How to get there in Santa Marta

Practical information for your trip to Santa Marta

The easiest way to travel to Santa Marta is by air. Flights to Santa Marta arrive at the airport which serves domestic flights from Bogotá and Medellin. There are daily bus connections from the capital and other major cities in Colombia and minibus connections to the nearby villages and tourist resorts.

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Moving around in Santa Marta

Public transportation in Santa Marta is handled by buses and shared taxis called colectivos. Taxis are reasonably priced and widely available. The city is small enough to be toured on foot. Car rental in Santa Marta is a good option if you want to explore the fascinating nearby attractions on your own.