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Medellin to Currulao bus


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  • Gomez Hernandez

Medellin to Currulao Bus Service

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8 hrs 5 mins
COP 68000

Medellin to Currulao Bus Distance

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Medellin to Currulao Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Gomez Hernandez 05:00 23:00 7 hrs 9 mins VIEW PRICE

Medellin to Currulao Bus

The distance from Medellin to the small town of Currulao (which belongs to the municipality of Turbo) is 201 mi (324 km), which take about 7 hours of travel by an inter-city bus through the Carretera 62. The terrestrial transportation companies that cover this route are Rapido Ochoa and Brasilia, providing bus tickets which can be acquired at the branches or online. The name Currulao comes from "cununao", an African drum, and refers to the traditional Colombian folklore. Currulao has a lot of rain all year. We recommend you to be prepared with umbrella, boots, raincoats and everything you consider necessary to be under the rain. The vegetation in this small town is tropical and humid forest and the annual average temperature is 79 °F (26 °C).



  • Terminal del Norte


  • Terminal de Currulao

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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.

About Currulao

The small town of Currulao is part of the Antioquia department and its name has origin in the word Currulado that in katio language means rivers of wild waters. The property Currulao marks the beginning of the place, and with the passage of time a small village is formed in the area because of the construction of a highway, and in 1949 it was declared small town. Among the dishes that you can taste in Currulao there is sancocho antioqueno and bandeja paisa, that you should share with someone else, since is plentiful of flavors and of huge size; some side dishes as tamales o empanadas and to drink a chicha, aguapanela or champu. The Festival de la Antioquenidad is one of the main festivals of Currulao, where you can see the silleteros, men who carry appealing flower arrangements that wake up the imagination of everyone that contemplates them. Currulao is a municipality that wants to grow, you can see that in everything they do.


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

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How do I book a bus from Medellin to Currulao?

A: 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?

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

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

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