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Above we have displayed the price of air tickets to Cali from some famous cities in the US based on record (Date and Time mentioned with the fare table). The fares are inclusive of base fare, fuel surcharges, airline/airport taxes, and our service fee. The fares are non-warranted and subject to change. Use our flight booking engine to know about the current one-way or round trip flights to Cali.

Cali, Colombia, Travel Guide

Santiago de Cali, or Cali, is the capital of the Valle del Cauca department and is home to historical areas with cultural variety and other attractions including Plaza de Cayzedo, Parque del Perro, Avenida San Joaquín, Sebastian de Belalcázar’s monument, and El Gato, to name a few.Your Cali vacation will not be complete without beach activities. Say thanks to the South Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. Some of the famous beaches include Capurganá and Sapzurro, Playa Blanca at Isla De Barú, Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona, Playas de Providencia, and Playas de Palomino.

American Airlines and Spirit Airlines have nonstop flights to Cali from Miami (MIA) and Fort Lauderdale (FLL) airport. From rest of the USA, you can rely on connecting flights. Most of the flights are operated by Copa Airlines.

Airport in Cali

Alfonso Bonilla Aragón International Airport

Airport Code: CLO

Location: Located 23 km from the center of Cali, Colombia

Carriers with Most Passenger Share: Albatros Airlines, American Airlines, Avianca, Avianca Ecuador, Avianca Express, EasyFly, Copa Airlines Colombia, Spirit Airlines

Nonstop Destinations: Porlamar, Miami, Bogotá, Cartagena, Madrid, Medellín–JMC, Miami, New York–JFK, Panama City–Tocumen, Bucaramanga, Ibagué, Medellín–JMC, Neiva, Pasto, Puerto Asis, Quibdó, Tumaco, Villavicencio

Operating Airlines from USA

  • Spirit (NK): The top-rated low-cost airline has nonstop flights to Santiago de Cali from Florida’s FLL, which is also one of its hub airports. Other hub airports are Atlantic City, Chicago–O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Detroit–Metro, Las Vegas, and Orlando. The carrier outclasses most of the US and North American airlines in terms of OTP (On-Time-Performance).
  • Copa Airlines (CM):  Book air ticket to Cali with Copa Airlines, which is the flag carrier of Panama. Flights connecting USA cities with Cali have their connection at the airline’s hub, i.e., Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panama.
  • American Airlines (AA): The flag carrier airline of the USA has its nonstop flights to Cali from Miami, which is one of the hubs. Likewise, from other hub airports of American Airlines including Charlotte, Chicago–O’Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, New York–JFK, New York–LaGuardia, Philadelphia, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, and Washington–National, you can find flights to Cali.
  • Aeromexico Airlines (AM): The flagship carrier of Mexico has connecting flights to Cali. The carrier has Mexico International Airport (MEX) as its hub. It’s a member of major airline’s alliance – SkyTeam.
  • Avianca (AV): Book your airline ticket to Cali with the flag carrier airline of Colombia. The airline is a member of Star Alliance. Flights from the USA have their connection at one of its hubs, El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota.

Note: Take note of the hub airports of carrier, which serve as the transfer or stopover airport for a connecting flight.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Where is Cali located geographically?

Cali lies in the cradle of Cauca Valley. On its west stands the Western Mountain Range and on east flows the Cauca River. The city rests approximately 1,000 meters (3,281 feet) above sea level. Its position near the equator blesses it with the tropical savanna climate. The average temperature in Cali hovers around highs of the 80s°F. However, the proximity to the Caribbean Sea and South Pacific Ocean plays a significant role by neutralizing any significant temperature fluctuation.

2. How far is Cali from USA by plane?

The approximate distance and flight time between Sucre and a few popular US cities are as follows:


Flight Distance

Flight Time

San Francisco (SFO) to Cali Flight (CLI)

1,807 miles/2908 km

4 hours 07 minutes

Los Angeles, LAX to Cali (CLI) Flight

1,740 miles/2801 km

3 hours 59 minutes

Chicago, CHI to Cali (CLI) Flight

195 miles/315 km

53 minutes

New York City, JFK to Cali (CLI) Flight

808 miles/1301 km

2 hours 7 minutes

Dallas, DFW to Cali (CLI) Flight

923 miles/1486 km

2 hours 21 minutes

Philadelphia, PHL to Cali (CLI) Flight

764 miles/1229 km

2 hours 2 minutes

3. How to find cheap flights to Cali?

If you are flexible with your travel dates, pick the Flexible Date Fare, which appears at the top of the flight search. Take note of the travel dates and layover airport and times while going for a connecting flight. If the flight duration is of five to six hours, and you are okay with a late night flight, there is a higher probability of getting cheap airline tickets to Cali with a red-eye flight.

4. What is the best time to visit Cali in Colombia?

Taking weather components, viz., rainfall, temperature and sunshine, into consideration, June to August and December to February are the best times to visit Cali. The rainfall remains at its lowest. Expect little variation in temperature throughout the year. June and January receive the highest sunshine of the day hours. So, if you are after beach vacation, choose either of the months.

5. What are the top things to do in Cali, Colombia?

Parque Nacional Natural Tayrona

It’s time to walk into the relaxing panorama of an intensely blue sea above and white sands below.  Tayrona National Park is one of the most beautiful places in Colombia. The area is overwhelmed with palm trees, vegetated beaches, and rocky cliffs, and is home to a wide range of wild species. If adventure and thrill make most of your hobby, get ready for boating, scuba diving. If you wish to track the history of the city and its people, take out time to uncover the archeological remains of an ancient town.

Playas de Palomino

If tranquility and biodiversity interest you, Palomino is the perfect place. The town and its pristine beaches rest quietly on the Caribbean coast of Colombia. Watch the encounter of the Palomino River with the South Pacific Ocean, take a walk through the abundant vegetation, play with the waves and if you need an adrenaline rush, take a kayak to ride on the sea waves.

Cali Zoo

Covering a sprawling 10 hectares (25 acres) area, the zoo is home to about 1,200 animals, representing some 180 species – from lemurs and condors to cangrejero, Amazonian tapir, Garzon soldier, wolf pollero, cusumbo only, giant otter. The Cali River runs through the zoo’s park-like grounds

Museo La Tertulia

The museum features collections of modern art, an auditorium, an outdoor theater & a garden area. Around 80% of the artworks are made on paper. Different art formats include drawing, silkscreen, engraving, painting, sculpture, photography, video, posters, and photos of movies, books, among others..

We hope that this Cali, Columbia travel guide was helpful. For help regarding finding the best travel route, and booking air tickets to Cali, feel free to contact us at 1-844-869-5222. We are here to make your travel easier and affordable.

Note: Departure, arrival, flight distance and flight time information is for reference purposes and may vary.

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