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How To Get From Santa Marta To Riohacha – All Possible Ways

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We will tell you how to get from Santa Marta To Riohacha. The distance from Santa Marta To Riohacha is 172 kilometers.

The travel time from Santa Marta To Riohacha is around 2 hours and 45 minutes by car and 3 hours by bus. Click here to book online Santa Marta activities and day trips

The cheapest way from Santa Marta To Riohacha is by bus for 35K COP which is around $9 USD. You can get online your ticket with Bookaway and you can also rent a car in Colombia.

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WHERE TO STAY IN RIOHACHA

There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from especially in Riohacha. Accommodation prices can take you around $15-20 USD for a room. For mid-budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and for more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Riohacha.

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VISITING COLOMBIA IN COVID TIME?

Make sure you register or download Check-Mig. You will have to register your personal information, countries that you have been before visiting Colombia and etc. They will ask before boarding the plane and before getting your stamp at Bogota International Airport.

SANTA MARTA TO RIOHACHA

Bus From Santa Marta To Riohacha (Cheapest Way)

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The cheapest way from Santa Marta To Riohacha is by bus. There are buses running almost every hour during the day time.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM SANTA MARTA TO RIOHACHA

The Expreso Brasilia bus schedule from Santa Marta To Riohacha is running almost every hour starting 6 10 am to 9 30 pm. You can check Expreso Brasilia bus schedule website!

The travel time from Santa Marta To Riohacha by bus is around 3 hours. The bus fare is around $9 USD. You can book online to avoid the hassle.

MORE BUSES FROM SANTA MARTA TO RIOHACHA

You can also get CopetranExalpa and Unitransco buses. The bus prices are similar and they are running similar schedules too.

CAR RENTAL AT SANTA MARTA

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

It will take you 3 hours to get from Santa Marta To Riohacha 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 TO RIOHACHA

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. Prices are around $106 USD and you will be able to fit up to 6 people. It could be $18 USD per person.

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ACCOMMODATION IN RIOHACHA

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There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from especially in Riohacha. Accommodation price can take you around $15 USD for a room. For mid budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Riohacha.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN COLOMBIA BEFORE YOUR TRIP WITH BOOKING.

FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN COLOMBIA

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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 Riohacha any time of the year. The months of December to February are the best time to visitRiohacha 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=3500 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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Bank Fees For Foreigner Cards In Colombia

Most of the banks in Bogota and Colombia will charge fees for foreigner cards in Colombia. Check the list below with the exact fees for foreigner cards in Colombia and how much money are you allowed to withdraw in Colombia with every bank. There are many ATM in Medellin and exchange currency office if you need.

BankAmount Allowed And Fees
Colpatria900K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Pichincha800K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Banco Caja Social700K COP Withdraw And No Fees
BBVA300K COP Withdraw And No Fees
CorpBanco400K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Davidienda400K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Citibank1200K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees
Bancolombia900K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees
ATH400K COP Withdraw And 10k COP Fees
Servibanca750K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees

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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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