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Net Safety Score
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20 minute gap between transfers
Following each ride, our drivers have at least 20 minutes to thoroughly clean the surfaces of the car and ventilate the cabin.
Regular Car Sanitisation
Our drivers thoroughly sanitise and disinfect cars according to Welcome Safety Protocol
When you book, you can request to have zero contact with the driver during the transfer with just one click. In this case, the driver won’t help you with your luggage or shake hands.
Sanitiser in every car
We provide hand sanitisers and hand wipes for all our travellers. Our drivers have their own sanitiser, which they use before and after every ride
Best Taxi and Transfer Service from Medellin International Airport
When arriving in a new and exciting city like Medellin, Colombia, all you want to do is get to your hotel as quickly as possible, to start your holiday. That’s why taking a Medellin airport taxi is the most convenient transfer option.
From the moment you land at Medellin airport, also known as José María Córdova International Airport, your Welcome Pickups driver will be waiting for you outside of the arrival hall’s exit doors. They will be holding a sign with your name on it, ready to help you and your travel partners to your pre-selected vehicle. If your flight is delayed, no need to worry, all of our drivers are equipped with high-end technology, updating them on your flight status, thus ensuring their presence when you land, whether you are late, early or on time, and at no extra cost.
While you enjoy your transfer from Medellin airport, your local English-speaking driver will let you in on all of the things to do and see whilst you are visiting the city of Medellin. With Welcome, all of your transfer needs will be taken care of, so all you need to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the ride.
Hand picked & english speaking drivers
Same price as a regular Taxi from the line
Drivers are always on time
24/7 Email & Phone support
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Welcome's taxi fleet at Medellin Airport
At Welcome Pickups, we know that having to separate a large group when travelling is never a great option when arriving in a new city. That is why Welcome Pickups has you covered. We have an entire fleet of cars from luxury vehicles to spacious minivans. If you’re travelling in a small group of 4 people or less, we have stylish Sedans that you can choose from, ready to take you to your Medellin hotel in style. Or, if you are travelling in a bigger group of up to 8 people, you can book one of our comfortable minivans.
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Directions from Medellin International Airport (MDE)
José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) is the second largest airport in Colombia after El Dorado International Airport of Bogotá. It is located in the city of Rionegro, 25 kilometres south-east of Medellin’s city centre “El Centro”, and takes around 30 minutes to reach by car or taxi using the newly built tunnel “Túnel del Oriente”.
So when your driver exits Medellin airport, they will follow the signs “Acceso Área de Salidas, Aeropuerto José María Córdova”, they will then get on to “Aeropuerto José María Córdova-Rionegro” and “Las Palmas-Aeropuerto José María Córdova/Variante Las Palmas” for about 1 km. After that, your driver will take the “Túnel del Oriente” to “Cra. 46” in Medellín and stay on this road for about 25 min (21.3 km). From here, your driver will continue on “Cra. 46” before taking “Cra. 50/Av. Palacé” to “Cl. 53/Av. De Greiff” for another 2.2 km. At this point, you will reach Medellin city centre, or also called “El Centro”, and take the local streets to your Medellin hotel.
Taxi fare from Medellin International Airport
Many taxis serve Medellin José María Córdova airport; there are white taxis and yellow taxis. White airport taxis have an agreement to serve the airport, and three companies offer white airport taxi services: Acoa Taxi Aeropuerto, Aerotaxi, and Rápido Medellin Rionegro. These taxis are mainly used by foreign travellers to-and-from the airport.
Both yellow and white taxis offer a set price of €17.30 (COL$ 80 000) for all their Medellin airport to city centre trips.
Please note that there is no higher fare for night or weekend trips and your overall taxi fare includes tolls from the airport.
Why book your Medellin airport transfer with Welcome Pickups?
Welcome Pickups is the perfect transfer solution when arriving in a new city. We provide comfortable transfers with local, hand-picked, English-speaking drivers, carefully selected vehicles, and all this for a fixed competitive price.
Our drivers are equipped with high-end technology, updating them on your flight status, thus ensuring their presence when you land, whether you are late, early or on time, and at no extra cost. Going further, Welcome takes transfer solutions to the next level with guided city tours, insider tips and recommendations. So why not pre-book your seamless city transfer experience in Medellin with Welcome, and set the tone for the rest of your trip.