The air connectivity between India and Bogota is remarkable with numerous airlines flying between the two, the major ones being Air Asia, Air India, Delta Airlines and Lufthansa. New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Hyderabad are pretty well connected with Bogota and other Columbian cities. However, owing to a huge distance, there are no direct flights between the two nations.
As soon as you come out of El Dorado International ¾Airport of Bogota, you may board a taxi cab or a bus to the main centre of the city. There are bus stands right outside the terminal taking you the central Bogota in just about USD 6-7. However, in order to reach a specific destination like your hotel, you may have to take a taxi from here. You can also board taxi right outside the airport which may take around USD 13 to the desired stop.
Taxis and cab service in Bogotˆ is quite smooth. Almost every driver uses the metre system to charge you. The taxis provide a comfortable journey taking you from your hotel to any desired location in and around the city. Uber is the most significant operator in Bogota.
The splendid Rail network within Columbia connects Bogota with other cities of the country. Bogotˆ Savannah Railway that connects different parts of Bogota to Zipaquira, Soacha, Briceno and other significant and insignificant areas of Columbia.
There are plenty of buses running in and around the capital city. ¾Offering a decent, and extremely cheap service, this mode can take you places. With the great number of intra-city and inter-city buses available in Bogota, tourists do not have to worry about their travel at all.
The TransMilenio (a form of Rapid bus transport) is the best way to go from one place to another. Since all buses donêt stop at every place, the route has to be worked out in advance. Athough each trip costs 1,700 COP a ticket at peak hours and 1,400 COP otherwise, you can jump between stations if you haven't left the station. Keep an eye for pickpockets while using this mode of transport. Privately owned buses and busetas (1500 COP during the day, 1550 COP at night) can be caught by waving them down. They follow specific routes which is listed on cards on the front window. If you need to reach someplace quickly, use the Colectivos.