From the airport of Santa Marta:
-A taxi will cost you $ 35.000 pesos and $ 40.000 pesos at night. -If you want to take the bus, the first bus will take you as far as “carrera 5ª” in the centre of Santa Marta and take a second bus to Taganga. Buses run every 10 minutes from 6:00 am until 9:00 pm.

From the bus terminal in Santa Marta:

A taxi will cost you between $ 10.000 and $ 12.000 pesos.

Establish a price before you get in to avoid any misunderstanding later!
From the Centre of Santa Marta:
– For $ 1.500 pesos you can take a bus direct to Taganga.

Walk to the “Carrera 5ª” and catch any bus that says “Kra.11 Taganga”.

The cost by taxi is $ 10.000 pesos.