There are 8 ways to get from Medellín to Salento by plane, bus, taxi 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 to Armenia  •  1 h 29 min

  1. EOH - AXM

$61 - $426

Cheapest option

Bus Flota Occidental  •  5 h 30 min

$16

6 alternative options

Fly to Pereira, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. EOH - PEI

$58 - $169

Fly to Manizales, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. EOH - MZL

$46 - $382

Bus Flota Ospina  •  7 h 30 min

$18

Bus Empresa Arauca  •  8 h 5 min

$17 - $32

Taxi  •  4 h 9 min

  1. 170.6 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. 170.6 miles

$17 - $26

What companies run services between Medellín, Colombia and Salento, Quindío, Colombia?

Easyfly flies from Medellín to Salento twice daily. Alternatively, Flota Occidental operates a bus from Medellín to Salento 3 times a day. Tickets cost $16 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Armenia
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $400
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Pereira
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Manizales
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Bus operators
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Pereira to Salento
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Empresa Arauca
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Pereira
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$13 - $19
Premium (S26)
$24 - $28
Other operators
Taxi from Medellín to Salento
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Tax Individual
Phone
+57 4444 4444
Website
tax-individual.com.co
Taxi Celusuper
Phone
+57 4222 2222
Website
taxis.com.co
Coopebombas
Phone
+57 4444 0000
Website
coopebombas.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Medellín and Salento is 180 km. The road distance is 273 km.

The cheapest way to get from Medellín to Salento is to bus which costs $16 and takes 5 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Medellín to Salento is to fly which takes 1 h 29 min and costs $60 - $430.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Medellín and arriving at Salento. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 29 min to get from Medellín to Salento, including transfers.