There are 4 ways to get from Manta to Tumbes by bus, car or plane

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Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Manta to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Aguas Verdes Via Lima

$92 - $116

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Bus Cooperativa de Transporte CIFA  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Manta to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Tumbes Guayaquil / ...

$20 - $27

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Drive  •  6 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Manta to Tumbes 286.1 miles

$40 - $60

Fly, drive  •  13 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Manta (MEC) to Santa Rosa (ETR) MEC - ETR
  2. Drive from Santa Rosa to Tumbes

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No, there is no direct bus from Manta to Tumbes. However, there are services departing from Manta and arriving at Tumbes via Guayaquil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 35 min.

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The distance between Manta and Tumbes is 291 km. The road distance is 457.7 km.

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The best way to get from Manta to Tumbes without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 56 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 56 min to get from Manta to Tumbes, including transfers.

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Manta to Tumbes bus services, operated by Cooperativa Coactur Manabí, depart from Manta station.

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There is no direct flight from Manta Airport to Santa Rosa Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 20 min and has one stopover.

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Manta to Tumbes bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transporte CIFA, arrive at Tumbes station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Manta to Tumbes is 458 km. It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to drive from Manta to Tumbes.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TAME offer flights from Manta Airport to Santa Rosa Airport.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Tumbes. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Manta to Tumbes.
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  • Distance: 181.9 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 56 min

What companies run services between Manta, Ecuador and Tumbes, Peru?

You can take a bus from Manta to Tumbes via Guayaquil and Aguas Verdes in around 7 h 56 min.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Manta to Santa Rosa via Quito
Ave. Duration
13 h 2 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Bus operators
Cooperativa Coactur Manabí
Bus from Manta to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transporte CIFA
Phone
+593 07 2937 874
Email
info@cifainternacional.com
Website
cifainternacional.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Tumbes
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
cifainternacional.com
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Guayaquil to Tumbes
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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The best way to get from Manta to Manta Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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