Flights to Cartagena

How to Find Cheap Flights to Cartagena

Skyscanner presents you with several ways to discover inexpensive flights from the U.K. to Cartagena, Colombia. One option is to sign up for our Price Alerts, a free service that delivers current flight cost information. With Price Alerts, you will immediately know if special deals or lower ticket prices are available for cheap flights to Cartagena. Another strategy is to give yourself some room to manoeuvre with your travel dates. While late summer and early autumn often have lower average costs per flight to Cartagena, you can also set the Skyscannersettings to find the cheapest flights in any given month.

When to Book

Booking in advance is the best way to save money on flights to Cartagena. Finding flights more than eight to 24 weeks in advance can provide you with low fares. August, September and October are the months you’ll have the best chance for finding cheap flights to Cartage.

Airports with Direct Flights from the U.K.

London Heathrow (LHR), Norwich (NWI) and Glasgow International (GLA) all offer indirect flights to Cartagena, Colombia on a variety of carriers. There are itineraries available with just one connecting flight, but the least expensive options may have up to two connections. Another potential choice is to take a direct flight from London Heathrow (LHR) to El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogotá and connect to Cartagena on a domestic carrier.

Airlines That Fly to Cartagena From the U.K.

British Airways, KLM, and Air France are the major carriers flying to Cartagena from the U.K. In many cases, the connecting flights to Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG) in Cartagena are operated by a partner airline. For example, British Airways flights frequently connect to Avianca flights while Air France operates with Copa.


The main airport for flights into the city of Cartagena is Rafael Núñez International Airport (CTG). The airfield is just a few miles from the town centre and its adjacent UNESCO World Heritage sites. Taxi services provide connections from the airport to the city, or you could rent a car near the airport.

When to Go

January through to March provide optimal weather for visiting the beaches or taking in football games and music festivals. The city's historic forts, monuments and nature reserves are accessible year-round.

What's the Weather Like?

December through to March are the drier months in Cartagena, with very little rainfall. The temperature is consistently warm here, averaging around 27 to 29 °C, with the coolest time of year being between October and April.

City Guide: What to See and Do

As a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Cartagena offers fascinating historic churches and forts to visit as well as monuments to the city’s highly diverse founders. The beaches and nature reserves form an extensive ring around the city and can be enjoyed most times of the year.

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Airports near Cartagena

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