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Top Bus Routes From Medellin

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Medellin to Terminal De La Dorada07:4014:00BOOK NOW
Medellin to Terminal de Primavera04:3021:30BOOK NOW
Medellin to Bosconia09:4516:00BOOK NOW
Medellin to Cisneros07:4515:30BOOK NOW
Medellin to La Dorada Cal07:4014:00BOOK NOW

Top Bus Routes To Medellin

RouteFirst BusLast Bus
Terminal De Covenas to Medellin07:3019:30BOOK NOW
Salgar to Medellin07:0007:00BOOK NOW
El Copey to Medellin16:1616:16BOOK NOW
Terminal De Apartado to Medellin05:4822:48BOOK NOW
Terminal De Pelaya to Medellin19:0019:45BOOK NOW

Information About Medellin

DepartmentAltitudeWeather
Antioquia1495 m.a.s.lClear, humid, and warm

Medellin Facts

AnniversaryBest time to visitMain destinations from Medellin
March 2ndDecember, January, and FebruaryBogota, Guatape, Armenia, El Retiro, Santa Fe de Antioquia

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.

Bus Companies in Medellin

Expreso Bolivariano 

Address: North Transport Terminal Cr 64A# 78-155 Stand 25 and 51

Telephone: 3112049323

Expreso Bolivariano is one of the biggest bus companies in the country, reaching almost every municipality in Colombia. From Medellin, you can travel to Cali, Bogota, Bucaramanga, among others, on its different services.


Copetran  

Address: North Transport Terminal Cr 64A# 78-155 Stand 16

Telephone: (034) 260 7023

In Copetran, you can find many attractive destinations to travel to, such as Bucaramanga, Cartagena, Barranquilla, among others. Copetran's bus fleet is equipped with everything necessary to make your trip a unique experience.


Rápido Ochoa  

Address: Cra. 65 # 8B -91, taquilla 34 

Telephone: (+57) (4) 444 8888

Rapido Ochoa transports its passengers to municipalities near Medellin like Facatativa, La Apartada, Caucasia, among others.

Most Popular Routes from Medellin

Medellin to Bogota: The Medellin to Bogota route is one of the most popular in the country, as it connects two of the most representative cities in Colombia. You will be able to travel with Expreso Bolivariano, Copetran, Rapido Ochoa, among others. The bus fares vary from 70000 and 100000 pesos.


Medellin to Guatape: This route is very popular, as Medellin is the main departure point towards the enchanting city of Guatape. The bus fares vary from 12000 to 20000 pesos.


Medellin to Pereira: On a 6 hour trip, you can reach Pereira from Medellin. Flota Occidental and Empresa Arauca offer daily departures form the South Terminal.

Medellin weather

Best time to visit Medellin

The best time to visit Medellin is the period from December to February, the dry season. But also July is a good moment.

Climate in Medellin

Medellin waits for the travellers with its temperate climate, subtropical and monsoon, with temperatures between 64 °F (18 °C) and 82 °F (28 °C) depending on the season.Owing to its location in a mountainous territory, full of vegetation, the environment is cold and pleasant with soft winds, reason why it's known as the city of the eternal spring.

The things to do in Medellin

Medellin is a very important historic destination, from the beginning was a dynamic business center, exporting a great diversity ...of resources. Among the most interesting tourist attractions to visit are the urban center, the bothanic garden and the Arvi park
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Accomodations in Medellin

Arcadia Hostel Medellín
Location: Calle 11A N° 31a - 188, El Poblado
Rates: 23000 COP - 94000 COP
It's a low-cost hostel well placed, but it's only recommended for back-packers and travelers with low budget that won't be disturbed by the modest service. Inside you will find a shared cooking, living room, terrace, wifi and rooms with private or shared bathroom. The breakfast is excellent, is one of the services that you will enjoy during your stay.
InMedellín Hostel
Location: Calle 5g N° 32 - 181 Edificio Pacande 301, El Poblado
Rates: 20000 COP - 98000 COP
This lodging is a good option if you don't have a high budget for accomodation (the quality-cost relationship is great). The personal attention is pleasant and the rooms are comfortable and very clean, all of it in a central location, at 700 meters from the Parque Lleras and at 2.4 mi (4 km) from the Pueblito Paisa. You will have a shared kitchen, a living-room, a terrace and private/shared bathrooms.

Important dates in Medellin

Feria de las Floresending July, begining of AugustIt's one of the most waited for events in Medellin, celebrated every year, and with a length between 10 and 12 days from 1957. The visitors will live an amazing experience admiring the parade of silleteros (people who charge flowers on their back) and the traditional flowers exhibition that colour of spring all the environment of the city.
Fiesta de Nuestra Señora de la CandelariaFebruary, the 2ndThis day the city celebrates one more year of the patron saint of the city, the Virgen de la Candelaria, with a massive audience to the temple of her name.
Feria Taurina de la Macarenain January and FebruaryThe lovers of the tradition and passion of the called wild festival can not miss this fair, where the most noted representatives of the bullfighting are joined.

FAQs

Q: What is an M-Ticket?
A: An M-Ticket is the virtual replacement of your bus ticket printout. An M-Ticket is an SMS that’s sent to your registered mobile number the moment you have successfully booked a bus ticket on the official website of redBus. The M-Ticket will basically contain details of your bus ticket such as timing, pick-up and drop-off points, vehicle registration number, PNR, and TIN numbers as well. The M-Ticket procedure has been an eco-friendly initiative employed by redBus to help reduce the amount of paper being used.
Q: How do I get in touch with the customer care department of redBus, Colombia?
A: If you need any assistance with your booking or if you have a query about a particular bus operator or route, you can contact the customer care department of redBus in Colombia by dialing +57 1 381 6508 or you can even write an email to contacto@redbus.co
Q: Do I need to make an account on the redBus website to book a bus?
A: No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. But, it is advisable to make an account to help speed up the booking process the next time you need to book a bus ticket. redBus offers a number of discounts and offers as well and you can easily avail these offers if you are registered with redBus.
Q: How do I book my bus ticket at Medellin?
A: You can either visit the bus operator counter of your choice or you can visit the official website of redBus. The user-friendly and interactive website offers a step-by-step process of booking a bus ticket in a matter of minutes. The site offers a lot of useful information such as bus timings, fares, pick-up and drop-off points, and much more.
Q: Is it safe to use my debit or credit card to book a ticket on the redBus website?
A: redBus has invested a lot to ensure that their customers are protected at all times and not just during their journey. redBus hosts a secure platform where transactions can be made safely. With over 180 million satisfied users, history should tell you exactly how secure it is to make a payment through the redBus website or app.