There are 6 ways to get from Manta to Ambato by bus, taxi, 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, taxi  •  8 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Portoviejo to Quevedo
  2. Take a taxi from Quevedo to Ambato

$135 - $175

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray  •  11 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Manta to Bahía de Caráquez
  2. Take the bus from Bahía de Caráquez to Ambato

$12

4 alternative options

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay  •  9 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Manta to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
  2. Take the bus from Alluriquín to Ambato

Bus Flota Pelileo  •  10 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Manta to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Ambato

$16

Drive  •  6 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Manta to Ambato 283.4 miles

Fly, bus  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Manta (MEC) to Quito (UIO) MEC - UIO
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén to Terminal Terrestre de Ambato

$80 - $176

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Manta to Ambato is to bus which costs $12 and takes 11 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Manta to Ambato is to fly and bus which costs $80 - $180 and takes 4 h 17 min.

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The distance between Manta and Ambato is 235 km. The road distance is 453.4 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 2 min to get from Manta to Ambato, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Manta to Ambato. However, there are services departing from Manta and arriving at Ambato via Santo Domingo de los Colorados and Alluriquín. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 26 min.

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What companies run services between Manta, Ecuador and Ambato, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Manta to Ambato via Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, and Alluriquín in around 9 h 26 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Manta to Quito
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Manta to Quito
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Bus operators
Flota Bolivar
Phone
593 (05) 2 763-286
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Portoviejo to Quevedo
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
flotabolivar.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay
Phone
(+593)-0236547894
Website
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Bus from Manta to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Alluriquín to Ambato
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportescita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Coactur Manabí
Bus from Manta to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Flota Pelileo
Email
fpelileo@hotmail.com
Website
flotapelileo.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil to Ambato
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
flotapelileo.com.ec
Book at
multipasajes.com
Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray
Phone
+593 5-239-9726
Bus from Manta to Bahía de Caráquez
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Bahía de Caráquez to Ambato
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cooperativa Tax Gacela
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén to Terminal Terrestre de Ambato
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quevedo to Ambato
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Cooperativa en Taxis Grupo 6
Phone
+593 5-278-5686

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