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Santa Marta By Air
The Simón Bolívar airport has non-stop flights from Bogotá and Medellín. It is located along the beach, 20 min south of town, but much closer to most of the beach resorts and 10 min from El Rodadero (main beach). If you get in from abroad check if baggage is unloaded in Bogota even if airlines promise they´ll send the baggage directly to Santa Marta. The airlines AviancaTaca, EasyFly, Spirit Airlines, VivaColombia, Copa Airlines Lan Colombia and VivaColombia all fly to the Simón Bolivar International airport.
Aeropuerto International Simon Bolivar
At 16 KM from the city, on the Santa Marta to Barranquilla road
Phone: (57+5)430 46 04/422 44 90
Santa Marta By Road
The bus station (Terminal de Transporte) is all the way out of town on the main highway. To get there, you can catch a bus/colectivo with the sign “UCC TRANSPORTE” at carrera 1. The ride will take some 45 minutes and cost about COP$2,000. If carrying a big backpack, you might be rejected by some colectivo drivers, just wait for the big buses. With the taxi the trip takes around half hours and costs COP$15,000. In the bus terminal, you can get free WiFi at the tourist office.
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