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Melgar to Bogota bus


Melgar to Bogota Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
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3 hrs 9 mins
Melgar
Bogota
40
COP 25000

Melgar to Bogota Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
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05:00
Last Bus
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18:30

Melgar to Bogota Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Coomotor 01:15 19:45 14 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Cooveracruz 04:00 18:00 3 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE
Las Acacias 03:30 19:00 2 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

Travel by Bus from Melgar to Bogota

The road journey from Melgar to Bogota 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 Melgar and Bogota reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.


OTHER BOARDING & DROPPING POINTS IN

Melgar

  • Terminal de Melgar

Bogota

  • Terminal del Sur
  • Terminal Salitre
  • Terminal Salitre Bogota

Why book a Melgar a Bogota bus with redBus?

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

Buses from Bogota to Melgar

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


About Bogota

Bogota is the capital of Colombia, situated at 2600 m a.s.l. The city is known as the "Athens of South America" due to its great number 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 architecture. 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 you enjoy your historical and cultural adventure in Bogota!

About the route to Bogota

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

Bogota Weather

Bogota's climate is one of the most curious and unpredictable in the world. It is classified as a cold city because it is located at 2600 m.a.s.l., but it is common that in the morning the climate of Bogota is 18°C and that it can rise up to 20°C throughout the day. The nights are cold, with temperatures of 8°C and even less. Bogota is a city with a very varied climate that can have different temperatures throughout the day and that often has heavy rains and that in a matter of minutes a radiant sun rises again. This means that people have to be prepared with the appropriate clothes for each of these climate changes.


Hotels in Bogota

● Hotel Tequendama

- Address: Carrera 10 # 26-21

- Services: Tequendama Hotel is one of the most traditional hotels in Colombia, operating continuously since 1953. It is the preferred place of many artists who visit the country for its classic style and for being located in the center of Bogota. It has comfortable rooms and various amenities throughout the hotel facilities such as a sauna, swimming pool, casino, spa, jacuzzi, beauty salon, and gym. Hotel Tequendama offers cribs and babysitters for kids.

 

● ExpoHotel Bogota

- Address: Carrera 37 # 25B-65, Teusaquillo

- Services: This hotel is perfect for those who visit Bogota with the intention of attending a fair or event in Corferias, as it is only 3 blocks away. The 21 rooms have wireless internet, a minibar and a very nice view of the city. In the restaurant, guests can enjoy an American breakfast or end the day with a glass of wine by the fireplace. ExpoHotel also has a laundry service and airport transfers.


● Hotel Bogota Central

- Address: Carrera 13 No. 22-24, Alameda Centro

- Services: This hotel is located in a strategic point of Bogota, very close to the Colpatria Tower, the La Santamaria bullfighting arena, Bolivar’s Square, and the National Museum. The 38 rooms have TV cable, a private bathroom, and WiFi. The hotel has a game room and an ironing room, dry cleaning, and laundry.


● Hostal Chorro de Quevedo

- Address: Carrera 3 # 12D-60

- Services: This hostel is ideal for backpackers who want to live closely with the indescribable essence that La Candelaria has, in a comfortable and cozy atmosphere with television, internet, and a private bathroom in each room. The hostel is very well located, just a couple of blocks from Luis Angel Arango Library and the Gold Museum.


● Hotel Dann Avenida 19

- Address: Av 19 # 5 - 72

- Services: This is the ideal hotel for business travelers, as it is close to the main government entities, shopping centers of great tradition, and the financial center, as well as being close to the airport. The rooms have a private bathroom, work desk, WiFi, safe, alarm clock, and telephone. Some of the rooms are equipped to receive disabled people. The hotel has a business center, convention, and conference rooms with a capacity for 100 people. The restaurant offers a varied menu of Colombian food and international food.


Restaurants & Bars in Bogota

● Crepes & Waffles

- Address: Several locations

- Services: Although this is a very recognized place with several presences in different cities of Colombia and Latin America, it is in Bogota where more Crepes & Waffles restaurants can be found. The preparations are very simple, they can be in crepes, in waffles, in pitas, and in panne cooks, accompanied by some protein, sauce, or other product that makes an ideal combination. This is a restaurant perfect for any occasion due to its abundance of places, comfortable prices, quality of food, and speed of service.


● La Puerta Falsa

- Address: Calle 11 # 6-50

- Services: This restaurant has been in the heart of Bogota since the beginning of the 19th century and has always belonged to the same family, which is why its seasoning has been maintained over the years. The menu consists of typical snacks such as chocolate with cheese, almojabana, arepa, and tamale, a simple but fabulous combination that became a mandatory stop for those who visit Bolivar Square. In this place, the liberator Simon Bolivar used to eat with Manuelita Saenz. The infrastructure and decoration of the place have been maintained from that time until today.


