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Medellin Airport Taxi and Transfers

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LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

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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.

TRAINED DRIVERS

Hand picked & english speaking drivers

LOW PRICES

Same price as a regular Taxi from the line

FLIGHT MONITORING

Drivers are always on time

QUALITY SUPPORT

24/7 Email & Phone support

How much does a taxi cost?

Taxi prices
Day time
(05:00 - 24:00)
Night time
(00:00 - 05:00)
Duration
FROM MDE TO ARVI PARK
8 €
8 €
1 H
FROM MDE TO PLAZA BOTERO
6.20 €
6.20 €
35 MIN
FROM MDE TO BOTANICAL GARDENS
7.20 €
7.20 €
40 MIN

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.

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.

Frequently asked questions

How much is a taxi fare from Medellin International Airport to Downtown Medellin?

There are two types of Medellin taxis; yellow taxis and white taxis. White airport taxis serve the airport and offer fixed rates into the city of Medellin. A taxi fare using the newly built tunnel costs €17.30 (COL$ 80 000) for the 30-minute journey. Going further, there is no higher fare for night or weekend trips and the taxi price includes tolls from the airport.

What happens after I book my Medellin airport taxi with Welcome Pickups?

After you book your Medellin Welcome Pickups transfer, a confirmation email will be sent to you outlining all of your transfer details. You will then receive another email prior to your flight to Medellin airport that will include your driver’s name, photo, and phone number, making it easy for you to recognise them upon your arrival. In addition, Welcome Pickups now has a mobile application that allows you to track your driver’s whereabouts, making your transfer experience as smooth as possible.

What do I do if my flight is delayed?

No need to worry if your flight is delayed or even early! Our Welcome 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.

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