Coronavirus and FAQs at (BOG) airport

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Coronavirus Answers and Frequently Asked Questions for Passengers at Bogotá airport (BOG)

Bogotá airport (BOG)


To enter Colombia it is MANDATORY:

Fill out the form Check-Mig before departure. If you do not fill out the form, the airlines will not allow you to board the flight. register your own health status in the CoronApp application (it can be downloaded from the main online platforms).

How can I get to downtown Bogota by public bus?

If you don't want to use a taxi or Uber, the best option to go from El Dorado airport to downtown Bogotá is the Transmilenio bus. Look for the “Alimentador” stop located in front of the main terminal (T1) or the Puente Aéreo (T2). This service is free of charge to the El Dorado Transmilenio Portal.

Are Uber or Cabify available?

Uber and Cabify are available at Bogotá Airport and are a safe option.
Rates from 7 usd in compact vehicles. Although there is currently no designated special zone, the collection zone is usually the left lane of the arrivals lane. In any case, for greater precision of the meeting point, it is suggested to coordinate with the driver, via the application

Is there free WiFi Internet access?

There is a free WiFi Internet access service in El Dorado. WiFi network: EldoradoFreeAirport.

Where to buy a SIM card?

On the second floor of El Dorado airport, there are several stores selling SIM cards with prepaid plans ideal for foreign visitors. The main cell phone companies in Colombia are Claro, Movistar and Tigo.

How to move between terminals?

The Bogotá airport has a satellite bus service to move free between Terminal 1 and Terminal Puente Aéreo (T2). Hours of Operation: 5:00 AM to 11:00 PM. Frequency: Every 20 minutes Stops: 1. T1: Gate 8, International Arrivals 2. T1: National Arrivals, Parking C 3. TC1: Cargo Terminal 1 4. CAC: Cargo Administrative Center 5. NEA: Civil Aeronautics Building 6. Carrera 103: Hangar Simón Bolívar 7. T2: Terminal Puente Aéreo

What to do in case of a long layover for connecting flight?

There are many shops and duty free (most operate from 4 or 6 am to 10 pm), restaurants, fast food and coffee shops (some available 24 hours). In turn, the airport has VIP lounges (some open 24 hours) and they are a great option for a connected flight, a canceled flight, an early morning check-in or for a breakfast, buffet lunch, snacks, drinks and a relaxed atmosphere for rest or work.

What to do in case of lost luggage or belongings?

If during your stay at El Dorado International Airport you lose any personal belongings, you should contact the lost property office at the telephone number (+571) 439 7070 Ext. 5112 or write to the email Opening hours are from Monday to Sunday from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. You can also complete the contact form . In case of loss of checked luggage, contact your airline

Is there a luggage storage service?

El Dorado Airport has a luggage storage service in the public area of Terminal 1, first floor, available 24 hours. The rate for 12 hours ranges from 4 USD (15,000 Colombian pesos).
In turn, there are luggage carts in the collection area and it is a free self-service. You only pay a deposit (4,000 Colombian pesos) which is then returned when the cart is returned.

Does the airport have currency exchange and banking services?

El Dorado airport has 24-hour currency exchange services in Terminal 1 and ATMs of the main banks and networks (most of them in Terminal 1).

Where to go in case of a medical emergency?

In case you require medical attention, you can find 24-hour medical facilities on the second level of Terminal 1, both in the International Departures Hall (Airport Hospital) and in the Domestic Departures Hall (Red Cross).

Are there pharmacies?

In Terminal 1 you can find Droguería Colsubsidio from 4:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. and in Terminal 2 Droguería El Puente Aéreo from 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Latest updates: August 24, 2021


General considerations
It is an almost generalized concept that each passenger must have a certificate of vaccination against the Coronavirus (if they already have it), a RT-PCR test result within 48 hours of boarding,10-day quarantine, filling out the form and affidavit of health (including in some cases the COVID-19 vaccination certificate), in addition to complying with the distancing protocols, hand washing and use of mask.
But also, given the situation of constant changes, it is always important to consult and finalize details with the airline and also, if necessary, with the airport as well as in the case of international flights with the nearby embassy or consulate to wherever the destination is. final, as well as the countries involved in flight stopovers.
In this sense, it is useful to review the International Map of the current restrictions of each country.

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