There are 4 ways to get from Quito to Jama by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to El Carmen
  2. Take the bus from El Carmen to Flavio Alfaro
  3. Take a taxi from Flavio Alfaro to Jama

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Jama

$15 - $19

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Drive  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Jama 247 miles

Fly, drive  •  3 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Manta (MEC) UIO - MEC
  2. Drive from Manta to Jama

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Jama is to bus which costs $15 - $20 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Jama is to bus which costs $15 - $20 and takes 6 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Jama. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Jama via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe and Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 31 min.

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The distance between Quito and Jama is 189 km. The road distance is 395.2 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Jama without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5 h 42 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 42 min to get from Quito to Jama, including transfers.

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Quito to Jama bus services, operated by Panamericana Internacional, 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 Jama bus services, operated by Cooperativa Trans Vencedores, arrive at Jama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Jama is 395 km. It takes approximately 5 h 14 min to drive from Quito to Jama.

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  • Distance: 118.4 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 42 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Jama, Manabí, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Quito to Jama via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, and Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas in around 6 h 31 min.

Airlines
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
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Manta
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
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
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Jama
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
transvencedores.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Reina del Camino
Phone
042130757 - 042130030, 023824850 - 023824875
Email
denuncias@reinadelcamino.ec
Website
facebook.com
Bus from El Carmen to Flavio Alfaro
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
busbud.com
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Other operators
Taxi from Flavio Alfaro to Jama
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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