Cheap Flights To Medellin (MDE) Starting at $71

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Cheap Flights to Medellin from $71 One Way, $141 Round Trip

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Planning Your Trip to Medellin

As the second-largest city in Colombia, the city of Medellin attracts numerous visitors each year. Surrounded by majestic mountain ranges, Medellin offers bustling markets, a thriving nightlife scene, and a vibrant culture. Finding cheap flights to Medellin on is fast and easy because you can search numerous airlines at once.

Airport and Transportation Information in Medellin

Domestic and international travelers will arrive at José María Córdova International Airport. The airport is located in the town of Rionegro, about 19 miles from the downtown Medellin area. Traveling through Medellin is quick and easy with the Metro system. The trip from the airport to the downtown area will take about 30 minutes. The city also offers transportation via the Metrocable, a sky cable car. There are also ample taxi services in the city. Minimum taxi fares cost about 4,200 COP. Travelers can also take advantage of the TuriBus for getting around the city for a fare of 1,500 COP. The Circular Coonatra travels through the downtown area at a cost of about 1,400 COP.

Medellin Destination Highlights and Weather Information

Pueblito Paisa is among the top attractions to see in Medellin. Situated at the top of El Cerro Nutibara, this reconstructed Antioquia village offers an excellent view of the city. Other top sights to see include The Metropolitan Cathedral. Medellin is also home to Los Alumbrados, the annual Christmas lights that decorate the city from December through mid-January.

Although Medellin is located near the equator, the city's high altitude in the Andes ensures it is not as hot as many other equatorial locations. The annual average temperature is around 72 degrees Fahrenheit. This temperature remains fairly constant throughout the year due to the city's proximity to the equator. Visitors should bring lightweight clothing and a light jacket or sweater, as temperatures can be cooler in the early mornings and late evenings.

Enjoying the Best of Medellin

Located in the beautiful Andes Mountains, the city of Medellin offers travelers spectacular views and a vibrant cultural heritage. makes it easy for visitors to quickly search for cheap flights to Medellin and locate discount prices on other travel needs, including hotel reservations.

Frequently asked questions

Am I currently able to fly to Medellin?
Our Covid-19 Travel Advisor has the updates you need about current travel advice, quarantine policies and other essential information for your flight to Medellin.
If I am not able to travel because of COVID-19, can I change or cancel?
You’ll find all the answers you need on our Customer Service Portal. While the majority of airlines make allowances for cancellations or changes due to COVID-19, it’s best to double-check the terms and conditions of your selected carrier before you book.
Which airlines fly to Medellin?
With 20 airlines servicing Jose Maria Cordova Intl. Airport (MDE), the entryway to Medellin, you have plenty of choice. Score a terrific deal among these well-known international airlines waiting to fly you away to this city:

  • Copa Airlines - 96 flights to Medellin per month
  • Viva Air Colombia - 77 flights to Medellin per month
  • American Airlines - 68 flights to Medellin per month

What is the best airport to fly to in Medellin?
Search for flights to Enrique Olaya Herrera Airport (EOH) and get set to explore every inch of this popular city. The airport is around 1 mile southeast of the downtown area. Also look into fares to Jose Maria Cordova Intl. Airport (MDE), another popular entrance point to Medellin.
How much is a flight to Medellin?
Round-trip prices started as low as $141 this past week to Medellin, and climbed to a high of $262. A few lucky passengers journeying out of Bogotá (BOG) managed to score one-way fares starting from just $71.
How to book the cheapest flight to Medellin?
Using Orbitz, you’ll uncover some of the best flight deals around from a big selection of airlines. But if you’re eager to boost your chances of landing cheap flights to Medellin, here are some suggestions to bear in mind:

  • Depending on where you’re leaving from, choose the ‘Nearby airports’ function (located under the departure and arrival options). Sometimes, alternative departure points will have cheaper fares.
  • If you’re flexible with your plans, click on the ‘Show flexible dates’ link. It’ll display the flight deals for the days before and after your chosen departure. Airfares often vary depending on what day of the week it is.
  • To optimize your results, hit ‘Show options.’ You can search based on seating class, airlines, nonstop flights and refundable flights. You can also select the time of day you’d like to fly under ‘Sort & Filter’ to the left.
  • The early bird catches the most impressive deals, so purchase your seats once you’ve settled on your travel dates. The cheapest fares sell out first and prices generally climb as the departure date nears.
  • Bundle your hotels, flights and car rental into a package deal and enjoy discounts. Save your money for things you’re really excited about, like exploring Medellin.
  • Don’t travel during peak seasons if possible. By avoiding school vacations and summer, you can make superb savings on your airfare.

