There are no direct flights to MedellÍn from India and all flights have more than one stop in between. Flights can be taken from cities such Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore to Asian cities in Abu Dhabi or Turkey and then to Bogota or Fort Lauderdale or Miami and finally to MedellÍn. Major airline carriers operating include JetBlue, Avianca, Emirates, Spirit Airlines and Turkish Airlines.
Jos_ MarÍa C„rdova International Airport located in the nearby city of Rionegor is the main airport serving MedellÍn. International non stop flights are available to North and South American capital cities. Major airlines operating through this airport include American Airlines, Latam, AeroMexico, JetBlue and Spirit Airlines. Colombia's low cost airline VivaColombia is based in MedellÍn. Domestic flights to Cali, Bogota, Cartagena and Barranquilla also operate from the airport. Taxis are available from the airport to the city, usually taking 45 minutes to reach. Airport's official bus service Aeropuerto has white and green buses running every 15 minutes to the city. There is also a small domestic airport Olaya Herrera which is active during daylight and offers non stop flights to regional destinations such as Armenia, Bogota and Bucaramanga.
Connected via routes to all major cities, reaching MedellÍn in a car is a delightful experience with scenic views throughout the journey. MedellÍn is connected to the Colombian capital Bogota by Autopista MedellÍn Bogota and the journey can take upto 8 hours. If you are coming from Cali or Cartagena, you can take route 25 which connects directly to MedellÍn. There are car rental companies and renting a car is not complicated, tourists need their passport and credit card and must have an international driving permit. However, renting a car is an expensive affair once you add in fuel costs and toll taxes.
There is no rail network connecting to MedellÍn.
MedellÍn has two bus terminals connecting it to other big cities in Colombia. The North terminal located near metro station Estacion Caribe has buses connecting cities north and east to MedellÍn such as Cartagena and Bogota whereas the South terminal located near airport Olaya Herrera has buses plying to south Colombian cities such as Armenia and Cali. Tickets can be booked online for few bus companies and complete information regarding buses to various destinations can be found at www.terminalesmedellÍn.com.
MedellÍn cannot be reached via waterways.