The cheapest times to fly from RCH to TPA are

  • January 8th to March 25th
  • May 7th to May 27th
  • September 3rd to November 25th (except the week of November 12th)

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 RCH to TPA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $1463 for Sunday flights during mid June, or as low as $562 for Saturday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Tampa

Flying from Riohacha (RCH) to Tampa, FL (TPA) will usually cost between $661 to $1212 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $651. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid June, with an average price of $1267. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $616 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $846 can be considered a good price for a round-trip RCH to TPA flight.

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

RCH to TPA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the RCH to TPA flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Riohacha. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.41, which is a bit above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Saturday is usually the cheapest day to fly to TPA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into RCH. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Tampa, and Mondays are the most expensive days to return to Riohacha. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $57 (6%) 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 $853. Return trip prices are from the TPA to RCH 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 RCH to TPA can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 3 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking RCH to TPA

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 RCH to TPA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Bogota (RCH > BOG > TPA)

  • Price for both tickets: $653
  • Average savings: $193 (22.81%)

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Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from RCH to TPA? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 7 major airlines flying this route most often: American, Avianca, COPA, Delta, JetBlue, LATAM, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Tampa International Airport to Almirante Padilla Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1295 miles or 2084 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from RCH to TPA?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop RCH to TPA flight is about 3 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Riohacha and Tampa, FL?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code RCH
Origination airport name Almirante Padilla Airport
City Riohacha
Country Colombia
Latitude 11.5
Longitude -72.9

Return Airport

Destination code TPA
Destination airport name Tampa International Airport
City Tampa, FL
Country the United States
Latitude 28
Longitude -82.5


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