The cheapest times to fly from BWI to PPN are

  • May 7th to June 3rd
  • August 13th to December 9th (except the week of October 1st)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from BWI to PPN is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $3336 for Thursday flights during early April, or as low as $578 for Saturday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Popayán

Flying from Baltimore, MD (BWI) to Popayan (PPN) will usually cost between $774 to $3186 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $873. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early April, with an average price of $3336. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2463 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1378 can be considered a good price for a round-trip BWI to PPN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the BWI to PPN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

BWI to PPN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the BWI to PPN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Baltimore. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.34, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PPN, and Wednesday the cheapest day to fly back into BWI. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Popayán, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Baltimore. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $392 (23%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Saturday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1245. Return trip prices are from the PPN to BWI flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from BWI to PPN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 33 minutes may not be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is not usually a nonstop flight from BWI to PPN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport (CLO) in Cali

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PPN
  • Usually 55.88% less expensive than PPN
  • 1-layover flights available

See BWI to CLO flights

Destination alternative #2: Pasto Airport (PSO) in Pasto

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PPN
  • Usually 47.75% less expensive than PPN
  • 2-layover flights available

See BWI to PSO flights


Flight Hacking BWI to PPN

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from BWI to PPN ÔÇö but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (BWI > BOG > PPN)

  • Price for both tickets: $607
  • Average savings: $771 (55.95%)

See BWI to BOG flights

Hack #2: Fort Lauderdale, FL (BWI > FLL > PPN)

  • Price for both tickets: $797
  • Average savings: $582 (42.2%)

See BWI to FLL flights

Hack #3: Miami, FL (BWI > MIA > PPN)

  • Price for both tickets: $823
  • Average savings: $555 (40.28%)

See BWI to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from BWI to PPN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, Delta, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Machangara Airport to Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2537 miles or 4083 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from BWI to PPN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop BWI to PPN flight is about 5 hour 33 minutes.

How many flights go between Baltimore, MD and Popayan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 2 available flights from BWI to PPN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code BWI
Origination airport name Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
City Baltimore, MD
Country the United States
Latitude 39.2
Longitude -76.7

Return Airport

Destination code PPN
Destination airport name Machangara Airport
City Popayan
Country Colombia
Latitude 2.5
Longitude -76.6


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