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Bogota to Villa De Leyva bus


Bogota to Villa De Leyva Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
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4 hrs 40 mins
Bogota
Villa De Leyva
2
COP 36000

Bogota to Villa De Leyva Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
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07:20
Last Bus
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13:20

Bogota to Villa De Leyva Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Omega 05:45 12:50 3 hrs 40 mins VIEW PRICE

Bogota to Villa De Leyva Bus

From Bogota to Villa de Leyva there is 99 mi (159 km) and the travel takes an average of 3 hours. The terrestrial transportation company Omega covers this route, providing bus tickets on various rates and schedules so the user can make his choice. Villa de Leyva stands out for its huge main stone pavement square and its buildings of colonial style that transport the traveler to another period, besides that the strong winds of the area allow a spectacle of kites in August and an ostrich farm in the surroundings, enough reasons to travel. The climate of Villa de Leyva is temperate and warm, presents an average temperature of 62.6 °F (17 °C), and has two rainy seasons, from March to May and from September to November.


OTHER BOARDING & DROPPING POINTS IN

Bogota

  • Terminal Salitre

Villa De Leyva

  • Terminal de Villa De Leyva

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Buses from Villa de Leyva to Bogotá

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Bogotá to Villa de Leyva 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 Villa de Leyva 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 Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva is a city located in the Boyacá Department. It was founded as Villa de Santa María de Leyva in 1572, and it is known for the preservation of its historical heritage from the colonial era, as well for the archeological remains that date to the prehistoric times.Specialists have concluded that the area was originally a primordial sea in the Cretacic era which was inhabited by several species of dinosaurs. Several museums and institutions research and exhibit the archeological remains that have been found so far.During the colonial times the city became an important town that was renowned for its wheat production. The town began to be abandoned by the end of the XVIIIth century, but halfway through the XXth president Gustavo Rojas Pinillas declared the city as an historical monument and pushed forward several policies for the recovery of its historical heritage. Thanks to this kind of iniciatives, Villa de Leyva is now a must see destination for everyone interested in visiting Colombia.

Villa de Leyva Weather

The climate in Villa de Leiva is comfortable and overcast. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 10°C to 22°C and is rarely below 5°C or above 24°C.


Hotels in Villa de Leyva

Villa de Leyva has a wide lodging variety to receive many tourists throughout the year. Something that is worth mentioning is the many villages with cottages to harbor families or a big group of friends, with amenities that fulfill every need.


● Villa Sofía

- Vía Villa de Leyva La Rosita Km 1.5 Alto del Roble, Villa de Leyva, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 156.000

- Services: Offers cottages that can harbor up to 12 guests. Pool. Free parking. Pet-friendly. Terrace. BBQ Area. 

 

● Villa Mariana

- Villa de Leyva - Altamira, Villa de Leyva, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 440.00

- Services: Offers cottages that can harbor up to 10 guests. Pool. Free parking. Pet-friendly. Terrace. BBQ Area.

● Getsemani Hotel & Spa

- 10-35 Perimetral Avenue, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 247.500

- Services: It has individual, double, and deluxe rooms, and suites. Pool. Room service. Minibar. Includes breakfast.

 

● Fontana Plaza Hotel

- Carrera 6A N. 11-65

- Prices: From COP$ 231.600

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


Restaurantes & Bars in Villa de Leyva

Few cities in Colombia can offer the gastronomic diversity that you can find on Villa de Leyva. Here, you can taste tipical dishes and snacks from Boyaca, Colombian food, and international restaurants from Peru or Ecuador. All of this in warming and cozzy spaces.


● Mi Cocina

- Calle 13, Villa de Leyva Colombia

- Prices: A partir de COP$ 8.000


● El Patio

- Calle 13 # 8-03, Villa de Leyva 154001 Colombia

- Prices: A partir de COP$ 45.900


● Los Gallos Cafe

- Carrera 8 calle 13 Esquina, Villa de Leyva Colombia

- Prices: A partir de COP$ 23.900


● La María Bistro

- Rd 8 # 11-56 Casa comercial Nariño, Parque Nariño, local 2, Villa de Leyva 154001 Colombia

- Prices: A partir de COP$ 36.400


The most tourist places in Villa de Leyva

● Principal Plaza: With an area of 14.000 m² and being totally covered in stone, it is the biggest plaza in Colombia, and it is one of the main attractions. Access by car is restricted in order to preserve its historical aesthetic. It's right next to the Cabildo and the Church.


