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About Flights to Santa Marta

Summary info about Santa Marta flight prices, duration and airlines

Best One-Way Price

$84

Best Round-Trip Price

$208

Fastest flight time

6h 06m

Operated By

3 airlines
The best one-way flight price to Santa Marta from United States in the last 72 hours is $84 (Miami to Santa Marta Simon Bolivar).
The best round-trip flight price to Santa Marta from United States in the last 72 hours is $208 (Fort Lauderdale to Santa Marta Simon Bolivar).
The fastest flight to Santa Marta from United States takes 6h 06m (Miami to Santa Marta Simon Bolivar).
There are 3 airlines operating flights to Santa Marta, including LATAM Airlines, Copa Airlines and Viva Air Colombia.

Cheapest flights to Santa Marta airports

Find the cheapest flights to these Santa Marta airports from your nearest city or airport
Los Angeles
Santa Marta

CHEAPEST ROUTE FROM Los Angeles TO Santa Marta

Los Angeles (LAX) to Cartagena (CTG)

Typically, flights to Santa Marta from Los Angeles are cheaper when flying from Los Angeles to Cartagena Rafael Nunez, which has an average price of $539

CHEAPEST MONTH TO FLY TO SANTA MARTA FROM LOS ANGELESFebruary36% cheaperFlying from Los Angeles to Santa Marta costs on average just $378 in February
MOST EXPENSIVE MONTH TO FLY TO SANTA MARTA FROM LOS ANGELESDecember84% more expensiveIt costs about $1,096 for flights to Santa Marta from Los Angeles in December
MOST POPULAR MONTH TO FLY TO SANTA MARTA FROM LOS ANGELESDecember593% more users visitedMore momondo users searched in flights to Santa Marta from Los Angeles in December than any other month

When is the best time to fly to Santa Marta?

For those that will be flying from the United States, there are a few different cities that frequently have Santa Marta flight deals, including Houston, Los Angeles, and New York. When departing from Houston for Santa Marta, Colombia, you can expect for your trip to take anywhere from nine to 16 hours, while when flying from Los Angeles, your journey will most likely take between 13 and 20 hours. You can expect trips from New York to Simón Bolívar International Airport, Santa Marta, to last around 11 to 16 hours.

Unfortunately, nonstop flights to Santa Marta, Colombia, from the United States are not currently available. While the number of layovers you have will depend on what city you depart from, you can expect to make either one or two stops during your journey. Flights originating in Houston will often stop in places like Bogota or Cancun, while flights leaving from Los Angeles may have layovers in Bogota or Houston. If you’re departing from an airport in New York, like John F. Kennedy, it’s also common to make a stop in Bogota.

In the past two weeks, users have booked deals to Santa Marta for $19/person, which is 96% cheaper than the average flight to Santa Marta. To find the cheapest price to Santa Marta from your area, use momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.

The month of December is, on average, the cheapest month to fly to Santa Marta from United States, with most prices found around $330. If you aren’t able to travel during the month of December, then book flights to Santa Marta from United States during February instead. Flights to Santa Marta in February, while not as cheap as those in December, still average around $359.

In general, most travelers find the cheapest time to book a flight to Santa Marta is about 15 days prior to their departure date when tickets on average are $467. However, in the past 72 hours, people saw flights from United States for as low as $208.

The cheapest day to depart on your flight to Santa Marta is on a Monday when prices can be found for as low as $409. This is often the case because there is less demand to fly during this day of the week. Flights from United States to Santa Marta on a Wednesday will generally be more expensive and average around $536. Keep in mind that these prices on both days could fluctuate depending on the season and the demand.

Flying to Santa Marta from United States at noon is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $423 when looking at flights departing at noon. If you have a flexible travel schedule, then try to avoid flying in the evening when prices are $568 on average. Flights to Santa Marta from United States in the evening are generally more expensive because this time of day is more convenient for travelers’ schedules.

Visitors planning their vacations to Santa Marta should book their flights for January, February, or March if they are planning on visiting El Rodadero. For those looking to visit another area beach, Taganga Beach is a great option in the Santa Marta area.

Finding an alternative and possibly cheaper destination airport near Santa Marta is possible. If you are planning a flight to Santa Marta, consider booking flights to Barranquilla E Cortissoz Airport (46 mi from Santa Marta city center), Valledupar Airport (86 mi from Santa Marta city center) or Riohacha Airport (89 mi from Santa Marta city center).

Prices vary based on where travelers are departing from, but on average, the cheapest airport to fly to in Santa Marta is Riohacha Airport where the average price is $370pp. Users typically find the best prices when using momondo’s Airport-to-Airport Pricing Tool.



