Flights from Bogota
Bogota Airport Information
Bogota, Columbia, is the third-largest city in North America, and its nearly nine million citizens are well serviced with flights from Bogota leaving regularly from the El Dorado International Airport. The airport is easy to reach from most areas of the city, with a location that's just 9.3 miles west of the center of the city at Calle 26 and Avenida El Dorado. Daily flights provide international travel to cities such as Los Angeles, Havana, London, Frankfurt, San Juan and Paris, among other destinations. Some of the major airlines operating at the airport include JetBlue, United Airlines, Delta, Lufthansa, American Airlines and Air Canada, and you can reserve seats using Orbitz.com.
Parking at El Dorado International Airport
El Dorado offers both short-term and long-term parking options. Parking costs about $0.55 for 15 minutes in the Karib car park or about $0.50 for 15 minutes in the International car park for the first four hours, with the price set at $2 for 12 hours.
Transportation to El Dorado International Airport
The easiest way to get to the airport from any point in Bogota is by city taxi. Taxis are safe modes of transport in Bogota and inexpensive, with the average fare from the city center costing about $13. City buses are available to reach the airport, as well. From the city center, a bus costs around $7. The trip by bus is approximately 40 minutes long, while taxi travel times are about 15 to 20 minutes, depending on traffic conditions. Though bus travel is fairly safe, it's recommended not to carry large amounts of cash, as the occasional robbery does occur. Many of the hotels in the area offer shuttle bus service to the airport for the convenience of their guests.
Breakfast Before Leaving
If there's time prior to catching your airplane, a good breakfast can be had at Tapas Macarena. The restaurant serves local cuisine and can provide you with a delicious meal to remember before leaving the city. Crepes and Waffles is a bit less costly and caters to large groups or families with children. The food is delicious breakfast fare with light airy crepes being one of the specialties of the house. For those in a hurry, there are a variety of restaurants available in the airport's main building where you can find a quick and filling breakfast while on the run to catch flights from Bogota to wherever your destination may be.
Flights to Bucaramanga
Airports in Bucaramanga
Palonegro Airport serves the city of Bucaramanga. To find cheap flights to Bucaramanga, travelers can quickly and easily search several airlines on Orbitz.com. Airlines serving Palonegro Airport include Avianca, Copa Airlines Colombia, EasyFly, LAN Colombia, SANTENA, and Viva Colombia. The airport is located about 5 miles from the downtown Bucaramanga area.
Transportation in Bucaramanga
One of the easiest ways to reach the downtown area from the airport is by taking one of the local buses, which are known as busetas. Tickets cost about COP 1200. There is also a Metrolinea bus system as well as taxis available in the local area. Buses that link the airport to the downtown area are marked with the word Aeropuerto. Travelers who are looking for more freedom in exploring the local area can also find car rental deals on Orbitz.com.
Weather Information in Bucaramanga
Temperatures vary only slightly throughout the year in Bucaramanga. The average daily temperature is about 78 degrees Fahrenheit. Visitors arriving during the months of March through May should be prepared for additional rainfall of up to 6 inches per month and should travel with umbrellas and rainwear.
Destination Highlights in Bucaramanga
There are numerous sights to see in Bucaramanga and its surrounding area. Among the most popular activities are visiting the colonial-era town of Giron, Museo Casa de Bolivar, Chicamocha's National Park, and la Mesa de Los Santos. The local area is also well known for its extreme sports, including paragliding, kayaking, and rappelling. By searching Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly find air ticket discounts and cheap flights to Bucaramanga.
Hotel Terrazas de la CandelariaKm 1 Via San Gil Bucaramanga, Mogotes, San Gil 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in the mountains, this family-friendly hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Gallineral Natural Park, Liberty Park, and San Gil Cathedral. Valle de San Jose ...
Hotel Ruitoque CampestreKilometro 2.5 Via San Gil, San Gil 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in San Gil, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Gallineral Natural Park, San Gil Cathedral, and Liberty Park. Valle de San Jose Central Park and Valle ...
Hotel Dann Carlton BucaramangaCalle 47 No 28-83, Bucaramanga 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Bucaramanga, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of San Pio Park and Cabecera Shopping Mall. Bucaramanga Modern Art Museum and ...
Santa Maria De La RuedaCarrera 6 No. 4-43, Barichara 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Barichara, this hostal is steps from Barichara Cemetery and Cathedral of Barichara. Santa Barbara Chapel is 0.4 mi (0.6 km) away.
Hotel Doral SuitesCarrera 20 No 33-09 B Centro, Bucaramanga 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Bucaramanga, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Holy Family Cathedral and Bucaramanga Chamber of Commerce. Corfescu Theater and ...
Hotel Prados De ChicamochaCalle 34, No. 30-47, Bucaramanga 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Bucaramanga, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Corfescu Theater and Bucaramanga Modern Art Museum. Canaveral Mall and Holy Family Cathedral ...
Hotel Metropolitana PlazaTransversal Metropolitana No. 13a 21, Bucaramanga 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Bucaramanga, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Acropolis Shopping Mall, Cacique Shopping Mall, and Cabecera Shopping Mall. San Pio ...
Hotel Ciudad BonitaCalle 35 No 22-01, Bucaramanga 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated in the business district, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Holy Family Cathedral, Bucaramanga Chamber of Commerce, and Corfescu Theater. Bucaramanga ...
Hotel de LeónCalle 56 No. 21-49, Bucaramanga 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Bucaramanga, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Acropolis Shopping Mall, San Pio Park, and Cabecera Shopping Mall. Holy Family Cathedral and Bucaramanga ...
Holiday Inn Bucaramanga CaciqueTransversal Oriental Con Calle 93, Bucaramanga 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Bucaramanga, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Cacique Shopping Mall and Cabecera Shopping Mall. San Pio Park and Acropolis Shopping ...
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