PLAN YOUR TRIP
Location & Connectivity
Cartagena enjoys a geographically strategic location in the American hemisphere due to its northwest position on the South American continent. Colombia is also equidistant between the two furthest points of the American continents.
The city’s location makes it ideal for tourism, industry, and port logistics development.
The Rafael Núñez International Airport is within the Cartagena city limits, ten minutes from its historic district and fifteen minutes from its hotel sector.
Bogota, principle hub for Cartagena, is only an hour by air and has an average of 26 flights daily. Bogota currently has 746 weekly international flights that connect directly to 25 countries in America and Europe
Internationally, the city has direct connectivity to the following destinations:
AVERAGE TIME OF TRIP
|5 hour||3 |
|Jet Blue |
|2,5 hour||7|| |
|3 hour||4 |
|Panamá||1 hour||18|| |
At the national level, Cartagena de Indias have great connectivity with the following cities:
|158||Avianca – LATAM – Viva Colombia |
– Copa Airlines
Avianca – Viva Colombia
|San Andrés||7|| |
Photograph courtesy of Corpoturismo
The information in this section was provided by the Cartagena de Indias Convention Bureau, entity in charge of positioning the city at national and international level as an ideal destination for business tourism. Visit: www.cartagenaconventionbureau.com
To Cartagena, one can arrive, coming from the Caribbean Cruises of Important Lines of the World. Due to its strategic position, it is a passing port obligatory for the routes that travel the sea. some of the More outstanding shipping lines that have docked in Cartagena are: Pullmantur, Princess Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean, among others.
Because its privileged position, Cartagena is touch and shipping port of recognized cruise lines that have ships that travel the Caribbean. Additionally, for its safe harbor, the city is established as an important anchoring point and visits of sailboats, yachts and boats.
The city has a Terrestrial Transportation Terminal, where buses arrive from Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Cali, Medellín, the entire Colombian Caribbean Coast, Caracas (Venezuela) and Maracaibo (Venezuela).
The main accesses are from the north from Barranquilla (capital of the Atlantic department) and Santa Marta (Magdalena); By the south from Sincelejo (Sucre), Montería (Córdoba) and Medellín (Antioquia). From the interior you can reach any of the previous capital cities.