Buses between Melaque and La Manzanilla run five times daily, cost 17 pesos or about 1.20 USD, and the ride is approximately 30 minutes.
Departs La Manzanilla: 8:30 & 10:30 a.m. and 1:30, 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. The bus originates just south of the primary school but you can wave it down anywhere along the main street and it will stop to pick you up.
Departs Melaque: 7:45 & 9:45 a.m. and 12:45, 3:00 and 4:45 p.m. The bus station in Melaque is located near the middle of the main street going through town.
Melaque to Barra: hop a bus every 15 minutes from the main Melaque bus station.
From Melaque to Cihuatlan: Departs every 15 minutes in front of the central bus station between the hours of 7:00am to 8:00pm. They are called “Minibuses” and are purple and white or green and white.