Medellin International Airport (MDE)
Medellin Airport also known as Aeropuerto de Medellín José María Córdova International Airport (MDE) is the 2nd busiest airport in Colombia — receiving more than 4.6 million international passengers in 2022.
The MDE Airport officially opened on August 29th, 1985 and offers a range of amenities for travelers including a VIP airport lounge (Harmony Lounge).
This website serves as a comprehensive guide to Medellin Airport — from real-time flight updates, reputable rental car companies, airport transportation (private cars and minibuses), flights, hotels, tours and more.
Medellin Airport Transfers
Medellin Airport transfers are available on a one-way and round-trip basis. Below, you’ll find a breakdown of the four main transportation options which include a private car transfer as well as private 10, 15 and 20 passenger minibuses for larger groups and those who are looking for a little more space and privacy.
Private car transfers are available for up to 4 passengers on a one-way or round-trip basis to/from Medellin Airport.
Per Vehicle: $34 USD
Minibus (10 pax)
Private minibus transfers are available for up to 10 passengers on a one-way or round-trip basis to/from MDE Airport.
Per Vehicle: $87 USD
Minibus (15 pax)
Private minibus transfers are available for up to 15 passengers on a one-way or round-trip basis to/from Medellin Airport.
Per Vehicle: $99 USD
Minibus (20 pax)
Private minibus transfers are available for up to 20 passengers on a one-way or round-trip basis to/from MDE Airport.
Per Vehicle: $107 USD
Plan Your Trip to Medellin
Car Rental Medellin Airport
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Medellin Airport Transfers
Medellin offers a variety of transportation options that cater to the needs of visitors with professional, convenient and hassle-free transfers.
Flights to Medellin Airport
Planning your trip to Medellin, Colombia? Frequent travelers recommend booking flights to MDE Airport in advance to find good deals.
Looking for a clean, comfortable and convenient hotel near the Medellin Airport? View our curated list of hotels in Medellin.
Whether you’re looking for peace and tranquility, nature tours or adrenaline-pumping adventures, Medellin has so much to offer.
Medellin Airport Frequently Asked Questions
Which airport should I fly into Medellin?
Medellin Airport (IATA: MDE | ICAO: SKRG) is the official international airport of Medellin, Antioquia, Colombia. The airport is also known as Aeropuerto de Medellín José María Córdova or Aeropuerto Internacional de Medellín José María Córdova.
How long does customs take at Medellin Airport?
If you are flying to Medellin Colombia Airport from another country it can take anywhere from 15 to 45 minutes to pass through customs and complete the immigration process.
Is 2 hours enough to get through customs at Medellin Airport?
Yes, two hours should be more than sufficient amount of time to get through customs at Medellin Airport.
What airlines fly direct to Colombia?
Avianca, AA, ANA, Jet Blue, LATAM, Spirit Airlines, TAP Air Portugal and United Airlines all offer direct flights to Colombia. More info.