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There are 8 ways to get from Manizales to Ecuador by plane, bus or car

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Fly Manizales to Quito  •  6h 54m

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

$179 - $594

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Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  19h 15m

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

$47 - $68

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Fly Manizales to Guayaquil  •  7h 55m

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

$165 - $602

Bus to Pereira, fly to Guayaquil  •  8h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Pereira
  2. Fly from Pereira (PEI) to Guayaquil (GYE) PEI - GYE

$141 - $504

Bus, bus to Bogota, fly to Quito  •  10h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Ibague
  2. Take the bus from Ibagué to Bogotá
  3. Fly from Bogota (BOG) to Quito (UIO) BOG - UIO

$182 - $549

Bus Tiseca  •  23h 34m

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

$113 - $183

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  27h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Cartago
  2. Take the bus from Cartago to Cali
  3. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Terminal Quitumbe

$114 - $164

Drive  •  17h 13m

  1. Drive from Manizales to Quito 663.5 miles

$65 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Ecuador is to bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 19h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Manizales to Ecuador is to fly which costs $170 - $600 and takes 6h 54m.

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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 Versalles, Cali and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 15m.

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The distance between Manizales and Ecuador is 831 km. The road distance is 1061.6 km.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Ecuador without a car is to bus which takes 19h 15m and costs $45 - $70.

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It takes approximately 6h 54m to get from Manizales to Ecuador, including transfers.

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Manizales to Ecuador bus services, operated by Flota Ospina, depart from Manizales station.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Ecuador is to fly which takes 6h 54m and costs $170 - $600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $70 and takes 19h 15m.

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There is no direct flight from Manizales Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 52m and has one stopover.

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Manizales to Ecuador bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Quito station.

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Map of how to get from Manizales to Ecuador.
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  • Distance: 519.4 miles
  • Duration: 6h 54m

What companies run services between Manizales, Colombia and Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Easyfly fly from Manizales to Quito every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Manizales to Quito via Cali, Versalles, Cali, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 19h 15m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manizales to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Manizales to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Manizales to Guayaquil via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Manizales to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
9h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Pereira to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Pereira to Guayaquil via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Pereira to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Flights from Bogota to Quito
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Manizales to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Bogota to Quito
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Pereira to Guayaquil via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Bus operators
Empresa Arauca
Expreso Palmira
Phone
+57 321 8903597
Email
ventasonline@expresopalmira.com.co
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$2 - $5
Premium (S26)
$9 - $11
Bus from Manizales to Ibague
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$12 - $18
Premium (S26)
$22 - $26
Bus from Ibagué to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
4h 1m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.pinbus.com
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$10 - $15
Premium (S26)
$19 - $22
Suautomovil
Phone
+57 (6) 3215064
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Trejos
Phone
0057 315 4525691
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Cali
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Cartago
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Book at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve
Conexiones Siglo 21
Phone
+57 311 357 5623
Email
ayuda@conexionesiglo21.com
Website
conexionesiglo21.com
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
conexionesiglo21.com
Book at
conexionesiglo21.com
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Book at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
De Occidente
Website
deoccidente.com
Bus from Cartago to Cali
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
deoccidente.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
$100 - $150
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Yes, the driving distance between Manizales to Ecuador is 1062 km. It takes approximately 17h 13m 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 Quito Airport.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Manizales Airport is to bus which takes 15m and costs .

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