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Medellin to Guatape bus

Medellin to Guatape Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
Buses depart from
Bus arrives in
Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
2 hrs 0 mins
COP 16000

Medellin to Guatape Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus

Medellin to Guatape Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Sotrapeñol 05:00 18:10 2 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Sotrasanvicente 06:00 18:00 2 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE

Travel by Bus from Medellin to Guatape

The road journey from Medellin to Guatape is pleasant and relaxing. At redBus, we work with different bus companies that operate on this route with well-maintained buses and experienced drivers. Although the travel time varies from one bus operator to another because of traffic and climatic conditions, our continuous availability of bus services between Medellin and Guatape reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.



  • Terminal del Norte


  • Terminal de Guatape

Why book a Medellin a Guatape bus with redBus?

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

Buses from Guatape to Medellin

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Medellin to Guatape and you are looking for a return trip, you can buy them easily on our platform. We have many bus operators that travel through this route, that depart at different times to give the passengers more options. So, what are you waiting for? Buy your bus tickets from Guatape to Medellin with redBus.

(*) About the Price Tables

The prices shown in the tables are the prices found for the day 24/11/21, these prices are modified day by day so they should only be taken as a reference. In addition, the company can modify them without prior notice and they will not be immediately reflected on our website.

About Guatape

Guatape is a colorful city in the department of Antioquia, which is very popular amongst national and international tourists, due to its streets decorated with plinths, paints, and drawings on high setoffs, giving the city a unique look. Thanks to its nearness to Medellin, Guatape is easy to reach for anyone who wants to discover this enchanting city.

Guatapé Weather

In Guatape, summers are comfortable; winters are short, fresh, with precipitations, and cloudy troughout the year. Over the course of the year, temperature generally varies between 16°C and 24°C. It hardly ever decreases to 12°C or raises over 26°C.

Hotels in Guatapé

Guatape has cozy lodges and rooms to receive national and international tourists, with all the amenities necessary to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Enjoy a unique view of the nature of Guatape from your room, and disconnect from the city on one of this hotels.

● Los Recuerdos Hotel

- Via El peñol, 053840 Guatapé, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 340.000

- Services: It has individual, double, and triple rooms. Free parking. Wifi. Bar. Room service. Includes breakfast.

● La Madriguera

- Carrera 20 no. 27-01 Guatape, 053840 Guatapé, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 200.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Free parking. Wifi. Includes breakfast.

● Balcones de la Casona

- El Roble Km 1 Vía San Rafael, 053840 Guatapé, Colombia 

- Prices: From COP$ 37.800

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and quadruple rooms. Free parking. Wifi. Bar. Restaurant. Room service. Includes breakfast.

● Nativos Real Guatapé

- Vereda quebrada arriba Kilómetro 8 anillo vial Guatape, 053840 Guatapé, Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 121.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and quadruple rooms. Free parking. Wifi. Restaurant. Room service. Includes breakfast.

Restaurantes & Bars in Guatapé

Enjoy the variety that Guatape has to offer, from typical Antioquia dishes to international quality cuisine.

● Café La Viña

- Calle 32 Carrera 31-23, Guatape 053847 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 13.000

● Hecho con Amor Deli

- Calle 31 # 25-42 Cerca del supermercado La Tribuna, Guatape 053840 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 17.000

● Al Carbón Parrilla Bar

- Calle 32 28 25 Local 2, Guatape 053847 Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 33.000

● La Fogata

- Frente al Terminal de Transporte, Guatape Colombia

- Prices: From COP$ 25.900

The most tourist places in Guatapé

● Peñol Stone: Without a doubt, it is the most attractive tourist place in Guatape. It is a 220 meters long monolith, made of quartz, feldspar, and mica. Eduardo Villegas Lopez was the first man to ever climbed this monument. Nowadays, you can reach the top by taking the stairs built on the monolith. 

Important dates in Guatapé

● October 4th to 14th - Guatape Anniversary: Also known as the "Fiesta de Los Zocalos, el Turismo y el Embalse", Guatape celebrates its anniversary with a festival with concerts, activities, and gastronomic fairs.

How to move around Guatapé?

● Public bus: The Integrated Public Transport System SITP has several buses that travel throughout the city, covering Bogota in its entirety. Transmilenio covers the main roads of Colombia, going at a high speed thanks to having its own trunk. It is necessary to take a SITP bus to get to Transmilenio’s stations. For both services the same card works. The card must be recharged at any Transmilenio station and allows free transfer from one bus to another.

● Taxi: The supply of taxis is very wide because of the high demand for their service. The fares are charged according to a taximeter that works while the ride is in progress.

How to reach Guatapé?

Guatape by bus: You can travel from Medellin to Guatape on a trip that takes 2 hours approximately.

Gastronomy in Guatapé

Some of Salento typical dishes are:

● Trucha arcoiris

● Bandeja Paisa

● Arequipe

Things to buy in Guatapé

Some souvenirs you can get on your visit to Guatape are: 

● Artesanías en cerámica

● Obleas

● Café Colombiano

Guatapé Facts

The city of Guatape was established in October 1811 by Fransisco Giraldo Jimenez. It is located on the east side of the Antioquia department in Colombia. It is 79 km near Medellin. It was given the name due to the roots of the local people before the arrival of the Spanish. Since 1970, Guatape became a very popular tourist place and welcomes people from all over the world to enjoy the culture, adventure, and views this city has to offer.

Bus operators of the route Medellín to Guatapé

● Sotrasanvicente

● Sotrapeñol

In conclusion:

Guatape is the perfect destination to connect with nature, and experience the culture of Colombian history.

How to get cheap bus tickets from Medellín to Guatapé?

Do you want to travel to Guatapé from Medellín 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.

Medellin to Guatape Route

Medellin to Guatape

Looking for cheap tickets from Medellín to Guatapé?

Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Guatapé, 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.

Tips for finding cheap tickets on the Medellín to Guatapé

The cost of the tickets can vary according to the date and time of travel, therefore, compare prices and do the planning in advance so that you get the tickets that suit your budget.

  • Sotrapeñol
  • Sotrasanvicente


How can I pay for my bus fare on the redBus Web site?

A: At redBus we have several payment methods that we offer our customers. The most common for most of them are credit cards but you can check all of them on the home page of the site

How many departures are there from Medellín to Guatapé?

A: On redBus you will find many departures on different times.

Should I print my bus ticket before boarding?

A: Yes, you must print it out before boarding, remember that all passengers will have to print their bus ticket that was sent to their email in PDF format and then be exchanged for a physical ticket at the counter of the bus company with which you are going to make the trip.

Do bus operators offer lunch on the route from Medellin to Guatape?

A: As a prevention measure against COVID-19, bus operators do NOT hand lunch to the passengers during the trip, so we recommend you to eat before boarding.

Can I reschedule my trip after buying my ticket?

A: Yes, you can, but this feature is limited to only a few bus companies in Colombia. Please contact the bus company of your choice if you need to make any changes.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Medellín to Guatapé?

A: The departure point is the Medellin Bus Station.