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There are 6 ways to get from Salento to Popayán by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Armenia to Popayán

$14

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Bus Bolivariano  •  10 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Armenia to Cali Via Cucuta / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Popayán

$17 - $36

Taxi  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Salento to Popayán 210.3 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Salento to Popayán 210.3 miles

$22 - $35

Fly from Pereira  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Popayan (PPN) PEI - PPN

$73 - $293

Bus to Bogota, fly  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Armenia to Bogotá
  2. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Popayan (PPN) BOG - PPN

$86 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Salento to Popayán is to bus which costs $15 and takes 7 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salento to Popayán is to taxi which costs $120 - $150 and takes 5 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salento to Popayán. However, there are services departing from Salento and arriving at Popayán via Armenia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 50 min.

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The distance between Salento and Popayán is 271 km. The road distance is 336.5 km.

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The best way to get from Salento to Popayán without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs $15.

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It takes approximately 7 h 50 min to get from Salento to Popayán, including transfers.

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Salento to Popayán bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar, depart from Armenia station.

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The best way to get from Salento to Popayán is to bus which takes 7 h 50 min and costs $15. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $70 - $300 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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There is no direct flight from Pereira Airport to Popayan Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 42 min and has one stopover.

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Salento to Popayán bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar, arrive at Popayán station.

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Map of how to get from Salento to Popayán.
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  • Distance: 169.1 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 50 min

What companies run services between Salento, Quindío, Colombia and Popayán, Colombia?

Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar operates a bus from Salento to Popayán every 4 hours. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 6 h. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Easyfly and LATAM Chile fly from Salento to Popayán every 3 hours.

Airlines
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Pereira to Popayan via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Bogota to Popayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Pereira to Popayan via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Bogota to Popayan
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $280
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar
Bolivariano
Phone
+57 1 424-90-90 / +57 4 6042295
Email
contactenos@bolivariano.com.co
Website
bolivariano.com.co
Bus from Armenia to Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
Book at
bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$11 - $17
Premium
$10 - $14
Bus from Armenia to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $23
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
Book at
bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$16 - $23
Premium
$15 - $22
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 321 8903597
Email
ventasonline@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Cali to Popayán
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $17
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
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expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$7 - $11
Premium (S26)
$15 - $17
Bus from Armenia to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$17 - $25
Premium (S26)
$30 - $34
Other operators
Taxi from Salento to Popayán
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150
Radio Taxi Del Quindio
Phone
+57 6 746-2222
Website
facebook.com
Coomoquin
Phone
+57 312 296-8896
Website
coomoquin.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Salento to Popayán is 337 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Salento to Popayán.

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LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Easyfly offer flights from Pereira Airport to Popayan Airport.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Popayán. Prices start at $9 USD per night.

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