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

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Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Lima (LIM) MDE - LIM

$246 - $410

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Bus via Tumbes  •  47 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Remolinos
  2. Take the bus from Cartago to Cali
  3. Take the bus from Cali to Tumbes
  4. Take the bus from Tumbes to Lima Paseo de la República

$111 - $252

4 alternative options

Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Lima (LIM) EOH - LIM

$120 - $575

Bus  •  45 h 26 min

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

$138 - $254

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales
  2. Take the bus from Manizales to Cartago
  3. Take the bus from Cartago to Cali
  4. Take the bus from Cali to Lima

$122 - $177

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 $110 - $260 and takes 47 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Lima is to fly which costs $120 - $600 and takes 5 h 6 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 Caquetá via Buga, Cali and Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 45 h 26 min.

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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 bus which takes 45 h 26 min and costs $130 - $260.

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It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Medellín to Lima, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Medellín to Lima is to fly which takes 5 h 53 min and costs $240 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $260 and takes 45 h 26 min.

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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 Brasilia, arrive at Lima station.

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Map of how to get from Medellín to Lima.
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  • Distance: 1275.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 53 min

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

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C and three other airlines fly from Medellín to Lima hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Medellín to Lima via Buga, Cali, Lima, and Los Jazmines de Naranjal in around 45 h 26 min.

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 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Pereira, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Quibdo, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Armenia, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Monteria, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
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 1 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima via Cartagena
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Monteria, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 9 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,200
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$390 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Pereira, Panama City
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $410
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Quibdo, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 59 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $400
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Lima via Manizales, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Bus operators
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
Bus from Cartago to Cali
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalcali.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Cali to Lima
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.co
Premium Plus
$120 - $180
Regular
$140 - $200
Bus from Cali to Tumbes
Ave. Duration
16 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $170
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.co
Premium Plus
$70 - $100
Regular
$75 - $110
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Cali to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 days 0 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$280
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tumbes to Lima Paseo de la República
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$1 - $21
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$2 - $4
Economy
$1 - $3
Semi Bed
$2 - $3
Bed Premium
$3 - $4
Suite
$3 - $5
De Occidente
Website
deoccidente.com
Bus from Cartago to Cali
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
deoccidente.com

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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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Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C, VivaColombia, LATAM Chile and two other airlines offer flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Lima Airport.

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There are 1624+ hotels available in Lima. Prices start at $22 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 $10.

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