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There are 7 ways to get from Medellín to San Gil by plane, bus, train, taxi or car

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Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera, bus  •  3 h 12 min

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

$53 - $321

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Bus Copetran  •  11 h 40 min

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

$20 - $33

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Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  4 h 52 min

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

$79 - $256

Bus, train, taxi  •  11 h 15 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

$88 - $109

Bus  •  10 h 38 min

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

$27 - $35

Bus via San Gil  •  10 h 56 min

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

$26 - $38

Drive  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to San Gil 300.1 miles

$30 - $50

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The cheapest way to get from Medellín to San Gil is to bus which costs $19 - $35 and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to San Gil is to fly and bus which costs $50 - $330 and takes 3 h 12 min.

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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 10 h 38 min.

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The distance between Medellín and San Gil is 270 km. The road distance is 480.2 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to San Gil without a car is to bus and train and taxi which takes 11 h 15 min and costs $85 - $110.

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It takes approximately 3 h 12 min to get from Medellín to San Gil, including transfers.

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Medellín to San Gil bus services, operated by Omega, depart from Medellín station.

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The quickest flight from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Bucaramanga Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Medellín to San Gil bus services, operated by Autoboy, arrive at San Gil station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to San Gil is 480 km. It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to drive from Medellín to San Gil.

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  • Distance: 169 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 12 min

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 10 h 38 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 Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Friday
Estimated price
$25 - $230
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, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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
$5
Schedules at
coopsercol.blogspot.com
Bus operators
Autoboy
Website
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co
Coonorte
Phone
0057 4 4801580
Email
Info@coonorte.com.co
Website
coonorte.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Puerto Berrío
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
coonorte.com.co
Rapido Ochoa
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 - $9
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Bus from Medellín to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
copetran.com
Book at
copetran.com
Transsander
Website
transsander.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
terminalbucaramanga.com
Other operators
Taxi from Vizcaína to San Gil
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90
TransBarranca
Phone
+57 7603 0000
Website
transbarranca.com
Transportes Radio Taxi Ltda
Phone
+57 7610 1010
Website
radiotaxibarranca.com
Radio Taxi Barranca
Phone
+57 7611 1111
Website
radiotaxibarranca.com

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

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There are 289+ hotels available in San Gil. Prices start at $19 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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