There are 4 ways to get from Manizales to Cali by bus, car or plane

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Bus Flota Ospina  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Cali

$11 - $16

3 alternative options

Bus De Occidente  •  5 h 6 min

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

$13

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Manizales to Cali 163.5 miles

$17 - $25

Fly  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Manizales (MZL) to Cali (CLO) MZL - CLO

$66 - $267

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The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Cali is to bus which costs $14 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manizales to Cali is to drive which costs $17 - $25 and takes 3 h 52 min.

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The distance between Manizales and Cali is 213 km. The road distance is 261.7 km.

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The bus from Manizales to Cali takes 4 h 30 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Manizales and arriving at Cali. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 30 min.

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

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

Flota Ospina operates a bus from Manizales to Cali hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $16 and the journey takes 4 h 30 min. Expreso Trejos also services this route every 30 minutes. Alternatively, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Easyfly and LATAM Chile fly from Manizales to Cali hourly.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Bus operators
Expreso Trejos
Phone
0057 315 4525691
Bus from Manizales to Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Cartago
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
De Occidente
Website
deoccidente.com
Bus from Cartago to Cali
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
deoccidente.com

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