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Medellín - Terminal del Sur
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Bus Medellín to Cali: Trip Overview

Bus Medellín to Cali: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$24
Average bus trip duration8h 1m
Number of daily buses19
Earliest bus departure3:00 AM
Distance201 miles (323 km)
Latest bus departure11:00 PM

See what travelers are saying about the trip from Medellín to Cali

3.7 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Medellín to Cali

Ratings and Reviews (135)

Was okay. Delayed 3.5 hours

Kieran B.

April 26, 2023
The app does not give the right seat in the bus.

Juan Pablo A.

December 20, 2022
Very rude driver, no comfortable chargers, no wifi as indicated, driver drove too fast on a road that was dangerous

Letizia M.

August 26, 2022
Very amazing services but the WiFi didn’t work

Emuna K.

January 26, 2020
Fast, safe, clean.

Sylvester N.

December 14, 2019

Medellín to Cali Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses19
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures3:00AM - 11:00PM
Minimum Price$15
Average Ticket Price$24
Minimum Trip Duration7h59m
Average Bus Trip Duration8h1m
Distance201 miles (323 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteEmpresa Arauca, Flota Magdalena, Bolivariano, Expreso Palmira
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Medellín - Cali

Taking the bus is the best way to travel to Cali without a car. Traveling by bus offers a budget-friendly, secure, and easy way to go between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

On average, the trip from Medellín to Cali takes around 8h 1m, but you can get there in as little as 7h 59m with the fastest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 204 miles (329 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance separating Medellín and Cali is 204 miles (329 km).

About 19 buses travel this route daily, provided by Empresa Arauca, Flota Magdalena and Bolivariano. The number of buses running from Medellín to Cali may change based on the day of the week. Simplify your trip from Medellín to Cali by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel needs and budget on Busbud.

The bus service operates between 3:00 AM and 11:00 PM.

If you're headed to Cali from Medellín, chances are that your bus will leave from Terminal del Norte and arrive at Terminal Cali. These are the main pick-up and drop-off locations on this route, but you can find others that could fit better into your travel plans.

You can save a lot of money on your trip from Medellín to Cali by choosing to travel by bus. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $15.

You can expect to pay around $24 for a bus ticket. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $15 and $28, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

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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 Medellín to Cali was searched and found on Dec 11, 2023 with a price of $15

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

You can expect to pay from $15 to $26 for a bus ticket from Medellín to Cali based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $15 which is on 2023-12-11.

Usually Expreso Palmira 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 Medellín and Cali!

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

Taking the bus creates the smallest carbon footprint compared to other modes of transport. Not to mention that buses will allow you to discover scenic gems from Medellín to Cali that are otherwise impossible to come by with a plane.

Create your own real life musical score by curating a personalized bus travel playlist - the perfect accompaniment to your bus ride from Medellín to Cali.

Did you know?

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

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

One of the longest bus route in the world goes all the way from Ontario to Alberta in Canada (with the same bus). This trip is 3,435 km or 2,135 miles long and the price is a bit under $100.

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