There are 9 ways to get from Medellín to San Gil by bus, train, 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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Bus Trassander  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$25 - $42

8 alternative options

Bus, train, taxi  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Puerto Berrío
  2. Take the train from Puerto Berrío to Vizcaína
  3. Take a taxi from Vizcaína to San Gil

$90 - $120

Bus Omega  •  10 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Bucaramanga
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$26 - $42

Bus Rapido Ochoa  •  13 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Barrancabermeja Via Barrancabermeja / ...
  2. Take the bus from Barrancabermeja to San Gil

$32 - $47

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to San Gil 300.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bucaramanga, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Bucaramanga (BGA) EOH - BGA
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$74 - $359

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota, bus  •  7 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Bogota (BOG) EOH - BOG
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to San Gil

$81 - $187

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Cucuta, bus  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Cucuta (CUC) EOH - CUC
  2. Take the bus from Cucuta to Bucaramanga
  3. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$48 - $310

Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Bucaramanga (BGA) MDE - BGA
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil

$117 - $311

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medellín to San Gil is to bus which costs $24 - $45 and takes 6 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to San Gil is to fly and bus which takes 5 h 16 min and costs $70 - $360.

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The distance between Medellín and San Gil is 270 km. The road distance is 480 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to get from Medellín to San Gil, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Medellín to San Gil. However, there are services departing from Medellín and arriving at San Gil via Bucaramanga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 18 min.

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What companies run services between Medellín, Colombia and San Gil, Santander, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Medellín to San Gil via Bucaramanga in around 6 h 18 min.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota via Quibdo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota via Manizales
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Cucuta
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Cucuta via Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $270
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $230
Satena
Website
satena.com
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Train operators
Cooperativa Coopsercol
Phone
(+57-7) 6202493 / 6114909 / 611 0667
Email
coopsercol@telecom.com.co
Website
coopsercol.blogspot.com
Train from Puerto Berrío to Vizcaína
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
coopsercol.blogspot.com
Bus operators
Trassander
Phone
(+57-4) 444 58 73
Bus from Medellín to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
terminalesmedellin.com
Expreso Brasilia
Phone
01 8000 51 8001
Email
contactenos@expresobrasilia.com
Website
expresobrasilia.com
Bus from Medellín to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Book at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$23 - $35
Regular
$21 - $30
Bus from Cúcuta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
3 h 32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
expresobrasilia.com
Premium Plus
$14 - $20
Regular
$11 - $16
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $11
Mini Van
$6 - $9
Bus from Medellín to Puerto Berrío
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$9 - $13
Premium
$11 - $16
Mini Van
$10 - $14
Concorde
Phone
(57+8) 7610743
Email
servicioalcliente@cootransbol.com
Website
cootransbol.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$3 - $5
High Season
$4 - $7
Rapido Ochoa
Website
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to Puerto Berrío
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Bus from Medellín to Barrancabermeja
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
rapidoochoa.com
Omega
Phone
+57 1 8000 18 1670
Email
atencionalcliente@omega.com.co
Website
omega.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Bus from Bogotá to San Gil
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Book at
omega.teletiquete.com
Cotrasangil
Phone
7243562
Email
servicioalcliente@cotrasangil.com
Website
cotrasangil.com
Bus from Barrancabermeja to San Gil
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
cotrasangil.com
Motilones
Bus from Cucuta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com
Cotranal
Phone
(+57) 7 5682359 / 5682562
Website
cotranal.com
Bus from Cucuta to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
cotranal.com
Other operators
Taxi from Vizcaína to San Gil
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
TransBarranca
Phone
+57 7603 0000
Website
transbarranca.com
Transportes Radio Taxi Ltda
Phone
+57 7610 1010
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co
Radio Taxi Barranca
Phone
+57 7611 1111
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co

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