There are 7 ways to get from Montañita to Mindo by bus, car, plane or taxi

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  •  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

$16 - $30

Cheapest option

Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  16 h 16 min

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

$14 - $23

5 alternative options

Bus via Santa Elena  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Montañita to Santa Elena
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena 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

$23 - $37

Drive  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Montañita to Mindo 261.1 miles

Drive to Manta, 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

$136 - $241

Bus, bus to Guayaquil, fly, taxi  •  8 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Montañita to Santa Elena
  2. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Guayaquil
  3. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Quito (UIO) GYE - UIO
  4. Take a taxi from Quito to Mindo

$122 - $267

Bus to Salinas, fly, taxi  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Montañita to La Libertad
  2. Fly from Salinas (SNC) to Quito (UIO) SNC - UIO
  3. Take a taxi from Quito to Mindo

$153 - $290

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Montañita to Mindo is to bus which costs $14 - $23 and takes 16 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Montañita to Mindo is to drive and fly and taxi which costs $130 - $250 and takes 5 h 21 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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It takes approximately 12 h 24 min to get from Montañita to Mindo, including transfers.

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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 16 min.

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

You can take a bus from Montañita to Mindo via Guayaquil, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, and Acceso a Mindo in around 12 h 24 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Manta to Quito
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Salinas to Quito
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $170
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
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Bus operators
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 Santa Elena to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.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
CITUP Cooperativa de Transporte Unidos Peninsulares
Phone
+593-42955013
Bus from Montañita to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
infomontanita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
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
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
Transportes Ecuador
Phone
38244851
Email
secretaria@transportesecuador.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Quito -Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
transportesecuador.com.ec
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Mindo
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593 2-321-2000

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