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

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

Fly  •  1 h 33 min

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

$82 - $178

Cheapest option

Bus  •  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

$13 - $17

3 alternative options

Bus Reina del Camino  •  10 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Chone Quitumbe
  2. Take the bus from Chone to Manta

Bus via San Jacinto de Buena Fé  •  10 h 19 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 Manta Terminal Terrestre

$15 - $19

Drive  •  6 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Manta 304 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Manta is to bus which costs $13 - $18 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Manta is to fly which costs $80 - $180 and takes 1 h 33 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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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Quito to Manta, including transfers.

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

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TAME fly from Quito to Manta 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quito to Manta via Terminal Quitumbe, 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
$6 - $10
Schedules at
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
$7 - $11
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 Chone
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
busbud.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Bus from Chone to Manta
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
busbud.com
Flota Bolivar
Phone
593 (05) 2 763-286
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Jacinto de Buena Fé to Manta Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
flotabolivar.com

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