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Air

Aeropuerto Internacional El Edén is 15km southwest of Armenia and serves Bogotá, Medellín and Panama City. A taxi here costs around COP$30,000. Spirit (www.spirit.com) has direct flights on Tuesday and Friday to Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Bus

The bus terminal is 1.5km southwest of the center and can be reached by frequent city buses that run along Carrera 19 (COP$2000).

There are plenty of buses to Bogotá (COP$65,000, eight hours), Medellín (COP$47,000, six hours) and Cali (COP$30,000, 3½ hours). Regular minibuses run to Pereira (COP$5000 to COP$8000, one hour) and Manizales (COP$16,000 to COP$19,000, three hours).