The cheapest times to fly from DEN to PPN are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • August 27th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st and October 8th)

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 DEN to PPN is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $3080 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $680 for Monday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Popayán

Flying from Denver, CO (DEN) to Popayan (PPN) will usually cost between $865 to $2102 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late September with an average ticket price of $871. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $2254. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $1383 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1262 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEN to PPN flight.

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

DEN to PPN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEN to PPN flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Denver. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.25, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $221 (15%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1200. Return trip prices are from the PPN to DEN 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 DEN 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 6 hour 36 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 DEN to PPN while comparing.

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

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PPN
  • Usually 37.14% less expensive than PPN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to CLO flights

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

  • 81 miles (130 km) away from PPN
  • Usually 22.47% less expensive than PPN
  • 2-layover flights available

See DEN to PSO flights

Destination alternative #3: El Eden Airport (AXM) in Armenia

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from PPN
  • Usually 17.60% less expensive than PPN
  • 1-layover flights available

See DEN to AXM flights


Flight Hacking DEN 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 DEN to PPN ÔÇö but Champion Traveler does!

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

  • Price for both tickets: $762
  • Average savings: $500 (39.64%)

See DEN to BOG flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $853
  • Average savings: $409 (32.38%)

See DEN to FLL flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $866
  • Average savings: $396 (31.39%)

See DEN to MIA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 6 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, Avianca, COPA, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Machangara Airport to Denver International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3125 miles or 5029 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEN to PPN flight is about 6 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Denver, CO and Popayan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from DEN to PPN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEN
Origination airport name Denver International Airport
City Denver, CO
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -104.7

Return Airport

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


Other Resources

Please note that while we’ve worked hard to analyzed tens of millions of flights to get you this data, we do not calculate current live prices or guarantee pricing. Please see our partners using the links above for current offers.