Getting Here

Getting to Cartagena

Cartagena is located in the northwestern corner of South America on the Caribbean Sea. It is an equal distance between North and South America, making it easy for arrivals from around the world. The Rafael Núñez Airport is well-serviced by domestic and international airlines. At present, there are direct international flights from USA (Miami, Fort Lauderdale, New York, and Orlando), Panama, Peru (Lima), and Holland (Amsterdam). Please note you will need to follow this protocol for international flights arriving at Rafael Núñez Airport in Cartagena.

The international airlines that fly direct to Cartagena, include American Airlines (Miami), Avianca (Miami and New York), Jet Blue (Fort Lauderdale and New York), Latam Airlines (Lima), Spirit (Fort Lauderdale and Orlando), Viva Air (Miami), Copa Airlines (Panama), Wingo (Panama), and KLM (Amsterdam). For further flight information visit the airport website.

COVID-19 Requirements

ISTS41 will be held in person, with variants according to the circumstances of the global health crisis. At all times, ISTS41 will follow the current international and national protocols recommended to avoid infection in face-to-face activities, which those who participate must comply with.

The current COVID-19 requirements for Colombia can be found here.

Getting to and from Catagena Airport (Rafael Núñez Airport)

The airport terminal is located approximately 7 km from the Hilton Cartagena Hotel (ISTS41 venue). There are two authorized taxi stations at the airport, located at the national and international departure areas. We recommend our passengers to always use these stations for their transfers to other areas of the city, since they are operated by reliable drivers. You can request your ticket with the trip value at the booth; it will show you how much the ride will cost. For more information see the airport website here.