Cheap Flights from Bogota to Medellin in 2019
Flight information Bogota to Medellin
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Flights per week
Average flight time, total distance 138 miles
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José María Córdova International and Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera
When you're ready to head north from Bogota to Medellin, you can count on Skyscanner to provide cheap flights and tips on the best things to do in Colombiatool, and helpful information to ensure a stress-free experience.
The Airports in Bogota and Medellin
Located just eight miles from the city center, El Dorado International Airport (BOG) is the primary airport in Bogota. BOG has two terminals, and all international flights will depart from Terminal 1. Multiple airlines offer flights from Bogota to Medellin, including Avianca, Copa, LATAM Satena, and VivaColombia. All of the airlines except Copa offer direct flights to Medellin.
The area of Medellin has two airports that accept flights from Bogota. The vast majority of flights will land at José María Córdova International Airport (MDE). MDE is the second largest airport in Colombia and is located about 22 miles from downtown Medellin. MDE has just one terminal with multiple transportation options to the city. Passengers can get to Medellin via bus, minibus, or taxi. You can also rent a car if you prefer. The average journey to the city is about 40 minutes. Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) is the other airport serving Medellin and is located just two miles from the city center. EOH has one terminal. A short taxi ride is your best option for getting into the city.
What to Know When Flying From BOG
El Dorado International Airport recommends arriving at the airport at least two hours in advance for domestic flights. BOG offers self-check-in and encourages its use to save time. Any person traveling by airplane must present a valid ID and pay a departure tax that varies periodically.
What to Do at El Dorado International
If you have some time before your flight, enjoy some of the 120 coffee shops, restaurants, and services El Dorado International has to offer. Grab a sweet treat at a bakery or treat yourself to a new piece of jewelry or bottle of perfume. BOG also offers duty-free shopping options. If you'd like to relax instead, enjoy a quiet moment in one of three lounges located in the airport.
Comparing Bogota and Medellin
The average temperatures in Medellin are around 15 degrees higher year-round than Bogota, but Bogota's cost of living is much higher. You'll pay about 20 percent more for a meal for two and a significantly higher taxi fare. Both cities are in the Columbia Time Zone and accept the Columbian Peso.
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