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. 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.  •  11 h 48 min

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

$14 - $26

5 alternative options

Fly to Salinas  •  1 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Salinas (SNC) UIO - SNC

$143 - $327

Fly to Manta, bus  •  6 h 48 min

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

$133 - $246

Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  10 h 56 min

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

$23 - $32

Bus  •  11 h 37 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 Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre, Avenida Benjamín Rosales, La Garzota, Tarqui, Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
  3. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Baños de San Vicente

$33 - $39

Drive  •  8 h 16 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Salinas 374.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Salinas is to bus which costs $14 - $27 and takes 11 h 48 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Salinas is to fly which costs $140 - $330 and takes 1 h 54 min.

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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 10 h 56 min and costs $23 - $35.

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

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The best way to get from Quito to Salinas is to fly which takes 1 h 54 min and costs $140 - $330. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $23 - $35 and takes 10 h 56 min.

Mode details

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

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

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  • Distance: 217.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 20 min

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, Pueblo Viejo, Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre, Guayaquil, and Salinas in around 10 h 56 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
52 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
55 min
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, Friday and Saturday
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 Pueblo Viejo
Ave. Duration
5 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Bus from Pueblo Viejo to Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $7
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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