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BogotŠ Layover Private City Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transport

BogotŠ Layover Private City Sightseeing Tour with Round-Trip Airport Transport
Duration:
1 day
From:
USD 68.75
While in between flights at the Bogotá airport, why not venture into the Columbian capital for some sightseeing while you wait? This five-hour panoramic city tour is specially designed for travelers who come to Bogotá in-transit to other destinations. Your knowledgeable guide will conveniently pick you up curbside and drop you off in time for your next flight. This private half-day tour can be modified according to your schedule, depending on the amount of time you have available during your connection.

BogotŠ Emerald Gemstone Tour

BogotŠ Emerald Gemstone Tour
Duration:
4 hours
From:
USD 55.00
Discover the world of gemstones and highest quality emeralds in the world. <br />Colombian emeralds are famous for their exotic beauty and considered an important part of our cultural and geological heritage. <br />This Emerald Gemstone tour invites you to discover the processes of mining, production and stone carving, while touring the main emerald trade center located in La Candelaria, the oldest neighborhood of Bogotá. <br /><br />We will visit several places where you'll find unique rough stones, sculptures and elegant jewelry designs, showcasing how Colombian emeralds are unique for their color, brightness, purity and size.

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Bogota Airport (BOG) Public & Private Bus Transfers


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Bogota Airport Public Bus Recommendations


 
IHateTaxis.com has a mixed recommendation on the Bogota Airport public bus.

The TransMilenio is a convenient option, if you are going to a central location.The Buseta is "ok" but be cautious not to travel to areas of unrest - and take these buses only during the day. For both, do not carry large amounts of cash with you as robberies are known to occur along some routes.


Bogota Airport Public Bus Fares & Payment


 
Bogota Airport Public Bus Payment: Pre-paid tickets/tokens/pass

TransMilenio: COP 1,700 (green feeder buses free)

Busetas: COP 1,500


Bogota Airport Public Bus Details

Public Bogota Airport Bus

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There are two Bogota Airport bus options: the TransMilenio or the Busetas (regular bus).

 

The TransMilenio is Bogot√°'s bus rapid transit (BRT) system:


  • The TransMilenio was recentlynextended to El Dorado Avenue, making it possible to use it to get to/from the airport
  • First, you need to take a free shuttle bus to the Transmilenio "Portal El Dorado" station
  • Look for the "Alimentador" (feeder) stops in front of the main terminal (or the Puente A√©re, if flying with Avianca) - the bus is green with "TransMilenio" written on the side
  • Take the bus to the Portal El Dorado station
  • Before you enter the station, you need to buy a Tullave card (keep your passport handy as you need ID - and there is a form to fill in, even if you only need one trip)
  • If you need help, look for the people with Transmilenio or blue SITP jackets (they are happy to help, but generally don't speak English - study your phrasebook
  • There are more than 400 green feeder buses¬†that transport riders from certain important stations to many different locations that the main route does not reach (all free) - you may find there is one headed where you are going when you get off the TransMilenio
  • Tip: You need to be travelling light - they won't let you on if you have large suitcases
  • TransMilenio Map    

 

The Busetas "regular" bus system:


  • Just outside the terminal's main entrance, you will find a "paradero" (bus stop) with frecuent busetas passing by.
  • Buses are marked Aeropuerto and pass by frequently
  • Buses run between 06:00 - 20:00
  • Buses only indicate the main places it passes
  • Buses drop you off in the city centre - from there you will likely have to take another bus or a taxi (please read the precautions in the Taxi section    )
  • These buses run to/from the Bogota Airport from Calle 19 or Carrera 10
  • If you are going to La Candelaria, take the "Germania" bus, as it passes through the district (typically heading up Carerra 3)
  • If you need help, the drivers are friendly, although they aren't likely to speak English - study your phrasebook and ask them to indicate you when the bus is passing by the point where you want to get off

 

Tip: the green TransMilenio feeder buses are free, whereas the regular buses are red (and a fare applies)


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Bogota Airport Private Bus Details

If you are taking a bus to Bogota from another city, the bus will you off at the main bus terminal, Terminal de Buses, or the north bus terminal, El Portal del Norte, depending on the bus company and where you are arriving from.


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Last Updated: 12 Dec 2016