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Villavicencio to Bogota bus

Villavicencio to Bogota Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
3 hrs 24 mins
COP 25000

Villavicencio to Bogota Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus

Villavicencio to Bogota Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Expreso Bolivariano 04:30 19:30 12 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Morichal 05:15 16:30 3 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Expreso de Transporte Colectivo del Oriente S.A. 11:00 11:00 4 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

Villavicencio to Bogota Bus

To travel from Villavicencio to Bogota you must go across 73 mi (118 km) and it takes about 3 hours. Expreso Bolivariano and Fronteras, terrestrial transportation companies, sell low-cost bus tickets to cover this route, in a diversity of schedules. The vibrating city of Bogota is the capital of Colombia and offers hundreds of tourist attractions to visit, to taste its flavourful gastronomy or to admire the natural beauty of the outskirts. The climate in Bogota is cold due to its height and the city has an average temperature of 57 °F (14 °C) but there are also moderate rains because its proximity to the equator, specially from March to May and from October to November.



  • Terminal de Transportes Villavicencio
  • Terminal de Villavicencio


  • Bogota
  • Terminal Salitre
  • Terminal Salitre Bogota

Why book a Villavicencio a Bogota bus with redBus?

You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Villavicencio 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 Villavicencio

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

About Villavicencio

Villavicencio, capital of the Meta Department, its a colombian municipality from which most of the economic activity of the country begins. It's a mining city, with a lot of farming and ranching as well as inter-regional commerce.During the pre-colombian times, the area was populared by guayupe natives which focused in fishing, trade and farming until the arrival of the spaniards between 1536 and 1537. The oldest records of the foundation of the city are from 1842, although the information isn't entirely accurate since a fire in 1890 destroyed archives with valuable information. What can be said for sure is that the city is named Villavicencio since 1850. During the XXth century the city grew considerably. Several institutions were founded, and new services arrived to satisfy the needs of its citizens.

About Bogota

Bogotá is the capital of Colombia and is a city full of tree-lined streets and the green hills of Monserrate and Guadalupe. Here you will find centuries-old squares and churches and quiet tree-lined bike paths in a fairly modern city. In it, all the cultures of Colombia converge, both in gastronomy and crafts, including all the joy of the Caribbean region.

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.

● Ibis Bogota Museo

- Transversal 6 No 27 - 85, 110010 Bogotá, Colombia 

- Price: From COP$ 121.00

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

● Sonesta Hotel Bogota

- Cra. 15A No. 125 - 26, Usaquén, 110010 Bogotá, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 201.600

- Services: It has individual, double, family rooms, and suites. Wifi. Bar. Restaurant. Spa. Fitness center. Laundry service. Free parking. Includes breakfast. 

● Hotel Hapitel Select

- Avenida El Dorado 100 -97, Fontibón, 110911 Bogotá, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 200.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple rooms, and suites. Wifi. Pet-friendly. Bar. Restaurant. Fitness center. Free parking. Includes breakfast. 

Restaurantes & Bars 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.

● Bon Market & Bar

- Carrera 37 24 29 Hilton Bogotá Corferias, Bogotá 111321 Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 10.000

● La Juguetería Macarena

- Calle 27 No 4A-03 Macarena., Bogotá Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 22.000

● Flambée Bistró & Café

- Carrera 9 13-59, Neiva Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 18.000

Important dates in Bogota

● March- Ibero-American Theater Festival of Bogotá: This great festival has the presence of theater companies from the five continents, dance performances, street theater, opera and much more.

● May - ColomBIOdiversity Festival: This festival is held in Medellín and Bogotá. Its objective is to raise awareness about the importance of biodiversity and the protection of the environment in Colombia. It is developed through cultural spaces such as exhibitions, environmental film festival and workshops for children.

● November - Salsa al Parque Festival: The Salsa al Parque Festival is attended by talented musicians of great national and international recognition. It is an event that brings together a movement specialized in the genre, linking artists, dancers, collectors, music lovers and fans.

How to move around Bogota?

To get around the city of Bogota you can use these means:

• SITP - Integrated Public Transportation System Transmilenio, is a mass rapid transportation system and regular buses. The Transmilenio are red buses that have a preferential lane on the main avenues, it is the fastest means of public transport in the city. Throughout the city you will find Transmilenio stations in strategic locations, which will allow you to travel in the direction you are going.

• Taxi: If you are going to spend a few days in the city and you don't want to waste valuable time moving around in public transport, taxis are an excellent option. You can opt for the service by application or the official street taxis. A short trip can cost around COP $ 8,000

• Bicycle: The city has increased its cycle lanes and bicycles have become an important means of transport, especially for short distances.

How to reach Bogota?

Bogotá by bus: The trip from Villavicencio to Bogotá lasts approximately 3 hours and covers 118 km. by highway

Gastronomy in Bogota

The typical dishes of Bogota are:

- Arepa

- Ajiaco

- Caldo

- Changua

- Empanada

- Chicha

- Aromática. 

- Hot chocolate a la colombiana (with cheese)

Things to buy in Bogota

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

- Chamba Pottery

- Coca Tea

- Hammock

- Coffee

- Emeralds

- Chocolates

- Aguardiente

Bogota 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.

The most tourist places in Bogota

● 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 Squar: 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.

Bus operators of the route Villavicencio to Bogota

● Transportes Arimena

● Taxmeta

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 Villavicencio 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 Peru, 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.

How to get cheap bus tickets from Villavicencio to Bogota?

Do you want to travel to Bogota from Villavicencio but it's out of your budget? Don't worry about it. At redBus we have many offers and discounts that you can take advantage of for your vacations, business trips or to visit your family.

Tips for finding cheap tickets on the Villavicencio to Bogota route

Prices tend to raise as your travel date approaches, that’s why the best way to find cheap bus tickets from Villavicencio to Bogota is to book your tickets as early as possible.

Measures against COVID-19 on the Villavicencio to Bogotá route

If you want to travel from Medellin to Bogota, 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.

  • Expreso Bolivariano
  • Transportes Arimena
  • Morichal
  • Taxmeta
  • Expreso de Transporte Colectivo del Oriente S.A.


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 Villavicencio from Bogota?

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

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

What is the distance between Villavicencio and Bogota?

A: The distance between Villavicencio and Bogotá is 118 km. approximately

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

A: The trip takes approximately 3 hours.

How many departures are there from Villavicencio to Bogota?

A: There is a variety of departures

Which bus companies offer the route Villavicencio to Bogota?

A: You can travel through these companies: Transportes Arimena and Taxmeta.

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

A: The departures depends on the season.

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

A: To Bogotá you can travel from Terminal De Villavicencio which is located at Cra. 1 Nº 15-02 Villavicencio

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 Villavicencio 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.