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Bucaramanga Airport Guide

Whether you have a layover, overnight sleepover or you are just quickly passing through, our Bucaramanga Airport Guide is a great place to start planning your visit.  Here, you’ll find information on services and facilities available inside the airport – including details about airport lounges, WiFi, mobile charging points, lockers, 24-hour food options, nearby hotels, and everything in between.

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BGA Airport Overview

bucaramanga airport guideTo help you plan your layover or overnight sleepover, here is a quick run-down about what to expect during your time at Bucaramanga Airport.

What to Expect

Bucaramanga Airport (code: BGA) has a small terminal that serves domestic and international flights. Facilities include a few shops, cafes, and eateries. Free WiFi helps pass the time. Economy class passengers can pay to enter an airport lounge. See Airport Lounges in the guide below for its location and rates.

Sleeping in Bucaramanga Airport

The airport closes nightly, so spending the night here is not possible. Have a backup plan if you’re planning to spend the night.  If you are a daytime airport sleeper, we do not yet have any sleep-related airport reviews.  For uninterrupted sleep, hotels are in the area. See our Airport Hotels section below for more info or read some traveller airport reviews for more tips.

Covid-19 Update

Some airport reviews and tips in this guide and elsewhere on the site were written before March 2020 and may no longer be valid. To help us keep this guide up-to-date, you can add or update information or write a review to submit airport tips and photos.

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In this guide we may refer to locations as “landside” and “airside”. Landside is the public area of the terminal located in the non-secure zone, before security. Airside is the secure area of the terminal that you must reach by going through security.  For more information on Europe’s Schengen Area, click here.

Airport Hotels

There are no hotels at Bucaramanga Airport.  Visit Tripadvisor to see a list of hotels near Bucaramanga Airport that can be sorted by price, distance, traveller rating and popularity.

Airport Lounges

Pay-per-use, Single Visit Passes & Lounge Memberships

Regardless of what class of service you are flying, there is a lounge that you can enter by paying at the door or through a lounge membership program. Visit the individual lounge page for more details about the lounge itself and to also find out how you can gain lounge access with just an economy class ticket!

  • Avianca Sala VIP – Location: Airside, 2nd Floor. Lounge Access: Pay at the Door.
  • The Lounge Bucaramanga by Global Lounge Network – Location: Airside, 1st Floor, next to Door 5.  Lounge Access: Pay at the Door • Prepaid lounge pass • Lounge membership programs.

Related Pages: Bucaramanga Airport Lounges

Airport WiFi/Internet

Free WiFi is available at Bucaramanga Airport.

More Services, Facilities & Things To Do On A Layover At The Airport

ATMs / Cash Machines – Need cash? ATMs are available. Fees may apply, so be sure to check your bank’s fee schedule and your daily withdrawal limit if you are travelling internationally. You may also want to notify your bank of your travel plans.  Locations: Unknown.

Currency Exchange – Available at Aerocambios, 2nd Floor. Hours: 4:30AM – 9:00PM.

Duty Free and Shopping – Duty Free is available on the 2nd Floor in addition to a small selection of shops.

Food & Drinks – The airport offers at least 8 locations (restaurants/coffee shops) which are open during normal flight operation times. There are no 24 hour operations here.

Luggage Storage & Lockers – Not available.

Mobile Charging – At the time of this update, we did not have any information about mobile charging availability. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Rest Zones – There are no dedicated sleeping areas, quiet areas or rest zones. If this information has changed, click here to update this guide.

Showers – Not available.

SIM Cards – A reader has asked us to include where to buy SIM Cards. If you know, click here to update this airport guide.

Airport Hours

The airport is open from 05:30 AM until 11:30 PM. Sleeping in the airport overnight is not possible.

Airlines

Bucaramanga airport is served by the following airlines: ADA • Avianca • Copa Airlines • Easy Fly • LAN • Satena • Viva Colombia.

Airport Transportation: Getting To/From The Airport

Buses and Trams

BGA airport is well connected to the public transportation system. There are five local buses, two tram lines, and a connection to the metro system. The 783 Express Tram route may be your fastest connection to the airport. For route maps, schedules and additional fare information, visit the Bucharest Airport website.

Hotel Shuttles

See also Airport Hotels above.

Taxis

Metered taxis are readily available in the ground transportation area.

Last updated: 2022-02-15

This guide is for informational purposes only to assist with your planning.  All information, including rates and hours, are subject to change at any time without notice.   The information in this airport guide is based on information collected and/or received from the airports, lounges, hotels, transportation providers and their web sites. We are not representatives of any of the above mentioned service providers. To report errors or to add/update any items mentioned in the guide: update the airport guide or  write a review.