There are 4 ways to get from Ambato to Ibarra by bus, taxi 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

Bus Cooperativa Tax Gacela  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Terrestre de Ambato to Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen to Otavalo Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelén

$8

3 alternative options

Bus Cita Express  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Ambato to Ibarra Baños de Agua Santa

$8 - $10

Taxi  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Ambato to Ibarra 161.2 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Ambato to Ibarra 161.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ambato to Ibarra is to bus which costs $8 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ambato to Ibarra is to taxi which takes 3 h 25 min and costs $130 - $160.

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The distance between Ambato and Ibarra is 186 km. The road distance is 258 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Ambato to Ibarra, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ambato and arriving at Ibarra. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 5 h 40 min.

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What companies run services between Ambato, Ecuador and Ibarra, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Ambato to Ibarra via Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén, Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen, Otavalo, and Otavalo in around 4 h 58 min.

Bus operators
Cooperativa Tax Gacela
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Terrestre de Ambato to Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
andestransit.com
TACA Andina
Phone
+593 99 354 7653
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen to Otavalo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Ambato to Ibarra
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Unidos
Bus from Ambato to Ibarra
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ambato to Ibarra
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160
Cooperativa de Automoviles Espejo
Phone
+593 3-282-1166

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