There are 6 ways to get from Bogotá to Medellín by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova  •  2 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) BOG - MDE

$36 - $139

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Bus Flota Santa fe  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogotá to San Pedro

$15 - $49

4 alternative options

Fly to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera, bus  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) BOG - EOH
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Medellín

Bus Copetran  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogotá to Medellín

$21 - $32

Bus Flota Magdalena  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Bogotá to Medellín

$22 - $29

Drive  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Bogotá to Medellín 276.7 miles

$29 - $45

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No, there is no direct bus from Bogotá to Medellín. However, there are services departing from Quinta Paredes and arriving at Medellín via El Tiempo Maloka, Bogotá and San Pedro de los Milagros. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Bogotá and Medellín is 245 km. The road distance is 442.7 km.

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The best way to get from Bogotá to Medellín without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 23 min to get from Bogotá to Medellín, including transfers.

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Bogotá to Medellín bus services, operated by Flota Santa fe, depart from Bogotá station.

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The best way to get from Bogotá to Medellín is to fly which takes 2 h 23 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest flight from Bogota Airport to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport is the direct flight which takes 53 min.

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Bogotá to Medellín bus services, operated by Flota Santa fe, arrive at San Pedro station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Bogotá to Medellín is 443 km. It takes approximately 6 h 34 min to drive from Bogotá to Medellín.

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VivaColombia, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Bogota Airport to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport.

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Map of how to get from Bogotá to Medellín.
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  • Distance: 153.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 23 min

What companies run services between Bogotá, Colombia and Medellín, Colombia?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., LATAM Chile and VivaColombia fly from Bogotá to Medellín every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Flota Santa fe operates a bus from Bogotá to Medellín twice daily. Tickets cost $11 - $45 and the journey takes 5 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Bogota to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Bogota to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Bogota to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$24 - $220
Satena
Website
satena.com
Flights from Bogota to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Bogota to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera via Manizales
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $360
Flights from Bogota to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera via Pereira
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $380
Bus operators
Flota el Carmen S.A.
Phone
(+57-4) 543 49 41
Email
flotaelcarmen@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Elena to Medellín
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
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Flota Santa fe
Website
flotasantafe.com
Bus from Bogotá to San Pedro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
flotasantafe.com
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bogotá to Medellín
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $30
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Regular
$19 - $27
Premium
$21 - $30
Mini Van
$23 - $28

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There are 1020+ hotels available in Medellín. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bogotá to Bogota Airport is to taxi which takes 15 min and costs .

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