There are 6 ways to get from Montañita to Mindo by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus Facebook  •  12 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto López to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Acceso a Mindo

$86 - $109

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Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  16 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Montañita to Guayaquil Olón
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe Via Cucuta / ...

$15 - $19

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Bus via Guayaquil  •  12 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Montañita to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
  3. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Acceso a Mindo

$17 - $31

Bus via Guayaquil #2  •  12 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Montañita to La Libertad
  2. Take the bus from La Libertad to Guayaquil
  3. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
  4. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Acceso a Mindo

$24 - $38

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Montañita to Mindo 261.1 miles

Drive, fly, taxi  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Drive from Montañita to Manta
  2. Fly from Manta (MEC) to Quito (UIO) MEC - UIO
  3. Take a taxi from Quito to Mindo

$161 - $271

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Montañita to Mindo. However, there are services departing from Montañita and arriving at Mindo via Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre, Terminal Quitumbe, Av. Universitaria y 18 de Septiembre and Quito - Terminal La Ofelia. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 26 min.

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The distance between Montañita and Mindo is 296 km. The road distance is 417.8 km.

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The best way to get from Montañita to Mindo without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 4 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 4 min to get from Montañita to Mindo, including transfers.

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Montañita to Mindo bus services, operated by Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular, depart from Montañita station.

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The quickest flight from Manta Airport to Quito Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Montañita to Mindo bus services, operated by Panamericana Internacional, arrive at Quito - Terminal Quitumbe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Montañita to Mindo is 418 km. It takes approximately 6 h 18 min to drive from Montañita to Mindo.

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

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There are 58+ hotels available in Mindo. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Montañita to Mindo.
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  • Distance: 184.7 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 4 min

What companies run services between Montañita, Santa Elena, Ecuador and Mindo, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Montañita to Mindo via La Entrada, Puerto López, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, and Acceso a Mindo in around 12 h 4 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
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Puerto López to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
bus
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Acceso a Mindo
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular
Phone
2933001 - 2933009 - 2944322
Email
clp_1976@hotmail.com
Website
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Montañita to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from La Libertad to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
CITUP Cooperativa de Transporte Unidos Peninsulares
Phone
+593-42955013
Bus from Montañita to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
infomontanita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Liberpesa S.A
Phone
(04)2953718
Email
info@liberpesa.com.ec
Website
liberpesa.com.ec
Bus from La Libertad to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
liberpesa.com.ec
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Mindo
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593 2-321-2000
Cooperativa de Taxis Equinoccioi
Phone
+593-9-88584008
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Compañia de Taxis Balcones de Pichincha
Phone
+593-2-3412700
Website
es-la.facebook.com
American Taxi
Phone
+593 2-252-6000
Website
americantaxi.com.ec
Taxi Llamada Fácil S.A.
Phone
+593 2-266-6666
Website
taxillamadafacil.com

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