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There are 5 ways to get from Quito to Manta by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 33 min

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

$118 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus Reina del Camino  •  8 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Rocafuerte Jipijapa / ...

$9 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus via Santo Domingo de los Colorados  •  7 h 12 min

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

$10 - $23

Bus Trans Macuchi  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Quevedo Quito
  2. Take the bus from Quevedo to Manta Terminal Terrestre

$15

Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Manta 304 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Manta is to bus which costs $9 - $20 and takes 8 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Manta is to fly which costs $110 - $230 and takes 1 h 33 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Manta. However, there are services departing from La Mascota and arriving at Manta via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe and Santo Domingo de los Colorados. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 12 min.

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The distance between Quito and Manta is 257 km. The road distance is 486.4 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Manta without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 12 min and costs $10 - $24.

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Quito to Manta, including transfers.

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Quito to Manta bus services, operated by Panamericana Internacional, depart from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe station.

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The best way to get from Quito to Manta is to fly which takes 1 h 33 min and costs $110 - $230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $10 - $24 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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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 Manta bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay, arrive at Manta station.

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Map of how to get from Quito to Manta.
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  • Distance: 160.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Manta, Ecuador?

TAME and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Quito to Manta 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quito to Manta via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, and Santo Domingo de los Colorados in around 7 h 12 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
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
$5 - $10
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas to Manta
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Bus from Quito Quitumbe to Rocafuerte
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay
Phone
(+593)-0236547894
Website
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Manta
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Reina del Camino
Phone
042130757 - 042130030, 023824850 - 023824875
Email
denuncias@reinadelcamino.ec
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Rocafuerte
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $12
Schedules at
busbud.com
Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray
Phone
+593 5-239-9726
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Rocafuerte
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
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Trans Macuchi
Phone
593 03 2688142
Email
transmacuchi@transmacuchi.com
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Quevedo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transmacuchi.com
Flota Bolivar
Phone
593 (05) 2 763-286
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quevedo to Manta Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Manta is 486 km. It takes approximately 6 h 42 min to drive from Quito to Manta.

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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 176+ hotels available in Manta. Prices start at $25 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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