The cheapest times to fly from IAH to PPN are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • April 9th to May 6th (except the week of April 23rd)
  • August 13th to October 28th

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 IAH to PPN is early September. Prices can be as high as $1443 for Friday flights during late December, or as low as $634 for Monday flights around early September.


When to Fly to Popayán

Flying from Houston, TX (IAH) to Popayan (PPN) will usually cost between $658 to $1102 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $661. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $1318. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $657 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $764 can be considered a good price for a round-trip IAH to PPN flight.

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

IAH to PPN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the IAH to PPN flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Houston. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.21, 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 $64 (7%) 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 $792. Return trip prices are from the PPN to IAH 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 IAH to PPN can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 5 hour 3 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 IAH to PPN while comparing.

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

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from PPN
  • Usually 10.73% less expensive than PPN
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to CLO flights

Destination alternative #2: El Eden Airport (AXM) in Armenia

  • 150 miles (241 km) away from PPN
  • Usually 1.44% less expensive than PPN
  • 1-layover flights available

See IAH to AXM flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $619
  • Average savings: $146 (19.04%)

See IAH to BOG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

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

How far away is it from Machangara Airport to George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 2263 miles or 3642 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop IAH to PPN flight is about 5 hour 3 minutes.

How many flights go between Houston, TX and Popayan?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 11 available flights from IAH to PPN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code IAH
Origination airport name George Bush Intercontinental/Houston Airport
City Houston, TX
Country the United States
Latitude 30
Longitude -95.3

Return Airport

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


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