There are 3 ways to get from Montañita to Ambato by bus, 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, http://transportescita.com  •  10 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Montañita to La Libertad
  2. Take the bus from La Libertad to Guayaquil
  3. Take the http://transportescita.com from Guayaquil to Ambato

$15 - $16

2 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Montañita to Ambato 312.3 miles

Drive, fly, bus  •  6 h 24 min

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

$73 - $157

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

You can take a bus from Montañita to Ambato via La Libertad and Guayaquil in around 10 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
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
Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular
Phone
2933001 - 2933009 - 2944322
Email
clp_1976@hotmail.com
Website
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from La Libertad to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.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
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Ambato
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
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 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

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Montañita to Ambato?

The distance between Montañita and Ambato is 246 km. The road distance is 500 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Montañita to Ambato?

The cheapest way to get from Montañita to Ambato is to bus and http://transportescita.com which costs $15 - $16 and takes 10 h 26 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Montañita to Ambato?

The quickest way to get from Montañita to Ambato is to drive and fly and bus which takes 6 h 24 min and costs $70 - $160.

Is there a direct bus between Montañita and Ambato?

No, there is no direct bus from Montañita to Ambato. However, there are services departing from Montañita and arriving at Ambato via La Libertad and Guayaquil. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 26 min.

How long does it take to get from Montañita to Ambato?

It takes approximately 10 h 26 min to get from Montañita to Ambato, including transfers.