There are 3 ways to get from Cuenca to Salinas by bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Bus  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Salinas

$15 - $16

2 alternative options

Drive  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Cuenca to Salinas 218.6 miles

Fly, bus  •  3 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Cuenca (CUE) to Guayaquil (GYE) CUE - GYE
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Salinas

$85 - $258

What companies run services between Cuenca, Ecuador and Salinas, Santa Elena, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Cuenca to Salinas via Guayaquil and Salinas in around 6 h 14 min.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Cuenca to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $270
Bus operators
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular
Phone
2933001 - 2933009 - 2944322
Email
clp_1976@hotmail.com
Website
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Salinas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Liberpesa S.A
Phone
(04)2953718
Email
info@liberpesa.com.ec
Website
liberpesa.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil to Salinas
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
liberpesa.com.ec

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cuenca and Salinas is 229 km. The road distance is 350 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cuenca to Salinas is to bus which costs $15 - $16 and takes 6 h 14 min.

The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Salinas is to fly and bus which takes 3 h 42 min and costs $80 - $260.

It takes approximately 6 h 14 min to get from Cuenca to Salinas, including transfers.