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The above table lists round-trip flights to Pereira Colombia with popular carriers. The trend-based fare (date, time mentioned) are non-warranted and subject to change. The fares are a total of base fare, fuel surcharges, airport or airline taxes and our service fee. Baggage fees may be additional. Check our Terms and Conditions to know more.

Pereira, Colombia, Travel Guide

Pereira is the capital city of the Colombian department of Risaralda. The city is part of the famous Coffee Axis, which is designated as the UNESCO World Heritage Site. The influence of the coffee on its culture inspired the UNESCO to call it the “Coffee Cultural Landscape of Colombia”.

Pereira grabs a great deal of tourism, particularly ecotourism. Locals and guests alike take pleasure in traveling to popular attractions like Bolivar Statue, the Viaduct, and its many open-air swimming pools and recreational parks.

American Airlines, Alaska, Avianca, and Copa Airlines have flights to Pereira. Most of the flights are connecting with a stop at Bogota.

Airport in Pereira Colombia

Matecaña International Airport

Airport Code: PEI

Location:The airport lies along the edge of a deep ravine, 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) west of Pereira. There are steep dropoffs on the sides and ends of the runway. There is high terrain in all quadrants except south.

Nonstop Destinations: Bogotá, Cartagena, Santa Marta, Bucaramanga, Medellín-JMC, Medellín-Olaya Herrera, Miami, Quibdó

Nonstop Flights to Pereira Colombia from US Cities

Nonstop flights to the destination are not available. However, you may find connecting flights to Pereira, Colombia from Los Angeles (LAX), Miami (MIA), San Francisco (SFO) and other locations in the US.

Top airlines operating on the route are Avianca, Copa Airlines, Latam Airlines Group, Jetblue Airways, Aeromexico and American Airlines. Guatemala City – GUA and Bogota – BOG commonly serve as the layover airport.

Popular Airline Choices from USA

  • Avianca (AV):  Avianca (AV) has flights to Pereira with a stopover or layover at El Dorado International Airport (BOG) in Bogota, which is its hub airport. Avianca is the member of Star Alliance and flag carrier of Colombia.
  • American Airlines (AA): The flag carrier airline of the USA has flights to Pereira 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 Cartagena.
  • Aeromexico Airlines (AM): The flagship carrier of Mexico has connecting flights to Pereira. The carrier has Mexico International Airport (MEX) as its hub. It’s a member of major airline’s alliance – SkyTeam.
  • Copa Airlines (CM):  Fly to Pereira with Copa Airlines, which is the flag carrier of Panama. Flights connecting USA cities with Bogota have their connection at the airline’s hub, i.e., Tocumen International Airport (PTY) in Panama.
  • Air Canada (AC): The flag carrier of Canada has two-stop flights to Pereira. Air Canada Express operates the flight. Toronto Airport (YYZ), which is the hub of both airlines serve as one of the connection airports (the other being Bogota International Airport, which has custom or border control facility of the destination country, i.e. Colombo).

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

Pereira Tourism Seasons





“January and February”


The lower and higher temperatures stay around the lows of 60s °F and 80s°F. At 74%, humidity is at its lowest. The number of rainfall days/month is 14 to 15.

“May, October and November”


The avg. high temperature floats around the 80s °F but humidity at 79% stays at its peak. Along with high rainfall, it poses challenge to visitors in exploring outdoors.

“March, July, August, December”


March is the driest of all with the number of rainfall days per month 18. Humidity is also moderate (76%).

“May, October and November”


High rainfall (22 to 24 days per month) and humidity (79%) plays the foul and the number of visitors drops.

Tips on Securing the Lowest Fare to Pereira

1. The cheapest day

Pereira in Colombia attracts domestic and international crowds alike, and you are likely to find the place overly crowded on weekends. To beat the flight inflation, consider scheduling your departure or arrival on a mid-week day from Tuesday through Thursday. Most of the Pereira flight deals showcased on the fare table above correspond to mid-weekdays only.

2. The cheapest months

The wet season, comprising the months April, May, October and November, is the ideal season for budget traveling. Take a look at the weather forecast available with us to have an idea that how the weather will behave.

3. The cheapest time of the day

Not only the season and weekend factors, but also the time of the departure can make a difference to your airline ticket cost. Selecting a redeye flight is a great idea to outpace the competition for getting cheap flight tickets to Pereira. Red-eye flights operate usually between 11 pm and 5 am.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much time does it take to reach Pereira from USA?

The table below lists flight distance and flight time from US cities or airports.

Departure City

Flight Distance

Flight Time

Los Angeles

3,388 miles/5453 km

7 hours 17 minutes

New York

2,473 miles/3980 km

5 hours 27 minutes

San Francisco

3,712 miles/5973 km

7 hours 55 minutes


3,020 miles/4860 km

6 hours 32 minutes


2,493 miles/4012 km

5 hours 29 minutes

Whether you are booking one way or return flights to Pereira, it’s important to keep in mind the time difference between your city and the destination because a huge time gap exists. For instance, Pereira is 1 hour behind Indianapolis.

What are the best times to visit Pereira Colombia?

There is never a bad weather in Pereira. Book your flight, pack your baggage and board the flight – the planning is as simple as that. The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (80.8°F). The month with the lowest average high temperature is October (78.3°F). Expect some good rain percentage and high humidity in May, October and November.

What are the top attractions in Pereira Colombia?

1. Our Lady of Poverty Cathedra

The Our Lady of Poverty Cathedral is a landmark of the South American country of Colombia. Also known as Pereira Cathedral, it is dedicated to the Virgin Mary under the title of Our Lady of Poverty. This main church of the Diocese of Pereira was elevated to cathedral on December 18, 1952, by a bull of Pope Pius XII. Its interior features jaw-dropping wooden craftwork.

2. Lake Otún

Lake Otún (Laguna del Otún) is a small lake in the Nevados National Park, in the Risaralda department of Colombia. The park maintains an altitude of 3,900 m above the sea level and is spread over 1.5 square kilometres. The lake is a major source of the Otún River. However, the lake itself is fed by the water melting from the Nevado Santa Isabel.

The lake is the motherhood of the biodiversity surrounding the area. It serves as the breeding ground for several endangered bird species, including the Colombian torrent duck (Merganetta armata columbiana), the Colombian ruddy duck (Oxyura jamaicensis andina), the Andean teal (Anas andium) and the Andean snipe (Gallinago jamesoni).

3. Parque Consotá

It’s time to say goodbye to summer! Parque Consotá is a recreational park for lovers of nature. The park is home to several pools and aquatic amusement, hotels, spaces for practice sports, bike, bowling alley, etc. Usher in activities or relax – the choice remains with you.

4. Plaza Victoria

Dotted with malls and supermarkets, this family-friendly place is a popular destination for cultural events and social manifestations. Whether you have been hunting some unique souvenirs, or the latest from the world of fashion, or fun and entertainment activities for your kids – the place has got you covered.

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