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Fares from $128 One Way, $237 Round Trip from Washington to Medellin

Prices starting at $237 for return flights and $128 for one-way flights to Medellin were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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More About Flying To Medellin from Washington

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Destination Airport IATA CodeMDE
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Flying from Washington DC to Medellin

The Best DC Airports

Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.

Long-Term Parking Options

The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.

Public Transportation Choices

The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.

Places to Eat

Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.

Airports in Medellin

If you are looking for cheap flights to Medellin, check out Orbitz.com. Two airports serve the city of Medellin, Colombia. The José María Córdova International Airport is in Rionegro, approximately 30 minutes east of Medellín. It offers both domestic and international flights on a number of major airlines and is the second largest airport in Colombia. Olaya Herrera Airport primarily serves regional, commuter and light aircraft flights. It is roughly 20 miles east of Medellin.

Transportation From the Airport

Rent-a-car companies provide convenient locations at the airport, and Orbitz.com can help you with more than just air tickets. When you find a low fare to Medellin, you can book a rental car too. Check to see if your hotel or resort offers a shuttle from the airport. The Medellin airport also offers bus and taxi services.

Weather in Medellin

Medellin features a tropical climate. The average temperature remains in the 70s all year, with little variation, due to the city's proximity to the equator. Medellín earned the nickname La Ciudad de la Eterna Primavera or City of the Eternal Spring, because of the pleasant, spring like weather. May and October are the rainiest months. If you plan to visit during these months, you might want to bring an umbrella.

Medellin's Major Attractions

The city of Medellin is home to the Plaza Mayor Convention and Exhibition Center, a popular location for large events and festivals. The Arví Ecotourism Park offers abundant activities such as kayaking, biking, camping, fishing, swimming, horseback riding and picnics. The city boasts many outdoor sculptures, making a simple walk through the streets of Medellin interesting and beautiful. When you are planning a trip to Colombia, check Orbitz.com for the best cheap flights to Medellin.

Flights from Washington to Medellin - Frequently Asked Questions

What is the shortest flight from Washington to Medellin?

Traveling from Baltimore, MD (BWI-Baltimore Washington Intl. Thurgood Marshall) to Medellin (MDE-Jose Maria Cordova Intl.) will take you at least 5 hours and 53 minutes. Enjoy a beverage and watch a movie or two — it’s the perfect opportunity to relax.

What airlines fly from Washington to Medellin most frequently?
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Medellin?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Medellin have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Medellin with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Medellin without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.