There are 5 ways to get from Manizales to Cali by bus, car or plane

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

Bus Flota Ospina  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Cali

$11 - $17

4 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

$15

Drive  •  3 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Manizales to Cali 163.5 miles

$17 - $25

Fly from Manizales  •  5 h

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

$42 - $281

Bus to Pereira, fly  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Pereira
  2. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Cali (CLO) PEI - CLO

$40 - $242

Questions & Answers

The distance between Manizales and Cali is 213 km. The road distance is 262 km.

The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Cali is to bus which costs $15 and takes 5 h 6 min.

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

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.

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

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

Flota Ospina operates a bus from Manizales to Cali hourly. Tickets cost $15 - $17 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 26 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
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota, Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $490
Flights from Pereira to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $220
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Flights from Pereira to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Manizales to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $260
Flights from Pereira to Cali via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $850
Bus operators
Expreso Trejos
Phone
0057 315 4525691
Bus from Manizales to Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$12
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
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
De Occidente
Website
deoccidente.com
Bus from Cartago to Cali
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
deoccidente.com

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