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Fares from $28 One Way, $55 Round Trip from Barranquilla to Medellin

Prices starting at $55 for return flights and $28 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 Barranquilla

Route Information for Flights from Barranquilla to Medellin

Origin Airport IATA CodeBAQ
Destination Airport IATA CodeMDE
Distance328 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesSA AVIANCA
Earliest Flight Arrival1:15PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival12:50AM UTC

Plan Your Trip from Barranquilla to Medellin

Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport

With the help of Orbitz.com, you can find good deals on flights from Barranquilla. In Barranquilla, the main airport serving international air traffic is Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport, located about seven miles outside of the city. Major airlines that fly out of the airport include Viva Colombia, Avianca and Copa Airlines Colombia. Avianca features a direct flight to Colombia.

Parking at the Airport

A parking lot with 350 spaces is available near the exit of the passenger terminal. The hourly cost for parking is Mex$4,000. Daily parking fees are Mex$33,000.

Transportation to the Airport

There are numerous ways to get from the city of Barranquilla to the airport. If you've rented a car, then the airport has convenient drop-off locations for most major rental car agencies. You can also catch a local taxicab within the city for the short ride to the airport. If traffic is light, it's only a 15-minute drive from the center of town to the terminal.

Restaurants at Ernesto Cortissoz International Airport

Tropical Almond Coffee, a coffee bar with barstool seating, is located near the middle of the second floor. There's also a food court on the second floor with a wide variety of fast and convenient options for travelers in a hurry. For more relaxed dining, the Palmetto Restaurant features a complete menu and table service. Flights from Barranquilla are no problem when you look for deals on Orbitz.com.

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 Barranquilla to Medellin - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Barranquilla to Medellin?

Buckle your seat belt and enjoy a worry-free flight aboard one of the 3 airlines that fly directly from Barranquilla (BAQ-Ernesto Cortissoz Intl.) to Medellin (MDE-Jose Maria Cordova Intl.). We've put together a list of respected carriers to choose from:

  • AVIANCA
  • Viva Air Colombia
  • LATAM Airlines
What is the shortest flight from Barranquilla to Medellin?

The trip from Barranquilla to Medellin can be as quick as 1 hour and 12 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not organize a spontaneous getaway?

What airlines fly from Barranquilla to Medellin most frequently?

Consider AVIANCA (AV). This airline offers some of the most frequent flights from Barranquilla (BAQ-Ernesto Cortissoz Intl.) to Medellin (MDE-Jose Maria Cordova Intl.). It operates 50 services on this route each month and is popular with passengers. Viva Air Colombia (VH) also flies from Barranquilla to Medellin. It's another excellent choice and has 46 flights monthly.

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.