Cheap Flights from Bogota to Cartagena in 2019
Flight information Bogota to Cartagena
Flights per week
Average flight time, total distance 408 miles
Most popular airline last month
Flying out of Bogota
In terms of passenger traffic, the El Dorado International Airport in Bogota Columbia is one if the 50 busiest airports in the world. It is the largest and most important airport in Columbia as it is responsible for over 46% of all of that country's air travel. El Dorado offers passenger service to a variety of international destinations including, Texas, Panama, Cuba, Aruba, Istanbul, and many European countries. While the airport features many airlines, some of the largest include American Airlines, Lufthansa, Air Europa, Delta, United, Spirit Airlines, and JetBlue.
While El Dorado International is by far the largest airport in the area, there are several smaller airports surrounding the city. Some of the area airports include La Vanguardia Airport located south of Bogota and Ibague Airport located to the west.
When arriving at the airport, be sure to allow enough time to pass through security and customs. El Dorado processes large numbers of passengers per day flying to a variety of international destinations, therefore, expect to take longer to check in. Once you get through security, you can spend any extra time picking up some duty-free items from the airline shops.
Cartagena Airport Options
The primary destination airport in the Cartagena is the Rafael Nunez International Airport CTG. Rafael Nunez is located in the coastal town of City of Cartagena de Indies and is known as a popular vacation destination for beachgoers from all over. While the airport provides taxi service to area hotels and city destinations, they can take 30 to 90 minutes to arrive, so leave yourself some time to wait or perhaps look at rental car options in the area.
Tips for Traveling to Bogota
Many vacationers come to Bogota for the warm sand and sunny beaches around the bay of Cienega de la Virgen which is located a mere 15 minutes from the center of town. If you are looking for a break from the beach, you can spend the day in the city taking in the culture and touring the beautiful architecture of the 16th and 17th centuries that the downtown area has to offer.
It is important to note that it is illegal to travel in Colombia without a proper form of identification. So to avoid any problems, be sure to carry a valid passport with you at all times even if you are just stepping away from the hotel for a few minutes.
Colombia Travel Warning
While there have been significant strides to reduce crime and improve tourism in the area, there is still violent crime in the area linked to the drug trade, so tourists are advised to be aware of their surroundings and not to travel alone to any remote locations.
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