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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cali  •  3 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Cali (CLO) MDE - CLO

$48 - $130

Cheapest option

Bus Flota Magdalena  •  8 h

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Cali Via Cali

$17 - $28

4 alternative options

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Armenia, bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Armenia (AXM) EOH - AXM
  2. Take the bus from Armenia to Cali

$52 - $413

Bus Empresa Arauca  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Buga
  2. Take the bus from Buga to Cali

$20 - $35

Bus Flota Ospina  •  9 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Pereira Via Pereira
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Cali

$26 - $27

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Cali 277.6 miles

$29 - $45

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medellín to Cali is to bus which costs $17 - $28 and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Cali is to fly which takes 3 h 37 min and costs $45 - $130.

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The distance between Medellín and Cali is 331 km. The road distance is 444 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 37 min to get from Medellín to Cali, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Medellín and arriving at Cali. Services depart once daily. The journey takes approximately 8 h.

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

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from Medellín to Cali every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Medellín to Cali via Buga in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $190
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Armenia
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar
Empresa Arauca
Phone
018000 42 37 87
Email
contacto@empresaarauca.com.co
Website
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Buga
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Buga to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminalcali.com

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