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There are 6 ways to get from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez by bus, car or plane

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Bus Cooperativa Trans Vencedores  •  6 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to El Carmen
  2. Take the bus from El Carmen to San Vicente

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Bus Reina del Camino  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Bahía de Caráquez Quito

$10 - $12

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Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  9 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to San Jacinto de Buena Fé
  2. Take the bus from San Jacinto de Buena Fé to Calceta

$14 - $18

Drive  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez 284.6 miles

Fly to Manta, bus  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Manta (MEC) UIO - MEC
  2. Take the bus from Portoviejo to Bahía de Caráquez

$86 - $181

Fly to Guayaquil, bus  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Guayaquil (GYE) UIO - GYE
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Bahía de Caráquez

$69 - $203

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez is to bus which costs $10 - $13 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $190 and takes 5 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at San Vicente via Quito Terminal Quitumbe and El Carmen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 59 min.

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The distance between Quito and Bahía de Caráquez is 215 km. The road distance is 455.3 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez without a car is to bus which takes 6 h 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 59 min to get from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez, including transfers.

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Quito to Bahía de Caráquez bus services, operated by Cooperativa Trans Vencedores, depart from Quito Terminal Quitumbe station.

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

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Quito to Bahía de Caráquez bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray, arrive at San Vicente station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Bahía de Caráquez is 455 km. It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to drive from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez.

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  • Distance: 134.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 59 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Quito to Bahía de Caráquez via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito Terminal Quitumbe, and El Carmen in around 6 h 59 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Manta
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Manta
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Bus operators
Cooperativa Trans Vencedores
Phone
(593) (6) 2981395, Terminal Carcelén: 0997 321-293
Email
coop_transvencedores@hotmail.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to El Carmen
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
transvencedores.com.ec
Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray
Phone
+593 5-239-9726
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to El Carmen
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from El Carmen to San Vicente
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Reina del Camino
Phone
042130757 - 042130030, 023824850 - 023824875
Email
denuncias@reinadelcamino.ec
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Bahía de Caráquez
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
busbud.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Bahía de Caráquez
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $15
Schedules at
busbud.com
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Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to San Jacinto de Buena Fé
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Flota Bolivar
Phone
593 (05) 2 763-286
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Jacinto de Buena Fé to Calceta
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cooperativa Coactur Manabí
Bus from Portoviejo to Bahía de Caráquez
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Bahía de Caráquez
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com

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

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There are 60+ hotels available in Bahía de Caráquez. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Quito to Quito Airport is to taxi which takes 37 min and costs $30 - $40.

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