The cheapest times to fly from FLL to MZL are

  • January 15th to March 25th
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • August 27th to December 2nd (except the weeks of September 24th 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 FLL to MZL is mid to late September. Prices can be as high as $1006 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $496 for Tuesday flights around mid to late September.


When to Fly to Manizales

Flying from Fort Lauderdale, FL (FLL) to Manizales (MZL) will usually cost between $510 to $865 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 $496. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $929. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $433 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $543 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FLL to MZL flight.

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

FLL to MZL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FLL to MZL flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Fort Lauderdale. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.23, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday 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 $28 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $594. Return trip prices are from the MZL to FLL 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 FLL to MZL can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 39 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 FLL to MZL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 32.78% less expensive than MZL
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to BOG flights

Destination alternative #2: Jose Maria Cordova Airport (MDE) in Medellin

  • 78 miles (126 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 26.34% less expensive than MZL
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to MDE flights

Destination alternative #3: Matecana Airport (PEI) in Pereira

  • 24 miles (39 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 5.34% less expensive than MZL
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLL to PEI flights

Destination alternative #4: Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International Airport (CLO) in Cali

  • 120 miles (193 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 16.94% less expensive than MZL
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to CLO flights

Destination alternative #5: El Eden Airport (AXM) in Armenia

  • 45 miles (72 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 3.96% less expensive than MZL
  • Nonstop flights available

See FLL to AXM flights

Destination alternative #6: Perales Airport (IBE) in Ibague

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from MZL
  • Usually 0.55% less expensive than MZL
  • 1-layover flights available

See FLL to IBE flights


Flight Hacking FLL to MZL

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 FLL to MZL — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (FLL > BOG > MZL)

  • Price for both tickets: $465
  • Average savings: $78 (14.36%)

See FLL to BOG flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FLL to MZL? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: Avianca, JetBlue, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from La Nubia Airport to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1486 miles or 2391 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FLL to MZL?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FLL to MZL flight is about 3 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Fort Lauderdale, FL and Manizales?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 30 available flights from FLL to MZL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FLL
Origination airport name Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
City Fort Lauderdale, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 26.1
Longitude -80.1

Return Airport

Destination code MZL
Destination airport name La Nubia Airport
City Manizales
Country Colombia
Latitude 5
Longitude -75.5


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