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Bogota (D.C) to Medellin (Ant) Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus
10 hrs 14 mins
Bogota (D.C)
Medellin (Ant)
COP 100000

Bogota (D.C) to Medellin (Ant) Bus Distance

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Bogota (D.C) to Medellin (Ant) Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Expreso Bolivariano 22:00 22:00 10 hrs 0 mins
Rápido Ochoa 17:30 17:30 4 hrs 30 mins
Rapido Tolima 22:00 22:00 8 hrs 0 mins
ARAUCA 16:10 16:10 10 hrs 50 mins
Expreso Brasilia 08:31 19:30 1 hrs 50 mins

Bogota to Medellin Bus

Pack your bags and enjoy the bus journey from Bogotá to Medellín! Cover the approximately 484 km distance by road in a comfortable 8-hour trip. Plan your trip with ground transportation companies such as Expreso Bolivariano, Fronteras, Brasilia, Rápido Ochoa, and Arauca, which offer cheap bus tickets and a wide variety of schedules. Also, enjoy the subtropical monsoon climate of Medellín, with a pleasant average temperature of 22°C. Packing light and wearing comfortable clothes are key to making the most of your experience in the so-called "city of eternal spring." Don't miss out on this exciting adventure from Bogotá to Medellín by bus!


Bogota (D.C)

  • Terminal Bogota Salitre
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Medellin (Ant)

  • Terminal De Medellin
  • Terminal Medellin Norte
  • Terminal del Norte

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    About Bogota (D.C)

    Discover Bogotá (D.C), the capital of Colombia, a dynamic and multicultural city located in the Cundiboyacense high plateau. With a rich history, a vibrant cultural scene, and diverse gastronomy, Bogotá offers a unique experience for visitors. From its charming historic center to its modern neighborhoods, the city captivates with its energy and diversity. If you want to reach Bogotá by bus, with redBus you can choose from different options.

    About Medellin (Ant)

    Travel to Medellín (Antioquia) and discover the magic of a vibrant and charming city nestled in the mountains of Colombia. Known as the "city of eternal spring," Medellín welcomes you with perfect weather and a cozy atmosphere all year round. From its rich history to its thriving cultural scene, Medellín offers a unique experience for visitors. Explore its picturesque neighborhoods, such as El Poblado and Laureles, where you'll find a wide variety of restaurants, bars, and boutique shops.

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    Buses from Medellín to Bogotá

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    About the route to Medellin (Ant)

    Purchase your bus tickets from Bogotá to Medellín and get ready for an unforgettable experience! The route to Medellín takes you through spectacular and diverse landscapes, from the mountains of the Andean region to the lowlands of the Cauca Valley. Visit the redBus website or download the redBus app to find the best travel options and ensure a comfortable and safe journey. Don't wait any longer, book now, and start your adventure from Bogotá to Medellín by bus with redBus!


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    How do I book a bus from Bogota (D.C) to Medellin (Ant)?

    You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

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    There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in Colombia, passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

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    Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Colombia. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

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    About Medellin

    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. 

    Medellin Weather

    Medellin's climate is generally hot, although temperatures are not as high as in other areas of the country. The average temperature is 21.6°C. It rains throughout the year, however the rainiest months are January and February. 

    Hotels in Medellin

    ● Arcadia Hostel Medellin

    - Address: Calle 11A N ° 31a - 188, El Poblado

    - Price: Between 23000 COP - 94000 COP

    - Services: A budget hostel in a good location, although recommended only for backpackers and low-budget travelers who could not be bothered by the simplicity of the service. Inside you will find a shared kitchen, living room, terrace, Wi-Fi, and rooms with private or shared bathrooms. The breakfast offered by the hotel is excellent, it is one of the things that you will surely enjoy during your stay.

    ● InMedellin Hostel

    - Address: Calle 5g N ° 32 - 181 Pacande 301 Building, El Poblado.

    - Price: 20000 COP - 98000 COP

    - Services: This hostel is a good option if you do not have a big budget for the accommodation (the value for money is very fair). The attention of the staff is friendly and the rooms are comfortable and very clean, all in a central location, just 700 meters from Lleras Park and 4 km from Pueblito Paisa. Inside you find a shared kitchen, a communal lounge, a terrace, and private or shared bathrooms.


    ● Hotel Botero Medellin

    - Address: Carrera 50A N ° 53 - 45, La Candelaria

    - Services: Close to Bolivar Park, it has wifi service, sauna, gym, and elegant decoration, adequately furnished. In the morning enjoy an excellent American breakfast consisting of Colombian coffee, fresh juice or chocolates, bread, ham, and eggs. 

    ● 61 Prado Guesthouse

    - Address: Calle 61 # 50A - 60, La Candelaria

    - Services: It is located in one of the most exclusive places in Medellin, near Plaza Botero and the Museo de Antioquia. The place is decorated in the purest European style. The rooms are not the exception, apart from being properly furnished. Within this quiet hotel, you will have Wi-Fi, cable TV, a restaurant, a la carte breakfast, and private bathrooms.


    ● Clock House

    -Address: Carrera 35 N ° 7-2, El Poblado.

    - Services: This exclusive accommodation is located in the heart of the Zona Rosa, with apartments that offer air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, spacious and comfortable beds, and powerful Wi-Fi. Some apartments are so spacious that they have their own living room and kitchen. Undoubtedly, one of the most pleasant experiences in lodging, although expensive, but is justified by the quality of care and the exclusivity of the services offered.


