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Medellin to Bucaramanga Bus
Medellin is at a distance of 300 mi (483 km) from Bucaramanga, which take about 8 hours of travel by bus. The terrestrial transportation companies Fronteras and Expreso Bolivariano cover this route, proposing bus tickets on several schedules and rates, besides a great assortment of services depending on the bus you choose. Bucaramanga is one of the most prosperous cities of Latin America, due to the great development in various areas, being a sample to the world according to the World Bank. The average temperature in Bucaramanga is 74 °F (23.5 °C). We recommend to take varied clothing but preferably light and to take an umbrella for the sudden rains which could appear.
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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.
Bucaramanga is situated at 959 m a.s.l. in an area that used to be populated by the indigenous guanes, being in close proximity with other tribes such as the chibchas, chitarreros, laches and muiscas. Bucaramanga was established as a native town in 1622 and some mines were operated by the spaniards were established in the neighboring areas.During the XIXth century the town formally became a "Villa". At the end of that century it endured political struggles between craftsmen and traders, while during the XXth it had to endure the misery left over from the Thousand Day's War. The city managed to thrive and became one of the most important cities in modern Colombia. Its touristic atractions and hotel enterprises made the city grow and is now known as the "Pretty City". It also has very atractive parks, which earned the nickname "The City of Parks".