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There are 3 ways to get from Cali to Popayán by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  3h

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Popayán Cali

$4 - $17

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Taxi  •  2h 3m

  1. Take a taxi from Cali to Popayán 85.2 miles

$80 - $100

Drive  •  2h 3m

  1. Drive from Cali to Popayán 85.2 miles

$9 - $13

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The cheapest way to get from Cali to Popayán is to bus which costs $4 - $17 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Cali to Popayán is to taxi which costs $80 - $100 and takes 2h 3m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cali and arriving at Popayán. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h.

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The distance between Cali and Popayán is 112 km. The road distance is 136.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cali to Popayán without a car is to bus which takes 3h and costs $4 - $17.

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The bus from Cali to Popayán takes 3h including transfers and departs twice daily.

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Cali to Popayán bus services, operated by Expreso Palmira, depart from Cali station.

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Cali to Popayán bus services, operated by Expreso Palmira, arrive at Popayán station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cali to Popayán is 136 km. It takes approximately 2h 3m to drive from Cali to Popayán.

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There are 79+ hotels available in Popayán. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 69.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h

What companies run services between Cali, Colombia and Popayán, Colombia?

Expreso Palmira operates a bus from Cali to Popayán every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $17 and the journey takes 3h. Five other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 321 8903597
Email
ventasonline@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Cali to Popayán
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$7 - $11
Premium (S26)
$15 - $17
Coomotoristas del Cauca
Phone
0057 (2) 8232700
Email
coomotorista@gmail.com
Website
coomotoristas.com.co
Bus from Cali to Popayan
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
coomotoristas.com.co
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar
Expreso La Gaitana
Phone
0057 8602828
Website
expresogaitana.com
Bus from Cali to Popayán
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
expresogaitana.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cali to Popayán
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Estimated price
$80 - $100
Taxis libres Los Cuatros
Phone
+57 2444 4444
Website
loscuatros.com
Taxexpress Cali
Phone
+57 2514 7209
Website
taxexpress.com.co
Tax Belalcazar
Phone
+57 2668 7921
Website
taxbelalcazar.co

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