The route from Cali to Medellin is at a distance of 268 mi (432 km) and it takes about 6 and a half hours. For this route the terrestrial transportation companies Expreso Bolivariano and Fronteras provide bus tickets at low-cost rates and with a variety of schedules for the comfort of the traveller when choosing a service. Medellin was selected as "the most innovative city of the world" on the daily competition of The Wall Street Journal in 2013. The weather in Medellin is tropical, with an average temperature of 73 °F (23 °C) and presents regular rains which can be abondant. We recommend to the traveller to be prepared to enjoy his stay in this beautiful city. If you are also looking for return checkout, please ensure to check Medellin to Cali Bus.
Bus Companies from Cali to Medellin
The operators provide regulatory bus services from Cali 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 Cali to Medellin. Some of the major bus operators between this route are:
The major boarding points in Cali 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 Cali 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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Santiago de Cali is one of the oldest cities in Colombia. It was founded in 1536 by the conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar. Before the conquest, Cali was inhabited by indean tribes such as the gorrones, timbas and morrones. During the firest days of the XIX century, cali will join the efforts to achieve independency from spain, and rised on July 3rd of 1810, making an alliance with neighbouring cities as was done by the natives in the Cauva Valley to oppose the spaniards decades earlier.Due to its location, which is ideal for the development of commerce, Cali began to transform into one of the biggest cities of the country at the beginning of the XXth century, in part due to the construction of new means of transportation - such as trainways and highways- which connect the city with the Buenaventura port, favoring the exportation industry. Present day Cali is a prosperous city, which is known as the colombian capital of the rumba and salsa due to the great number renowned schools that teach these dances.
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.