There are 7 ways to get from Medellín to Tunja by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus Trans Oriente  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to San Miguel de Sema

$29 - $86

Cheapest option

Bus Omega #2  •  12 h 2 min

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

$27 - $80,006

5 alternative options

Bus Omega  •  8 h 43 min

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

$30 - $41

Bus Flota Magdalena  •  10 h 45 min

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

$28 - $39

Drive  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Tunja 275 miles

$28 - $45

Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera, bus  •  3 h 28 min

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

$71 - $173

Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, bus  •  5 h 9 min

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

$58 - $166

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medellín to Tunja is to drive which costs $28 - $45 and takes 6 h 43 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Medellín to Tunja is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $180 and takes 3 h 28 min.

More details

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

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to get from Medellín to Tunja, including transfers.

More details

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.

More details

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

Trans Oriente operates a bus from Medellín to Tunja once daily. Tickets cost $13 - $70 and the journey takes 5 h 30 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
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
56 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
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 Manizales
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Bogota via Quibdo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Bogota via Pereira
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$24 - $200
Bus operators
Trans Oriente
Website
transorientevirtual.com
Bus from Medellín to San Miguel de Sema
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $70
Schedules at
transorientevirtual.com
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
$16 - $22
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Bus from Cimitarra to Tunja
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
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
$21 - $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
$5 - $10
Schedules at
cootransbol.com
Low Season
$5 - $8
High Season
$7 - $10
Autoboy
Website
autoboysa.com.co
Bus from Barbosa to Tunja
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
autoboysa.com.co

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Getting to Rome from the airport, Travelling around the UAE and Bali: What to do if Mount Agung erupts - to help you get the most out of your next trip.