The cheapest day to depart from United States to Manta is on a Tuesday when prices can be found for as low as $651. If your travel schedule is flexible, try to avoid departing on a Saturday because tickets tend to average around $888. These prices are subject to change though, so be sure to set up a Price Alert for flights to Manta.
Flying to Manta from United States in the morning is the least expensive time of day to depart. momondo users have found prices as low as $768 when looking at flights departing in the morning. Flights to Manta are more costly in the evening, with an average ticket price of $868. Departure times in the evening fall within the peak daily travel times, which is why tickets can be more expensive.
Salinas (Santa Elena) Airport can be an alternative airport used for travel to Manta.
Currently, Ecuador travel restrictions include travel to Manta. Entry restrictions
Flights to Ecuador have now resumed. From December 22, all travelers arriving from the UK, Australia, South Africa and the EU are required to take an antigen test (rapid test) on arrival at the airport.Entry requirements
Travelers must present a completed Health Declaration Form and a completed Immigration form as well as a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19 issued within 10 days before arrival. Travelers who are unable to provide a PCR test will be tested at the airport at their own expense. Special 'travel corridors' exist for tourists visiting the Galapagos. Foreigners wishing to enter the islands must present a negative RT-PCR test for COVID-19, taken 96 hours prior to the date of departure to Ecuador. On arrival in Ecuador, tourists may be requested to take another PCR test, at their own expense. Tourists must also present a return flight and a safe passage document (‘salvoconducto’) issued by the Ministry of Tourism to be exempt from doing 14 days of self-isolation on the islands. The tour operators or hotels are responsible for arranging this safe passage document on behalf of tourists, given that visitors are required to have previous contracted travel and accommodation arrangements. The Galapagos Transit Control Card, will need to be filled out online at least 24 hours before the flight. On arrival in Ecuador you will be required to fill in a Health Status Declaration, including a local address.Quarantine requirements
Arriving travelers may be subject to random rapid antigen testing conducted at the airport by the Ministry of Health, regardless of whether a negative COVID RT-PCR test is provided. If the rapid antigen test is positive, they must isolate for 10 days at one of the Ministry of Health's Centers for Temporary Attention in Quito or Guayaquil. As of January 11, it is no longer permissible to perform the isolation at a private residency or hotel. Travelers from the UK, Australia, South Africa and the EU will have to carry out obligatory self-isolation for 5 days. Non-residents of Ecuador will have to self-isolate in hotels determined by the local authorities, at their own expense. Residents can isolate in their home.All other info
Normal passports issued by Ecuador which have expired on March 16, 2020 or later, are considered valid until February 28, 2021. Passengers must have a "Passport validity extension certificate" and travel with the expired passport.If you are planning to travel to Manta at this time, it is recommended that you stay up to date on current restrictions and follow proper safety measures while in public.