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Bogota (D.C) to Tunja (Boy) Bus Service

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2 hrs 57 mins
Bogota (D.C)
Tunja (Boy)
COP 30000

Bogota (D.C) to Tunja (Boy) Bus Distance

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Bogota (D.C) to Tunja (Boy) Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Copetran 13:11 20:41 13 hrs 30 mins
El Rapido Duitama 05:40 16:40 3 hrs 37 mins
Expreso Paz de Rio 06:00 14:00 7 hrs 45 mins

Bogota to Tunja Bus

The travel from Bogota to Tunja by bus is at a distance of 86 mi (139 km) and it takes about 2 hours. Tunja is considered the University City of Colombia due to the educational infrastructure the city has, besides the more than 50 colonial buildings, a heritage that embellishes the city and transforms it into a tourist place to admire. The climate in Tunja is high mountain, reason why it presents a temperature of 53.6 °F (12 °C) with abundant precipitations most of the year, being fewer at the beginning and end of the year. Warm clothes and a lot of water are what we recommend for you to get to know Tunja.

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    Bogota (D.C)

    • Terminal Salitre
    • Terminal Satelite Norte

    Tunja (Boy)

    • Terminal de Tunja

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    Buses from Tunja to Bogota

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    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 Tunja

    Tunja is one of the oldest cities in South America, It was first a Muiscas urban center, in 1000 a.c. aproximately. It was then occupied by the spaniards, who founded a city of their own in August 6th, 1539. During the colonial era, Tunja was an important political, cultural and administrative center, as well as a stanging point for expeditions to other regions of Colombia and Venezuela.Tunja Achieved its definitive independence from Spain in 1819, as part of the called "Paso de los Andes" (Crossing of the Andes), which allowed Bolívar to take the royalist defense by surprise. Much of this feats are recorded in local museums and other historical heritage in the city.During the Republic, Tunja became renowned due to its schools and education centers, and also due to harboring some of the best intelectuals of the country. By the end of the XXth century, Tunja begins experiencing an important urban expansion and an increase in private capital, which has made Tunja an important metropolis for the country.


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    Tunja Weather

    Tunja has a fresh weather, with a rainy period between April and June, and October and November. Temperature varies between 5C° and 17°C.

    Hotels in Tunja

    ● Hotel Posada de Santa Elena

    - Carrera 11A # 23-55, 150002 Tunja, Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 90.000

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

    ● Hotel Parque Santander

    - Calle 23 No. 11- 57 Parque Santander, Tunja, 150002 Tunja, Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 101.000

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

    ● Hotel Posada de San Agustín

    - Calle 23 No. 8-63, 150001 Tunja, Colombia

    - Price: From $ 90.000

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

    Restaurants & Bars in Tunja

    ● La Fiamma

    - Carrera 9 # 22-58 Con Cowfish, Tunja 150001 Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 9.000

    ● Macedonia Restaurante

    - Calle 23 # 9 - 16 Boyaca, Tunja 150001 Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 16.000

    ● Cowfish Burguers & Sushi

    - Carrera 9 # 22-58, Tunja 150001 Colombia

    - Price: From COP$ 12.000

    The most tourist places in Tunja

    ● Reserva Forestal el Malmo: It is a conservation center for species of the plateau. It has an área of 141.8 hectares, and it is between the cities Ventaquemada and Cucaita.

    ● Santo Domingo Convent and Temple: It is one of the most important colonial architectonic structures in Latin America. As well as the beautiful chapels, the sheds are also an art and decoration treasure, as one of the most representative of the XVI century. It is located on the 11th run between 19th and 20th Street.

    ● Las Hinojosa Touristic Ring: This touristic ring is a Project created by Boyacá to promote tourism in Tunja, and its metropolitan área, conformed by neighbouring cities like Soraca, Siachoque, Toca, Tuta, Combita, Oicata, and Chivata.

    The most important dates in Tunja

    ● Holy Week in Tunja: The celebration of the Holy Week in Tunja are special, and are celebrated with activities like Masses, procesions, sinphonic concerts, among others, in which people have the tradition of visit all the Churches in Tunja.

    ● 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 Tunja?

    To move around Tunjayou can use any of these options:

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

    Tunja by bus: You can travel from Bogota to Tunja by land. The trip takes 3 hours approximately.

    Gastronomy in Tunja

    - Sancocho

    - Tamal

    - Envuelto

    - Fritanga

    - Cuchuco de trigo con espinazo

    - Runta

    Things to buy in Tunja

    - Anchetas

    - Wood handcrafts

    - Basketry

    - Boyaca Liquor

    Tunja Facts

    Tunja is located in the High Chicamocha Valley, on the Cundiboyaca plateau in the Oriental mountain range of Colombia. There are 3 orographic zones in the urban area of Tunja: The lplain, at 2640 m.a.s.l, the tableland, which is the south and center part of the city at 2770 m.a.s.l, and the hills at 2900 m.a.s.l, where you can find the west restidential area.

    Bus operators of the route Bogota to Tunja

    ● Copetran

    ● Concorde

    ● El Rápido Duitama

    ● Expreso Brasilia

    ● Expreso Paz del Río

    In Conclusion:

    Tunja is a historic city that promises fun and relaxing experiences.

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