There are 8 ways to get from Medellín to Tunja by bus, car or plane

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Bus Omega  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Cimitarra
  2. Take the bus from Cimitarra to Tunja

$27 - $39

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Bus  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Barbosa
  2. Take the bus from Barbosa to Tunja

$24 - $80,005

6 alternative options

Bus Flota Magdalena  •  10 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Bogotá
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Tunja Via Capitanejo / ...

$27 - $37

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Tunja 275 miles

$28 - $45

Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bogota, bus  •  5 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Bogota (BOG) MDE - BOG
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Tunja

$40 - $148

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota, bus  •  5 h 19 min

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

$69 - $170

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bucaramanga, bus  •  8 h 32 min

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

$59 - $335

Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga, bus  •  8 h 18 min

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

$87 - $273

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No, there is no direct bus from Medellín to Tunja. However, there are services departing from Medellín and arriving at Tunja via Cimitarra. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 43 min.

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The distance between Medellín and Tunja is 256 km. The road distance is 440 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Tunja without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 43 min to get from Medellín to Tunja, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Bogota Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Medellín to Tunja bus services, operated by Omega, arrive at Tunja station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to Tunja is 440 km. It takes approximately 6 h 43 min to drive from Medellín to Tunja.

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VivaColombia, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Bogota Airport.

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There are 352+ hotels available in Tunja. Prices start at $25 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Medellín to Tunja.
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  • Distance: 159.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 43 min

What companies run services between Medellín, Colombia and Tunja, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Medellín to Tunja via Cimitarra in around 8 h 43 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bogota
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bogota
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $210
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bucaramanga
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
VivaColombia
Website
vivacolombia.co
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bogota
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Satena
Website
satena.com
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota via Quibdo
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$60 - $200
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota via Quibdo
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
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
Bus operators
Omega
Phone
+57 1 8000 18 1670
Email
atencionalcliente@omega.com.co
Website
omega.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Cimitarra
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Bus from Cimitarra to Tunja
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Book at
gateway.omega.teletiquete.com
Bus from Medellín to Barbosa
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $80,000
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Book at
omega.teletiquete.com
Concorde
Phone
(57+8) 7610743
Email
servicioalcliente@cootransbol.com
Website
cootransbol.com
Bus from Bogotá to Tunja
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $9
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$4 - $7
High Season
$6 - $9
Autoboy
Website
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from Barbosa to Tunja
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from Bucaramanga to Tunja
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co

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The best way to get from Medellín to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport is to shuttle which takes 45 min and costs .

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