There are 7 ways to get from Quito to Salinas 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 to Guayaquil, bus  •  4 h 20 min

  1. UIO - GYE

$64 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Esmeraldas S.A.  •  11 h 48 min

  1. Quito Terminal Quitumbe - Salinas

$13 - $25

5 alternative options

Fly to Salinas  •  1 h 54 min

  1. UIO - SNC

$127 - $309

Fly to Manta, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. UIO - MEC

$98 - $196

Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  10 h 51 min

$20 - $25

Bus via Santo Domingo de los Colorados  •  11 h 37 min

$33 - $38

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. 374.1 miles

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

TAME flies from Quito to Salinas twice a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quito to Salinas via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre, Guayaquil, and Salinas in around 10 h 51 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Quito to Salinas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $270
Flights from Quito to Manta
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $260
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Quito to Manta
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
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 Libertad Peninsular
Phone
2933001 - 2933009 - 2944322
Email
clp_1976@hotmail.com
Website
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Salinas
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Baños de San Vicente
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
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
3 h
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
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
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
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Santo Domingo, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Transportes Occidentales
Phone
+593 2-303-4291
Email
sistemas@transportesoccidentales.com
Website
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Bus from Quito -Terminal Quitumbe to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Transportes Ecuador
Phone
38244851
Email
secretaria@transportesecuador.com.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre, Avenida Benjamín Rosales, La Garzota, Tarqui, Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
transportesecuador.com.ec

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Quito and Salinas is 349 km. The road distance is 599 km.

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Salinas is to bus which costs $20 - $26 and takes 10 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Quito to Salinas is to fly which takes 1 h 54 min and costs $120 - $310.

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