How to arrive to Medellin?


In the city you could find the local airport called Enrique Olaya Herrera in which daily flights come from all over the region of the state of Antioquia and other nearby cities like Pereira, Quindio, Sincelejo, Monteria and Manizales and some occasional flights from Bogota. The address of the airport is carrera 65 a # 13 - 157, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Close to the city in the village of Rionegro approximately 1 hour from the rural area you have the international airport called Jose Maria Cordova. This airport attends the international flights that come to the city and the majority of domestic flights that fly to the rest of the country. In this airport you find restaurants, stores, cafeterias, craft shops and car rentals. It is opened 24 hours a day. Telephone: (57 -4) 444 28 18 (57-4) 402 01 10. E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Main roads of the city

You can get to the city of Medellin by various ways of the national road system. The Medellin-Bogota highway, leads to the capital and the south east part of the country. The south western roads lead to the Coffee Region (Eje Cafetero), Cali and the south western part of the country. Another of the main roads of the country is the one that goes to the Atlantic coast. Tourists use these roads to lead to Barranquilla, Cartagena and Santa Marta. Lastly we have another road that connects us to the ocean and the region of Uraba and the pacific coast of the country.

In-city bus terminals

The city of Medellin has two bus terminals:

The north terminal situated in the north western part of the city specifically in the caribe neighborhood (direct access to this bus terminal could be accessed by the Metro of Medellin.) It provides bus services to different zones situated in the north and eastern part of the country like Bogota, Tunja, Santanter and the main cities of the north coast of Colombia: Cartagena de Indias, Barranquilla, Santa Marta, Sincelejo, Montería and others.

The south terminal located in the south western part of the city in the neighborhood of guayabal. Provides bus services towards the south and eastern part of Antioquia, the main cities are: the coffee region (eje cafetero), Manizales, Pereira and Armenia, Tolima and the main cities of like Cali, Neiva, Popayan and Pasto.

The bus terminals in Medellin are located inside commercial malls that include banks, gift shops and other entertaining services.