There are 10 ways to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia by plane, bus, car or taxi

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 - $1,115

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  31 h 7 min

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

$60 - $87

8 alternative options

Fly Esmeraldas to Bogota  •  4 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Esmeraldas (ESM) to Bogota (BOG) ESM - BOG

$123 - $424

Drive to Tumaco, fly to Cali  •  12 h 57 min

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

$91 - $263

Fly Esmeraldas to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Esmeraldas (ESM) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) ESM - MDE

$273 - $494

Taxi, bus  •  26 h 38 min

  1. Take a taxi from Esmeraldas to San Lorenzo
  2. Take the bus from Llorente to Pasto
  3. Take the bus from Pasto to Bogotá

$134 - $168

Bus Bolivariano  •  38 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Quito -Terminal Quitumbe
  2. Take the bus from Quito to Fusagasuga
  3. Take the bus from Fusagasuga to Bogotá

$62 - $99

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  40 h 10 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

$129 - $183

Bus Cruz del Sur #2  •  41 h 15 min

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

$128 - $180

Drive  •  21 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Esmeraldas to Bogotá 810.3 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Esmeraldas to Colombia is to bus which costs $60 - $90 and takes 31 h 7 min.

More details

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

More details

The distance between Esmeraldas and Colombia is 687 km. The road distance is 1296.5 km.

Get driving directions

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

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Esmeraldas to Colombia. However, there are services departing from Esmeraldas and arriving at Centro Memoria via Quito, Terminal de Transporte and El Tiempo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 7 min.

More details

What companies run services between Esmeraldas, Ecuador and Colombia?

TAME, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from Esmeraldas to Bogotá twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Esmeraldas to Bogotá via Quito Terminal Quitumbe, Quito, Bogotá, Terminal de Transporte, El Tiempo Maloka, and El Tiempo in around 31 h 7 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Esmeraldas to Bogota via Cali
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Esmeraldas to Bogota via Quito
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
Flights from Esmeraldas to Bogota via Cali, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
4 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Flights from Tumaco to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $190
Flights from Esmeraldas to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Cali
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $460
Flights from Esmeraldas to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 21 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $480
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Esmeraldas to Cali
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Flights from Esmeraldas to Bogota via Quito
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $420
Flights from Esmeraldas to Bogota via Quito, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$220 - $450
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Esmeraldas to Bogota via Cali
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
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
Trans Esmeraldas S.A.
Phone
+ 593 2 623 763
Email
administrativo@transesmeraldas.com
Website
transesmeraldas.com
Bus from Esmeraldas to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
transesmeraldas.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Quito -Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Schedules at
transesmeraldas.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bolivariano
Phone
+57 1 424-90-90 / +57 4 6042295
Email
contactenos@bolivariano.com.co
Website
bolivariano.com.co
Bus from Quito to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
Book at
bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$50 - $75
Premium
$50 - $75
Bus from Quito to Fusagasuga
Ave. Duration
29 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
Book at
bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$50 - $75
Premium
$50 - $75
Transportes Occidentales
Phone
+593 2-303-4291
Email
sistemas@transportesoccidentales.com
Website
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Quito- Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
5 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
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
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
34 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Other operators
Taxi from Esmeraldas to San Lorenzo
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Estimated price
$75 - $90

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