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How To Get From Santa Marta Airport To City Center – All Possible Ways

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We will tell you how to get from Santa Marta airport to city center. The distance from Simón Bolívar International Airport to Santa Marta city center is 16 kilometers.

The travel time by taxi is around 30 minutes and the taxi fare is 30K COP around $8 USD. Click here to book online Santa Marta activities and day trips

The cheapest way from Santa Marta airport to city center is by bus for 2000 COP less than $1 USD. The travel time by bus is around 45 minutes depending on the traffic.

You can also rent a car at Santa Marta International airport or getting a private transfer until your accommodation in Santa Marta.

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WHERE TO STAY IN SANTA MARTA

There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from especially in Santa Marta area. Accommodation price can take you around $15-20 USD if you sleep in a dorm. For mid budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Santa Marta.

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SANTA MARTA AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

BUS FROM SANTA MARTA AIRPORT TO OLD TOWN (CHEAPEST WAY)

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The cheapest from Santa Marta airport to city center is by bus. The SETP Bus is running every 20-30 minutes from Santa Marta airport to downtown.

The buses are starting at 5 30 am until 8 pm. You will have to get from the main road outside the airport in Santa Marta.

The SEPT Bus fare from Santa Marta airport to old town is 2000 COP which is less than $1 USD. You can buy the ticket direct to the bus driver.

The total travel time will be around 45 minutes from Santa Marta airport to Santa Marta city center passing by Rodadero.

The bus stop at Santa Marta is Parque De Los Novios area (where most of the places for accommodation and bars). You can just ask the bus driver Centro and they will stop from Santa Marta airport to old town where is more convenient for you.

TAXI FROM SANTA MARTA AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

The taxi fare from Santa Marta airport to city center is 30000 COP which is $8 USD fixed price. The taxis are totally safe and you can hire them in the exit of the Terminal. The total travel time from Santa Marta International airport to old town is around 30 minutes depending on the traffic.

CABIFY AND UBER FROM SANTA MARTA AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

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Cabify App, Uber and Similar Apps aren’t working in Santa Marta area right now in April 2022. There are many taxis to move around and motorbikes.

CAR RENTAL AT SANTA MARTA AIRPORT

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There are many options for renting a car in Santa Marta’s airport. It’s the most convenient option if you have a place to park your car in Santa Marta and you want to visit around Cartagena, Barranquilla, Palomino and La Guajira.

It will take you 30 minutes to get from Santa Marta airport to downtown with a private car. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis, Centauro available in the airport. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day.

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PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION SANTA MARTA AIRPORT TO DOWNTOWN

Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Santa Marta. Prices are around $30 USD and you will be able to fit up to 4 people. It could be $7 USD per person.

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BEST WAY FROM SANTA MARTA AIRPORT TO CITY CENTER

The best way from Santa Marta Airport to Santa Marta city center is getting by bus if you are traveling on a budget for less than $1 USD and 45 minutes travel time.

You can get a taxi since the distances aren’t far and you will get in your accommodation in 30 minutes for around $8 USD especially great idea if you are traveling with someone to split the cost.

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ACCOMMODATION IN SANTA MARTA

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There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from especially in Santa Marta. Accommodation price can take you around $10-12 USD if you sleep in a dorm. For mid budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Santa Marta.

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FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN COLOMBIA

Travel Budget in Colombia

A total of $5-6 USD dollar can be your daily food budget travel in Colombia. Local food in a local restaurant will start from $3-5 USD. And you can get snack like street foods for $1 USD. You can buy a combination of patacones and papas rellenas with a drink for only $1.

Patacones is a fried plantains and it is famous in Colombia, often paired with guacamole and other sauces. Papas rellenas is a stuffed potatoes, the taste is so delicious! The price is only $1 USD. Also you can find beer for $1 USD in Colombia.

BEST TIME TO VISIT IN COLOMBIA

You can go to Santa Marta any time of the year. The months of December to February are the best time to visit Santa Marta because is the sunniest also the peak season. October to November are the months ideal for those working with a budget, because its is considered the low season in the country.

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ATMS AND CASH IN COLOMBIA

The official currency of Colombia is called Colombian Peso (COP). And $1 USD=3700 COP. ATM’s are available all throughout the country but my advise to you is to us those are inside the banks.

It is also advisable to withdraw as much as you can because fees for transaction tend to be higher for foreign cars. The maximum amount that you can withdraw will be around 600K COP depending on the bank.

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is a Spanish traveler who has traveled more than 70+ countries around the world. Now based in the Philippines!

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