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Bogota to Pitalito bus

Bogota to Pitalito Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
20 hrs 37 mins
COP 68000.00

Bogota to Pitalito Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus

Bogota to Pitalito Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Coomotor 00:15 23:30 20 hrs 37 mins VIEW PRICE
Cootranshuila 08:30 23:15 10 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Lineas verdes 02:45 22:15 9 hrs 25 mins VIEW PRICE

Bogota to Pitalito Bus

The travel by inter-city bus from Bogota to Pitalito takes about 9 hours, going through the distance of 497 km. The terrestrial transportation company that covers this route selling low-cost bus tickets is Coomotor, providing diverse schedules so the traveller can choose the one that best adapt to him. If you wish to taste one of the best coffees in Colombia, you should go to Pitalito, since the municipality has been awarded several times with the most important award of coffee, the "Cup of Excellence". Besides that, Pitalito presents diverse natural landscapes that you can visit making eco tourist trekkings. The climate in Pitalito is usually temperate, but there can be thermal variations; the average temperature is 68 °F (20 °C) and abundant rains will go with the travellers who decide to take the risk and get to know the various attractions that offers this place.



  • Terminal del Sur
  • Terminal Salitre


  • Terminal de Pitalito

Why book a Bogota a Pitalito bus with redBus?

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

Buses from Pitalito to Bogota

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Bogota to Pitalito 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 Pitalito 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 you enjoy your historical and cultural adventure in Bogota!

About Pitalito

A trip to Colombia wouldn´t be complete without tasting coffee, and without knowing its origins and history, therefore Pitalito in the city to visit while in Colombia. This city belongs to Huila, and is also frequently awarded as the "Taza de la Excelencia", recognition is given only to the best quality coffees in the world. The area where Pitalito is located was always known as fertile land, with a wide variety of resources just by the shore of the Magdalena river, which made people of the first communities established in the XVI and XVIII centuries near the river migrate to the zone called "Los Pitalitos" in the XIX century, founding the town later called Pitalito.

Pitalito Weather

The weather in Pitalito is humid and tropical, with temperatures that vary between 17°C and 26°C. However, the temperature during the winter can drop to 12°C.

Hotels in Pitalito

● Hotel Escorial Pitalito

- Carrera 4 Numero 7-39, 417030 Pitalito, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 44.000

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

● Hotel Andinos Plaza Pitalito

- Carrera 6 No. 5 -46, 417030 Pitalito, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 81.000

- Servicios: It has individual double, and triple rooms. Wifi. Free parking. Balcony. Includes breakfast.

● Hotel Campestre El Triunfo

- Km 20 vía Pitalito-San Agustin, 418067 San Agustín, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 160.000

- Servicios: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Mountain-view rooms. Free parking. Bar. Wifi. Pet-friendly. Includes breakfast.

Restaurants & Bars in Pitalito

● La Gata Parrilla San Agustín

- Calle 5 No. 16-76, Vía al parque arqueológico, San Agustín, Huila, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 8.000

● Burguer Queen Pitalito

- Cra. 1A Bis #11-2 a 11-118, Pitalito, Huila, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 3.000

● Café Bar Container

- Pitalito 417030 Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 8.000

The most tourist places in Pitalito

● Guaitipan Lagoon: The name of this lagoon is an hommage to the Cacica Guaitipan, that led more than 15 000 indigenous from many tribes to defend their lands from invaders. Here you can practice many wáter sports and other outdoor activities.

● Plaza Parque Central: At the center of the city you can find the main plaza in Pitalito. Here, you will find the emblematic San Antonio Temple Church, the town hall, and many restaurants for you to enjoy with friends and family.

The most important dates in Pitalito

● Setiembre – Feria Internacional Agroecológica: Evento de carácter internacional que tiene como objetivo compartir y exponer los avances en el campo de la agroecología, y los logros tecnológicos que promueven el desarrollo sostenible, que abre puertas a nuevas oportunidades en el mercado agropecuario.

● Setiembre – Exposur Pitalito: Empresas de la región se reúnen para exponer sus productos y hacer alianzas que fortalezcan sus lazos, y abran nuevas oportunidades de negocio para el desarrollo de la región.

● Noviembre – Feria Nacional Artesanal Pitalito: Con más de 50 años, esta feria es una de las más importantes de Colombia. En ella convergen artesanos de todas las regiones para presentar sus productos y promocionar el consumo de productos locales, que representan la cultura e historia de Colombia.

How to move around Pitalito?

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

- Bus, microbus, and busetas: Public transportation in Pitalito 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 Pitalito?

Pitalito by bus: You can reach Pitalito from Bogota by land. The trip takes 9 hours approximately.

Gastronomy in Pitalito

- Stew

- Cuchas soup

- Masato

- Mazamorra

- Achiras Biscuit

Things to buy in Pitalito

- Coffee

- Handcrafts

- Clay figurines

- Chivas (Colombian handicraft)

Pitalito Facts

Pitalito has an extension of 652 square kilometers, and sits at 1318 m.a.s.l approximately. It is bordered by Saladoblanco and Elias by the north, Timana and Acevedo by the east, Palestina by the south, and San Agustin and Isnos by the west.

Bus operators of the route Bogota to Pitalito

● Coomotor

● Cootranshuila

● Líneas Verdes

In Conclusion:

Pitalito is a very charming city that promises many adventures and unforgettable experiences. Whether you are with your family, friends, or partner, in Pitalito fun is a given!

Looking for cheap tickets from Bogotá to Pitalito?

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

Do you want to travel to Bogotá from Pitalito 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 Pitalito route

If you want to travel from Bogota to Pitalito 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
  • Cootranshuila
  • Lineas verdes


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

What is the distance between Bogota and Pitalito?

A: The distance between the cities is 500 km approximately.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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.