There are 8 ways to get from Manizales to Popayán by bus, taxi, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Flota Ospina  •  7 h 49 min

$21 - $32

Cheapest option

Bus via Cartago  •  8 h 30 min

$15 - $33

6 alternative options

Bus Expreso Trejos  •  8 h 9 min

$16 - $26

Bus Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar  •  8 h 11 min

$20 - $33

Taxi  •  5 h 51 min

  1. 244.8 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 51 min

  1. 244.8 miles

$25 - $40

Fly to Popayan  •  5 h 42 min

  1. MZL - PPN

$85 - $360

Fly to Cali, bus  •  8 h 9 min

  1. MZL - CLO

$47 - $296

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

You can take a bus from Manizales to Popayán via Cali and Cali in around 7 h 49 min. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Easyfly fly from Manizales to Popayán 4 times a day.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manizales to Popayan via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota, Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar
Phone
+57 2 6687921
Email
taxbelalcazar@hotmail.com
Website
taxbelalcazar.co
Bus from Cali to Popayán
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
terminalarmenia.com
Bus from Buga to Popayán
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminalarmenia.com
Expreso Trejos
Phone
0057 315 4525691
Bus from Manizales to Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Buga
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Book at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Buga
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $24
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$10 - $16
Premium (S26)
$21 - $24
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Cartago to Cali
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalcali.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manizales to Popayán
Ave. Duration
5 h 51 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Tax La Feria Manizales
Phone
+57 6882 8912
Website
taxlaferia.com
Almacenes La 14
Phone
+57 6884 7878
Citytaxi Manizales
Phone
+57 6885 2300
Website
citytaxiapp.co

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Manizales and Popayán is 317 km. The road distance is 392 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Popayán is to bus which costs $16 - $27 and takes 8 h 9 min.

The quickest way to get from Manizales to Popayán is to fly which takes 5 h 42 min and costs $85 - $360.

No, there is no direct bus from Manizales to Popayán. However, there are services departing from Manizales and arriving at Popayán via Cali. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 49 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 49 min to get from Manizales to Popayán, including transfers.