TransMilenio (Bogota, Colombia) Reviews
Description:Metro-bus system in Bogota, Colombia.
Newest Review: ... the exchange rate is $3000 to £1). Once you board the busses, you won't find any staff. The reason for this is you have to use your ticket to get into the station, and therefore no one needs to check it once you board. Tickets cost the same no matter how long your trip, or how many times you wish to change lines, as long as you don't exit the station. This means you can get a trip of 2 hours ... more
Customer TransMilenio (Bogota, Colombia) Reviews (1)
by - written on 22/04/11 (Very useful, 134 readings)
Given the choice between a train (or tram) and a bus, I'd always choose the former. Why? Because trains go on strict routes and stop in defined places. They cannot go off the rails, so to speak. Busses, on the other hand, can go wherever the heck they want, and the less developed the country, the more likely they are to do just that from my experience. Bogota does not have a Metro system (over ground or underground) like some places in Colombia, and so public transport comes down to two choices: busses, or the Transmileno which are sort of busses, but special ones. The Transmilenio system is similar to the Metrobus in Mexico City, or the Ecovia etc ... Read the complete review