There are 9 ways to get from Salento to Medellín by plane, bus, taxi or car

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

Fly Armenia to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Armenia (AXM) to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) AXM - EOH

$51 - $317

Cheapest option

Bus Empresa Arauca  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Pereira to Medellín

$15 - $31

7 alternative options

Bus to Pereira, fly to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera  •  3 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Salento to Pereira
  2. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) PEI - EOH

$57 - $169

Bus, bus to Manizales, fly to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Salento to Pereira
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Manizales
  3. Fly from Manizales (MZL) to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) MZL - EOH

$45 - $382

Bus to Pereira, fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Salento to Pereira
  2. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) PEI - MDE

$51 - $221

Bus Flota Occidental  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Salento to Medellín Via Medellin

$17

Bus Flota Ospina  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Pereira to Medellín Via Medellín

$16 - $18

Taxi  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salento to Medellín 171 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Salento to Medellín 171 miles

$18 - $26

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salento to Medellín is to bus which costs $17 and takes 5 h 30 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Salento to Medellín is to fly which costs $50 - $320 and takes 1 h 30 min.

More details

The distance between Salento and Medellín is 180 km. The road distance is 273.6 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 30 min to get from Salento to Medellín, including transfers.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Salento and arriving at Medellín. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 5 h 30 min.

More details

What companies run services between Salento, Quindío, Colombia and Medellín, Colombia?

Easyfly flies from Salento to Medellín once daily. Alternatively, Flota Occidental operates a bus from Salento to Medellín every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Armenia to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Pereira to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
Flights from Manizales to Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $370
Flights from Pereira to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$20 - $190
Bus operators
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Salento to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Empresa Arauca
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Pereira to Medellín
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$13 - $20
Premium (S26)
$25 - $28
Other operators
Taxi from Salento to Medellín
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Radio Taxi Del Quindio
Phone
+57 6 746-2222
Website
facebook.com
Coomoquin
Phone
+57 312 296-8896
Website
coomoquin.com

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 Want to know more about US trains?, Getting to Rome from the airport and Is ride-sharing platform BlaBlaCar right for you? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.