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The Hyatt Regency's rooftop pool deck in Cartagena.

Avianca Just Restarted Two Nonstop Flights to Cartagena 

By: Caribbean Journal Staff - June 11, 2024

The colorful colonial buildings, the boutique hotels, the art galleries, the creative cuisine. 

They’re all part of the reason why Cartagena has been one of the fastest-growing destinations in the Caribbean basin in recent years, repositioning Colombia as a Caribbean tourism powerhouse. 

Now, the country’s top airline has restarted a pair of nonstop routes between the United States and the emerging Caribbean hotspot. 

Avianca just relaunched service from both New York and Miami to Cartagena, part of a broader seasonal restart for the carrier. 

The Sofitel Legend hotel in Cartagena.

So when do these flights run? 

New York-Cartagena runs four times per week; flights from New York are on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 

Cartagena-New York service is on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. 

The Miami route is operating every day of the week. 

Both routes will run through Aug. 30. 

So what do these flights cost? 

A sample Miami-Cartagena flight on Cartagena’s “flex” plan cost about $513.30 roundtrip. 

A similar itinerary between New York and Cartagena cost about $635.30.

You can find more on fares and routes on Google Flights.

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