There are 6 ways to get from Atacames to Quito by bus, car or plane

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Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  5 h 58 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

$16 - $22

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Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi  •  7 h

  1. Take the bus from Atacames to Quito

$9

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Bus Trans Esmeraldas S.A.  •  7 h 17 min

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

$10 - $22

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay  •  7 h 35 min

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

Drive  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Atacames to Quito 249 miles

Bus, fly  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Atacames to Esmeraldas
  2. Fly from Esmeraldas (ESM) to Quito (UIO) ESM - UIO

$191 - $445

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Atacames and arriving at Quito. Services depart three times a day. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

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The distance between Atacames and Quito is 191 km. The road distance is 398.4 km.

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The best way to get from Atacames to Quito without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 58 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 58 min to get from Atacames to Quito, including transfers.

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Atacames to Quito bus services, operated by Transportes Occidentales, depart from Atacames station.

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The quickest flight from Esmeraldas Airport to Quito Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Atacames to Quito bus services, operated by Panamericana Internacional, arrive at Quito - Terminal Quitumbe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Atacames to Quito is 398 km. It takes approximately 5 h 1 min to drive from Atacames to Quito.

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TAME offers flights from Esmeraldas Airport to Quito Airport.

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There are 805+ hotels available in Quito. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Atacames to Quito.
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  • Distance: 119.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 58 min

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

You can take a bus from Atacames to Quito via Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 5 h 58 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
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
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
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
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
Trans Esmeraldas S.A.
Phone
+ 593 2 623 763
Email
administrativo@transesmeraldas.com
Website
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
Bus from Atacames to Esmeraldas
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $10
Schedules at
transesmeraldas.com
Book at
transportesesmeraldas.com
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Esmeraldas to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transportescita.com
Book at
andestransit.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

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