● La Floridada Bakery Shop

- Address: Carrera 7 # 21-46

- Services: La Florida has been part of the landscape of Bogota since 1936, being one of the most popular places on the capital's scene. Its wide variety of cakes, pies, cookies, biscuits, desserts, and bread in general, accompanied by coffee, tea, or chocolate make the perfect dish for those who leave work and want to eat something before returning home. They are also famous for their breakfasts that have different preparations of eggs or changuas, to start a day in the best way.


The most tourist places in Bogota

● Monserrate: The panoramic view from this hill allows you to see how enormous Bogota is. You can get up there by cable car or funicular in 10-minute journeys. For nature and exercise enthusiasts, a trail is also enabled to climb this mountain on foot, on a journey of about an hour depending on the pace of each person. At the top of this hill is the Church of the “Fallen Lord” of Monserrate, famous for performing miracles. There is also an attractive variety of restaurants and cafeterias to have spectacular snacks while enjoying the view.


● Gold Museum: In the center of Bogota is this emblematic museum that has several of the pre-Columbian elements that abounded in this land before the Spanish conquest. Vessels and other gold elements, accompanied by the respective descriptions, allow seeing the works and the symbols that they existed at that time. However, the main protagonist of this place is gold, which not only gives the name to the museum but also revives through its golden pieces, multiple accessories that represented a great value not only economic but also spiritual.


● Planetarium: This space allows science lovers to have an approach to different advances and astrological investigations that have been made in this place. The Planetarium also has an imposing dome that simulates a night sky to be able to capture on the screen all the behavior of the stars. In this dome, different concerts and attractive audiovisual functions are held. 


Important dates in Bogota

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


● July 20th - Independence Day: Although this is a national date because of the 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 Bogota?

● 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 Bogota?

Bogota by bus: You can travel to Bogota from Melgar by land. The trip takes 3 hours approximately.


Gastronomy in Bogota

● Ajiaco Santafereño: Chicken Soup made with different kinds of potatoes, ears of corn and some spices. It is also usually accompanied with avocado and milk cream. A hearty delight for the palate.


● Tamal Bogotano: Tamal is an appetizer that is prepared in different Andean countries. In its Bogota version, this is made from a corn dough combined with meat, chicken, pork ribs, onions, garlic and salt, all wrapped in a typical banana leaf tied to be cooked with steam. It is usually accompanied by a delicious cup of hot chocolate.


● Puchero Santafereño: Tropical type dish, originally from the city. It is prepared with potatoes, meats, ribs, sausages, pastusa, cassava, plantain and cob, all bathed with hogao and presented with the leaves of a cabbage.


Things to buy in Bogota

● Coffee: Colombian coffee is excellent. In Bogotá you will have the option of visiting different shops and comparing the flavor of each region to bring the best gift.


● Emeralds: In the center of Bogota there is a great variety of places where you can buy spectacular emeralds, ideal to take back.


● Obleas: A great idea to bring back a good dessert, which can be loaded without damaging it. Take care that they do not break in the suitcase.


Bogota Facts

Santa Fe de Bogota is everyone’s city, as it is the capital and most important city of Colombia. It is a metropolis of more than 7 million inhabitants, many of them from different regions and other countries for multiple reasons such as job opportunities, study and forced displacement. It is the most important business center in Colombia and the headquarters of Nariño Palace, Justice Palace and the Congress. Its historic center remains intact, allowing to remember with great nostalgia the era of colonization and subsequent independence of Colombia. Bogota is the headquarters of many cultural spaces. Visitors from all over the country attend in order to have different exchanges such as the International Book Fair or Rock al Parque, the largest free music festival in Latin America. Its cosmopolitan culture allows several cultures to live together, even though Bogota traditions prevail.


Bus opertators of the route Melgar to Bogota

● Coomotor

● Cooveracruz

● Las Acacias


In conclusion:

Art, culture, and diversity are some of the elements that will welcome you in Bogota, everyone's city. This is your house, welcome! 


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TOP BUS OPERATORS
  • Coomotor
  • Cooveracruz
  • Las Acacias

FAQs

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 redbus.co . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I book a bus from Melgar to Bogota?

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 redbus.co 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.

Are there special offers or discounts in redBus for the route of Bogotá to Melgar?

A: In order to make your trip cheaper, redBus offers different discounts, which you can find out here: https://www.redbus.pe/info/OfferTerms

What is the distance between Melgar and Bogota?

A: The distance between the cities is 116 km approximately.

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

A: The trip takes 3 hours.

How many departures are there from Melgar to Bogota?

A: On redBus, you will find many departures at different times

Which bus companies offer the route Melgar to Bogota?

A: You can travel through the following companies: Coomotor, Cooveracruz, and Las Acacias.

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

A: Currently, Coomotor has the most daily departures from Melgar to Bogota.

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

A: The main departure point is the Melgar bus terminal.

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 Melgar to Bogota?

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.



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