TRANSPORTATION

Empty chairs in the departure hall of an airport with the airport control tower and an airplane taking off during sunset
Medellín
Manuel Franz

Airport in Medellín – The 3 best ways to get to the city

Here are the cheapest and easiest ways to get from Medellin’s airport to the center of the city. Firstly,  you should know that Medellín has two airports. On one hand, there is Olaya Herera, which is located in the south-west of the city and is not very used. On the other hand, there is the

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Motion blurred morning buses riding in the city of Medellin
Mobility
Valeria Villalba Vides

Bus in Medellín – The 2020 guide to use the bus in Medellín

How to use the bus in Medellín: routes, prices, apps… The bus system is one of the oldest transportation systems used in Medellín. Therefore, the bus network is very rich and developed. Over time, a large number of bus companies and routes have developed across the whole city. Indeed, you can move very easily in the center

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Metroplús bus riding in the city of Medellin during the morning with the sunrise light
Mobility
Manuel Franz

Metroplús Medellín – The ultimate guide for those new buses

The Metroplús: A combination of a bus, a tram and a metro. The Metroplús is a part of the innovative transportation system of Medellín. Actually, public transportation is a big topic of public administration in the city. Indeed, it is one of the fundamentals of the famous urban change of the city. As part of

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Taxi riding during the night with a focus on the yellow and black taxi light sign
Mobility
Valeria Villalba Vides

Taxis in Medellin – How to easily use the Taxi system in the city

Everything you need to know about taxis in Medellin: In Medellín, taxis work with a taximeter calculating distance and time The minimum fare is $5.400 COP Apps to request a taxi: Easytaxi  It is better to take the taxi in a visible place and send someone the license plate in case you left something in

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Woman holding her phone with a ride sharing app open to book a ride with Uber in Medellin
Mobility
Valeria Villalba Vides

Uber in Medellín – What you need to know before using Uber in Medellín

Uber in Medellín Good service. Direct competition for taxi and undefined legal situation. Registration with cellphone number and credit card. Payment with credit card and cash. Variable rate depending on the demand and supply (on rush hour is expensive). App gives you an estimated rate. Uber arrived to the city of Medellín at the beginning

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A handsome businessman holding a Civica card, the card that gives access to the public transportation in Medellin Colombia
Mobility
Valeria Villalba Vides

Cívica Medellin – Use the Metro, Tranvia, Metrocable y Encicla

How to use your Cívica in Medellín: how to obtain it, prices, apps, transports… Move comfortably around the city with the Cívica The Cívica card is a replacement for the paper tickets. Its aim is to help the environment, the economy and also to ease the access to the Metro system. With this card, you can pay

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Encicla free bicycle station in Medellin Colombia with some bicycles parked in front of a park
Medellín
Valeria Villalba Vides

EnCicla – The free bike system in Medellín

Move around the city for free and the easiest way thanks to Encicla Public bikes for the city Encicla is the public bike system of the Aburrá Valley, inaugurated on 2011. It is a proposal to position the bike as the sustainable, healthy, eco friendly and economic transport method that it is.For this reason, it is part of the SITVA sustainable

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Tranvía in the center of Medellin, an innovative public transportation mean
Medellín
Tilman Burfeind

Tranvía in Medellín – How to use it and 2020 prices

The Tranvía – A modern urban transport The Tranvía is a tram in Downtown Medellín that has only one line so far (but with more to come). However, it is part of Medellín’s plan to expand its infrastructure in order to make transports accessible to people from all social levels. Actually, public transportation in Medellín

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Metrocable Medellin Colombia, Public transportation system that transports people in cabins hanged to a cable rope to get through the beautiful green mountains
Medellín
Manuel Franz

Metrocable in Medellín – Everything you need to know

The Metrocable – one of the most innovative transportation systems in the world. Besides being the only Colombian city with a metro system, Medellín also has other transportation means: Metroplús, Tranvía, Encicla, Buses, and the Metrocable which we develop in this article. As you might have understood, public transportation in Medellín is a big topic

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Parque Berrío Metro station in Medellín next to Rafael Uribe Palace of Culture, Antioquia's Museum and the famous plaza Botero with all the sculptures of Botero
Medellín
Manuel Franz

Metro in Medellín – The Ultimate guide

Metro: The key of public transportation in Medellín The city of the eternal spring is currently the only city of the country that has a metro system. It is one of the fundamentals of the famous urban change of the city. In fact, the city has an even bigger transportation system called SITVA (Sistema Integrado de

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