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Medellin (Ant) to Barranquilla (Atl) Bus Service

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14 hrs 30 mins
Medellin (Ant)
Barranquilla (Atl)
COP 136000

Medellin (Ant) to Barranquilla (Atl) Bus Distance

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Medellin (Ant) to Barranquilla (Atl) Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Expreso Brasilia 04:30 21:00 10 hrs 38 mins
Rápido Ochoa 03:45 17:45 1 hrs 30 mins

Medellin to Barranquilla Bus

The distance between Medellin and Barranquilla is about 438 mi (705 km), travelling on the highway. The intercity buses of the transportation company Rapido Ochoa cover this route, in an average time of 13 hours, depending on the traffic jam and the highway's conditions. The bus tickets can be acquired online, with a variety of schedules and services, making easier your travel experience. The weather in Barranquilla is in general tropical and dry, very warm in summer and rainy most of the year. When there are less rains is in July and August, the begining of the calles "little summer of Saint Joan". We suggest to bring light clothing to stand the warm of Barranquilla and accesories as umbrellas and raincoats in order not to be surprised by rains. The annual average temperature is 81 °F (27 °C), but temperatures can go over 86 °F (30 °C) or descend to 59 °F (15 °C).

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    Medellin (Ant)

    • Terminal del Norte

    Barranquilla (Atl)

    • Terminal de Barranquilla

    Why book a Medellin (Ant) a Barranquilla (Atl) bus with redBus?

    You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Medellin (Ant) to Barranquilla (Atl). Follow a simple, fast and secure bus booking procedure. This helps save time and also helps to create a joyful travel experience!

    Buses from Barranquilla to Medellin

    Si ya adquiriste tus tiquetes para viajar de Medellín a Barranquilla y buscas opciones para tu viaje de regreso, puedes comprarlo con facilidad a través de nuestra plataforma. Contamos con varios operadores de bus que viajan en esta ruta, que salen en distintos horarios para brindarles más opciones a los pasajeros. Entonces, ¿Qué esperas? Compra tus pasajes de bus de Barranquilla a Medellín con redBus. 

    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.

    About Barranquilla

    Barranquilla is the economic center of the Caribbean region of Colombia, a unique city that has a great culture and is visited by many tourists throughout the year. Being the fourth most populous city in the country, it is the protagonist of great festivals and parties throughout the year.


    How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Colombia?

    You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Colombia by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

    How do I book a bus from Medellin (Ant) to Barranquilla (Atl)?

    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.

    Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    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.

    Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    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.

    How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed.

    Barranquilla Weather

    The climate of the city of Barranquilla has a tropical climate that has two periods or "seasons" during the year, which is: a dry one, from December to April, and a rainy one that runs from April to early December. The average temperature is 27.4 ° C.

    Hotels in Barranquilla

    In the city of Barranquilla you can always find the accommodation that suits your needs and budget. With a wide variety of accommodations from 5 stars to hostels for backpackers, the city of Barranquilla is undoubtedly a perfect destination to go alone for business or relaxation, as well as as a family to enjoy a beautiful vacation.

    Restaurantes & Bars in Barranquilla

    The city of Barranquilla has a gastronomic offer that pleases all palates, it has a great variety of restaurants and bars that offer both quality Creole food and international dishes.

    The most tourist places in Barranquilla

    ● María Reina de Barranquilla Metropolitan Cathedral: This beautiful temple is a jewel of Colombian architecture that took more than 27 years to create in the mid-20th century.

    ● Castillo de San Antonio de Salgar: Just 20 minutes from Barranquilla, this incredible castle on the coast of Salgar was built during the colonial era by the Spanish. With large fountains and rooms inside this great fort is today a cultural center of the town.

    ● Caribbean Cultural Park: This great park aims to enhance the Caribbean culture through its history, art and heritage. Within its facilities is the "Gabriel García Márquez" Museum of the Caribbean, to honor the Nobel Prize for Literature.

    ● Roberto Meléndez Metropolitan Stadium: It is the local venue for the Colombian team's matches, as well as other local teams in the country such as Atlético Junior and the Barranquilla Futbol Club.

    ● Bocas de Ceniza: The Tajamar is a great work of Colombian engineering that offers its visitors calm and tranquility, this beautiful walk can be done in a small motor train and in boats.

    Important dates in Barranquilla

    ● Carnival Queen: An event held intermittently where the queen is selected who will be an important character throughout the carnival celebration.

    ● King Momo: The queen's better half is also selected a year in advance with a celebratory event.

    ● Pre-carnival: Celebrations and events of a great variety before the arrival of the carnival in the town.

    ● Carnival Saturday: Different events are held, the most important being the battle of the flowers, where there is a parade of decorated floats and carriages.

    ● Carnival Sunday: In this event, multiple groups parade to the sound of great clothing and folk music worthy of admiration.

    ● Carnival Monday: During the night the highly anticipated festival of the orchestras is celebrated, where different groups of all kinds of musical categories compete.

    How to move around Barranquilla?

    Barranquilla has both public and private transport services:

    ● Buses: buses for public use are one of the common ways of getting around the city economically.

    ● Transmetro: it is a system of articulated buses that travel through exclusive lanes quickly and safely.

    ● Taxis: this private transport system that everyone knows can also be used in the city by taking one on the street or through an application for a higher travel cost.

    How to reach Barranquilla?

    Barranquilla by bus: The distance by road between both cities is approximately 696 km with an average travel time of 14:21 hours.

    Gastronomy in Barranquilla

    If you visit Barranquilla, be sure to try its incredible typical dishes:

    - Lisa's rice.

    - Yucca bun.

    - Sancocho de guandú with salted meat.

    - The Butifarra.

    - Coastal cheese.

    Things to buy in Barranquilla

    The most purchased souvenirs in Barranquilla are:

    - Palm handicrafts.

    - Handmade masks.

    - Shoes with a cool design.

    - Rag doll.

    - Sweets.

    Barranquilla Facts

    Barranquilla was an entry point for thousands of immigrants, as well as beginnings such as aviation, commercial radio, and some sports.

    Bus operators of the route Medellin to Barranquilla

    ● Rápido Ochoa

    ● Expreso Brasilia

    In conclusion:

    Barranquilla is a city that is home to a very important cultural part of the Colombian country, with great accommodations for all its visitors to enjoy their stay and a wide gastronomic variety with which they can enjoy delicious dishes, both Creole and international.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Medellin to Barranquilla?

    Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Barranquilla, do not worry! at redBus you can find the best prices from the most important bus companies in Peru, just check the list of companies and schedules that appear in the results and get the best rates with the best low-cost prices so that your trip is not only comfortable and enjoyable but also economical. so do not hesitate and buy your ticket at redBus.

    How to get cheap bus tickets from Medellin to Barranquilla?

    Do you want to travel to Barranquilla to Medellin but it's out of your budget? Don't worry about it. At redBus we have many offers and discounts that you can take advantage of for your vacations, business trips or to visit your family.

    Tips for finding cheap tickets on the Medellin to Barranquilla route

    The season recommended to travel to Barranquilla to get the cheapest tickets is between January and June, not counting Easter or holidays, such as those that occur in December.

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      Expreso Brasilia
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