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

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Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera  •  2h 40m

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Barranquilla (BAQ) EOH - BAQ

$47 - $169

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Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova  •  3h 22m

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Barranquilla (BAQ) MDE - BAQ

$18 - $99

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Bus via San Juan Nepomuceno  •  14h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to San Juan Nepomuceno Medellin
  2. Take the bus from San Juan Nepomuceno to Barranquilla

$25 - $78

Bus  •  15h 41m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Barranquilla Medellin

$22 - $61

Bus #2  •  15h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Yarumal Via Cartagena
  2. Take the bus from Yarumal to Barranquilla

$26 - $63

Drive  •  10h 11m

  1. Drive from Medellín to Barranquilla 695.8 km

$45 - $70

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Barranquilla is 018000955590.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Barranquilla is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Barranquilla is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 018000955590.

Last updated: 10 May 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Medellín to Barranquilla is to bus, which costs $22 - $65 and takes 15h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Barranquilla is to fly which costs $45 - $170 and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Medellín to Barranquilla. However, there are services departing from Medellín and arriving at Atlantico via San Juan Nepomuceno and Portal de Soledad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 21m.

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The distance between Medellín and Barranquilla is 531 km. The road distance is 695.8 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Barranquilla without a car is to bus via San Juan Nepomuceno which takes 14h 21m and costs $25 - $80.

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It takes approximately 2h 40m to get from Medellín to Barranquilla, including transfers.

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Medellín to Barranquilla bus services, operated by Rapido Ochoa, depart from Medellín station.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Barranquilla is to fly which takes 2h 40m and costs $45 - $170. Alternatively, you can bus via San Juan Nepomuceno, which costs $25 - $80 and takes 14h 21m.

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There is no direct flight from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Barranquilla Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 20m and has one stopover.

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Medellín to Barranquilla bus services, operated by Torcoroma, arrive at Barranquilla station.

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Map of how to get from Medellín to Barranquilla.
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  • Distance: 531.5 km
  • Duration: 2h 40m

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

Easyfly, Satena and three other airlines fly from Medellín to Barranquilla 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Medellín to Barranquilla via San Juan Nepomuceno, Barranquilla, and Portal de Soledad in around 14h 21m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Barranquilla via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$24 - $140
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$12 - $55
Viva Air Colombia
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Barranquilla via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$17 - $65
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$21 - $35
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Barranquilla via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 53m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $150
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Barranquilla via Monteria
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Bus operators
Rapido Ochoa
Website
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to San Juan Nepomuceno
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $60
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $60
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to Yarumal
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
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m.redbus.co
Torcoroma
Phone
5 2814445
Email
servicioalcliente@torcoroma.com.co
Website
torcoroma.com.co
Bus from San Juan Nepomuceno to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Medellín to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $50
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Medellín to Yarumal
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Yarumal to Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
11h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Coonorte
Phone
0057 4 4801580
Email
Info@coonorte.com.co
Website
coonorte.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Yarumal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
coonorte.com.co
Transportes Yameya
Phone
0057 4 2600403
Website
yameya.co
Bus from Medellín to Yarumal
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
yameya.co
Transporte Sotrayar
Phone
0057 4 8874646
Bus from Medellín to Yarumal
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Cootrayal
Phone
0057 (4) 2308697
Bus from Medellín to Yarumal
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
cootrayal.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to Barranquilla is 696 km. It takes approximately 10h 11m to drive from Medellín to Barranquilla.

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Viva Air Colombia, LATAM Chile, Easyfly and two other airlines offer flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Barranquilla Airport.

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There are 278+ hotels available in Barranquilla. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $3 - $5.

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