There are 6 ways to get from Manizales to Ecuador by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Guayaquil  •  4h 29m

  1. Fly from Manizales (MZL) to Guayaquil (GYE) MZL - GYE

$287 - $431

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Bus via Buga  •  20h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Buga
  2. Take the bus from Buga to Cali
  3. Take the bus from Cali to Quito

$76 - $115

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Fly to Quito  •  5h 44m

  1. Fly from Manizales (MZL) to Quito (UIO) MZL - UIO

$285 - $1,016

Bus  •  21h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Cali Via Cali
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Via Arequipa / ...

$76 - $114

Bus #2  •  28h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Palmira
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Terminal Quitumbe Via Lima

$96 - $147

Drive  •  17h 30m

  1. Drive from Manizales to Quito 1081.1 km

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Ecuador is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 17h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Manizales to Ecuador is to fly which costs $280 - $440 and takes 4h 29m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manizales to Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Manizales and arriving at Dos Puentes via Buga, Cali and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 58m.

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The distance between Manizales and Ecuador is 831 km. The road distance is 1081.1 km.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Ecuador without a car is to bus via Buga which takes 20h 58m and costs $75 - $120.

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It takes approximately 4h 29m to get from Manizales to Ecuador, including transfers.

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Manizales to Ecuador bus services, operated by Expreso Trejos, depart from Manizales station.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Ecuador is to fly which takes 4h 29m and costs $280 - $440. Alternatively, you can bus via Buga, which costs $75 - $120 and takes 20h 58m.

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There is no direct flight from Manizales Airport to Guayaquil Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 7m and has one stopover.

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What companies run services between Manizales, Colombia and Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Easyfly fly from Manizales to Durán every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manizales to Quito via Buga, Cali, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 20h 58m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manizales to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 6m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Manizales to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $550
Flights from Manizales to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Flights from Manizales to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,000
Bus operators
Expreso Trejos
Phone
0057 315 4525691
Bus from Manizales to Buga
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
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terminaldemanizales.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Cali
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 321 8903597
Email
ventasonline@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Buga
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular
$6 - $10
Premium
$8 - $10
Bus from Manizales to Palmira
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular
$8 - $13
Premium
$10 - $12
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Buga to Cali
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
cootrancise.com
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cruz Del sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cali to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Manizales to Ecuador bus services, operated by Tiseca, arrive at Quito station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manizales to Ecuador is 1081 km. It takes approximately 17h 30m to drive from Manizales to Ecuador.

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Easyfly and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Manizales Airport to Guayaquil Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Ecuador. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Manizales Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $4 - $6.

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