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Bucaramanga to El Banco bus


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  • Cotaxi

Bucaramanga to El Banco Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
7 hrs 45 mins
El Banco
COP 74000.00

Bucaramanga to El Banco Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
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Bucaramanga to El Banco Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Cotaxi 03:30 13:00 7 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE

Bucaramanga to El banco Bus

The journey on the highway from the municipality of Bucaramanga to El Banco goes across 174.6 mi (281 km), that take approximately 5 hours. Cotaxi, terrestrial transportation company, covers this route, providing bus tickets online at inexpensive rates and varied schedules. The city had various names throughout the history until being El Banco; Barbudo was one of the them due to the indians presence with beard on the place and also Sompachai, an Indian word meaning "with beard", among others. The most awesome story talks about a fisherman that one day of magnificent fishing the man forgot his bank (a seat) and to remember the place he used to remember that he lost there his bank. The weather of El Banco is tropical and rainy, with a dry season from December to March; the average temperature is 82.4 °F (28 °C), but in summer time it can reach 95 °F (35 °C). It's recommended to take light cotton clothes, sunscreen and an umbrella if you go on the rainy season.



  • Terminal de Bucaramanga

El Banco

  • Terminal de El Banco

Why book a Bucaramanga a El Banco bus with redBus?

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

About Bucaramanga

Bucaramanga is situated at 959 m a.s.l. in an area that used to be populated by the indigenous guanes, being in close proximity with other tribes such as the chibchas, chitarreros, laches and muiscas. Bucaramanga was established as a native town in 1622 and some mines were operated by the spaniards were established in the neighboring areas.During the XIXth century the town formally became a "Villa". At the end of that century it endured political struggles between craftsmen and traders, while during the XXth it had to endure the misery left over from the Thousand Day's War. The city managed to thrive and became one of the most important cities in modern Colombia. Its touristic atractions and hotel enterprises made the city grow and is now known as the "Pretty City". It also has very atractive parks, which earned the nickname "The City of Parks".

About the route to El Banco

redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to El Banco. El Banco 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?

A: You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Colombia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I book a bus from Bucaramanga to El Banco?

A: 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?

A: 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?

A: 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?

A: 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.