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There are 6 ways to get from Medellín to San Gil by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  9h 51m

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

$68 - $81

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10h 45m

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

$25

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Bus via Medellín  •  11h 27m

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

$33

Drive  •  7h 19m

  1. Drive from Medellín to San Gil 481.6 km

$30 - $50

Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera, bus  •  4h 18m

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

$132 - $428

Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  7h 45m

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

$72 - $267

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The cheapest way to get from Medellín to San Gil is to bus which costs $25 and takes 10h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to San Gil is to fly and bus which costs $130 - $430 and takes 4h 18m.

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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 10h 45m.

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The distance between Medellín and San Gil is 270 km. The road distance is 481.6 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to San Gil without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 9h 51m and costs $65 - $85.

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It takes approximately 9h 51m to get from Medellín to San Gil, including transfers.

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Medellín to San Gil bus services, operated by Copetran, 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 1h 7m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to San Gil is 482 km. It takes approximately 7h 19m to drive from Medellín to San Gil.

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  • Distance: 270.4 km
  • Duration: 9h 51m

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 10h 45m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga via Cartagena
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Bus operators
Coonorte
Phone
0057 4 4801580
Email
Info@coonorte.com.co
Website
coonorte.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Puerto Berrío
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
coonorte.com.co
Copetran
Cotrasangil
Phone
7243562
Email
servicioalcliente@cotrasangil.com
Website
cotrasangil.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to San Gil
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
cotrasangil.com
Book at
cotrasangil.teletiquete.com
Other operators
Taxi from Puerto Nuevo to San Gil
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Estimated price
$55 - $65
Transportes Radio Taxi Ltda
Phone
+57 7610 1010
Website
radiotaxibarranca.com
TransBarranca
Phone
+57 7603 0000
Website
transbarranca.com
Radio Taxi Barranca
Phone
+57 7611 1111
Website
radiotaxibarranca.com

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offers flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport to Bucaramanga Airport.

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There are 225+ hotels available in San Gil. Prices start at $100 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 6 min and costs $3 - $4.

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