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Selected fares from Medellin to Rio de Janeiro

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Route Information for Flights from Medellin to Rio de Janeiro

Origin Airport IATA Code MDE
Destination Airport IATA Code GIG
Flight Price $429
Distance 4,728 km

Cheap Flights from Medellin to Rio De Janeiro

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.

Galeão International Airport

Planning a trip can often be a confusing task. Knowing how to locate the best deals in travel can be difficult, especially if you are on a budget. For the travel planner looking to locate flights to Rio de Janeiro, Orbitz.com can help locate the best deals. The Galeão International Airport is located 12 miles north of downtown Rio de Janeiro. Twenty different airlines render services to the airport to more than 26 domestic locations and 24 international destinations.

Transportation From the Airport

Rio offers several methods for getting around the city. The urban transportation system is available for a flat rate depending on the destination. The airport offers complementary shuttle service to many hotels within the city, and Orbitz.com can help individuals locate car rental agencies in the area. Many rentals are available within the main concourse for convenience. Taxi services are often the best method of travel while in Rio. Fees are charged based on the distance traveled.

Weather in Rio de Janeiro

The warmest month of the year in Rio de Janeiro is February, when temperatures average in the high 80s. The coolest month is in July, when temperatures are in the mid- to low 70s. The city has a very temperate climate year-round, which makes it an excellent vacation spot.

Things to Do in Rio

Visitors to Rio will find plenty of things to do and see. The Botanical Gardens are open every day and feature one of the most exotic gardens in the area, which is home to a wide variety of species of wildlife and plants. Ipanema Beach is ideal for those who want to get some sun. The beach offers hiking, swimming, boating, fishing and a variety of other water activities. Orbitz.com can assist in locating flights to Rio de Janeiro, and securing other travel arrangements.

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