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Bus Cartagena to Medellin: Trip Overview

Daily Buses
6:15 am - 10:54 pm
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Trip Reviews for Cartagena - Medellin

3.5 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Cartagena to Medellin

Ratings and Reviews (59)

Sybil C.March 21, 2020 | 

It’s ok. Buses look nice and new. Lots of leg room. It’s very cold so be prepared! Also we arrived nearly 3 hours late.

Melanie L.February 14, 2020 | 

Too cold in the bus

Richard G.February 3, 2020 | 

the AC was very strong, it was really very cold, at least in the front rows!

Hilton C.January 28, 2020 | 

The service was fine .

Stephen U.January 10, 2020 | 

Horrible driver. Bathroom is in horrible condition, no running water. Waste of time

Idan Z.December 8, 2019 | 

Time is just an advise for them

Nicolás O.December 4, 2019 | 

Good bus, one of the best bus companies in colombia

Sakura D.October 22, 2019 | 

Comfy seats

Rhydian L.September 15, 2019 | 

Too cold

Jonatan L.August 27, 2019 | 

Was a good experience

Tian Chi M.August 13, 2019 | 

The aircconditioning ser temperature too low that I ended up sneezing in the end. There is no WiFi.

Alexander D.July 27, 2019 | 

Arrived to Medellin over 6h late, the bus was also freezing due to the ac being too high

Laura H.July 20, 2019 | 

Very happy with the service and journey. The delay didn’t bother us as we have read reviews rating the buses may be late for a number of different reasons. We were prepared for this.

Olgalucia B.June 4, 2019 | 

Good experience, we did not freeze with the ac and it was quiet.

Rebecca U.June 3, 2019 | 

It was not the drivers fault but due to a long delay in the road, the journey ended up taking 24 hours rather than 12

Dilek B.April 12, 2019 | 

Ot was good

Elena R.April 1, 2019 | 

Air condition top cold! I am sick after the travel.

Louis H.March 19, 2019 | 

The bus was so cold at night and I saw the driver purposely turning the temperature down, he played 3 films all night really loud but when I looked round at everyone they just wanted to sleep. After this experience I will be using copetron

Robin H.March 13, 2019 | 

Night buses are always a little uncomfortable but this has seats that reclined. The reading light was stuck in the on position. But otherwise an okay ride

Peter B.March 1, 2019 | 

Put on earlier bus as arrived at terminal early.

Aeron B.November 20, 2018 | 

Comfortable bus with toilet but no toilet roll, no soap either... entertainment system is all in spanish no english sub-titles.. & lots of stops but arrived safe & sound

Parrie J.November 17, 2018 | 

Great staff, clear instructions, excellent driving!!!

Ronny F.November 7, 2018 | 

My bus was a night bus! So I think the driver should try to be more carefull with the music and the video. It’s allways difficult to sleep on a bus so no LOUD music in the morning.

Leonardo F.October 19, 2018 | 

Everything was perfect except the arrival time

Saul M.September 19, 2018 | 

I was impressed with the excellent service and quality of the bus. The staff was excellent in running things smoothly. The service at Expreso Brasilia is better than some of the service on certain airlines. I was an international passenger and didn't know many of the stops so wasn't sure if I made it to my stop. Although providing earphones was very nice, I wasn't able to hear the sound of the movie. I did enjoy the tv screen. The wifi was not strong enough and would disconnect. Overall, the bus was clean and the seats were very comfortable.

Francesca F.September 10, 2018 | 

The trip was very good overall, the only problem was the excess of air-conditioning that made sleeping challenging

Daniela B.July 1, 2018 | 

The bus was great if cold but the 13 hour journey took 18!

Alberte L.June 30, 2018 | 

We should have arrived to Medellin at 7:15 pm, but we arrived at 3 am

Maisie B.June 22, 2018 | 

The bus was meant to take 10 hours but took 18 and a half. As well as this the driving was very dangerous, i respect the fact the road and winding but i did not feel safe at all. There was also no water or loo roll in the loo which for such a long bus is not good service.

Kaitlin A.June 16, 2018 | 

Bus was over 9 hours late arriving to the destination. Had to change buses at 2am but was happy to get off the first bus because it was crawling with cockroaches. Terrible driver made it impossible to sleep on the over 19-hour journey

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Bus Companies

Cartagena to Medellin buses are provided by Expreso Brasilia and Rápido Ochoa.

Stations & Stops

For a bus leaving from Cartagena, the trip starts at Terminal de Transportes.

In Medellin, your bus travel ends at Medellín, Medellín, Medellin, Terminal del Sur or Terminal de Pei - Medellín, PEI - MEDELLíN.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses8
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures6:15 am - 10:54 pm
Minimum Price$26
Average Ticket Price$54
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeExpreso Brasilia, Rapido Ochoa

Cartagena to Medellin Route Map

Cartagena to Medellin Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cartagena - Medellin

How much does a bus ticket from Cartagena to Medellin cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Cartagena to Medellin is $54. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cartagena to Medellin is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Cartagena to Medellin?

The average travel time between Cartagena and Medellin is around 13h 30m, although the fastest bus will take about 13h.This is the time it takes to travel the 465 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Cartagena and Medellin?

The number of buses from Cartagena to Medellin can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 8 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cartagena to Medellin by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Cartagena to Medellin?

When taking the bus from Cartagena to Medellin, you can travel comfortably and safely with Expreso Brasilia, Rápido Ochoa.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Cartagena and Medellin!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Cartagena to Medellin, riding the bus will expose you to some of the most stunning panoramas while enroute to your final bus stop.

Buses are energy-efficient. Carrying a passenger over 100 kms by coach only takes 0.6-0.9 liters of gas. Compare that to the 2.6 liters required by high-speed train, 6.6 liters by airplane and 7.6 liters by gas-powered car, and it's clear that the bus is a more environmentally-conscious option for your bus transportation from Cartagena to Medellin.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Cartagena to Medellin, and enjoy the scenery to tunes from your own personal soundtrack.

Did you know?

The bus driver with the longest career in the world drove more than 2,000,000 miles and is a happy World Record holder.

The average number of passengers on a coach bus is 32 meaning that a bus could replace a minimum of at least 30 cars!

The word 'bus' is an abbreviation of 'omnibus" which means 'for all' in Latin as buses were meant to be transportation for everybody.

Will you be returning to Cartagena by bus?

If you are looking for the return bus journey, check out buses from Medellin to Cartagena.

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