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

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Fly to Guayaquil, bus  •  4h 20m

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

$74 - $201

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Esmeraldas S.A.  •  11h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Salinas Quito Terminal Quitumbe

$14 - $26

3 alternative options

Fly to Manta, bus  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Manta (MEC) UIO - MEC
  2. Take the bus from Manta to La Libertad

$133 - $246

Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Salinas

$21 - $26

Drive  •  8h 16m

  1. Drive from Quito to Salinas 374.1 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Salinas is to bus which costs $21 - $27 and takes 10h 51m.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Salinas is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $210 and takes 4h 20m.

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The distance between Quito and Salinas is 349 km. The road distance is 598.6 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Salinas without a car is to bus which takes 10h 51m and costs $21 - $27.

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It takes approximately 4h 20m to get from Quito to Salinas, including transfers.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Salinas is 599 km. It takes approximately 8h 16m to drive from Quito to Salinas.

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Air Europa, KLM, TAME and two other airlines offer flights from Quito Airport to Guayaquil Airport.

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There are 152+ hotels available in Salinas. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Quito to Salinas.
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  • Distance: 217.8 miles
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Salinas, Santa Elena, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Quito to Salinas via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, Guayaquil, and Salinas in around 10h 51m.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Quito to Manta
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Quito to Manta
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Bus operators
Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular
Phone
2933001 - 2933009 - 2944322
Email
clp_1976@hotmail.com
Website
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Salinas
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Liberpesa S.A
Phone
(04)2953718
Email
info@liberpesa.com.ec
Website
liberpesa.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil to Salinas
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
liberpesa.com.ec
Cooperativa Manglaralto
Phone
+593 4-278-0188
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Manta to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
andestransit.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 Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
panamericana.ec

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