There are 7 ways to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia by plane, bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Esmeraldas to Cali, bus  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Esmeraldas (ESM) to Cali (CLO) ESM - CLO
  2. Take the bus from Clinica Uribe to Primitivo

$157 - $1,116

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  35 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas to Alluriquín
  2. Take the bus from Alluriquín to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
  3. Take the bus from Quito to Bogotá

$58 - $85

5 alternative options

Drive to Tumaco, fly to Cali  •  12 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Esmeraldas to Tumaco
  2. Fly from Tumaco (TCO) to Cali (CLO) TCO - CLO

$101 - $214

Drive to Tumaco, fly to Bogota  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Esmeraldas to Tumaco
  2. Fly from Tumaco (TCO) to Bogota (BOG) TCO - BOG

$138 - $183

Bus via La Concordia  •  29 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tachina to La Concordia
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
  3. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Bogota

$128 - $183

Bus  •  30 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas to Quito Terminal Quitumbe Esmeraldas
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Bogota

$128 - $180

Drive  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Esmeraldas to Bogotá 810.3 miles

$85 - $130

What companies run services between Esmeraldas, Ecuador and Colombia?

You can take a bus from Esmeraldas to Bogotá via La Concordia, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, and Quito Terminal Quitumbe in around 29 h 42 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Tumaco to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Tumaco to Bogota via Cali
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Satena
Website
satena.com
Flights from Tumaco to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $140
Flights from Tumaco to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Esmeraldas to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Bus operators
Mio
Phone
+57 2 6204040
Email
servicioalusuario@mio.com.co
Website
mio.com.co
Bus from Clinica Uribe to Primitivo
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
mio.com.co
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Tachina to La Concordia
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportescita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Esmeraldas to Alluriquín
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportescita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Bogota
Ave. Duration
24 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray
Phone
+593 5-239-9726
Bus from Alluriquín to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
facebook.com
bus
Bus from Alluriquín to Quito -Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Esmeraldas to Colombia?

The distance between Esmeraldas and Colombia is 687 km. The road distance is 1297 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia?

The cheapest way to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia is to bus which costs $55 - $85 and takes 35 h 25 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia?

The quickest way to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia is to fly and bus which takes 2 h 19 min and costs $150 - $1,200.

Is there a direct bus between Esmeraldas and Colombia?

No, there is no direct bus from Esmeraldas to Colombia. However, there are services departing from Tachina and arriving at Bogota via La Concordia, Santo Domingo de los Colorados and Quito Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 42 min.

How long does it take to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia?

It takes approximately 2 h 19 min to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia, including transfers.