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There are 4 ways to get from Manizales to Salento by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus Empresa Arauca  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Pereira
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Salento Pereira

$12 - $15

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Palmira  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Manizales to Armenia
  2. Take the bus from Armenia to Salento Armenia

$7 - $16

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Manizales to Salento 56.5 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Manizales to Salento 56.5 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Manizales to Salento is to drive which costs $5 - $9 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manizales to Salento is to taxi which costs $30 - $40 and takes 1 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manizales to Salento. However, there are services departing from Manizales and arriving at Salento via Pereira. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Manizales and Salento is 48 km. The road distance is 90.5 km.

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The best way to get from Manizales to Salento without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $11 - $15.

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It takes approximately 3 h to get from Manizales to Salento, including transfers.

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Manizales to Salento bus services, operated by Empresa Arauca, depart from Manizales station.

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Manizales to Salento bus services, operated by Expreso Alcalá, arrive at Salento station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manizales to Salento is 90 km. It takes approximately 1 h 25 min to drive from Manizales to Salento.

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There are 691+ hotels available in Salento. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manizales to Salento.
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  • Distance: 30.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

What companies run services between Manizales, Colombia and Salento, Quindío, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Manizales to Salento via Pereira in around 3 h.

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
1 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $11
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$2 - $5
Premium (S26)
$9 - $11
Bus from Manizales to Armenia
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $14
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$5 - $8
Premium (S26)
$12 - $14
Suautomovil
Phone
+57 (6) 3215064
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Pereira to Salento
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Bus from Armenia to Salento
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Other operators
Taxi from Manizales to Salento
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Tax La Feria Manizales
Phone
+57 6882 8912
Website
taxlaferia.com
Almacenes La 14
Phone
+57 6884 7878
Citytaxi Manizales
Phone
+57 6885 2300
Website
citytaxiapp.co

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