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Cartagena (Bol) to Bogota (D.C) Bus Service

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22 hrs 33 mins
Cartagena (Bol)
Bogota (D.C)
COP 128000

Cartagena (Bol) to Bogota (D.C) Bus Distance

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Cartagena (Bol) to Bogota (D.C) Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Expreso Brasilia 04:30 21:00 10 hrs 38 mins
Copetran 05:15 23:00 6 hrs 15 mins
Berlinas del Fonce 19:15 21:20 13 hrs 16 mins
COFLONORTE 03:20 20:45 3 hrs 27 mins
Concorde 04:00 13:00 3 hrs 50 mins

Travel by Bus from Cartagena (Bol) to Bogota (D.C)

The road journey from Cartagena (Bol) to Bogota (D.C) is pleasant and relaxing. At redBus, we work with different bus companies that operate on this route with well-maintained buses and experienced drivers. Although the travel time varies from one bus operator to another because of traffic and climatic conditions, our continuous availability of bus services between Cartagena (Bol) and Bogota (D.C) reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.

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    Cartagena (Bol)

    • Terminal de Cartagena

    Bogota (D.C)

    • Terminal Salitre

    Why book a Cartagena (Bol) a Bogota (D.C) bus with redBus?

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

    Buses from Bogotá to Cartagena

    Si ya adquiriste tus tiquetes para viajar de Cartagena a Bogotá y buscas opciones para tu viaje de regreso, puedes comprarlo con facilidad a través de nuestra plataforma. Contamos con varios operadores de bus que viajan en esta ruta, que salen en distintos horarios para brindarles más opciones a los pasajeros. Entonces, ¿Qué esperas? Compra tus pasajes de bus de Bogotá a Cartagena con redBus. 

    About Cartagena

    Situated at an average height of 2 m a.s.l., Cartagena always welcomes you with a new adventure. The "Fortified City" lies 702 mi (1130 km) away from the capital Bogota by bus, and it is considered among the most sought out destinations in all Latin America. Founded in 1533, Cartagena is the capital of the Bolivar department and its situated right next to the seashore of the Caribbean sea, which positions the city right next to to beautiful beaches like la Boquilla, Castillo Grande or Bocagrande. On your route through the urban area you will be surrounded by unique streets where you can relive the history of Colombia through its colonial architecture. Its historic center has been declared Cultural Heritage of Humanity by the UNESCO.

    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!


    How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Colombia?

    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 Cartagena (Bol) to Bogota (D.C)?

    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.

    Bogota Weather

    The climate of Bogotá is temperate and with mild temperatures, throughout the year the seasonal differences are minimal. Its average temperature is 14.5 ° C with variations from 10 ° C to 19 ° C. The driest months are December, January, July, and August.

    Hotels in Bogota

    Finding your ideal accommodation will not be a problem because Bogotá has all types of accommodation. Options ranged from cheap hostels to stylish modern apartments. Prices vary depending on the location and the services the facility offers.

    ● Hilton Garden Inn Bogotá Airport

    - Carrera 82 No. 25G 84

    - Prices: From COP $ 196 540

    - Services: It offers suites and single and double rooms with free WiFi. The hotel offers a spa with a hot tub, sauna, and gym. The units in the hotel are equipped with a coffee machine and have a terrace. Includes buffet breakfast. It has a restaurant specializing in American cuisine and offers vegetarian options.

    ● Courtyard by Marriott Bogotá Airport

    - Avenida Calle 26 # 96 J-90, Fontibón

    - Prices: From COP $ 242,000

    - Services: The Courtyard by Marriott Bogota Airport offers a restaurant, bar and daily breakfast. All rooms have free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, and a private bathroom. The property offers a free airport shuttle service.

    ● Hotel San Francisco de Asís

    - Cra 10 # 23-63, 110010 Bogotá

    - Prices: From COP $ 73,000

    - Services: It offers a free wired internet connection throughout the property and free private parking. The rooms have a flat-screen satellite TV and a minibar. Each room has a private bathroom with air conditioning, a shower, free toiletries, and towels. Room service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Molino de Pimienta, the hotel restaurant, offers a wide variety of international dishes, while the hotel bar prepares delicious cocktails.

    ● Hotel Dorado Gold Airport

    - Calle 53 No 73-49, Engativa

    - Prices: From COP $ 81,540

    - Services: It offers single and double rooms with free WiFi access. All rooms have cable TV and a private bathroom with shower, desk, safe. You can enjoy city views from the room. Hotel Dorado Gold Bogotá has a 24-hour reception, a shared lounge, and luggage storage.

    ● Ayenda 1045 Boutique Airport

    - RACE 98a No. 22h 69 Bogotá

    - Prices: From COP $ 68,000

    - Services: It offers single, double, triple, and family rooms. All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with a private bathroom and free toiletries. Free WiFi. 24-hour reception.

