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There are 7 ways to get from Medellín to Ipiales by plane, bus or car

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Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Ipiales  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Ipiales (IPI) EOH - IPI

$176 - $658

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Bus  •  24 h

  1. Take the bus from Medellín Sur to Ipiales Via Ipiales

$35 - $55

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Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto, bus  •  7 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Pasto (PSO) MDE - PSO
  2. Take the bus from Pasto to Ipiales

$115 - $317

Bus Bolivariano  •  15 h 18 min

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

$38 - $69

Bus Flota Magdalena  •  16 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Pasto
  2. Take the bus from Pasto to Ipiales

$35 - $56

Bus Tiseca  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Pereira
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Cali
  3. Take the bus from Cali to Rumichaca

$52 - $66

Drive  •  15 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Ipiales 607.6 miles

$60 - $95

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The cheapest way to get from Medellín to Ipiales is to bus which costs $35 - $60 and takes 16 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Ipiales is to fly which costs $170 - $700 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Medellín Sur and arriving at Ipiales. Services depart five times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 h.

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The distance between Medellín and Ipiales is 646 km. The road distance is 972.2 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Ipiales without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 18 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Medellín to Ipiales, including transfers.

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Medellín to Ipiales bus services, operated by Empresa Arauca, depart from Medellín station.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Ipiales is to fly which takes 6 h 52 min and costs $170 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 15 h 18 min.

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There is no direct flight from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Ipiales Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 39 min and has one stopover.

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Medellín to Ipiales bus services, operated by Bolivariano, arrive at Ipiales station.

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Map of how to get from Medellín to Ipiales.
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  • Distance: 403.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 52 min

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

Satena, LATAM Chile and Easyfly fly from Medellín to Ipiales once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Medellín to Ipiales via Buga and Cali in around 15 h 18 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Cali
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Bucaramanga, Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Cucuta, Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Barranquilla, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Pasto via Cartagena, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $290
Satena
Website
satena.com
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Ipiales via Bogota
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Ipiales via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Ipiales via Pereira, Bogota
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Bus operators
Cootranar
Phone
572 721 8989
Website
cootranar.com
Bus from Pasto to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cootranar.com
Bolivariano
Phone
+57 1 424-90-90 / +57 4 6042295
Email
contactenos@bolivariano.com.co
Website
bolivariano.com.co
Bus from Pasto to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $15
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
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bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$10 - $15
Premium
$8 - $11
Bus from Cali to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
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bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$22 - $35
Premium
$23 - $35
Bus from Medellín Sur to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
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bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$35 - $50
Premium
$40 - $55
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
$14 - $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
$3
Schedules at
terminalcali.com
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Cali to Rumichaca
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve
Conexiones Siglo 21
Phone
+57 311 357 5623
Email
ayuda@conexionesiglo21.com
Website
conexionesiglo21.com
Bus from Cali to Rumichaca, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
conexionesiglo21.com
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conexionesiglo21.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to Ipiales is 972 km. It takes approximately 15 h 45 min to drive from Medellín to Ipiales.

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LATAM Chile, Easyfly and Satena offer flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Ipiales Airport.

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There are 29+ hotels available in Ipiales. Prices start at $11 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 5 min and costs $4 - $5.

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