To get to the Hostel Tralala Salento you stay on the bus until it reaches the town's central plaza. Walk towards the corner of the municipality building, turn right, then walk about 50 meters towards the white/orange building on the next left corner.
Medellin (Terminal del Sur)
|Manizales||from 06.00 to 19.00||5 hrs||37.000 cop|
|Pereira||from 04.30 to 23.00||6 hrs||41.000 cop|
|To||Every 15 min.||Duration||Cost|
|Pereira||from 05.15 to 20.10||1.15 hrs||11.000 cop|
|Salento||at 06.40, 08.40, 9.45. 11.40, 13.40, 16.40 and 18.40||at 06.30, 07.30 and then every hour until 18.30||50 minutes||6.500 cop|
If you don't want to wait for the direct bus from Pereira to Salento, you can take a bus to Armenia and ask the busdriver to drop you off at the 'Las Flores' stop. It's about 5 k's past the Salento turn off from the highway. There you can (carefully) cross the road and wait for the more frequent buses to Salento from Armenia. It's safer not to do this after dark.
|Armenia||from 05.00 to 02.00||4 hours||21.000 cop|
|Armenia||from 04.30 to 11.00||8 to 11 hours (faster by nightbus)||45.000 to 55.000 cop|
|To||Every 20 minutes||Duration||Cost|
|Salento||from 05.20 to 20.00||1 hour||4.200 cop|
The bus from Armenia passes through a village called Circasia
Avianca has daily flights from Bogota, Medellin and Cali to El Eden in Armenia. More companies have flights to Matecana in Pereira. There are also direct flights from Miami and Panama City.
From Pereira airport: 130.000 cop
From Pereira bus terminal: 120.000 cop
From Pereira airport to Pereira bus terminal: 10.000 cop
From Armenia airport: 80.000 cop
From Armenia bus terminal: 50.000 cop
From Armenia airport to Armenia bus terminal: 20.000 cop
From Circasia: 25.000 cop
Buses from Salento to Armenia leave every 20 minutes from 06.00 to 21.00 and to Pereira at 07.50, 10.00, 12.50, 14.50, 17.50 and 20.00 (more frequent in the weekends).
Direct buses to Medellin at 09.30 and 16.00.
Connecting buses from Armenia or Pereira leave from early morning till late at night, at least every hour.