There are 4 ways to get from Medellín to Lima by plane, bus or car

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Fly, bus  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Lima (LIM) MDE - LIM
  2. Take the bus from Ricardo Palma to Estacion central

$261 - $421

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Bus  •  2 days 18 h

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Bogotá
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Lima Via Lima / ...

$140 - $197

2 alternative options

Lo Nuestro, Class plus, bus  •  2 days 6 h

  1. Take the Lo Nuestro, Class plus from Medellín to Remolinos
  2. Take the bus from Cartago to Cali
  3. Take the bus from Calí to Lima

$271 - $367

Drive  •  45 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Lima 1917.2 miles

$270 - $410

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The cheapest way to get from Medellín to Lima is to bus which costs $140 - $200 and takes 2 days 18 h.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Lima is to fly and bus which costs $260 - $430 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Medellín to Lima. However, there are services departing from Medellín and arriving at 2 de Mayo via Bogotá and Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 18 h.

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The distance between Medellín and Lima is 2041 km. The road distance is 3067.5 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Lima without a car is to Lo Nuestro, Class plus and bus which takes 2 days 6 h and costs $270 - $370.

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It takes approximately 7 h 37 min to get from Medellín to Lima, including transfers.

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Medellín to Lima bus services, operated by Flota Magdalena, depart from Medellín station.

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The quickest flight from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Lima Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Medellín to Lima bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Lima station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to Lima is 3068 km. It takes approximately 45 h 54 min to drive from Medellín to Lima.

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  • Distance: 1275.5 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 37 min

What companies run services between Medellín, Colombia and Lima, Peru?

You can take a bus from Medellín to Lima via Remolinos, Chinchiná, Pereira, Cartago, Cali, Calí, Lima, and Los Jazmines de Naranjal in around 2 days 6 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Bus operators
Metropolitano Lima
Phone
0051 1 428-3333
Website
metropolitano.com.pe
Bus from Ricardo Palma to Estacion central
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metropolitano.com.pe
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Cartago to Cali
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalcali.com

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

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There are 1580+ hotels available in Lima. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs $27.

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