Coronavirus (COVID-19): get the latest travel updates

Find the cheapest bus tickets from Santa Marta to Medellin

Easily compare and book your next trip with Busbud

Bus Santa Marta to Medellin: Trip Overview

5
Daily Buses
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$71
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Santa Marta - Medellin

3.1 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Santa Marta to Medellin

Ratings and Reviews (42)


Roi Y.March 19, 2020 | 

there are roaches

Katarina T.March 8, 2020 | 

It was okay

Eia C.January 30, 2020 | 

Staff unhelpful and not communicative.

Hulya T.January 26, 2020 | 

Bus was very confortable, however it was colder than winter. When i asked to driver to at least change the degree a bit they refused. I became ill after all

Ralph W.January 22, 2020 | 

Late which was expected but literally a fridge in there bring a blanket for sure

Anna Sophia K.December 1, 2019 | 

It's freezing cold and it took 4 h longer besides this it was ok

Daniel O.August 2, 2019 | 

The bus was 4hours late to medellin. The driver did not communicate it would be late.

ÖZcan K.July 18, 2019 | 

3 hours delayed and we were freezing inside of the bus

Stefanie B.June 3, 2019 | 

THIS BUS TOOK 24h!! We were supposed to arrive in Medellin at 9.30am. We arrived at 17.30pm. Other than the timing, the bus was excellent

Karina T.May 31, 2019 | 

Would not recommend anyone to get this bus , it was 4 hours late , the driver was making unnecessary long stops in the middle of the night. WiFi was not working and it was extremely cold on the bus

Jan R L.May 7, 2019 | 

Overall it was a good trip. Bit later then expexted, but that’s not a problem. The drivers did a good job! Just one complaint: why is it so cold in the bus during the night? A few degrees celsius warmer would be nice! One remark: in bus 7654 are the usb connections from seat 11 and 12 broke

Kevin K.April 26, 2019 | 

Bus was fine. As always movie volume way to loud but that’s with everyone. However are Bus was an hour late and we arrived at our destination 4hrs late. Pretty unfortunate because we only have one day to see this city.

Till Z.April 3, 2019 | 

The bus was very comfortable and clean but a little too cold. Sadly it wasn't easy to sleep because the radio ran during the whole night. Our bus arrived more than 3 hour too late in Medellin, which got us in trouble. Also the toilet wasn't really working :/ A good thing were the little breaks during the journey.

Samuel H.March 26, 2019 | 

Comfy busses, but we were very late into Medellin

Shlomo L.March 9, 2019 | 

The bus was 4 hours late

Xenia K.January 10, 2019 | 

There is no reason for the bus being SO cold! I got sick after the trip despite wearing two layers of clothes!

Paul C.December 19, 2018 | 

The bus stopped fir breakfast but no announcement was made as to how long the stop would be so one could not plan to eat a proper meal

Sasha P.July 23, 2018 | 

Great bus service with wifi and charging. Doesn't stop much for food and the bus took 5hrs longer than it was supposed to.

Natalie L.July 7, 2018 | 

The ride went from 16 hours to 24. Never again.

Ernest T.May 14, 2018 | 

Very pleasant - staff very professional - enjoyed trip and will definetly use your services in the future

Philip D.May 13, 2018 | 

We arrived in Medellin from Santa Marta at 2pm instead of 7:30am. 6.5 hrs late.

Andreas F.April 19, 2018 | 

Was freezing for 17 hours straight. Think I got sick from the trip. Also the staff where rude and did not help out at all.

Dorothea E.April 4, 2018 | 

Was very Good. Thanks so much

Bridget D.March 10, 2018 | 

Santa Marta de Medellin 22 houres!

Emily D.March 10, 2018 | 

Awful trip from Santa Marta to Medellin was meant to take 16 hours but took 22 and no one was able to explain what went wrong. Staff very unhelpful.

Ana Laura S.March 4, 2018 | 

i thought the driver was going way too fast, the whole bus was shaking and at times i felt scared

Sherese P.February 19, 2018 | 

The bus seemed old.. the seats worn out. Everytime the bus had to go around a sharp turn, condensation from the airconditioning poured out of the ceiling on me. There were many many sharp curves between barranquilla and medellin so this was happening all night. I got soaked and the bus was full so i could move seats. We also were 2 hrs late arriving at the terminal Very dissatisfied

Wout Louis T.February 7, 2018 | 

Super comfy

Anke F.January 30, 2018 | 

Nice and luxury comfort but tooo cold!!

Attn: P.January 24, 2018 | 

My trip Santa Marta to Medellin was overnight. Comfortable and timely.

Santa Marta to Medellin Buses

Busbud shows you the best bus ticket fares and bus schedules so you can easily plan and book a trip by bus from Santa Marta to Medellin.

We make sure you can find a bus service from Santa Marta to Medellin from the most reliable bus companies operating this trip.

Whether it is cheap bus tickets or more luxurious buses going to Medellin from Santa Marta, we help you find what you're looking for based on how much of a budget you have.

Bus Companies

Bus service from Santa Marta to Medellin are provided by Expreso Brasilia, Copetran and Rápido Ochoa.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Santa Marta to Medellin will depart from Terminal Santa Marta.

A bus ride to Medellin will drop you off at Medellín, Medellín, Medellin, Terminal del Sur or Terminal de Pei - Medellín, PEI - MEDELLíN.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses5
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Minimum Price$71
Average Ticket Price$71
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeExpreso Brasilia, Copetran, Rapido Ochoa

Santa Marta to Medellin Route Map

Santa Marta to Medellin Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Santa Marta - Medellin

How much does a bus ticket from Santa Marta to Medellin cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Santa Marta to Medellin is $71. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Santa Marta 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 Santa Marta to Medellin?

The average travel time between Santa Marta and Medellin is around 16h, although the fastest bus will take about 14h.This is the time it takes to travel the 578 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Santa Marta and Medellin?

The number of buses from Santa Marta to Medellin can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 5 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Santa Marta to Medellin by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Santa Marta to Medellin?

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

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

If you're abroad, study some local language. Not only could it get you out of a pickle during your bus trip from Santa Marta to Medellin but it'll also be endearing to native speakers who will surely appreciate your effort.

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Santa Marta to Medellin, get comfy and count the stars.

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 Santa Marta to Medellin.

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

Did you know?

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

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

9.2% of ground transportation in Europe is done by bus versus 7.4% by train.

Will you be returning to Santa Marta by bus?

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

Popular Buses Connecting Santa Marta

Popular Buses Connecting Medellin

Popular routes in this country

Why choose Busbud?

The Best Way To Book Bus Tickets

Busbud helps you easily search, compare and book intercity bus tickets on a worlwide scale with our comprehensive list of bus routes and schedules. With Busbud, wherever you go, you have a worldwide bus station within reach and available in your own language and currency. Busbud partners with safe and reliable bus companies throughout the world such as Greyhound, Eurolines, ALSA, OUIBUS (BlaBlaBus), National Express and many others so you can buy tickets without a worry.

  • Your trip, your priorities
  • Global coverage
  • 24/7 support