There are 9 ways to get from Medellín to Salento by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Lo Nuestro, Class plus, taxi  •  3 h 20 min

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

$35 - $64

Cheapest option

Bus Flota Occidental  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Salento Via Salento

$16

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Bus Flota Ospina  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Pereira Via Pereira

$17 - $18

Taxi  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Medellín to Salento 170.6 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Salento 170.6 miles

$17 - $26

Fly to Pereira, bus  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Pereira (PEI) EOH - PEI
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Salento

$58 - $169

Fly to Armenia, bus  •  2 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Armenia (AXM) EOH - AXM
  2. Take the bus from Armenia to Salento

$46 - $407

Fly to Manizales, bus  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Manizales (MZL) EOH - MZL
  2. Take the bus from Manizales to Pereira
  3. Take the bus from Pereira to Salento

$46 - $382

Fly to Ibague, bus  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Ibague (IBE) EOH - IBE
  2. Take the bus from Ibague to Armenia

$58 - $435

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Salento is to fly and bus which costs $45 - $410 and takes 2 h 59 min.

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

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The distance between Medellín and Salento is 180 km. The road distance is 272.9 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Salento without a car is to Lo Nuestro, Class plus and taxi which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $35 - $65.

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It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Medellín to Salento, including transfers.

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Medellín to Salento bus services, operated by Flota Occidental, depart from Medellín station.

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The quickest flight from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Pereira Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Medellín to Salento bus services, operated by Flota Occidental, arrive at Salento station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to Salento is 273 km. It takes approximately 4 h 9 min to drive from Medellín to Salento.

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Map of how to get from Medellín to Salento.
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  • Distance: 112.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 20 min

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

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 Pereira
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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 Manizales
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Ibague
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $410
Bus operators
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Pereira to Salento
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Bus from Armenia to Salento
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Suautomovil
Phone
+57 (6) 3215064
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Ibague to Armenia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $18
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$7 - $11
Premium (S26)
$16 - $18
Other operators
Taxi from Remolinos to Salento
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40

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

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There are 674+ hotels available in Salento. Prices start at $18 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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