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There are 6 ways to get from Puerto López to Mindo 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 17 min

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

$75 - $99

Cheapest option

Bus  •  10 h 12 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

$24 - $35

4 alternative options

Drive  •  6 h

  1. Drive from Puerto López to Mindo 265.8 miles

Bus, bus to Guayaquil, fly, taxi  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto López to Jipijapa
  2. Take the bus from Jipijapa to Guayaquil
  3. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Quito (UIO) GYE - UIO
  4. Take a taxi from Quito to Mindo

$149 - $299

Bus to Manta, fly, taxi  •  8 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto López to Portoviejo
  2. Fly from Manta (MEC) to Quito (UIO) MEC - UIO
  3. Take a taxi from Quito to Mindo

$164 - $284

Bus to Salinas, fly, taxi  •  6 h 40 min

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

$188 - $331

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto López to Mindo is to bus which costs $24 - $35 and takes 10 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto López to Mindo is to bus and fly and taxi which costs $180 - $340 and takes 6 h 40 min.

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The distance between Puerto López and Mindo is 282 km. The road distance is 425.3 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto López to Mindo without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8 h 17 min and costs $75 - $100.

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It takes approximately 8 h 17 min to get from Puerto López to Mindo, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto López to Mindo is 425 km. It takes approximately 6 h to drive from Puerto López to Mindo.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., TAME and LATAM Ecuador offer flights from Guayaquil Airport to Quito Airport.

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There are 60+ hotels available in Mindo. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puerto López to Mindo.
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  • Distance: 176 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 17 min

What companies run services between Puerto López, Ecuador and Mindo, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Puerto López to Mindo via Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas and Acceso a Mindo in around 10 h 12 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 Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Manta to Quito
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
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 Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Manta to Quito
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
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
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andestransit.com
Bus from Puerto López to Jipijapa
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Puerto López to Portoviejo
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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
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Reina del Camino
Phone
042130757 - 042130030, 023824850 - 023824875
Email
denuncias@reinadelcamino.ec
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto López to Jipijapa
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
busbud.com
Bus from Puerto López to Portoviejo
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
busbud.com
Cooperativa Coactur Manabí
Bus from Jipijapa to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Manglaralto
Phone
+593 4-278-0188
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Puerto López to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Mindo
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Unión de Taxis de Santo Domigo
Phone
+593 2-276-0200

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