    Restaurants & Bars in Medellin

    ● Mondongo’s

    - Address: Calle 10 N ° 38 / Carrera 70 N ° C3 - 43

    - Services: The typical experience of the gastronomy of Medellin awaits you in Mondongo’s, where each dish is served in abundance and without delay. The attention of its staff is another point to highlight as well as the good seasoning of the meals. The place is simple, but spacious and cozy, although it fills up easily at lunchtime as it is one of the best restaurants in the city. You cannot miss its tripe, considered by many diners as the best in all of Latin America; Bandeja Paisa is another of the dishes that can not be missed on your table.


    ● Rosemary - Artisan Cuisine

    - Address: Calle 10 with Carrera 33.

    - Services: A restaurant of pizzas and pasta prepared in an artisan way in an unbeatable environment, where you will be served in the best way. Although you will not only be able to eat the best pizzas in its premises since the menu is very varied and even has vegetarian dishes. We suggest you order the Nutella volcano or the tomato soup, worthy of being repeated a thousand times.


    ● La Provincia

    - Address: Carrera 42 N ° 3

    - Services: The exclusivity of this restaurant is due to the high quality, service, and exquisite flavor of its dishes and wines. In La Provincia international dishes are served, highlighting those made with seafood, all perfectly accompanied by the finest wines. If you are looking for the best, albeit at a higher price, find it here.

    The most Tourist Places in Medellin

    ● Bolivar Park: The park, inaugurated in 1892, has in its center an equestrian statue of the liberator Simon Bolivar since 1923. It is one of the main centers of culture in the city since, in addition to being surrounded by the main buildings historically, in it, artistic activities are carried out outdoors to the delight of the general public.

    ● Metropolitan Cathedral of Medellin: Its official name is "Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception of Mary" and it was built during the second half of the 19th century. Its construction took more than 55 years, culminating in 1930. It is currently the largest historic building on Medellín. Inside you can find works of art of different types such as Spanish stained glass or carved marble fountains. It was declared a national monument in 1982 for its historical and cultural relevance for Medellin.

    ● Plaza Botero: This plaza is the last resting place of the voluptuous sculptures of one of the most renowned Colombian plastic artists, Fernando Botero. The 23 sculptures were placed in 2002, brought from different parts of the world, joining the renewed and happy urban life.

    ● Medellin Botanical Garden: The city center is not only rich in architecture and culture, it is also rich in wild nature. Following its motto, "The Garden is yours", this place receives each visitor with different environments, suitable for a quiet walk, observing the varieties of plants and flowers. Inside the Garden, you will find a restaurant and its most outstanding attraction the "Orquideorama", a place where the most beautiful orchids grow permanently.


    Important dates in Medellin

    ● Flower Fair (between the end of July and the beginning of August): It is one of the most anticipated events in Medellin, held every year with a variable duration between 10 and 12 days since 1957. Visitors will have an experience like few others watching the parade of silleteros and the traditional exhibition of flowers that dye the entire atmosphere of the city in spring.

    ● Feast of Our Lady of Candelaria (February 2): The day of the festival is celebrated one more year of the patron saint of the city, the Virgin of La Candelaria, with a massive turnout to the temple that bears her name.

    Gastronomy in Medellin

    ● Bandeja Paisa: A hearty meal, unsurpassed in quantity, and a variety of flavors. The most representative that can be eaten in the Antioquia region. Its main characteristic is that it is served on large plates, full of very varied foods. In one of these trays, you can find beans, pork rinds, chorizo, rice, fried egg, avocado, banana, and arepas as if to be satisfied for a long period of time.

    ● Chicken rice: A classic among the classics. It is prepared by frying the garlic and onion and then adding the pre-cooked chicken. Paprika and peas are added to this combination, adding salt, pepper, and spices to taste. At the end of the preparation, the rice is placed, being ready for our total delight.

    ● Sancocho Paisa: Typical Colombian soup, although it is prepared differently in each region. In the preparation of such a substantial broth, a variety of meats and vegetables are cooked, seasoned with spices of different flavors such as cumin or pepper. High nutritional value and high in calories, ideal if you need to replenish your energy after an extensive tour of Medellin.

    Things to buy in Medellin

    ● Coffee: A good Colombian coffee will always be a good gift. In Medellín, it is recommended to buy the one from southern Antioquia, given the proximity and quality.

    ● Aguardiente: Each region of Colombia has an Aguardiente, but what you can get in Medellín is something special.

    ● Fashion: Medellin is the headquarters of Colombia Moda, where you can see a wide variety of designs by young entrepreneurs who will completely fascinate you. 

    How to move around Medellin?

    ● Public bus: The offer of buses in Medellin is very varied, managing to cover the entire capital of Antioquia. Additionally, Medellin has an excellent metro service that runs through the main routes of the city, as well as a modern metrocable to communicate to the communes.

    ● Taxi: Medellin has a wide variety of taxis that can be easily found throughout the city. Passengers generally sit in the front seat next to the driver.

    Info of Medellin

    Medellin, also known as "The city of eternal spring" is the capital of the department of Antioquia. Located in the center of the Aburra Valley, it is a destination that stands out for being surrounded by mountains. Medellin is a city full of enterprising people, an infinity of cultural places, and totally surprising gastronomy. Although it is a big city, mobility is quite comfortable thanks to the metro and the cable that connect various sectors of Medellin. Celebrations such as the Flower Fair, the Feast of Our Lady of Candelaria, and the Festival of Lights attract a large number of visitors from other regions of Colombia, as well as from other countries.

    In Conclusion

    Medellin has no comparison. The hospitality of a paisa and its diversity of attractions are enough reasons to return again and again. 

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      Expreso Bolivariano
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