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Cali (Vac) to Popayan (Cau) Bus Service

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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
2 hours 57 mins
Cali (Vac)
Popayan (Cau)
COP 25000

Cali (Vac) to Popayan (Cau) Bus Distance

Earliest Bus
Last Bus
139 km
Bus Companies

Cali (Vac) to Popayan (Cau) Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Tax Belalcazar 09:00 19:00 3 hrs 0 mins
Cootranshuila 13:30 13:30 10 hrs 30 mins
Flota Magdalena 18:00 18:00 12 hrs 20 mins
Transportes Puerto Tejada 05:00 17:00 3 hrs 30 mins

Cali to Popayan Bus

The route on the highway from Cali to Popayan is at a distance of 97.5 mi (157 km) which take approximately 3 hours.The terrestrial transportation companies that cover this route Cali-Popayan are Fronteras and Expreso Bolivariano, which provide low-cost bus tickets, with various schedules and prices. Furthermore, the companies have fleets of buses with several services depending on the bus you choose. The gastronomy in Popayan and all the Cauca department is known for maintaining the original preparation methods, that's why it was the first city designated as UNESCO's city of Gastronomy in 2005 and also Popayan celebrates regularly gastronomic fairs. The temperature in Popayan is on average 64 °F (18 °C), with a temperate and warm climate; It's recommended to bring warm clothes and umbrella, specially for the last months of the year, the season with more precipitations.

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    Cali (Vac)

    • Terminal Cali
    • Terminal de Cali

    Popayan (Cau)

    • Ter. POPAYAN
    • Terminal Popayan
    • Terminal de Popayan

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    About Cali

    Santiago de Cali is one of the oldest cities in Colombia. It was founded in 1536 by the conquistador Sebastián de Belalcázar. Before the conquest, Cali was inhabited by indean tribes such as the gorrones, timbas and morrones. During the firest days of the XIX century, cali will join the efforts to achieve independency from spain, and rised on July 3rd of 1810, making an alliance with neighbouring cities as was done by the natives in the Cauva Valley to oppose the spaniards decades earlier.Due to its location, which is ideal for the development of commerce, Cali began to transform into one of the biggest cities of the country at the beginning of the XXth century, in part due to the construction of new means of transportation - such as trainways and highways- which connect the city with the Buenaventura port, favoring the exportation industry. Present day Cali is a prosperous city, which is known as the colombian capital of the rumba and salsa due to the great number renowned schools that teach these dances.

    About Popayan

    Asunción de Popayán is a colombian municipality, capital of Cauca department. It’s located in the Pubenza valley, between Central and Western Cordillera to the southwest of the country. It’s one of the oldest and best preserved cities in America. This city is well known for its colonial architecture that is still preserved, it has 236 blocks of Historic Sector.Popayán was founded in 1537 by the Spanish conqueror Sebastián de Belalcázar, who traveled to the south of Colombia in search of the mythical treasure El Dorado. During the Viceroyalty of New Granada, Popayán became a very important city due to the mining and commercial boom, and the arrival of Spanish families of lineage. In 2005, UNESCO declared Popayán the UNESCO city of gastronomy for its historical value and for being an intangible heritage of Colombians. In 2009, the Holy Week processions of this city were designated by UNESCO as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.


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