There are 7 ways to get from Atacames to Quito by plane, taxi, 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  •  2 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Esmeraldas (ESM) to Quito (UIO) ESM - UIO

$109 - $335

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi  •  7 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Atacames to Quito

$17 - $19

5 alternative options

Taxi, bus  •  5 h 25 min

  1. Take a taxi from Atacames to Quininde, Quinindé, Esmeraldas, Ecuador
  2. Take the bus from Quininde, Quinindé, Esmeraldas, Ecuador to La Concordia
  3. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe

Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe

$23 - $32

Bus Trans Esmeraldas S.A.  •  7 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas to Quito Terminal Quitumbe Esmeraldas

$21 - $34

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito

$26 - $29

Drive  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Drive from Atacames to Quito 256.5 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Atacames to Quito is to bus which costs $17 - $19 and takes 7 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Atacames to Quito is to fly which costs $100 - $340 and takes 2 h 12 min.

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The distance between Atacames and Quito is 187 km. The road distance is 410.3 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 12 min to get from Atacames to Quito, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Atacames, Ecuador and Quito, Ecuador?

TAME flies from Atacames to Quito once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Atacames to Quito via Atacames, Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 6 h 21 min.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Esmeraldas to Quito
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
Bus operators
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Quininde, Quinindé, Esmeraldas, Ecuador to La Concordia
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportescita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Transportes Occidentales
Phone
+593 2-303-4291
Email
sistemas@transportesoccidentales.com
Website
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Esmeraldas Terminal Terrestre to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
transportesoccidentales.com.ec
Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi
Phone
593 99 195 2081
Email
transportesaerotaxi@yahoo.com
Website
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Bus from Atacames to Quito
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Trans Esmeraldas S.A.
Phone
+ 593 2 623 763
Email
administrativo@transesmeraldas.com
Website
transesmeraldas.com
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
transesmeraldas.com
Bus from Esmeraldas to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
transesmeraldas.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Touris San Francisco
Phone
593 32886604
Website
tourisanfrancisco.com
Bus from Atacames to Santo Domingo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay
Phone
(+593)-0236547894
Website
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Atacames to Quininde, Quinindé, Esmeraldas, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Cooperative de Taxis Doce de Mayo
Phone
+593 3-288-5185

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