Popular Bus Routes in Colombia
Why buy bus tickets in Colombia?
Busses are an excellent option to travel in Colombia, as land transportation in the country has become easier with the process of purchase being available online, as well as the improvement of highways and freeways that develop commerce and communications between the many municipalities in Colombia. Before, the only way to purchase bus tickets was by going to a bus agency, but nowadays you can buy bus tickets from the comfort of your house, thanks to the internet. Although there are so many incredible places to visit in Colombia, some of them are difficult to reach, as there are not any airports or commercial airlines that connect these cities. That is why on redBus, we offer more hundreds of different routes, so you can explore every corner of Colombia.
Tour through the beautiful landscapes of the “Gateway of South America”, from the heavenly beaches to the streets filled with colors and happiness from its people.
If you want to travel by Bus, remember that almost all the Bus Companies in Colombia have a website, where you can check the service, routes, schedule, contact information, and much more. In redBus, we offer all of this information in just one platform, as well as relevant information like hotels and restaurants, weather, and some activities you can try on your trip to make your experience unique and unforgettable. Buy your bus tickets online and avoid long lines, in just one simple process. You just have to search, select, and book your ticket on redBus.co from your house, workplace, or in the street!
Bus Companies in Colombia
In redBus, you will find bus tickets of the most important transportation companies in Colombia, such as Expreso Bolivariano, Copetran, Continental, and Rapido Tolima, among others. Locate the bus operators’ agencies in every city, as well as the mail and phone information for you to contact them. We also offer you information about the main routes, bus fleet, on board services of every one of them.
Popular Bus Routes in Colombia
On redBus, we offer more hundreds of routes that depart from the main terminals in Colombia. From our platform, you can check information like the number of daily departures, travel time, bus companies that cover the route, and much more. To make your experience more simple, we also offer you information about hotels, restaurants, tourist places, important dates, and everything necessary to have an unforgettable trip.
Here are some of the most important routes:
● Bogota to Medellin
● Cucuta to Bogota
● Bogota to Melgar
● Bogota to Neiva
● Pereira to Medellin
● Medellin to Pereira
● Bucaramanga to Bogota
● Villaviencio to Bogota
● Medellin to Pereira
Popular Bus Terminals in Colombia:
We offer you information about the main bus terminals in Colombia, which are located in the most important cities. Many of these installations are the departure and arrival point for various bus companies, as these are located in easy access points for the passengers’ convenience. Some of the most important bus terminals in Colombia are:
Here are some of the most important Terminals in Colombia:
- Bogotá Terminal
- Villavicencio Terminal
- Bucaramanga Terminal
- Monteria Terminal
- Neiva Terminal
- Valledupar Terminal
- Duitama Terminal
Our Offers and Discounts
redBus users have exclusive discounts and promotions to travel through Colombia at the best prices. For new travellers, you can get up to 10% discount on your first trip using the code NUEVO. You can get all the promotions on special dates following our social media, or receive the last offers on your email With redBus, travelling through Colombia is easier and cheaper!
How to buy a bus ticket online in redBus?
To purchase a bus ticket on redBus, follow the next steps:
- On the search bar, enter your origin and destination place, as well as the date you want to travel. The returning date is optional.
- Compare and choose between operators, schedule, departure and arrival terminals, and on board services for your trip.
- Once the bus you want to travel is chosen, pick the seat you want to take and press reserve.
- Llena tus datos completos en la ficha y presiona continuar. Fill your complete information and press continue.
- Choose between the different payment options to purchase the bus ticket.
- Done! The bus ticket will be sent to your mail. Don’t forget to print it to show it before boarding.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Which is the protocol to travel by bus in Colombia?
A: Bus companies in Colombia have optimized commercial processes to assure the health and security of the passengers. For that reason, it is necessary to follow safety protocols like wearing a facemask at all times, taking your temperature as you enter the bus, social distancing during the trip by using interspersed seats, and distancing measures at the terminal. Busses are disinfected before every trip, and blankets and pillows are not given to the passengers.
Q: How can I buy bus tickets on redBus?
A: The process is very simple, on the home page, enter the place of departure, destination and travel date you want. All available bus companies will be displayed for you to choose from. You will find a lot of useful information, such as fare, trip duration, services, bus ratings, etc. You can choose the bus that you like the most. In case there are no buses available for your request, you will see a ’No services found’ message on your screen. You can try to change the date or enter other nearby cities in origin / destination, depending on your needs.
Q: Do I need an account to buy a bus ticket on redBus?
A: No, you can purchase a bus ticket on the website or the app without an account. However, if you have an account you can get access to exclusive discounts and offers.
Q: Is it necessary to buy a bus ticket for a child?
A: Children under the age of 2 do not need a bus ticket. However, it is recommendable to purchase an additional bus ticket for security reasons. Some of the bus companies offers oreferential rates for kids. You can download the app or visit the website redbus.co for more information.
Q: 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.
Q: Which payment methods are available on redBus?
A: redBus offers you different options to assure your comfort and safety. You can purchase your bus ticket with a debit or credit card, a PSE bank transaction, or even payment gateways and virtual wallets like Efecty, Via Baloto, and Su Red.
Q: Can I change the date of my trip after I have booked my bus ticket?
A: You can request a change by contacting the bus company. Keep in mind that redBus can only help you if you have a purchase with: Rapido Ochoa, Copetran and Gomez Hernandez. Send us your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: Can I cancel my bus ticket online?
A: In most cases it is feasible, but you must review the cancellation policies found in the purchase process, if you want to cancel your purchase. You can enter this link https://www.redbus.co/Cancellation.
Q: What happens if the bus does not leave on time or is canceled?
A: These types of problems and their solutions must be consulted directly at the counter of the transport company, if you do not find a solution do not hesitate to write to email@example.com