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How To Get From Pereira to Medellin By Bus – All Possible Ways (Updated 2023)

Last updated on January 22nd, 2023 at 11:03 am

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How To Get From Pereira to Medellin By Bus – You can go by bus, rent a car and private transfer.

What Is The Distance From Pereira to Medellin?

The distance from Pereira to Medellin is 245 kilometers. Click here to book online Medellin activities and day trips

The travel time by car from Pereira to Medellin is around 5 hours. The bus travel time from Pereira to Medellin is around 6 hours. Read here Medellin vs Bogota and Medellin itinerary

What Is The Cheapest Way From Pereira to Medellin?

The cheapest way from Pereira to Medellin is by bus for 55-70K COP which is around $14-18 USD. You can buy online your ticket and you can also rent a car.

Read here how to get from Medellin airport to Guatape, Medellin to Jardin, Jardin to Medellin, Neiva to PereiraPereira to Salento and Medellin to Santa Marta

SIM CARD AT MEDELLIN AIRPORT

I wouldn’t recommend you buy a sim card at Medellin airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Medellin. Read here Colombia sim card for tourist and best Colombia eSim

You can find the cheapest Colombia eSim with Airalo Colombia eSim prepaid for $8 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days. For $15 USD with 2 GB data valid for 15 days. For $21 USD with 3 GB data and for $32 USD with 5 GB data valid for 30 days. (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%).

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WHERE TO STAY IN MEDELLIN

There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from in Medellin. Accommodation prices can take you around $10-12 USD if you sleep in a dorm. For mid-budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and for more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Medellin. The most popular areas are El Poblado and city center.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN MEDELLIN BEFORE YOUR TRIP

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HOW TO GET FROM PEREIRA TO MEDELLIN

Bus From Pereira To Medellin (Cheapest Way)

The cheapest way from Pereira to Medellin is by bus. There are many buses running during the day and at night time.

I would recommend you to take the night bus for $17 USD from Pereira to Medellin booking online with Bookaway. The VIP bus is so comfortable and you will avoid paying for a night in a hostel.

FLOTA OCCIDENTAL BUS SCHEDULE FROM PEREIRA TO MEDELLIN

The bus schedule from Pereira to Medellin with Flota Occidental is running a few times per day but there are more bus companies going from Pereira to Medellin running every hour 24/7.

The travel time from Pereira to Medellin by bus is around 6 hours. The bus fare from Pereira to Medellin is around 55K-70K COP which is around $14-18 USD. You can book online to avoid the hassle.

You will take the bus at Pereira Terminal and you will arrive in Terminal Sur at Medellin near Poblado area where is the most popular place for accommodation in Medellin.

MORE BUSES COMPANIES FROM PEREIRA TO MEDELLIN

You can also go from Pereira to Medellin with Empresa Arauca Bus. The bus fare, travel time and bus schedule with Empresa Arauca Bus is similar to Flota Occidental. You can check here schedule and price with Empresa Arauca Bus!

CAR RENTAL AT PEREIRA

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There are many options for renting a car in Pereira. Renting a car is the most convenient option if you are planning to visit places on the way to Medellin, moving around or you are traveling in a group or with so much luggage. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day depending on how long are you renting.

Click here to get the best deals renting a car in Colombia!

PEREIRA TO MEDELLIN FLIGHT

You can go from Pereira to Medellin by plane. The flight time from Pereira to Medellin is around 45 minutes. The flight ticket from Pereira to Medellin is around $30-50 USD.

BEST WAY FROM PEREIRA TO MEDELLIN

The best way from Pereira to Medellin is by bus if you are on a budget for $14 USD and you can book online. It will be around 6 hours travel time by bus!

The best way from Pereira to Medellin is by bus if you wish comfort is by plane for $30-50 USD per person plus the transfer to the airports but you will be avoiding 6 hours on the road since the flight from Pereira to Medellin is less than an hour.

WHERE TO STAY IN MEDELLIN

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There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from in Medellin. Accommodation prices can take you around $10-12 USD if you sleep in a dorm. For mid-budget accommodation starts at $40-60 USD and for more than $100 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Medellin. The most popular areas are El Poblado and city center.

CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR ACCOMMODATION IN MEDELLIN BEFORE YOUR TRIP WITH BOOKING.

BEST TIME TO VISIT IN COLOMBIA

You can go to Colombia any time of the year. The months of December to February are the best time to visit Colombia because is the sunniest and also the peak season. October to November is the months ideal for those working with a budget, because its is considered the low season in the country.

Click here to know more about the weather in Colombia.

ATMS AND CASH IN COLOMBIA

The official currency of Colombia is called Colombian Peso (COP). And $1 USD=5000 COP. ATMs are available and it is also advisable to withdraw as much as you can because of fees for foreign cars. The maximum amount that you can withdraw will be around 600K-1200K COP depending on the bank. Click here to check the exact change rate.

Bank Fees For Foreigner Cards In Colombia

Most of the banks in Bogota and Colombia will charge fees for foreign cards in Colombia. Check the list below with the exact fees for foreign cards in Colombia and how much money are you allowed to withdraw in Colombia with every bank. There are many ATMs in Medellin and an exchange currency office if you need them.

BankAmount Allowed And Fees
Colpatria900K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Pichincha800K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Banco Caja Social700K COP Withdraw And No Fees
BBVA300K COP Withdraw And No Fees
CorpBanco400K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Davidienda400K COP Withdraw And No Fees
Citibank1200K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees
Bancolombia900K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees
ATH400K COP Withdraw And 10k COP Fees
Servibanca750K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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