Flights from Medellin
Medellin Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find the cheapest and most convenient flights from Medellin, the second-largest city in Columbia. Travelers to the area fly through José María Córdova International Airport, also known as Medellin International Airport, located 45 minutes by car from the downtown Medellin area in the city of Rionegro. Major international airlines, including American, Copa and Spirit Airlines, fly in and out of this airport.
Airport Transportation Options
The easiest option for traveling to and from the airport is to take a taxi. Taxi service from the airport to downtown Medellin will cost the equivalent of approximately 22 USD in local currency and take about 45 minutes. A cheaper option is to take the public minibus. It costs 3.50 USD in local currency, but it can take an hour or longer to get to the heart of Medellin with frequent stops. Also, the minibus offers limited space for luggage, so it may not be ideal for anyone traveling with more than a small bag. One of the most convenient options is to rent a car. Orbitz.com can help you secure a discount rental car from a local agency.
Weather Information for Medellin
In Medellin, it is springtime year-round. The proximity of the city to the equator means that there is very little variation in temperature. The weather ranges between 60 to 85 degrees Fahrenheit, with an average temperature of 71 degrees. Due to the city's high altitude, the air is typically cool with little humidity. One of the most popular times of the year to visit Medellin is during the first days of August for the local Festival of Flowers.
Popular Attractions in the Medellin Area
The Metropolitan Cathedral, Museo Universidad de Antioquia, Museo de Arte Moderno de Medellin and the Plaza de Cisneros are only a few of the indoor and outdoor attractions that are must-sees when visiting this city. Orbitz.com can not only help you find low cost flights from Medellin, but it can also help you identify local sales and secure discount admission tickets to popular attractions.
Flights to Bangkok
Airports in Bangkok
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, is one of the most popular tourist hotspots in the world. In fact, it's second only to London in terms of international visitors. You can book cheap flights to Bangkok with the help of Orbitz.com. Use the powerful Orbitz.com search engine to find exactly the bargain you're looking for. Bangkok is serviced by two major airports: Don Mueang and the recently opened Suvarnabhumi for all international air traffic. Suvarnabhumi Airport is about 20 miles east of the city center. Dozens of international airlines arrive and depart from the modern and state-of-the-art Suvarnabhumi Airport.
Transportation From the Airport
Because Suvarnabhumi is so massive, a shuttle bus service is available to deliver passengers to the car rental center, city bus terminal or long-term parking area. Public taxis charge a 50-bhat airport surcharge. Depending on the traffic conditions, traveling into the city center can take an hour or longer. A public bus service provides transport to several important locales within the city. Bus fare is 35 baht.
Weather in Bangkok
Bangkok has a hot, tropical climate. High temperatures throughout the year hover around 90 degrees. The summer monsoon brings several feet of rain, while the dry winter months may see little or no rain for extended periods.
Things to Do in Bangkok
Two main attractions draw international tourists to Bangkok every year. One is the famous nightlife. Bangkok has an exotic flair that appeals to younger travelers. On the other hand, the hundreds of ancient Buddhist relics and monument offer cultural attractions for the more relaxed, meditative travelers. When you start your trip by searching for cheap flights to Bangkok on Orbitz.com, you'll have the luxury of taking your time exploring this metropolis.
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok89 Soi Wat Suan Plu, New Road, Bangkok 5.0 out of 5.0
On the Chao Phraya River and next to Taksin Sky Train station, this 25-story garden-landscaped hotel lies within 2 km (1.25 miles) of Silom Road shops and the ...
Chatrium Hotel Riverside Bangkok28 Charoenkrung Soi 70, Bangkok 4.5 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Bangkok hotel is located in the historical district, within 2 mi (3 km) of Bangkok Seashell Museum, Sena Fest, and River City Shopping Complex. ...
Mandarin Hotel Managed by Centre Point662 Rama IV Road, Bangkok 4.0 out of 5.0
Located in Maha Phruttharam, this spa hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Snake Farm, Patpong Night Market, and Lumpini Park. MBK Center and Siam Square are also ...
Best Western Premier Amaranth Suvarnabhumi Airport68 Moo 2 Kingkaew Road, Bang Phli 4.5 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Huachiew Chalermprakiet University, Mega Bangna, and The Paseo Mall. Sikarin Hospital and CentralPlaza ...
Grande Centre Point Hotel Terminal 212, 88 Sukhumvit Soi 19 (Wattana), Bangkok 4.5 out of 5.0
Situated in the city center, this luxury hotel is close to Terminal 21 Shopping Mall, Embassy of India, and Benjakiti Park. Also nearby are Benjasiri Park and ...
Radisson Blu Plaza Bangkok489 Sukhumvit Road, Klongtoey Nua, Bangkok 5.0 out of 5.0
Located in Sukhumvit, this luxury hotel is 0.2 mi (0.4 km) from Dinosaur Planet and within 3 mi (5 km) of Siam Paragon Mall and Pratunam Market. Siam Square ...
Novotel Suvarnabhumi Airport999 Suvarnabhumi Airport Hotel Building, Bang Phli 4.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is 3.5 mi (5.7 km) from The Paseo Mall and within 12 mi (20 km) of Bangkok Chain Hospital Public Company Limited and Huachiew ...
Bangkok Marriott Hotel Sukhumvit2 Sukhumvit Soi 57, Bangkok 5.0 out of 5.0
This family-friendly Bangkok hotel is located in Ekamai, within 1 mi (2 km) of Bangkok University, Dinosaur Planet, and EmQuartier. K Village and Terminal 21 ...
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