● House of Nariños: Resting house where Antonio Nariño died in December 1833. It can be visited as a museum which has interesting material of the colonial era and the campaign for colonial independence.


● Antonio Ricaurte’s house: Birthplace of the Independence Campaign Hero. It is an Air Force museum in the present day.


Important dates in Villa de Leyva

● Last week of January or first week of February – Festival of Astronomy: Event that gathers specialists both national and international and looks to position astronomy as a tourist attraction. One can find workshops, lectures, and the chance to gaze upon the stars with professional telescopes.

● June – Villa de Leyva's anniversary: It coincides with a National Band and Jazz Festival that gathers the best national artists and some international guests.        

● October – Gastronomic festival: Event that summons the best gourmet chefs of the country. You will be able to find degustations of the best Colombian dishes of the region and all of Colombia.


How to move around Villa de Leyva?

If you are in Villa de Leyva 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 Villa de Leyva?

Villa de Leyva by bus: You can reach Villa de Leyva from Bogota on a 159 km trip, which takes 4 hours approximately.


Gastronomy in Villa de Leyva

Some of the main dishes of the city are: 

● Cocido Boyacense

● Picada con morcilla y longaniza

● Puchero

● Arepa Boyacense


Things to buy in Villa de Leyva

Some souvenirs you can ge ton your visit to Villa de Leyva are:

● Esmeraldas

● Café

● Sombreo Vueltiao


Villa de Leyva Facts

Without a doubt, this town is one of the most beautiful in Colombia and is famed for its historic importance and magnificent square, which was recognized as a National Monument in 1954. In fact, the Plaza Mayor in Villa de Leyva is the largest in Colombia and one of the most impressive in South America, with over 150,000 square feet. In addition to its colonial architecture, Villa de Leyva is characterized by its many rural landscapes, which extend from the moor to the desert. Thanks to the great number of activities that Villa de Leyva offers, it's the perfect place for lovers of history, science, the arts, culture, and nature.


Bus operators of the route Bogotá to Villa de Leyva

● Expreso Gaviota

● Omega


In conclusion:

Villa de Leyva is a city with many attractions, with outdoor activities and cultural tours that are unique in the región. Just a few hours from the capital, this amazing destination is perfect for people who want to escape routine and enjoy good weather, great food, and colorful festivities.


Looking for cheap tickets from Bogotá to Villa de Leyva?

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

Do you want to travel to Villa de Leyva 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.


Measures against COVID-19 on the Bogota to Villa de Leyva route

If you want to travel from Bogota to Villa de Leyva, 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.


TOP BUS OPERATORS
  • Omega

FAQs

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 redbus.co. 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 Villa de Leyva?

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 redbus.pe 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 redbus.co

Are there special offers or discounts in redbus for the route of Bogotá to Villa de Leyva?

A: In order to make your trip cheaper, redBus offers different discounts, which you can find out here: https://www.redbus.co/info/OfferTerms

What is the distance between Bogotá and Villa de Leyva?

A: The distance between the cities is 159 km approximately.

How long does it take to go from Bogotá to Villa de Leyva?

A: The trip from Bogota to Villa de Leyva takes 4 hours approximately.

How many departures are there from Bogotá to Villa de Leyva?

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

Which bus companies offer the route Bogotá to Villa de Leyva?

A: You can travel from Bogota to Villa de Leyva with Omega and Expreso Gaviota.

Which bus companies have the most departures for the Bogotá to Villa de Leyva?

A: Currently, Omega offers the most daily departures.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Bogotá to Villa de Leyva?

A: The departure point is the Salitre Bus Station.

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 Villa De Leyva?

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.



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