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Cartagena Tourist Bus

Explore the most emblematic sights in Cartagena on a comfortable panoramic sightseeing bus. Hop on and off at any of the stops to discover the best of the Colombian Caribbean city. Unmissable!

How does it work?

The Cartagena Tourist Sightseeing Bus ticket will be valid for 48 consecutive hours from the time of first use. So, for example, if you first use it on a Monday at 3 pm, it will be valid until the Wednesday at 3 pm. During this time, you can hop on and hop off of the buses as many times as you'd like at any of the stops to explore the city at your own pace. After making your reservation, you'll receive a voucher via email that you just need to present at the first bus that you take.

Castillo San Felipe de Barajas Ticket

When making your reservation, you'll have the choice to complete your experience adding a ticket for the Castillo San Felipe de Barajas. This includes the 48 hours tourist bus use plus entrance to the castle with an audioguide. The castle is open from 8 am to 5 pm.

Cartagena Tourist Bus Routes & Stops

The Cartagena Tourist Sightseeing Bus follows a route around the historic Colombian city that lasts around 90 minutes in total. Throughout the route you'll enjoy recorded commentary in English keeping you informed and entertained with interesting facts about the places that you'll pass.

Hop on and off the sightseeing bus at any of the stops to personalise your itinerary! We recommend the Puerta del Reloj, the 18th century clock tower that crowns the gateway to the fortified walled city, the Convent of San Francisco, the waterfront Fort San Sebastian del Pastelillo, and the hilltop San Felipe Barajas Castle, built in the 16th century.

Discover the bus route and stops around Cartagena and plan your trip via the following link:

Operating times

The Cartagena Tourist Bus operates daily between 9 am and 6 pm with departures every 45 minutes. The full route lasts one hour and 30 minutes.

Free walking tour of Cartagena

With your Cartagena Tourist Sightseeing Bus ticket you'll also have a free guided walking tour of the Colombian city's historic centre. This tour, which lasts an hour and a half, departs daily from the Clock Tower (stop number 4) at 4 pm.

Important information

  • When making the reservation you will be asked to specify a date to use the ticket, however, the ticket can be used at any point during the three months following the indicated date.

Price

Adults Children between 3 and 12 years old Children under 3 years old
2 day ticket
US$ 14
US$ 11
Free
2 day ticket + Castillo de San Felipe
US$ 25
US$ 21
Free

2 day ticket

  • Adults

    US$ 14
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old

    US$ 11
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

2 day ticket + Castillo de San Felipe

  • Adults

    US$ 25
  • Children between 3 and 12 years old

    US$ 21
  • Children under 3 years old

    Free

More Information

Duration

2 days.

Language English

The tour includes audio commentary in English.

Included

Unlimited travel on Cartagena tourist buses for 2 days.

English language commentary about the places on the route.

Headphones for each person.

Map of Cartagena.

Walking tour of Cartagena.

Entrance to Castillo San Felipe with audioguide (optional).

When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

If there are still places available, you can book until the previous day (local time in Cartagena de Indias).

Ticket

You will receive an email with your ticket attached which you must print out and show on the day of the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

If you still have more questions, check out our section on frequently asked questions. If you need help to book an activity or have any enquiries, please contact us.

Accessibility

Yes

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US$ 14
No hidden fees or surcharges
Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the service starts

Cancellations

Free! Free cancellation up to 48 hours before the activity starts. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.

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