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How To Get From Medellin to Santa Marta Best Way

Last updated on January 16th, 2024 at 11:18 pm

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How To Get From Medellin to Santa Marta Best Way – You can go by bus, car and by plane.

What Is The Distance From Medellin to Santa Marta?

The distance from Medellin to Santa Marta is 829 kilometers. The drive is around 14 hours by car and 16 hours by bus. Read here how to get from Santa Marta to Medellin the reverse way and Santa Marta vs Cartagena

What Is The Cheapest Way From Medellin to Santa Marta?

The cheapest way from Medellin to Santa Marta is by bus for $40 USD. You can buy online and it will take 16 hours.

What Is The Best Way From Medellin to Santa Marta?

The best way from Medellin to Santa Marta is by plane for $50 USD you can book online and the travel time by plane from Medellin to Santa Marta is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

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HOW TO GET FROM MEDELLIN TO SANTA MARTA

Bus From Medellin to Santa Marta (Cheapest Way)

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The cheapest way from Medellin to Santa Marta is by bus. There are a few options during the day and at night.

I would recommend you take the night bus for $40 USD from Medellin to Santa Marta (you can book online) so comfortable and you will avoid paying for a night in a hostel.

BUS SCHEDULE FROM MEDELLIN TO SANTA MARTA

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The Expreso Brasilia bus schedule from Medellin to Santa Marta is running 3 times per day starting at 4 pm, 8 pm and 10 pm. You can check Expreso Brasilia bus schedule website!

The travel time from Medellin to Santa Marta by bus is around 16 hours. The bus fare from Medellin to Santa Marta is around $40 USD. You can book online to avoid the hassle.

MORE BUSES FROM MEDELLIN TO SANTA MARTA FROM TERMINAL NORTE

You can also get Rapido Ochoa. The buses prices are similar and they are running from 9 15 am, 1 pm, 7 pm and 9 pm. Check schedule in Rapido Ochoa website!

The bus departure is from Terminal Norte in Medellin. You can buy the tickets at the tickect counter but make sure you book in advance in peak season.

To get to Terminal Del Norte in Medellin you can go by taxi for $4-5 USD from El Poblado or by metro for $1 USD. And you will have to stop at Caribe Metro Station and walk outside 5 minutes to get to the Bus Terminal.

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MEDELLIN TO SANTA MARTA FLIGHT (BEST WAY)

The best way from Medellin to Santa Marta is by plane. The travel time by plane from Medellin to Santa Marta is 1 hour and 10 minutes.

The flight ticket from Medellin to Santa Marta is around $50 USD you can book online and you will avoid a long bus ride.

BEST WAY FROM MEDELLIN TO SANTA MARTA BUS VS FLIGHT

The best way from Medellin to Santa Marta is by bus for $40 USD (book online here) if you are on a budget. But it will be 16 hours of travel time. You will save half of the price with the airplane and you will avoid paying for a night in a hotel.

The best way from Medellin to Santa Marta is by plane for $50 USD you can book online if you wish comfort for 1 hour and 10 minutes travel time. You will avoid a long bus ride from Medellin to Santa Marta for an affordable price.

It’s up to your budget and comfort but options can be great! We did both of them by plane which was so comfortable but more expensive and by bus which took us so long but it was cheaper since we were traveling the three of us we could save $100 USD.

WHERE TO STAY IN SANTA MARTA

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There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from in Santa Marta. 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.

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