The distance from Bogota to Medellin, on the highway, is about 301 mi (484 km), travelling by bus for 8 hours. The terrestrial transportation companies which provide bus tickets for this route are Expreso Bolivariano, Fronteras, Brasilia, Rapido Ochoa and Arauca, at low-cost rates and proposing several schedules. Your travel experience through Colombia can be much more at ease with the services they propose on board, depending on the bus service that you choose. The Medellin climate is subtropical and with monsoon, with an average temperature of 71 °F (22 °C). We recommend to pack light and comfortable clothing to enjoy your stay at the "eternal spring city". If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Medellin to Bogota Bus.
Bus Companies from Bogota to Medellin
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Bogota to Medellin. The buses come with features like trustworthy, punctual and comfortable services at all times. The listed operators offer various types of bus transport services from Bogota to Medellin. Some of the major bus operators between this route are:
The major boarding points in Bogota are mentioned below. These bus-boarding locations can be selected depending on the traveller’s convenience. Please note that these pick-up points vary from one bus operator to another. The boarding points in Bogota are as follows:
Dropping Points in Medellin
The bus stops/halts at a number of drop locations in Medellin. These dropping points usually vary from one operator to another. You can select your ideal drop point in Medellin at the time of ticket booking. Some of the dropping points in Medellin are:
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Bogota is the capital of Colombia, situated at 2640 m a.s.l. The city is known as the "Athens of South America" due to its great numer of museums, theaters, libraries and cultural activities. It is the third most elevated city in South America, behind (La Paz and Quito). In your journey through Bogota you will enjoy the historical tour along streets that combine modernity with colonial architechture. Bogota is well known for its cultural events like the International Book Fair and the "Festivales al Parque", which are attended by both national and international tourists. The Gold Museum, the National Observatory, the Colpatria Tower and the Botanical Garden José Celestino Mutis, the old La Candelaria Barrios are all must see destinations for all tourists. We hope yiy enjoy your historical and cultural adventure in Bogota!
Medellin is located at 1495 m a.s.l., just 261 mi (420 kms) away from the capital Bogota. It is known as "The eternal spring city" or the "mountain's capital" nicknames that reflect it's attractive weather. It's history stars a number of indigenous tribes that lived on the region since V b.c. The first contact between the spaniards and the people of the Valley of Aburrá happened in 1541, although due to the lack of precious minerals and the resistance from the locals, the area was initially abandoned.In 1616 Medellín was founded with the name of "Poblado de San Lorenzo". In 1826, Medellín was named as capital of the Antioquia department by the National Congress. Modern day Medellín is a prosperous city in constant industrial and social development.