioness of the Andes”, and was in turn sacked in 1822 by the independentists. Due to its geographical location and its political stance, the city kept itself isolated from the rest of Colombia for some time. Due to the civil wars at the beginning of the republican era, Pasto was briefly the capital of the country by decision of Leonardo Canal Gonzáles, a conservative general. In 1904, with the creation of the department of Nariño, Pasto was named its capital, and is now an important city focused mainly on commerce and services.

Pasto Weather

Being a city in the Andes, the climate in Pasto oscillates between mild and cold weather, with an average temperature of 13 ºC. It is recommended you bring warm clothes and take mountain sickness pills to better enjoy your stay in Pasto. There is also average rain all year long, although it decreases between June and September.

Hotels in Pasto

 In Pasto, you will find lodging that covers every need at low prices. There is a wide variety of hotels and hostels on strategic points around the city, near the tourist places that Pasto has to offer.

● Los Balsos Hotel

- Carrera 21b 2077-2091 Cra 21b # 20-51 Centro, 520003 Pasto, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 198.000

- Services: It has individual, double, and family rooms. Wifi. Free parking. TV. Includes breakfast. 

● Carnaval Plaza Hotel

- Plaza del Carnaval Calle 19 # 20 - 14, 520001 Pasto, Colombia –

- Prices: From COP$ 125.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Free parking. Wifi. TV. Room service. Includes breakfast. 

● Basan Plaza Hotel

- Calle 21A #4-89 B/el ejido Restaurante La Casita del Cuy, 520006 Pasto, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 80.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Restaurant. Free parking. Pet-friendly. Wifi. TV. Room service. Includes breakfast.

● Jardín 38 Hotel

- Carrera 38 1814-18186 18-41 Barrio Palermo, 520002 Pasto, Colombia

- Prices: Desde COP$ 90.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Free parking. Wifi. TV. Includes breakfast.

Restaurants in Pasto

Pasto has many restaurants where you can taste local cuisine, and dishes from other regions in Colombia on comfortable spaces.

● La Catedral Cafe

- Cra 26 #16-37 Calle 20 # 34 -34, Pasto 520001 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 18.000

● La Merced

- Carrera 36 No. 12-14, Pasto 520001 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 33.000

● Casabelina Trattoria

- Calle 20 # 31C 06 Esquina, Pasto 520001 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 14.000

● La Vereda Cocina de Origen

- Carrera 36 19 110 Cr 36 19 110 Palermo, Pasto 520002 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 20.000

The most tourist places in Pasto

● Historic Center: Group of colonial buildings in a perfect state. The main attraction is the Cathedral of San Ezequiel Moreno Díaz, gothic style building constructed on top of the San Francisco de Asís Chapel, which was sacked in 1822.

● Cocha Lake: Also called Lake Guamuez, it consists of a great natural body of water of glacial origin. Nearby you can find restaurants, natural lookout spots and you can take a tour through the lake by boat.

● National Bank’s Gold Museum: This museum offers its visitors an extraordinary collection of the archeological legacy of the south of Colombia, with the history that links past and present.

Important dates in Pasto

● January 2nd to 7th – Blacks and Whites Carnival: The Carnival originates from the fusion and syncretism of multiple cultural and religious expressions of the Andes, the Amazonia, and the western culture. The carnival has four stages: the Carnavalito, the arrival of the Castañeda Family, the day of the Blacks, and the day of the Whites, which closes with a great parade (being this the most important touristic day of the event).

● January – Guinea Pig and Farmers Carnival: Farmers from different part of the región gather in a festival to delight visitors with the most iconic dish from Pasto, “Cuy”. This festival is celebrated just outside the city, on the route to Anganoy. 

● August – Pasto’s theatre international festival: This festival in the city is celebrated for days in which national and international artists are invited to offer a wide variety of shoes for everyone that enjoys art, drama, and oratory. 

How to move around Pasto?

If you are in Pasto you can use these options:

● Bus: It is the traditional transport and the value of the ticket is approximately COP $ 1,700.

● Taxi: If you opt for a short trip, the minimum rate is COP $ 4,400.

How to reach Pasto?

Pasto by bus: You can reach Pasto from Bogota on a 842 km trip, which takes 22 hours approximately.

Gastronomy in Pasto

Some of the most tipical dishes in Pasto are:

● Cuy

● Hornado

● Frito

● Trucha frita

Things to buy in Pasto

Some souvenirs you can ge ton your visit to Pasto are:

● Tallado en madera

● Repujado en cuero

● Mutumbajoy Art

Pasto Facts

San Juan de Pasto is the capital of the Nariño department, located on the south-western border. It borders Ecuador on the south, Putumayo on the east, and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is also located at 2559 m.a.s.l. With an average temperature of 14°C. Pasto has 400.000 citizens approximately, which stands out on food processing and handcrafting.

Bus operators of the route Bogotá to Pasto

● Flota Magdalena

In conclusion:

Pasto is a city with many natural attractions, ideal for tours and outdoor activities. Nevertheless, the main attraction in this city is the richness of religious monuments, which makes Pasto a unique experience.

Looking for cheap tickets from Bogotá to Pasto?

Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Pasto, do not worry! at redBus you can find the best prices from the most important bus companies in Peru, 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 Pasto?

Do you want to travel to Pasto from Bogotá 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.

Tips for finding cheap tickets on the Bogotá to Pasto

The cost of the tickets can vary according to the date and time of travel, therefore, compare prices and do the planning in advance so that you get the tickets that suit your budget.

Measures against COVID-19 on the Bogota to Pasto route

If you want to travel from Bogota to Pasto, 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.

Security measures against Coronavirus for tourist in Pasto:

If you are planning to visit Cocha Lagoon, you should follow these instructions:

- Keep the social distancing of 4 meters with other visitors on the resting zones.

- Always carry your disinfecting devices, like hand sanitizer, wet wipes, alcohol, or others.

- Prioritize the purchase of tickets to parks or tours online, to avoid contact with other people.

- The rental of floating devices is forbidden.

For more information about biosecurity protocols, you can visit the tourist place's website.

  • Flota Magdalena


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 Bogotá from Pasto?

A: You can visit one of the terminals in Bogotá 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 Bogotá to Pasto?

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

What is the distance between Bogotá and Pasto?

A: The distance between the cities is 842 km approximately.

How long does it take to go from Bogotá to Pasto?

A: The trip from Bogota to Pasto takes 22 hours approximately.

How many departures are there from Bogotá to Pasto?

A: You will find many departures at different times in redBus.

Which bus companies offer the route Bogotá to Pasto?

A: You can travel from Bogota to Pasto with Flota Magdalena.

Which bus companies have the most departures for the Bogotá to Pasto?

A: Currently, Flota Magdalena offers the most daily departures.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Bogotá to Pasto?

A: The departure point is the Salitre Bus Station.