Cheap flights from Cartagena to Medellín

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Travelers usually depart from Rafael Núñez International, or Cartagena Bus Station when they travel from Cartagena to Medellín. Book your trip to arrive at José María Córdova International, Olaya Herrera, or Medellín - Terminal del Norte. The distance between Cartagena and Medellín is 476 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Avianca, VE, LATAM Airlines, Viva Air, and SATENA. Cartagena and Medellín have 230 direct flights per week.

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Check-in for a flight from Cartagena to Medellín

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
AviancaAVAAVYesNo
VEEFYVEYesNo
LATAM AirlinesLANLAYesNo
Viva AirVVCVHYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 3 hours before flight
SATENANSE9RYesNo
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Cartagena to Medellín?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Cartagena and Medellín takes around 1.2 hours.
What is the flight distance between Cartagena and Medellín?
The flight distance between Cartagena and Medellín is 476 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Cartagena and Medellín?
Several carriers operate flights between Cartagena and Medellín. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include LATAM Airlines, Avianca, Viva Air.
What are the most popular routes to and from Cartagena?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Cartagena and Bogotá, San Andrés, Cali, Panama City, New York, Bucaramanga, Fort Lauderdale, Lima, Cancún, Pereira, Mexico City, Quito, Washington, D.C., Cusco, Chicago, Atlanta, Miami, Caracas, San Francisco, Houston.
What are the most popular routes to and from Medellín?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Medellín and Bogotá, New York, Miami, Cali, Pereira, Panama City, Santa Marta, Barranquilla, Caracas, Quito, Mexico City, Cancún, Armenia, Santo Domingo, Lima, Fort Lauderdale, San José, San Andrés, Orlando, Bucaramanga.
What airports are near Cartagena?
The main airport in Cartagena is Rafael Núñez International. It is also served by Rafael Núñez International, Simón Bolívar International, Ernesto Cortissoz International, Los Garzones, Las Brujas, Golfo de Morrosquillo.
What airports are near Medellín?
The main airport in Medellín is José María Córdova International. It is also served by Matecaña International, El Edén International, La Nubia, Antonio Roldán Betancourt.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between Cartagena and Medellín?
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