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Flights to Cartagena

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Cartagena, a historic port city on Colombia's Caribbean coast, offers a unique blend of colonial charm and modern energy. History enthusiasts can dive into the city's past by exploring its well-preserved walled city, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Fortified walls, narrow cobblestone streets, and colourful balconies transport visitors back in time. Beyond its historical significance, Cartagena is home to beautiful beaches, perfect for relaxation or water activities. From snorkelling and diving to sunbathing and exploring nearby islands, the city caters to diverse interests. Additionally, Cartagena's lively culture comes alive through its music scene, local cuisine, and festivals. Whether you seek historical immersion, beachside relaxation, or a taste of Colombian culture, Cartagena promises a rich and memorable travel experience.

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Airports near Cartagena

There are multiple ways to reach Cartagena - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Cartagena.

Rafael Núñez International Airport

This is the main airport serving Cartagena and is located within the city. It offers both domestic and international flights, making it a convenient choice for travellers.


Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport

Situated in Barranquilla, approximately a 1.5-hour drive from Cartagena, this airport is another option for travellers. It offers a range of domestic and international flights.


Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport

Located in Cali, around a 4-hour drive from Cartagena, this airport is a bit further away. However, it is a major hub in Colombia and offers a wide range of domestic and international flights.


El Dorado International Airport

Although not within a reasonable driving distance, El Dorado Airport in Bogotá is the largest and busiest airport in Colombia. If you can't find a direct flight to Cartagena, you can fly into Bogotá and then take a connecting flight to Rafael Núñez International Airport in Cartagena.

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With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Cartagena into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Cartagena

Exploring Cartagena's many attractions can be overwhelming, so we've handpicked our top 3:

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The Walled City

Discover the enchanting Walled City of Cartagena, a UNESCO site. Immerse in its history, stroll cobblestone streets, admire colourful buildings, and embrace the lively culture. Don't miss the iconic Clock Tower Gate, the gateway to this captivating colonial gem.

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Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas

The Castillo de San Felipe de Barajas, a 17th-century fortress, symbolises Cartagena's colonial significance. Its impressive size and intricate design will leave you in awe. Explore the tunnels, enjoy panoramic views, and learn about its history through informative displays.

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Rosario Islands

Just a boat ride from Cartagena, the Rosario Islands are a tropical paradise. Part of a national park, they boast coral reefs and diverse marine life. Snorkel, sunbathe, or relax in the tranquil surroundings. The breathtaking beauty makes it a must-visit destination.

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