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Cali (Vac) to Pasto (Nar) Bus Service

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9 hrs 0 mins
Cali (Vac)
Pasto (Nar)
COP 80000

Cali (Vac) to Pasto (Nar) Bus Distance

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Cali (Vac) to Pasto (Nar) Bus Timings & Fare

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Cootranar 21:15 22:45 21 hrs 30 mins

Cali to Pasto Bus

The distance from Cali to Pasto is 241 mi (388 km) which take about 8 hours to go through. This route is covered by the terrestrial transportation company Expreso Bolivariano, which provides bus tickets at low-cost rates and with a variety of schedules for the user to make his choice. Pasto is located between a valley and a volcano, what transform the city in one that combines amazing natural landscapes with elements typical of the city. The average temperature of Pasto is 55.4 °F (13.5 °C), and that's why you should pack clothes to keep you warm, because abondant rains are common, due to the cloudiness that the sky presents.


Cali (Vac)

  • Terminal de Cali

Pasto (Nar)

  • Terminal de Pasto

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

Buses from Pasto to Cali

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Cali to Pasto 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 Pasto to Cali with redBus. 

About Cali

Santiago de Cali is one of the oldest cities in Colombia. It was founded in 1536 by the conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar. Before the conquest, Cali was inhabited by indean tribes such as the gorrones, timbas and morrones. During the firest days of the XIX century, cali will join the efforts to achieve independency from spain, and rised on July 3rd of 1810, making an alliance with neighbouring cities as was done by the natives in the Cauva Valley to oppose the spaniards decades earlier.Due to its location, which is ideal for the development of commerce, Cali began to transform into one of the biggest cities of the country at the beginning of the XXth century, in part due to the construction of new means of transportation - such as trainways and highways- which connect the city with the Buenaventura port, favoring the exportation industry. Present day Cali is a prosperous city, which is known as the colombian capital of the rumba and salsa due to the great number renowned schools that teach these dances.

About Pasto

Officially named San Juan de Pasto, it is a city located in the Atris valley near the Andes, at the slopes of the Galeras Volcano. It was founded in 1539 by conquistador Lorenzo de Aldana, in a territory once occupied by the Quillacinga culture.Pasto has an intriguing political history. The city was a royalist fortress during the Independence Campaign, and because its strong opposition it was nicknamed as the “Lioness of the Andes”, and was in turn sacked in 1822 by the independentists. Due to its geographical location and its political stance, the city kept itself isolated from the rest of Colombia for some time. Due to the civil wars at the beginning of the republican era, Pasto was briefly the capital of the country by decision of Leonardo Canal Gonzáles, a conservative general. In 1904, with the creation of the department of Nariño, Pasto was named its capital, and is now an important city focused mainly on commerce and services.


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How do I book a bus from Cali (Vac) to Pasto (Nar)?

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.

Pasto Weather

Being a city in the Andes, the climate in Pasto oscillates between mild and cold weather, with an average temperature of 13 ºC. It is recommended you bring warm clothes and take mountain sickness pills to better enjoy your stay in Pasto. There is also average rain all year long, although it decreases between June and September.

Hotels in Pasto

In Pasto, you will find lodging that covers every need at low prices. There is a wide variety of hotels and hostels on strategic points around the city, near the tourist places that Pasto has to offer.

● Los Balsos Hotel

- Carrera 21b 2077-2091 Cra 21b # 20-51 Centro, 520003 Pasto, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 198.000

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

● Carnaval Plaza Hotel

- Plaza del Carnaval Calle 19 # 20 - 14, 520001 Pasto, Colombia –

- Prices: From COP$ 125.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Free parking. Wifi. TV. Room service. Includes breakfast

● Basan Plaza Hotel

- Calle 21A #4-89 B/el ejido Restaurante La Casita del Cuy, 520006 Pasto, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 80.000

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

● Jardín 38 Hotel

- Carrera 38 1814-18186 18-41 Barrio Palermo, 520002 Pasto, Colombia

- Prices: Desde COP$ 90.000

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

Restaurants & Bars in Pasto

Pasto has many restaurants where you can taste local cuisine, and dishes from other regions in Colombia on comfortable spaces.

● La Catedral Cafe

- Cra 26 #16-37 Calle 20 # 34 -34, Pasto 520001 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 18.000

● La Merced

- Carrera 36 No. 12-14, Pasto 520001 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 33.000

● Casabelina Trattoria

- Calle 20 # 31C 06 Esquina, Pasto 520001 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 14.000

● La Vereda Cocina de Origen

- Carrera 36 19 110 Cr 36 19 110 Palermo, Pasto 520002 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 20.000

The most tourist places in Pasto

● Historic Center: Group of colonial buildings in a perfect state. The main attraction is the Cathedral of San Ezequiel Moreno Díaz, gothic style building constructed on top of the San Francisco de Asís Chapel, which was sacked in 1822.

● Cocha Lake: Also called Lake Guamuez, it consists of a great natural body of water of glacial origin. Nearby you can find restaurants, natural lookout spots and you can take a tour through the lake by boat.

● National Bank’s Gold Museum: This museum offers its visitors an extraordinary collection of the archeological legacy of the south of Colombia, with the history that links past and present.

The most important dates in Pasto

● January 2nd to 7th – Blacks and Whites Carnival: The Carnival originates from the fusion and syncretism of multiple cultural and religious expressions of the Andes, the Amazonia, and the western culture. The carnival has four stages: the Carnavalito, the arrival of the Castañeda Family, the day of the Blacks, and the day of the Whites, which closes with a great parade (being this the most important touristic day of the event).

● January – Guinea Pig and Farmers Carnival: Farmers from different part of the región gather in a festival to delight visitors with the most iconic dish from Pasto, “Cuy”. This festival is celebrated just outside the city, on the route to Anganoy.

● August – Pasto’s theatre international festival: This festival in the city is celebrated for days in which national and international artists are invited to offer a wide variety of shoes for everyone that enjoys art, drama, and oratory.

How to move around Pasto?

If you are in Pasto 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 Pasto?

Pasto by bus: You can reach Pasto from Cali on a 388 km trip, which takes 10 hours approximately.

Gastronomy in Pasto

Some of the most tipical dishes in Pasto are:

● Cuy

● Hornado

● Frito

● Trucha frita

Things to buy in Pasto

Some souvenirs you can ge ton your visit to Pasto are:

● Tallado en madera

● Repujado en cuero

● Mutumbajoy Art

Pasto Facts

San Juan de Pasto is the capital of the Nariño department, located on the south-western border. It borders Ecuador on the south, Putumayo on the east, and the Pacific Ocean on the west. It is also located at 2559 m.a.s.l. With an average temperature of 14°C. Pasto has 400.000 citizens approximately, which stands out on food processing and handcrafting.

Bus operators of the route Cali to Pasto

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In Conclusion:

Pasto is a city with many natural attractions, ideal for tours and outdoor activities. Nevertheless, the main attraction in this city is the richness of religious monuments, which makes Pasto a unique experience.

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