Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta

Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta

Cartagena de Indias
Santa Marta
Sun, Jun 2
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Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta Schedule

Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Go Colombia Minibus 15pax Any timeCOP 1,707,013
Flota La Macarena Tourist AC 05:00 - 10:00COP 73,507
Marsol Transportes Tourist 06:00 - 11:30COP 75,606
Transportes Marsol Tourist 08:00 - 13:30COP 73,500
Marsol Transportes Tourist 10:00 - 15:30COP 75,606
Transportes Marsol Tourist 12:00 - 17:30COP 94,500
Transportes Marsol Tourist 14:00 - 19:30COP 94,500
LATAM Airlines Group Economy 16:32 - 21:17COP 173,300
Unitransco Tourist AC 19:30 - 00:30COP 58,509
Flota La Macarena Tourist AC 20:00 - 01:00COP 72,627
Unitransco Tourist AC 22:15 - 03:15COP 58,509

Transportation from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta

Facts about the transport from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta

Cheapest Transport$20
Fastest Transport3h 30m
Earliest Departure5:00 AM
Latest Departure10:15 PM
Departures per day62
Distance175 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAgencia Operadora de Viajes, CTG Tours, Daytrip, Flota La Macarena, Go Colombia, LATAM Airlines Group, Magic Tour Colombia, Transglobal Ejecutivos, Transportes Marsol, Unitransco, VIP Taxi Service

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How to get from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta

Travelling between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta is possible by Flight, bus, van and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 434.34 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a van which will set you back mere USD 19.01.

How long does it take to get from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta?

It can take you anywhere between 4 and 7 hours to travel between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta depending on the means of transport you choose.

Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 3h 30m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 7h to reach Santa Marta.

How much does it cost to get from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta?

Travelling between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta can be as cheap as USD 19.01 if you opt for a Transportes Marsol van and as expensive as USD 434.34 if you buy a Go Colombia taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta ?

  • 24 from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta starting from 05:00 Cartagena Transfer until 22:15 Cartagena Bus Station
  • 12 from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta starting from 06:00 Cartagena Marsol until 16:00 Cartagena Marsol
  • 3 by flight from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta starting from 15:48 Cartagena Airport until 16:32 Cartagena Airport
  • 23 from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta starting from 00:00 Cartagena Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Cartagena Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Bus

Travelling from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta

CTG Tours, Flota La Macarena, Unitransco

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta

Agencia Operadora de Viajes, Daytrip, Go Colombia, Magic Tour Colombia, Transglobal Ejecutivos, VIP Taxi Service

Van

Vans are a great alternative - or, in many cases - your only option - if you need to travel overland within one and the same province or neighbouring provinces or states. Vans ply the roads between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta, too.

Things to remember: When travelling by van with huge luggage buying a separate seat for your suitcase or backpack is a good idea. Do not expect there is a roomy luggage compartment in a van - there is actually none and your fellow passengers are unlikely to appreciate your luggage stuck under their feet, alas.

Companies operating vans between Cartagena de Indias and Santa Marta

Transportes Marsol

What is the most popular transport to get from Cartagena de Indias to Santa Marta?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 70% opted for a bus
  • 29% took a van
  • 1% Other