Santa Marta flight deals found on momondo

Check out some of the best fares from airports in United States to Santa Marta found recently by users on momondo
Copa Airlines
Sep 19
FLL2:01 pmFort Lauderdale
20h 38m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Sep 25
SMR11:26 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
23h 19m
1 stop
FLL10:45 amFort Lauderdale
Copa Airlines
Aug 19
MIA4:19 amMiami
6h 20m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Aug 23
SMR11:26 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
23h 37m
1 stop
MIA11:03 amMiami
Copa Airlines
Sep 2
MIA4:19 amMiami
6h 20m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Sep 6
SMR11:26 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
6h 41m
1 stop
MIA6:07 pmMiami
Copa Airlines
Jul 11
MIA1:34 pmMiami
21h 05m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Jul 15
SMR11:26 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
6h 07m
1 stop
MIA5:33 pmMiami
Copa Airlines
Sep 9
MIA2:24 amMiami
8h 15m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Sep 13
SMR11:26 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
23h 35m
1 stop
MIA11:01 amMiami
Viva Air Colombia
Sep 25
MIA12:39 pmMiami
18h 55m
1 stop
SMR7:34 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Sep 29
SMR11:03 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
23h 06m
1 stop
MIA10:09 amMiami

Find the cheapest one-way flights to Santa Marta

If you're looking for one-way flights from United States to Santa Marta, view some of our deals below provided by Copa Airlines and Viva Air Colombia
Copa Airlines
Sep 25
MIA4:19 amMiami
6h 20m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Copa Airlines
Sep 25
MIA2:24 amMiami
8h 15m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar
Copa Airlines
Jul 11
MIA1:34 pmMiami
21h 05m
1 stop
SMR10:39 amSanta Marta Simon Bolivar

Which airlines fly to Santa Marta?

Here you can see a selection of the most popular and cheapest airlines for flights to Santa Marta

Which airlines fly to Santa Marta?

Avianca is the airline most momondo users in United States opt for when booking flights to Santa Marta. Copa Airlines, Viva Air Colombia and LATAM Airlines are also popular choices when flying to Santa Marta from United States. Most major airlines flying from United States to Santa Marta will offer flights on a regular basis, though your options may vary depending on what airport you fly from.

Avianca Flights to Santa Marta

There are 59 Avianca flights to Santa Marta in a normal week. The most common departure point is Bogotá El Dorado and the best Avianca ticket price seen on momondo is $211 (last 72 hours, from Boston Logan Intl, to Santa Marta). Avianca has a score of 7.9 from 205 user reviews on momondo.

Copa Airlines Flights to Santa Marta

Copa Airlines flies to Santa Marta 13 times per week usually, making it a popular airline to fly with, particularly when heading to Santa Marta from Bogotá El Dorado. Copa Airlines (rating: 7.6, 176 reviews) varies in price depending on when and where you want to fly to Santa Marta from. The best Copa Airlines ticket price found on momondo to Santa Marta was from New York John F Kennedy Intl ($206 round-trip).


Airports near Santa Marta

Below you will find all the airports in Santa Marta along with the distance from the city center

How do you get to the city center from the Santa Marta airport?

If you want to go from Simón Bolívar International Airport to the city center quickly and hassle-free, consider renting a car or taking a taxi. On a day with average weather and traffic conditions, the trip will normally take between 30 and 45 minutes. You will find both standard and pre-paid taxis waiting directly outside of the airport’s arrivals terminal. There are also several on-site rental car companies for you to choose from, including Localiza and Rent A Car. Keep in mind that ridesharing apps, such as Uber, are not available in this region. You can also take a local bus from the Paradero stop in front of the arrivals terminal, and it will bring you to the city center in around an hour.


Popular routes to Santa Marta

Most frequently searched flights to Santa Marta along with the cheapest price and shortest flight duration
Bogotá to Santa Marta Flights
Fastest flight time1h 30m
Cheapest price$53
Miami to Santa Marta Flights
Fastest flight time5h 54m
Cheapest price$214
New York to Santa Marta Flights
Fastest flight time10h 33m
Cheapest price$444
San Francisco to Santa Marta Flights
Fastest flight time25h 09m
Cheapest price$564
Chicago to Santa Marta Flights
Fastest flight time21h 06m
Cheapest price$505
Seattle to Santa Marta Flights
Fastest flight time13h 59m
Cheapest price$712

Visa requirements for visiting Santa Marta

If you are a citizen of the United States, you do not need to worry about having a valid visa in order to fly to Santa Marta or any other city in Colombia. However, you will need proof of a return plane ticket to the United States within 90 days of your arrival in Colombia. In addition, all United States citizens must hold a valid passport that won’t expire for at least six months after the scheduled date of your return. If you are able to provide all of these necessary documents, you will normally have the right to stay in Colombia as a tourist for a maximum of 90 days.


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Best things to do and see in Santa Marta

To spend some time by the ocean and go on a hike, make sure to pay a visit to Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, a protected area along the Caribbean Sea that is known for its rich biodiversity. If you’re interested in spending time at a museum, you can always go to the Quinta de San Pedro Alejandrino, which was once the residency of Simón Bolívar. To do some sunbathing and go for a swim, Playa Grande is the place to be. Art lovers will want to set aside some time to visit the Bolivariano Museum of Contemporary Art, which specializes in work from Latin American artists.


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