When you arrive at the bus terminal, most likely you will be told to wait in line to get a taxi but there is a much cheaper way that no one will tell you about it at the terminal
At the Bus Terminal
COST FOR A TAXI around 25 to 30 000 pesos
COST FOR TRANSMILENIO around 2000 pesos
Ask someone to show you where the main entrance of the terminal is
Exit through the main entrance and walk straight up on the main path
After about 10-15 minutes, you will reach the entrance of the TRANSMILENIO
TransMilenio is a rapid bus transit system with priority lanes
Buses are red and split in 2 sections with an accordion-like middle section
Stations are usually located in the center of the street accessed by an overpass bridge
At the entrance of the bridge or before entering the platform, you will see a booth where you can
Purchase a smart card
COST around 2000 COP
Recharge your card for each trip
COST around 2200 COP per trip
You can recharge it for the amount you want and the card will be debited each time you take a trip from your balance
Use this card to go through the turnstile
GOING TO LA CANDELARIA
La Candelaria is the district where most hostels are located
Take the bus J 72 going to CENTRO HISTORICO – MUSEO DEL ORO
Get off at LAS AGUAS
Walking down you will see a water divider on the left
Cross the water divider and walk into the small streets
This is where you will start to see hostels
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