Facts and usage statistics about public transit in Medellin, Colombia

Commute patterns by Light Rail, Metro, Bus & Cable Car in Medellin - Statistics, Analytics and Usage Data

The Moovit Public Transit Index helps anyone discover how people in Medellin get around each day with public transit compared to other cities. Below you will find the average commute and wait time for riders, the distance people travel to get to work with public transit and the average distance people in Medellin walk each day. See which Light Rail, Metro, Bus & Cable Car and stations are most popular in Medellin, and more!

Medellin has 4 transit type(s), including: Light Rail, Metro, Bus & Cable Car, operated by several transit agencies, including Metro de Medellin, Metrocable, Tranvía de Medellín, Metroplús, Buses de Medellin, Zona 3 Nor Oriental, Rutas Integradas - SITVA, Zona 1 Sur Oriental, Expreso Girardota, Solobus, Zona 2 Sur Occidental & Coopetransa

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In Medellin, the average amount of time people spend riding public transit is 41 min. Over 42% of those riders spend more than 2 hours on public transportation every day.
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How long do people usually wait at a stop or station in Medellin each day? Commuters wait on average 9 min, but over 26% wait longer than 20 minutes.
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The average distance people ride in a single trip within Medellin is 4.8 km. Yet 27% of riders travel over 12 km in a single direction.
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The percentage of public transit riders who transfer lines at least once in Medellin is 41%. On average, 40% of riders transfer at least twice during a single trip.
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Did you know that in Medellin, the average distance people walk to work or home is 0.65 km? Approximately, 16% walk more than 1 km to reach their destination.

Commute Time in Medellin

How long do people usually commute in Medellin by public transit everyday?

The average amount of time people in Medellin spend commuting with public transit, for example to and from work, on a weekday is 41 min.

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How many people have a long commute every day with public transit in Medellin, Colombia?

The percentage of transit riders in Medellin who ride public transit, including Light Rail, Metro, Bus & Cable Car for more than 2 hours every day is 42%.

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Waiting Time in Medellin

How long do people usually wait at a station in Medellin every day?

The average amount of time people in Medellin wait at a stop or station for their Light Rail, Metro, Bus & Cable Car line on a weekday is 9 min.

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How many people in Medellin usually wait a long time at a transit station?

The percentage of people in Medellin who wait for over 20 minutes on average for their transit line every day, for example to and from work is 26%.

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Trip Distance in Medellin

How far do people usually commute each way with public transit in Medellin?

The average distance people in Medellin usually ride in a single trip, for example to or from work, with public transit including Light Rail, Metro, Bus & Cable Car is 4.8 km.

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How many people have a long commute every day in Medellin?

The percentage of people in Medellin that usually travel for over 12 km in a single direction, for example to or from work, each day with public transit is 27%.

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Number of Transfers in Medellin

How many people perform single line trips in Medellin?

The percentage of people in Medellin who don't need to transfer during an average commute trip (one way) is 41%.

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How many people transfer twice during a single trip in Medellin?

The percentage of people in Medellin who make exactly two transfers when traveling to a certain destination on a single trip is 41%.

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Walking Distance in Medellin

How far do people usually walk per trip in Medellin?

The average distance people in Medellin walk every day in one direction, for example on their way home or to work is 4.8 km.

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How many people walk for more than 1 km in Medellin?

The percentage of people in Medellin who walk for over 1 km each day to reach a specific destination, for example to or from work is 27%.

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Most popular Bus lines

  • 304 - Comercial Hotelera Derecha
  • 301 - Circular Coonatra - Izquierda
  • 300 - Circular Coonatra

Most popular Bus stations

  • Barrio Colombia
  • Cra 70 Con Cll 30
  • Cra 48 Con Cll 10

Most popular Metro lines

  • A - Niquía - La Estrella
  • B - San Antonio - San Javier

Most popular Metro stations

  • San Antonio
  • Poblado
  • Exposiciones

Most popular Bus lines

  • 304 - Comercial Hotelera Derecha
  • 301 - Circular Coonatra - Izquierda
  • 300 - Circular Coonatra

Most popular Bus stations

  • Barrio Colombia
  • Cra 70 Con Cll 30
  • Cra 48 Con Cll 10

Most popular Metro lines

  • A - Niquía - La Estrella
  • B - San Antonio - San Javier

Most popular Metro stations

  • San Antonio
  • Poblado
  • Exposiciones

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