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Pereira (Ris) to Medellin (Ant) Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus
3 hrs 36 mins
Pereira (Ris)
Medellin (Ant)
COP 68000

Pereira (Ris) to Medellin (Ant) Bus Distance

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Pereira (Ris) to Medellin (Ant) Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Flota Occidental 07:00 21:00 10 hrs 0 mins
ARAUCA 05:30 23:00 6 hrs 55 mins

Travel by Bus from Pereira (Ris) to Medellin (Ant)

The road journey from Pereira (Ris) to Medellin (Ant) 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 Pereira (Ris) and Medellin (Ant) reduces uncertainty and offers convenience for travelers.

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    Pereira (Ris)

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    Medellin (Ant)

    • Terminal de Pereira

    Why book a Pereira (Ris) a Medellin (Ant) bus with redBus?

    You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Pereira (Ris) to Medellin (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 Medellín to Pereira

    If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Pereira to Medellín 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 Medellín to Pereira with redBus. 

    About Medellin

    Medellín is a city in the northwest of Colombia. It is the capital of the department of Antioquia and has approximately 2.5 million inhabitants. After Bogotá, the city is the largest city in the country and is a leader in the areas of finance, banking, services, politics, art, culture, communications, fashion, and entertainment. Due to its privileged location within the Andes Mountains, it has a rich flora and fauna.

    About the route to Medellin (Ant)

    redBus offers the most convenient way to travel by road to Medellin (Ant). Medellin (Ant) is a favorite destination spot for travelers and people who want to spend a little vacation time and enjoy special moments and experiences. Travel time usually varies depending on the amount of traffic, weather conditions and road conditions.


    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 Pereira (Ris) to Medellin (Ant)?

    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.

    Medellin Weather

    It is known as the "city of eternal spring", thanks to its warm and temperate climate that ranges between 18ºC and 28ºC throughout the year. The rains are frequent, the month with the most rainfall is October. The coldest month is October and the hottest month in this case is April, while July and September have the lowest average monthly minimum temperatures.

    Restaurantes & Bars in Medellin

    Medellín has a typical and traditional cuisine of rural origin that was born in the time of the Spanish colony. In addition, it also has an indigenous and African influence. Here you can find dishes such as Bandeja Paisa, Calentao, Sancocho, Mondongo, Arepas, and much more.

    The most tourist places in Medellin

    • El Museo El Castillo del barrio El Poblado: This museum exhibits porcelain and glass objects, stained glass, Gobelin, antiques, paintings, sculptures, works by Colombian and European artists, as well as furniture from the late 19th and early centuries XX.

    • Estadio Atanasio Girardot: If you love sport, you must visit its facilities. The stadium is the home of the city's two soccer clubs: Deportivo Independiente and Atlético Nacional. Here you can practice swimming, athletics, speed on two wheels and soccer.

    • Metrocable de Medellín: It is an impressive transportation system that connects the city with the residential areas built on the slopes. It expands to Parque Arvi, a large nature reserve in the hills of Medellín, and a great escape from the city. Visit the park for some peace and quiet and observe a wide variety of wildlife.

    • Botanical Garden of Medellín: This place is located very close to the Universidad metro station, in the North Zone of the city. The garden has a green wall "El Orquideorama" and "El Patio de las Azaleas", the latter is surrounded by traditional Antioquia houses.

    • Aeroparque Juan Pablo II: It is the largest water park in the city and is located right next to the Olaya Herrera Airport. It has large green areas for relaxation, offering places to camp, as well as trails for practicing sports on wheels.

    Hotels in Medellin

    The hotel and lodging options in Medellín are varied. They usually include air conditioning and a swimming pool, with a restaurant and bar. However, services will vary according to price and will depend on your travel budget.

    Important dates in Medellin

    • January and February - Feria Taurina de la Macarena: It brings together the best exponents of the art of bullfighting from all over Colombia and the world. In this fair, there are events such as the compost bullfights, bullfighting with picadors, and the traditional night bullfighting festival.

    • February 12 - Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria: On this festival, the Virgin of Candelaria, Patroness of the city, is worshiped.

    • June 16 - Fiesta de la Virgen del Carmen: The Virgen del Carmen is synonymous with the protection of Medellín, tribute is paid to her in the Catholic basilica Nuestra Señora del Carmen.

    • August 1 to 10 - Fiesta de las Flores: In this colorful festival you can enjoy various events and shows full of merriment.

    • October 12-14 - Festival Nacional Antioquia le canta a Colombia: This festival has been recognized as the nation's cultural heritage. Its main purpose is to publicize the Andean music of Colombia.

    How to reach Medellin?

    Medellín by bus: The distance from Pereira to Medellín is 390.6 km, which takes 7 hours 25 minutes approximately

    How to move around Medellin?

    To get around the city of Medellín, you can choose one of these options:


    • Metro, Tram, and Metrocable: They cover several routes and the value of the ticket is COP $ 2,550.

    • Bus: It is the traditional transport and the value of the ticket is COP $ 2,200.

    • Taxi: If you opt for a short trip, the minimum rate is COP $ 5,000.

    Gastronomy in Medellin

    Some dishes that you can try in Medellín are:

    - Bandeja Paisa

    - Calentao

    - Sancocho

    - Mondongo

    - Empanadas de Iglesia

    - Arepas

    - Café

    Things to buy in Medellin

    The souvenirs that you can buy are::

    - Sombrero vueltiao

    - Mochilas wayúu

    - Chinchorro

    - Ruana

    - Artesanías de Mola

    - Café colombiano

    Medellin Facts

    Medellín was founded in 1616 by Francisco Herrera y Campuzano and is located in the Aburrá Valley, and in the same metropolitan area, the Aburrá Valley. The Medellín river runs through the city. The mountain ranges that enclose it, give rise to the formation of various microclimates, waterfalls, forests and sites of diverse landscape and ecological value.

    Bus operators of the route Pereira to Medellin

    The companies that ride to Medellin are: 

    ● Flota Occidental

    ● Flota Ospina

    ● Arauca

    ● Expreso Trejos

    ● Expreso Palmira

    ● Expreso Bolivariano.

    In conclusion:

    Medellín is a city full of flowers in gardens and parks, even on balconies, terraces, and on the tables of outdoor cafes. It has a perfect climate and has a vibrant nightlife. Neighborhoods with colorfully painted buildings add a cheerful touch to the city.

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      Flota Occidental
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