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Medellin to Necocli (Ant) bus

Medellin to Necocli Bus

The distance from the city of Medellin to the Necocli district is 342 mi (551 km) which take about 10 hours of route, travelling on the highway by an inter-city bus. Rapido Ochoa and Brasilia are the terrestrial transportation companies which cover this route, providing diverse schedules and afordable rates for the bus tickets. You can buy the tickets quickly and easily online. Necocli is a municipality of tropical weather, with frequent rains throughout the year, except in January, February and March; the annual average temperature is 79 °F (26 °C).

Why book a Medellin a Necocli (Ant) bus with redBus?

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

Buses from Necocli to Medellin

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Medellin to Necocli 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 departs at different times to give the passengers more options. So, what are you waiting for? Buy your bus tickets from Necocli to Medellin with 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 Necocli

Necoclí is a colombian municipality located in the Department of Antioquia, located at the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and near the Caribbean Sea. It was founded in an area previously occupied by the Kunas and has an ample heritage and influence from the cultural tradition of this culture.The city was for a long time the entrance to the Antioquia area for the spaniards. According to the legend, one tired and thirsty traveler arrived to the area in search for water, but locals replied “Ni “coclí” había por allí” (“you won’t even find “cocli” there”), being cocli a very popular beverage in the region; and the name derives from there.Nowadays Necoclí is a city known for its production of bananas and coconuts, and is an attractive destination due to its ample beaches, which draw both national and international visitors.

Necocli Weather

The weather in Necocli is mostly watm, with temperatures that vary between 25°C to 31°C. The best time of the year to visit Necocli is between December and March, as it is the clreaste time of the year to do outdoor activities.

Hotels in Necocli

● El Carlos Eco

- Vereda El Carlos, Necoclí, Antioquia, Colombia., 057878 Necoclí, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 20.000

- Services: It has shared, individual, double rooms, and family bungalows. Group of private cabins in El Carlos pathway, ideal for surround in nature.

● Hotel Caribe

- Cl. 46 #43-79 a 43-1, Necoclí, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 260.000

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, quadruple, and family rooms. Wifi. Free parking. Air conditioning. Sea view. Includes breakfast.

● Casa Hotel La Posada

- Necoclí, 057870 Necoclí, Colombia

- Price: From COP$ 78.000

- Services: It has rooms for families, between 4 and 6 guests. Air conditioning. Free parking. Wifi. 

Restaurants & Bars in Necoclí

● El Ganadero

- Cl. 50 #46-14, Necoclí

- Price: From COP$ 36.000

● Zion Beach Bar

- Cl. 51, Necoclí

- Price: From COP$ 22.000

● Donde Enelvia

- A 48-109, Cra. 46 #48-1, Necoclí

- Price: From COP$ 15.000

● Restaurante Galápagos

- A 50-97, Cl. 50 #50-37, Necoclí

- Price: From COP$ 18 000

The most tourist places in Necocli

● Necocli Beaches: In Necocli, you will find many beaches that will amaze you with its clear water, soft gold sand, and coconut palmtrees on the surrounding area, creating a majestic landscape. Some of the main beaches bathed by the Caribbean sea are: Playa Linda, Playa del Pescador, Playa el Turista, and El Totumo.

● Virgen del Cobre Mud Volcano: This volcano with healing properties located 2 km from the urban stretch allows its visitors to enjoy a pleasant day, thanks to the buoyancy of the mud, and the many recreational activities you can do in the area.

● Necocli River: This river flows towards the Caribbean Sea, and it is surrounded by native flora and fauna of the región. In there, you can take canoe ride from river mouth.

● House of Culture: Created in 1984, it is an ancient house where you can find the Town Library, the Coordinator office, Dance and Music Monitor’s office, and 3 saloons for gatherings for 200 guests. It is located at the shore of the Caribbean Sea, at the north of the urban stretch.

The most important dates in Necocli

● January 3th to 6th – Coconut Festival: Coinciding with "Dia de Reyes Magos", Necocli holds the traditional Coconut Festival, the most distinctive product of the region. The celebration starts with the aubade on the first day and has many activities like parades, sports tournaments, and more.

● October – Bullerengue National Festival: The Bullerengue is a show of music and color in which women are dressed with beautiful skirts and colorful blouses while they dance, creating an amazing spectacle. During the festival, the beauty contest is held, in which the main aptitud for contestant to show is the hability to dance at the rythm of Colombian music.

