How to get to and from Santa Veronica – Transport, buss, plane, taxi
Public transport from Barranquilla
The coastal busroute that connect Barranquilla and Santa Veronica is operated by Expreso Colombia Caribe. For 7.000 pesos you can hop on this bus anyhwere on it’s route from the center of Barranquilla all the way to Santa Veronica.
Daytrip to Barranquilla
It’s the best option to get into Barranquilla for a daytrip as it departs Santa Veroncia every half our from the main steet close to the shop “Los Paisas”. You can get of the bus as it enders Barranqilla in the nort at “Carrera 46”. Then you can just walk to the famous malls of Buenavista or Viva.
Public transport from Cartagena
There are two companies that have a bus service from Cartagena. The line that takes you to Santa Veronica is the same bus service that connects Cartagena and Barranquilla and there are two companies operating this route.
Marsol departs from their bus station in the north Cartagena. The bus runs more or less ever half hour between Cartagena and Barranquilla. The price is around 40.000 Pesos. In Santa Veronica it will drop you off at what’s called “El Sombrero” on the highway. About an hours trip from Cartagena. From there you can either walk into town or get a tuktuk / mototaxi. They are always waiting for passengers in that intersection.
These buses have luggage compartments in the back where you can fit normal kite gear. Note that if you have very long bags with surf-boards how it will fit depends on the particular bus / driver. Normal twintips should not be a problem.
Check our article about local transport in Santa Veronica and Salinas del Rey.
A second options is Berlitur. Their service is similar to Marsol.