How long is a flight to Medellin?
Your flight to Medellin could be an hour or two or more, depending on where you’re leaving from. We’ve compiled a list of three of the top domestic routes and flight durations to give you an idea of what to expect:

  • Bogota (BOG-El Dorado Intl.) to Jose Maria Cordova Intl. Airport (MDE) - 58 minutes
  • Cartagena (CTG-Rafael Nunez Intl.) to Jose Maria Cordova Intl. Airport (MDE) - 1 hour and 11 minutes
  • Santa Marta (SMR-Simon Bolivar) to Jose Maria Cordova Intl. Airport (MDE) - 1 hour and 14 minutes

What is the best time to book a flight to Medellin?
If your schedule allows, book your tickets to Medellin in January. This is the best month to reserve low airfares, closely followed by February and August. With a little organizing, you’re sure to find a cheap flight with Orbitz.
What day of the week is the cheapest to book a flight to Medellin?
To land a fantastic flight deal, book on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday. Usually, these are the cheapest days of the week to book flights to Medellin.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly to Medellin?
Think about flying early in the week to score cheap flights to Medellin. Orbitz data from 2020 indicates Monday is normally the cheapest day to set off, followed by Tuesday. Saturdays were shown to have the most expensive ticket prices. This is probably because most passengers prefer to kick off their trip when the weekend rolls around.
What is the cheapest month to fly to Medellin?
Consider traveling during August if you don’t want to put a dent in your budget. Orbitz data shows that this is generally the best month for cheap flights to Medellin. June is when ticket prices are at their most expensive.
Which airlines allow free cancellation?
Orbitz makes it a snap to find carriers offering fare flexibility. Simply click on “Filter by flexible change policies” when searching for your flights and hey presto! We’ll show you options that include free cancellation within 24 hours of booking, no change fees and of course, an irresistible low price.
What do I need for the flight to Medellin?
From onboard entertainment to travel necessities like noise-canceling headphones, there are several things a seasoned flyer always carries with them. To ensure you’re ready for your adventure, check out this useful list:

  • Ensure that you have your travel paperwork and identification. For overseas journeys, you’ll need to bring your passport. When purchasing your tickets, always use the same name, birth date and gender as indicated on your current ID.
  • A properly packed carry-on bag is the key to flying in comfort. Given your flight to Medellin is no short hop, take enough snacks and things to keep you happy. Something to read or listen to is sure to help you pass the time.
  • Plane cabins are often chilly. Even if you’re flying during the peak of summer, be sure to take an extra warm layer with you.

How many direct flights are there to Medellin?
Get to Medellin quickly on one of the 110 direct flights that touch down here each month. For a comfortable and stress-free journey, have a look at the nonstop flights with EasyFly.
How do I get cheap first-class/business deals to Medellin?
If you think a first or business-class ticket is beyond your reach, think again. Here are some practical tips to help you pick up a premium flight to Medellin for less:

  • Be flexible with your travel dates and wait for big sales on first or business-class airfares.
  • Low-cost airlines offer first or business-class seats at affordable prices. Give the full-service carriers a miss and book with one of these cheaper options.
  • Make the most of your airline’s loyalty scheme and use points to upgrade your seat. You can also bid for an upgrade in online auctions.

How to get into Medellin from the airport?
Make things easier with a Jose Maria Cordova Intl. Airport (MDE) car rental. Land at Jose Maria Cordova Intl. Airport (MDE) and then pick up some wheels from one of the two suppliers on-site. Budget and Avis both have a terrific selection of vehicles to choose from. After you’ve buckled up, you’ll need to travel approximately 12 miles to the west to reach the excitement of central Medellin. Renting a vehicle from the city center is another option with great deals from Medellin car rentals.
What is the best time to go to Medellin?
If you want to experience Medellin in peak season, are the best months to visit. June 20 marks the beginning of the summer season in the Northern Hemisphere and is an awesome time to go if you relish being outside. During this time of the year, average daily temperatures normally range from 50undefined to 80undefined.
Travel tips for Medellin

  • Begin in the downtown area and enjoy a walking tour of the city’s renowned attractions. Botero Plaza and Atanasio Giradot Stadium are favorites with tourists.
  • If you’re in search of an easy day trip, there are more sights waiting to delight you a quick commute out of town. Find out why Rock of Guatape and Arvi Park are on the itineraries of most Medellin adventurers.
  • Get behind the steering wheel and discover what else makes Antioquia a magnet for adventurers. Organize a car rental with Orbitz and enjoy the delights of two other top-rated cities — Caucasia and La Pintada.

Fare, taxes & fees: Fares include all taxes and fees, except baggage fees. Rates shown reflect fares found by other Orbitz users over the past 7 days. Due to rapidly changing airline prices & seat availability, these fares may no longer be available.

Refunds/changes/cancellations: Itinerary changes, if permitted for the fare, will have a $30 service fee charged by Orbitz. Additional airline charges may apply.

Other conditions: Schedules, fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Seats are limited and may not be available on all flights/dates or in all markets. Lower fares may be available. Fares will not be honored retroactively or in exchange for any wholly/partially unused ticket. Tickets are non-transferable and non-refundable. Fare rules are provided for the selected itinerary before booking.