Medellin metro

Medellin metro is the only subway system in Colombia. It has 2 surface lines, A and B, that cross the city from north to south and from downtown to west and 3 metrocable lines (cable car system), K, L and J, that cross the city from north to west and from west to northwest. The system is complemented by Metroplus and serves all Medellin metropolitan area, a distance of about 64 kms.

  • Known as: Metro
  • Lines: 2 ( and 3 metrocable lines more)
  • Stations: 28
  • Length: 32 km of metro lines and 64kms including metrocable,metroplus and metro
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  • Opening: November 30, 1995
  • Passengers/year: 155 millions (2008)

Lines and stations

Lines A and B are metro lines.

  • Line A. This line crosses Medelling from Nort to South. Length of the line: 23.2 km. 21 stations: Niquia, Bello, Madera, Acevedo Linea K, Tricentenario, Caribe, Universidad, Hospital, Prado, Parque Berrío, San Antonio, Alpujarra, Exposiciones, Industriales, Poblado, Aguacatala, Ayurá, Envigado, Itaguí, Sabaneta, La Estrella
  • Line B. Goes from downtown to west. Length 5,6 kms: 7 stations: San Antonio, Cisneros, Suramericana, Estadio, Floresta, Santa Lucía, San Javier

Lines K,L and J are metrocable lines.

  • Line K. Goes from north to north west. It has only 4 stations: Acevedo, Andalucía, Popular, Santo Domingo Savio
  • Line L. Serves Medellin North East. It has 2 stations: Santo Domingo Savio, Arví
  • Line J. Goes from west to north east. 4 stations. San Javier, Juan XXIII, Vallejuelos, La Aurora

Schedule and frecuency

Medellin Metro is open from monday to sunday from 4:30 am to 10:45 pm. Sundays and holidays from 07.00 am to 10 pm.
It has a frecuency of 10 minutes, 3 minutes at rush hours.


1 trip - $ 1.500 (pesos colombianos)

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Metro map of Medellin

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  • Passengers/Day 425000
  • Fares:
  • 24h operation: No
  • Air Conditioning: No
  • Walk between platforms: No
  • Driverless trains: No
  • Screen Doors Platforms: No
  • Operator: Metro de Medellín
  • 1550 pesos
  • Medellin Metro Official Website

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