Last updated on January 22nd, 2023 at 11:12 am
How To Get From Medellin to Jardin – You can go by bus, car and private transfer.
What Is The Distance From Medellin to Jardin?
The distance from Medellin to Jardin is 131 kilometers. Click here to book online Medellin activities and day trips
The travel time by car from Medellin to Jardin is around 2 hours and 45 minutes. The bus travel time from Medellin to Jardin is around 3 hours. Read here how to get from Jardin to Medellin the reverse way
What Is The Cheapest Way From Medellin to Jardin?
SIM CARD AT MEDELLIN AIRPORT
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WHERE TO STAY IN JARDIN
We stayed at Sergeant Pepper’s Hostel and we really loved it the place. A very beautiful ancestral home with great wifi located in a calm area and with free breakfast. You will find dorms and private rooms just a 2 minutes walking distance from the main square.
Accommodation prices can take you around $10-20 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 Jardin.
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How To Get From Medellin to Jardin
Rapido Ochoa Bus From Medellin to Jardin (Cheapest Way)
The cheapest way from Medellin to Jardin is by bus. There are a few options during the day and at night. I would recommend you to book online for $8 USD with Bookaway same price as at the ticket counter 32000 COP.
BUS SCHEDULE FROM MEDELLIN TO JARDIN
The Rapido Ochoa bus schedule from Medellin to Jardin is starting at 4 45 am, 8 50 am, 1 pm, 3 pm, 4 25 pm and 6 45 pm.
The travel time from Medellin to Jardin by bus is around 3 hours. The bus fare is $8 USD which is 32K COP. You can book online to avoid the hassle and you can buy at the ticket counter in Terminal Sur at Medellin.
BUS DEPARTURE MEDELLIN TO JARDIN (TERMINAL SUR IN MEDELLIN)
The bus departure from Medellin to Jardin is from Terminal Sur in Medellin. The Terminal Sur is near El Poblado just 5 minutes by car. But there is no Metro Station near by. You will have to get there by taxi, Uber, Cabify or by local bus depending on how much luggage you have.
Once in Jardin it will be easy since is small. Jardin Terminal will be 5 minutes walking distance from your accommodation.
CAR RENTAL AT MEDELLIN
There are many options for renting a car in Medellin. It’s the most convenient option if you are planning to visit places in the middle like Jerico, Guatape or you are traveling in a group or with so much luggage. There are a few agencies like Hertz, Avis available at the airport. Prices are around $30-40 USD per day depending on how long are you renting.
WHERE TO STAY IN JARDIN
We stayed at Sergeant Pepper’s Hostel and we really loved it the place. There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from in Jardin. Accommodation prices can take you around $10-20 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 Jardin.
WHERE TO EAT AND WHAT TO DO IN JARDIN ANTIOQUIA
BELLA ITALIA PIZZERIA
We really loved the food at Bella Italia Pizzeria located near the main square in Jardin. Our favorite pizza was Margherita and Calzone. We went there daily since prices were affordable, delicious food and as always in Colombian friendly staff.
MIRADOR CRISTO REY (POINT OF VIEW JARDIN)
We loved it the coffee at Jardin Mirador Cristo Rey. We went there hiking and even it was closed the owner offered to us a coffee. We took beautiful videos and pictures with our drone. The views from Mirador Cristo Rey are amazing and you can see Jardin from the top. It will take around 40 minutes hiking from Jardin town to get there.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN COLOMBIA
You can go to Jardin 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 it is considered the low season in the country.
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 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 Jardin and an exchange currency office if you need one.
|Bank||Amount Allowed And Fees|
|Colpatria||900K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Pichincha||800K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Banco Caja Social||700K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|BBVA||300K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|CorpBanco||400K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Davidienda||400K COP Withdraw And No Fees|
|Citibank||1200K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees|
|Bancolombia||900K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees|
|ATH||400K COP Withdraw And 10k COP Fees|
|Servibanca||750K COP Withdraw And 15k COP Fees|
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