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There are 3 ways to get from Cali to Manizales by bus or car

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Bus Flota Ospina  •  4h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Manizales Via Manizales

$12 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus Cooperativa Ciudad Señora  •  4h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Cartago
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Manizales Via Manizales

$14 - $25

Drive  •  3h 47m

  1. Drive from Cali to Manizales 165.2 miles

$17 - $26

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The cheapest way to get from Cali to Manizales is to bus which costs $12 - $16 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Cali to Manizales is to drive which costs $17 - $26 and takes 3h 47m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cali and arriving at Manizales. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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The distance between Cali and Manizales is 213 km. The road distance is 264.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cali to Manizales without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $12 - $16.

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The bus from Cali to Manizales takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Cali to Manizales bus services, operated by Flota Ospina, depart from Cali station.

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Cali to Manizales bus services, operated by Flota Ospina, arrive at Manizales station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cali to Manizales is 264 km. It takes approximately 3h 47m to drive from Cali to Manizales.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Manizales. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cali to Manizales.
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  • Distance: 133.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Cali, Colombia and Manizales, Colombia?

Flota Ospina operates a bus from Cali to Manizales hourly. Tickets cost $14 - $16 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Expreso Trejos also services this route every 4 hours.

Bus operators
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Cali to Cartago
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalcali.com
Empresa Arauca
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 321 8903597
Email
ventasonline@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Pereira to Manizales
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $10
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$2 - $4
Premium (S26)
$8 - $10
Suautomovil
Phone
+57 (6) 3215064
Bus from Pereira to Manizales
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co

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