    Restaurants in Bogota

    Bogotá's cuisine has been exposed to European and North American influences, which is why you will find traditional dishes (Ajiaco) to sushi or fast food restaurants. The fillings usually consist of spicy meat, potatoes and vegetables.

    ● Cenizo a la leña

    - Av Jimenez 9 62 – Segundo piso

    - Prices: Starts at COP $ 53 000

    ● Tábula

    - Calle 29 Bis # 5 – 84

    - Prices: Starts at COP $ 50 000

    ● Prudencia

    - carrera 2 # 11 – 34 

    - Prices: Starts at COP $ 60 000

    ● La Ventana

    - Portal De Flores 116 Plaza De Armas, Arequipa

    - Price: Starts at COP $ 30 000

    ● Palos de Leña

    - Calle 17 #52-45 

    - Prices: Starts at COP $ 30 000

    The most tourist places in Bogotá

    ● La Candelaria, It is the oldest district in Bogotá. You can walk the streets past 400-year-old churches, historic buildings and colonial museums, most with free admission. You also can enjoy the Street art, which is not just graffiti, but beautiful paintings.

    ● The Gold Museum, through its plants you will discover the past of ancient pre-Columbian civilizations or the famous legend of El Dorado. All this thanks to impressive pieces of gold. It has a collection of more than 30,000 pieces.

    ● Bolivar Square. It is located in the heart of the city and contains a statue of Simón Bolívar, who played a key role in Latin America's successful struggle for independence. The plaza is guarded by impressive buildings that include the Palace of Justice, the National Capitol, and the Catedral Primada de Colombia.

    ● The Primate Cathedral of Colombia. It is the largest Cathedral in Colombia and one of the largest in South America. It was built between 1807 and 1823 and contains the remains of the founder of the city.

    ● El Cerro de Monserrate, it is located at 3,100 meters high. It is the main symbol of Bogotá and has been visited by thousands of people since its founding in 1640. To go up you can choose to take a cable car, a funicular and even walk, which takes between 1-2 hours. At the top of the hill there is a beautiful sanctuary, a couple of restaurants, and fabulous views of Bogotá.

    Important dates in Bogota

    ● August 6th: This day is Bogota's birthday and is celebrated with different free outdoor concerts to promote art and cultural diversity.

    ● July 20th: Although this is a national date because of Colombian Independence Day, nowhere do they manage to celebrate it as it is done in Bogota. The military parades in Carrera 68 and the sample of military airplanes are a spectacle that must be lived, and that makes Colombians feel proud of their homeland.

    How to move around Bogotá?

    ● Public bus: The Integrated Public Transport System SITP has several buses that travel throughout the city, covering Bogota in its entirety. Transmilenio covers the main roads of Colombia, going at a high speed thanks to having its own trunk. It is necessary to take a SITP bus to get to Transmilenio’s stations. For both services the same card works. The card must be recharged at any Transmilenio station and allows free transfer from one bus to another.

    ● Taxi: The supply of taxis is very wide because of the high demand for their service. The fares are charged according to a taximeter that works while the ride is in progress.

    How to reach Bogotá?

    Bogota by bus: You can reach Bogota by land on a trip that takes 21 hours approximately.

    Gastronomy in Bogotá

    The typical dishes of Bogota are:

    ● Arepa

    ● Ajiaco

    ● Caldo

    ● Changua

    ● Empanada

    ● Chicha

    ● Aromática. 

    ● Hot chocolate a la Colombiana (with cheese) 

    Things to buy in Bogotá

    The souvenirs and gifts that you can buy in Bogotá are:

    - Chamba Pottery

    - Coca Tea

    - Hammock

    - Coffee

    - Emeralds

    - Chocolates

    - Aguardiente

    Bogotá Facts

    Bogotá is the largest and most populated city in Colombia, with 1,587 square kilometers and around 8 million inhabitants. It is approximately at 2,600 meters above sea level. The city is divided into 20 localities and within each locality, there are different neighborhoods. Each neighborhood is different and has its own charm and places of interest.

    Bus Operators of the route Cartagena to Bogota

    ● Expreso Brasilia

    ● Copetran

    ● Berlinas del Fonce

    In conclusion:

    Bogotá is a city with a long way to go. Both the historic center and the other neighborhoods will dazzle you with their beauty and the history that they bring with them. You can take up to 2 free tours per day for the guides to help you learn about their past. Also, you can't stop enjoying food and nighttime activities.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Cartagena to Bogota?

    Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip, or want to visit your family in Bogota, do not worry! at redBus you can find the best prices from the most important bus companies in Colombia, 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.

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