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Bogota (D.C) to Villavicencio (Meta) Bus Service

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3 hrs 4 mins
Bogota (D.C)
Villavicencio (Meta)
COP 32000

Bogota (D.C) to Villavicencio (Meta) Bus Distance

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Bogota (D.C) to Villavicencio (Meta) Bus Timings & Fare

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Expreso Bolivariano 01:30 19:30 3 hrs 0 mins

Bogota to Villavicencio Bus

The travel from Bogota to Villavicencio takes approximately 3 hours, going through the highway for 73 mi (118 km). The terrestrial transportation companies Flota La Macarena and Taxmeta cover this route with a diversity of schedules that you can choose and low-cost rates for the bus tickets. You will have services as wifi, reclining seats, individual screens, depending on the bus you choose. The climate in Villavicencio oscillate from 68 °F (20 °C) on the coldest season to 90 °F (32 °C) on the warmest season. The visit to Cristo Rey allows you to appreciate the beautiful view of Villavicencio and the plain. You should take light clothing to enjoy the warm climate of the city, but bring also an umbrella or a raincoat, since you can find occasional rains.


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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!

    Buses from Villavicencio to Bogotá

    If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Bogotá to Villavicencio 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 Villavicencio to Bogotá with redBus. 

    About Villavicencio

    Villavicencio is a Colombian municipality that is located in the foothills of the Eastern Cordillera. He is known for the joropo dance and the cowboy sport of coleo. Villavicencio is a new tourist destination that is constantly growing, without leaving its status as a quiet town, as has been recognized for a long time. 

    Villavicencio Weather

    Villavicencio has a monsoon climate due to its proximity to the equator. Its minimum temperature is 20 ° C and the maximum reaches 39 ° C. Its temperature is related to precipitation so that the hottest months are those in which the rain is less, especially February and March. 

    Hotels in Villavicencio

    Villavicencio is a warm city in which you can enjoy the sun in complete tranquility, it has a great variety of hotels and lodgings that have a swimming pool in their facilities. 

    Restaurantes & Bars in Villavicencio

    The Llanera gastronomy of Villavicencio offers you various and delicious dishes that you should not let taste, among them are: the mamona, the Creole chicken, the sancocho de gallina, the rice bread, the tungos, the steak of beef or fish, the cachama, the mojarra, and the hayacas. 

    The most tourist places in Villavicencio

    • Los Grandes Llanos: This beautiful place is home to more than 200 species of wildlife, the area is full of tropical grasslands. The great plains are located east of the Andes of Colombia and Venezuela.

    • Parque Nacional Tuparro: It is considered the only National Park in the Los Llanos region, where you can practice extreme sports such as kayaking, hiking, fishing, and much more.

    • Bioparque Los Ocarros: This zoo is one of the most popular in the city and is located 3 km north of the capital, it has natural spaces and a great variety of species including crocodiles.

    • Mirador La Piedra del Amor: You can get there with your own vehicle or by taking a camper (they are located in the center of the city). From this viewpoint, you can see all the splendor of the city.

    • El Obelisco y el Mirador Matapalo: It is one of the most visited places in Villavicencio, from there you can contemplate the sunrise or sunset from the plain, the Colca is one of the deepest canyons (in addition to being narrow) in the world. 

    Important dates in Villavicencio

    • January 7 to 9 - Summer Festival: The year begins with this festivity, various extreme aquatic activities are held, as well as shows by singers and musical groups.

    • March 16 to 19 - Cowgirl Women's World Cup: The work of the women of the plain is recognized on these dates, a contest is held in which the skills of each participant are highlighted, as well as their different types of dairy farming.

    • May 31 to June 2 - International Festival of the Cachama: The main activities of this festival are the inaugural parade, weighing of cachamas, international coleo tournament, international reign of the cachama, among others.

    • June 27 to July 3 - International Joropo Tournament: It is the most important artistic and cultural event in the city. Events such as the international reign of the joropo and the llanera music contest are held.

    • December 6 to 10 - Llanero Festival: The Llanero festival promotes the folklore of the region, important local and international artists perform. 

    How to move around Villavicencio?

    If you are in Villavicencio you can use these two means:

    • 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 Villavicencio?

    Villavicencio by bus: If the starting point is Bogotá, the distance is 123.1 km. The approximate travel time is 2 hours and 58 minutes. 

    Gastronomy in Villavicencio

    The main dishes of Villavicencio are: 

    - Mamona o tercera a la llanera

    - Hayacas

    - Pisillo de chiguire

    - Carne a la perra

    - Cachapas

    - Pan de arroz 

    Things to buy in Villavicencio

    The souvenirs and gifts that you can buy when visiting the city of Villavicencio are:

    - Llanero coffee

    - Hammocks

    - Wayuu backpacks 

    Villavicencio Facts

    Villavicencio is the capital of the department of Meta. The city is located in the foothills of the Eastern Cordillera. You have two regions, a mountainous one located to the west and northwest; the other, a plain sloping slightly to the east and northeast. 

    In conclusion:

    The city of Villavicencio is inhabited by friendly and very dynamic people. This place is considered the gateway to the eastern plains, therefore, it is a tourist destination that you should not miss. It has a great variety of tourist attractions and all its hotels are welcoming and accessible; as are restaurants, which offer you exquisite llanera food. 

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    About the route to Villavicencio (Meta)

    redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to Villavicencio (Meta). Villavicencio (Meta) 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?

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    How do I book a bus from Bogota (D.C) to Villavicencio (Meta)?

    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.