How to move around Necocli?

To move around Necocli you can use any of these options:

- Bus, microbus, and busetas: Public transportation in Girardot circulates through the principal avenues on the city, which makes it easy to reach any destination within Girardot.

- Taxi: It is the most comfortable option. You can use an app or call a cab on the Street.

How to reach Necocli?

Necocli by bus: You can travel from Medellin to Necocli by land. The travel time varies between 7 and 8 hours.

Gastronomy in Necocli

In Necocli, you can try these dishes:

- Rice with shrimps

- Fish with Coconut

- Patacones

Things to buy in Necocli

- Woodcraft

- Basketry

- Jewelry

- Telars

Necocli Facts

Necocli is located in the north zone of the Uraba sub-region, as well as Arboletes, San Juan de Uraba, and San Pedro de Uraba, on the Antioquia department. Necocli is bathed by the caribbean sea by the northwest, and is bordered by Turbo by the south; and Arboletes and San Juan de Uraba by the east. Tourism in Necocli is the most promising industry in Necocli, as it has many natural tourist places like beaches and mud volcanos, and a stunning weather. Other important economic activities in Necocli are agriculture, with production of bananas and coconuts, and fishing.

Bus operators of the route Medellin to Necocli

● Cootransuroccidente

● Sotrauraba

In Conclusion:

Necocli is a unique destination, with mud volcanos and beautiful beaches. Enjoy the people, flavor, and tradition on any time cof the year.

Looking for cheap tickets from Medellín to Necoclí?

Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Necoclí, do not worry! at redBus you can find the best prices from the most important bus companies in Colombia, 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 Medellín to Necoclí?

Do you want to travel to Necocli from 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.

Measures against COVID-19 on the Medellin to Necocli route

If you want to travel from Medellin to Necocli you should keep in mind:

- Buy your tickets online to avoid contact with other people.

- Keep your mask on at every moment at the bus station, and during the trip.

- Carry your own disinfection devices, like hand sanitizer, wet wipes, liquid soap, and others.

- Use these disinfection devices after having contact with surfaces like railings, Windows, seatbelts, chairs, doorknobs, or counters.

- Avoid talking, singing, and eating during the trip.

- Carry the minimum luggage possible.

- It is forbidden to speak on the phone during the trip.

- The attention hours from the bus stations are from 6:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

To know more about guidelines and safety measures press this link.   


How can I buy my bus ticket online in Colombia?

A: You can purchase a ticket for the bus of your choice to any destination in Colombia by logging in to the official redBus site which is This website is easy to use and you can buy your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I buy a bus ticket from Medellin to Necocli?

A: You can visit one of the terminals in Medellin and visit the counter of the bus company of your choice, wait your turn in the attention queue, select the seat you want and buy your ticket. But if you prefer to avoid all that, you can simply enter and buy your bus ticket online in just 5 minutes and with the comfort of your home or office.

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.

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.

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

Are there special offers or discounts in redBus for the route of Medellin to Necocli?

A: In order to make your trip cheaper, redBus offers different discounts, which you can find out here:

What is the distance between Medellin and Necocli?

A: The distance between the cities is 380 km approximately.

How long does it take to go from Medellin to Necocli?

A: The trip takes between 7 and 8 hours.

How many departures are there from Medellin to Necocli?

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

Which bus companies offer the route Medellin to Necocli?

A: You can travel from Medellin to Necocli with the following bus companies: Sotrauraba and Cootransuroccidente.

Which bus companies have the most departures for the Medellin to Necocli?

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

From which bus terminals can I travel from Medellin to Necocli?

A: The main departure point is the North Medellin bus Terminal.

If my C.C has expired, can I travel?

A: Yes, you can travel with your C.C or passport even if it has expired.

What documents are required for underage people to travel?

A: For children, it is necessary to also present a notarial authorization, signed by the parents allowing the trip, with their IDs attached to the document. In case of the decease of any of the parents, or if the child is only recognized by one of them, the consent of the surviving parent will be enough.

Can I buy open-date tickets in redBus?

A: Unfortunately, no. However, you can reschedule the travel date by contacting the bus operator. This feature is limited to just a few companies.

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

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.