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

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

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Lo Nuestro, Class plus, taxi  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the Lo Nuestro, Class plus from Medellín to Remolinos Medellín
  2. Take a taxi from Remolinos to Manizales

$35 - $64

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Bus Empresa Arauca  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales

$12 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus Autolegal  •  4 h

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales Via Manizales

$12 - $14

Taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Medellín to Manizales 138.7 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Manizales 138.7 miles

$14 - $22

Bus, fly to Manizales  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Santa Elena
  2. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Manizales (MZL) EOH - MZL

$37 - $372

Bus, fly to Pereira  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Santa Elena
  2. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Pereira (PEI) EOH - PEI
  3. Take the bus from Pereira to Manizales

$61 - $175

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Medellín and arriving at Manizales. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h.

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The distance between Medellín and Manizales is 132 km. The road distance is 222 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Manizales without a car is to Lo Nuestro, Class plus and taxi which takes 3 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Medellín to Manizales, including transfers.

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Medellín to Manizales bus services, operated by Autolegal, depart from Medellín station.

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The quickest flight from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Manizales Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Medellín to Manizales bus services, operated by Autolegal, arrive at Manizales station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to Manizales is 222 km. It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to drive from Medellín to Manizales.

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Easyfly offers flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Manizales Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Manizales. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Medellín to Manizales.
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  • Distance: 82.3 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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

Autolegal operates a bus from Medellín to Manizales every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 4 h. Flota Ospina also services this route hourly.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Manizales
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Pereira
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Bus operators
Autolegal
Phone
0057 (4) 361-0947
Email
autolegal.gerencia@gmail.com
Bus from Medellín to Manizales
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Empresa Arauca
Phone
018000 42 37 87
Email
contacto@empresaarauca.com.co
Website
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Manizales
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Pereira to Manizales
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Book at
empresaarauca.com.co
Flota el Carmen S.A.
Phone
(+57-4) 543 49 41
Email
flotaelcarmen@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Medellín to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Pereira to Manizales
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$2 - $4
Premium (S26)
$8 - $10
Suautomovil
Phone
+57 (6) 3215064
Bus from Pereira to Manizales
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Other operators
Taxi from Remolinos to Manizales
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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