How to arrive to Bogota Colombia
How to travel by Air
Firstly, in order to leave Colombia by air there are two taxes to be paid: the Departure Tax for all the international flights of U$S 45 and a national tax.
Nevertheless, those tourists who stay in the country for more than two months will have to pay a tax of U$S 19. This one, together with the two above, will have to be paid cash
Should you require further information, Aeronautica Civil's the web site is available.
Bogota has two airports: EL Dorado International Airport and the Puente Aereo terminal. It is worth mentioning that all international flights arrive at Bogota.
Aerolineas Argentinas, Avianca, Continental Airlines, Iberiaand Varig, are the airlines that most frequently operate here.
How to travel by Land
It is possible to access Bogota by land through Venezuela or Ecuador. From Venezuela, through the Cúcuta and from Ecuador through the Ipiales Municipality. From Quito and from Caracas, an express, the Ormeņo Express, will transport passengers to Bogota.
Before travelling it is important to bear in mind that the driving license, the national compulsory insurance and the vehicle's property card will be requested in the frontier lines. Moreover, it is highly recommended to travel during the day.
Travelers should be aware of the fact that 93,915 km of the 106,600 km of road that has Bogota are paved. However, the rest, 12,685 km, still remain unpaved. Hence, they become impassable due to heavy rain.