Public transport in Medellín is a big topic and one of the key components of public administration as it is one of the fundamentals for the famous urban change of the city. As part of the strategic plan for the city, the sustainable transport plays an important rol in the social integration and the improvement of life quality in the city.

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Encicla - Bikes for free!

Encicla is a very nice system to rent bikes in Medellín. Especially, in areas like Laureles the system counts with various stations and good bike routes. The bikes are free and you can use them for one hour, but before you can use the bikes you have to register and become a member of the system.Lee más. »

Metro - Urban Innovation visible to all of us.

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One of the most popular and used transport modes is the Metro. It is the only one in Colombia and very important to people from Medellín, who are very proud of having the Metro. It was an innovation to build it on the top of the city and not underground, it became and it is a symbol of the city and it allowed the creation of a bigger system called SITVA (Sistema Integrado de Transporte del Valle de Aburrá) which is a integration of metro with buses, Tranvia and Metroplus.Lee más. »
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Metrocable - The symbol of the city

The emblem of the city: A cable car used as public mass transport is an innovative way to use the ski-lifts in an urban environment. Taking into account the hilly geography, a very useful system. In total there are five lines which are connected to metro stations in the valley of the city. It is a cheap and fast way to access the barrios located higher up the mountains and as well a nice trip for tourists.Lee más. »

Metroplús - The Metro on wheels

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This system forms part of the metro system and is to say so a Metro on wheels. It has it own carrils in the streets and is therefore like a Metro. When you have paid the entrance in the metro you can use the Metroplus without paying more and viceversa.Lee más. »
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Tranvía - A view in the future

There is for the moment just one Tranvia line which departs from the central metro station San Antonio. This tram connects the east of the city with the downtown. But there are more lines planned to build in the future, like the one to the Airport in Ríonegro.Lee más. »

Buses - Cheap and everywhere

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Buses are a very affordable and good method of transport in Medellín. Although sometimes it is hard to find more information where every bus exactly goes, you won’t find any area in the city which is not connected with bus line. As the routes are available on internet and there is a renovation on going of the buses, this is still the option to go for many people..Lee más. »
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Taxi - The yellow army of the city

Taxis are very very popular in Medellín ast hey form an important part of the public transport. They are a pretty safe, fast and affordable alternative to the aforementioned ways of transport. Often if you are with three or more persons a taxi ride equals a public transport ride and is much faster.Lee más. »

UBER - the often discussed alternative to taxis.

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Uber are as taxis a very popular form to move around in Medellín, sometimes there are cheaper than normal taxis but in some occasions as well more expensive. The questions whether Uber is legal in Colombia isn’t clearly defined like in many other countries as well.Lee más. »