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There are 5 ways to get from Atacames to Manta by bus, car or plane

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Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Manta

$9 - $24

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Bus Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray  •  11h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Tosagua
  2. Take the bus from Tosagua to Manta Terminal Terrestre

Bus via San Jacinto de Buena Fé  •  13h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to San Jacinto de Buena Fé
  3. Take the bus from San Jacinto de Buena Fé to Manta Terminal Terrestre

$20 - $31

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Atacames to Manta 216.1 miles

Bus, fly  •  5h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Atacames to Esmeraldas
  2. Fly from Esmeraldas (ESM) to Manta (MEC) ESM - MEC

$211 - $375

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The cheapest way to get from Atacames to Manta is to bus which costs $9 - $24 and takes 8h 42m.

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The quickest way to get from Atacames to Manta is to bus and fly which costs $210 - $380 and takes 5h 15m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atacames to Manta. However, there are services departing from Atacames and arriving at Manta via Santo Domingo de los Colorados. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 42m.

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The distance between Atacames and Manta is 225 km. The road distance is 345.8 km.

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The best way to get from Atacames to Manta without a car is to bus which takes 8h 42m and costs $9 - $24.

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It takes approximately 8h 42m to get from Atacames to Manta, including transfers.

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Atacames to Manta bus services, operated by Transportes Occidentales, depart from Atacames station.

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There is no direct flight from Esmeraldas Airport to Manta Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h and has one stopover.

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Atacames to Manta bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay, arrive at Manta station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atacames to Manta is 346 km. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Atacames to Manta.

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  • Distance: 140.6 miles
  • Duration: 8h 42m

What companies run services between Atacames, Ecuador and Manta, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Atacames to Manta via Santo Domingo de los Colorados in around 8h 42m.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Esmeraldas to Manta via Quito
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Bus operators
Transportes Occidentales
Phone
+593 2-303-4291
Email
sistemas@transportesoccidentales.com
Website
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
transportescita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi
Phone
593 99 195 2081
Email
transportesaerotaxi@yahoo.com
Website
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Bus from Esmeraldas to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Touris San Francisco
Phone
593 32886604
Website
tourisanfrancisco.com
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay
Phone
(+593)-0236547894
Website
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Manta
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Manta
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to San Jacinto de Buena Fé
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray
Phone
+593 5-239-9726
Bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Tosagua
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Bolivar
Phone
593 (05) 2 763-286
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tosagua to Manta Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from San Jacinto de Buena Fé to Manta Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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TAME offers flights from Esmeraldas Airport to Manta Airport.

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