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There are 7 ways to get from Atacames to Montañita by bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Bus via Santo Domingo de los Colorados  •  12h 47m

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

$15 - $30

6 alternative options

Bus  •  12h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas to Babahoyo
  2. Take the bus from Babahoyo to Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre
  3. Take the bus from Guayaquil to La Libertad
  4. Take the bus from La Libertad to Montañita

$17 - $26

Bus Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray  •  15h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Tosagua
  2. Take the bus from Tosagua to Puerto López Quito

$21 - $22

Bus #2  •  24h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Atacames to Guayaquil Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Montañita Guayaquil

Drive  •  7h 9m

  1. Drive from Atacames to Montañita 290.9 miles

Fly to Manta, bus  •  9h 19m

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

$222 - $386

Fly to Guayaquil, bus  •  9h 54m

  1. Fly from Esmeraldas (ESM) to Guayaquil (GYE) ESM - GYE
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Cerecita
  3. Take the bus from Cerecita to Santa Elena
  4. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Montañita

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The cheapest way to get from Atacames to Montañita is to bus which costs $20 - $22 and takes 15h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Atacames to Montañita is to fly and bus which costs $220 - $390 and takes 9h 19m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Atacames to Montañita. However, there are services departing from Atacames and arriving at Montañita via Santo Domingo de los Colorados and Manta. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 47m.

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The distance between Atacames and Montañita is 316 km. The road distance is 465.4 km.

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The best way to get from Atacames to Montañita without a car is to bus which takes 12h 47m and costs $15 - $30.

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It takes approximately 12h 47m to get from Atacames to Montañita, including transfers.

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Atacames to Montañita 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 Montañita bus services, operated by Cooperativa Manglaralto, arrive at Montañita station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atacames to Montañita is 465 km. It takes approximately 7h 9m to drive from Atacames to Montañita.

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Map of how to get from Atacames to Montañita.
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  • Distance: 197.6 miles
  • Duration: 12h 47m

What companies run services between Atacames, Ecuador and Montañita, Santa Elena, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Atacames to Montañita via Santo Domingo de los Colorados and Manta in around 12h 47m.

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
Flights from Esmeraldas to Guayaquil via Quito
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
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
Bus from Esmeraldas to Babahoyo
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Bus from Babahoyo to Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Bus from Atacames to Guayaquil Terminal
Ave. Duration
19h 11m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $20
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
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 Babahoyo to Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Cooperativa Manglaralto
Phone
+593 4-278-0188
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Manta to Montañita
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular
Phone
2933001 - 2933009 - 2944322
Email
clp_1976@hotmail.com
Website
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Montañita
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Cerecita
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Cerecita to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Liberpesa S.A
Phone
(04)2953718
Email
info@liberpesa.com.ec
Website
liberpesa.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
liberpesa.com.ec
CITUP Cooperativa de Transporte Unidos Peninsulares
Phone
+593-42955013
Bus from La Libertad to Montañita
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
infomontanita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Santa Elena to Montañita
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
infomontanita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
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
Reina del Camino
Phone
042130757 - 042130030, 023824850 - 023824875
Email
denuncias@reinadelcamino.ec
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tosagua to Puerto López
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
busbud.com

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TAME offers flights from Esmeraldas Airport to Manta Airport.

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