How to get to Isla Fuerte from Cartagena

If you are in Cartagena you need to get to the main bus station called Terminal de Transportes de Cartagena (TTC). From the main centre in a taxi it takes 30 to 40 minutes and costs $20.000 – $25.000 pesos. But, no matter where you are in Cartagena, if you hop in a taxi and ask the driver to take you to the TCC they will know where it is.

Once you arrive at TCC you can buy your bus ticket to Lorica at the Expreso Brasilia company counter. If you want to buy your bus ticket online ahead of time you can at

See also transport opportions from other cities:
How to get to Isla Fuerte from Medellin / Monteria
How to get to Isla Fuerte from Bogota

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Direct bus from Cartagena to Lorica

From the bus Terminal Transportes de Cartagena you can take any of the frequent direct buses to Lorica. The  first bus leaves at 5 am and the trip will take 4 to 5 hrs. Our advice is to leave as early as possible. If you take the bus at 5 am you will get to Lorica between 9.30 and 11.00.

For more further transport details, check the second page at How to get to Isla Fuerte.