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Bogota to Villavicencio bus

Bogota to Villavicencio Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
3 hrs 23 mins
COP 25000

Bogota to Villavicencio Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus

Bogota to Villavicencio Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Expreso Bolivariano 06:00 22:00 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Morichal 06:00 16:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

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.



  • Bogota
  • Terminal Salitre
  • Terminal Salitre Bogota


  • Terminal de Transportes Villavicencio
  • Terminal de Villavicencio

Why book a Bogota a Villavicencio bus with redBus?

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

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 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 the route to Villavicencio

redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to Villavicencio. Villavicencio 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.

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. 

Bogota to Villavicencio Route

Bogota to Villavicencio

Measures against COVID-19 on the Bogota to Villavicencio route

If you want to travel from Bogota to Villavicencio, 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.

  • Transportes Arimena
  • Expreso Bolivariano
  • Flota La Macarena
  • Morichal
  • Taxmeta


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 Bogota to Villavicencio?

A: You can visit one of the terminals in bogota and visit the counter of the bus company of your choice, wait your turn in the attention, 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 Bogota to Villavicencio?

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

What is the distance between Bogota and Villavicencio?

A: The distance is 123.1 km.

How long does it take to go from Bogota to Villavicencio?

A: Approximately the trip takes 2 hours and 58 minutes.

How many departures are there from Bogota to Villavicencio?

A: There is a variety of departures

Which bus companies offer the route Bogota to Villavicencio?

A: You can travel through the following companies: Flota La Macarena, Transportes Arimena, Taxmeta and Morichal.

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

A: The departures depends on the season.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Bogota to Villavicencio?

A: The Terminal Salitre de Bogotá is the bus departure point and is located at Diagonal 23 # 69 - 11, Bogotá. The companies that leave this terminal are: Flota La Macarena, Transportes Arimena, Taxmeta and Morichal.

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 Villavicencio?

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.