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There are 3 ways to get from Machala to Catamayo by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4h 30m

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Taxi  •  2h 53m

  1. Take a taxi from Machala to Catamayo 198.4 km

Drive  •  2h 53m

  1. Drive from Machala to Catamayo 198.4 km

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The cheapest way to get from Machala to Catamayo is to bus which costs $5 - $15 and takes 4h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Machala to Catamayo is to taxi which costs $100 - $130 and takes 2h 53m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Machala and arriving at Catamayo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 30m.

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It is 105 km from Machala to Catamayo. It is approximately 198.4 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Machala to Catamayo without a car is to bus which takes 4h 30m and costs $5 - $15.

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The bus from Machala to Catamayo takes 4h 30m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Machala to Catamayo bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transportes Loja Internacional, depart from Machala station.

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Machala to Catamayo bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transportes Loja Internacional, arrive at Catamayo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Machala to Catamayo is 198 km. It takes approximately 2h 53m to drive from Machala to Catamayo.

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  • Distance: 104.9 km
  • Duration: 4h 30m

What companies run services between Machala, Ecuador and Catamayo, Ecuador?

Cooperativa de Transportes Loja Internacional operates a bus from Machala to Catamayo hourly. Tickets cost $6 - $14 and the journey takes 4h 30m. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Cooperativa De Transporte Union Yantzaza
Phone
+593 (96) 004 2963
Email
union.yantzaza@gmail.com
Website
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Bus from Machala to Catamayo
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $15
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Unión Cariamanga Internacional
Phone
(07) 303-5297- Loja +(593) 72572908- +(593) 072730295 -
Email
administradores@unioncariamanga.com.ec
Website
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Bus from Machala to Catamayo
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $12
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Other operators
Taxi from Machala to Catamayo
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Estimated price
$100 - $130
Cooperativa De Taxis Héroes De Pilo
Phone
+593 7-296-0760
Coop. de taxis Santa Isabel
Phone
+593 7-293-2645
Compañía de taxis Taxi Flash
Phone
+593 7-296-3300
Compañía de Taxis Contax Machaleña
Phone
+593 7-279-4300

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