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Today21 Feb
from £34
Tomorrow22 Feb
from £33
Fri23 Feb
from £33
Sat24 Feb
from £33
Sun25 Feb
from £32
Mon26 Feb
from £32
Tue27 Feb
from £28
Wed28 Feb
from £28

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Bus Cartagena to Medellín: Trip Overview

Bus Cartagena to Medellín: Trip Overview

Average ticket price£36
Average bus trip duration13h 30m
Number of daily buses10
Earliest bus departure04:00
Distance284 miles
Latest bus departure21:30

See what travellers are saying about the trip from Cartagena to Medellín

3.4 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travellers who booked a bus ticket from Cartagena to Medellín

Ratings and Reviews (203)

Driver had loud music on at 4am

Anna M.

19 February 2024
Comfortable seats, clean bus.

Anna S.

8 February 2024
The bus was late by 4 hours. Not the fault of the driver.

Catherine H.

2 February 2024
It was alright, except that it was freezing cold. Literally felt like I had a seat not in but onto of a skibus. Freezing!

Lorenz P.

31 January 2024
Recliners were good, there were screens in seats. The usb port chargers didn’t work and the wifi did t work - so don’t get your hopes up. Toilet was terrible. Bus was only 1 hour delayed arrival, bus driver was good and bus was quite empty

Emily J.

24 October 2023
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Cartagena to Medellín buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses10
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures04:00 - 21:30
Minimum Price£29
Average Ticket Price£36
Minimum Trip Duration12h
Average Bus Trip Duration13h30m
Distance284 miles
Bus companies on this routeExpreso Brasilia, Rapido Ochoa
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions on the trip Cartagena - Medellín

The average bus ticket price from Cartagena to Medellín is £36. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Cartagena to Medellín 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!

The average travel time between Cartagena and Medellín is around 13h 30m, although the fastest bus will take about 12h. This is the time it takes to travel the 288 miles that separates the two cities.

The number of buses from Cartagena to Medellín can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 10 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Cartagena to Medellín by comparing and selecting the bus that fits your travel style and budget on Busbud.

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

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Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Cartagena to Medellín was searched and found on 26 Feb 2024 with a price of £33

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Cartagena to Medellín as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from £33 to £39 for a bus ticket from Cartagena to Medellín based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at £33, which is on 2024-02-26.

Usually Expreso Brasilia will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

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 Medellín!

Much more than a mere vehicle taking you from Cartagena to Medellín, 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 Medellín.

Make a music playlist for your bus ride from Cartagena to Medellín, 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.

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