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REGION (destination)

CITIES BY REGION OF DESTINATION

DESTINATION

MEDELLÍN

Economy class

Executive class

Central América Premiun

(CAM PREMIUM)

San Salvador, Guatemala, Tegucigalpa, San Pedro de Sula, Managua y San José

15%

15%

Panamá (PA)

Ciudad de Panamá

20%|

20%

México (MX)

Ciudad de México, Cancún

15%

20%

Northern South America (NSAM)

Guayaquil, Quito, Lima, Cuzco, Trujillo, Juliaca, Tarapoto, Arequipa, Chiclayo, Piura y Puerto Maldonado.

10%

15%

Southern South America 1 (SSAM1)

Buenos Aires, Santiago de Chile, Montevideo, Asunción, Santa Cruz de la sierra, La paz.

10%

10%

Southern South America 2 (SSAM2)

Sao Paulo, Río de Janeiro, Porto Alegre, Brasilia.

10%

5%

Caribe (CAR)

La habana, Santo Domingo, Aruba, Curazao y Punta Cana, San Juan de Puerto Rico.

15%

15%

North America (NAM)

San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Dallas, Toronto, Chicago, Orlando, Washington, New York, Miami y Fort Lauderdale.

10%

15%

Europe (EU)

Madrid, Barcelona y Londres.

10%

10%

Colombia (CO)

San Andrés, Armenia, Barranquilla, Bucaramanga, Bogotá, Cali, Cartagena Cúcuta, Barrancabermeja, Ibagué, Leticia, Medellín, Montería, Manizales, Neiva, Pereira, Popayán, Pasto, Riohacha, Santa Marta, Tumaco, Valledupar, Florencia y Yopal.

15%

20%



Airports in Medellin

Medellín has two airports that provide easy access to all of our visitors:

  • Olaya Herrera Airport (SKMD / EOH): Located in the city, it serves as a short-haul intra Colombia commercial, business and private aircraft airport.
  • José María Córdoba Airport (MDE): Located 30 km southeast of the city, it serves as the International Airport. It has both national and international terminals with connections to 8 countries as shown below. For more information please visit the website here.

National terminal
This terminal currently operates to 9 destinations within Colombia:


Airline
Destination
Avianca





Barranquilla
Bogotá
Cali
Cartagena
Cúcuta
Santa Marta
Copa Airlines Colombia

Bogotá
San Andrés (island)
LAN Colombia
Bogotá
Viva Colombia









Barranquilla
Bogotá
Bucaramanga
Cali
Cartagena
Monteria
Pereira
San Andrés (island)
Santa Marta


International Terminal
This terminal currently operates to 11 international destinations:

Country
City
Airline
United States





Miami
American Airlines / Aviaca
Fout Lauderdale
Spirit Airlines
New York
Avianca
Costa Rica
San José de Costa Rica
LCSA
Curazao
Willemstand
Insel Air
Panamá
Panamá
Copa Airlines / Copa Airlines Colombia / LACSA
Ecuador
Quito
LAN Perú / Aerogal
Perú
Lima
LAN Perú / Aerogal / TACA Perú
Venezuela
Caracas
Copa Airlines Colombia
Spain
Madrid
Avianca


Transportation to and from the international terminal

The international terminal is located in the region of Rionegro, 30 km southeast of Medellín’s centre. The average journey time to the centre is 45 minutes. Buses, minibuses and taxis connect the airport to different parts of Medellín. Taxi services can be requested by phone. Taxis are equipped with metres indicating the fare. The fare from the international terminal to the city centre is approximately COP 60,000 (~USD 20).

For more information, please visit the local transportation page.


Visa requirements

  • Visa not required: citizens of the following countries do not require a TP-11, TP-12 or TP-13 visa to enter and temporarily stay in the country:Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Bulgaria, Bhutan, Canada, Czech (Republic), Chile, Cyprus, Costa Rica, Croatia, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Estonia, Fiji, Finland, France, Georgia, Grenada, Greece, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Hungary, Indonesia, Ireland, Korea (Republic of), Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mexico, Micronesia, Monaco, Norway, New Zealand, Netherlands, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Poland, Portugal, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Dominican Republic, Romania, Russian Federation, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay, USA, the Vatican and Venezuela.
  • Visa required: Citizens of the following countries require a visa to enter the country. The consular posts of the Republic of Colombia do not require any authorization for issuance: Albania, Algeria, Armenia, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Benin, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cape Verde, Cameroon, Chad, Comoros, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, India, Kenya, Kyrgyzstan, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lesotho, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Morocco, Mauritania, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Nicaragua, Niger, Oman, Qatar, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Swaziland, Thailand, Tanzania, Tajikistan, Timor Leste, Togo, Tonga, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
About SIKA

About SIKA transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes as well as diseases such as chikungunya, dengue and yellow fever. Aedes mosquitoes bite predominantly in the day, particularly during mid-morning and late afternoon to dusk. This type of mosquito is unlikely to be found at altitudes over 2,000m. Medellín is to 1.538 metres over sea level, the probability of infection is low.

  • Here you can  update and check some advices for travellers and in the following video you can know some questions and answers about Sika Virus.