There are 5 ways to get from Bolivia to Quito by plane, 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 from Santa Cruz  •  10 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Quito (UIO) VVI - UIO

$506 - $1,146

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  3 days 6 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  4. Take the bus from Tacna to Quito

$180 - $230

3 alternative options

Bus to La Paz, fly  •  13 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Quito (UIO) LPB - UIO

$391 - $751

Bus Expresos Los Llanos  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Quito

$449 - $450

Drive  •  2 days 11 h

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Quito 2627.1 miles

$200 - $290

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The cheapest way to get from Bolivia to Quito is to bus which costs $180 - $230 and takes 3 days 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bolivia to Quito is to fly which costs $500 - $1,200 and takes 10 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Bolivia to Quito. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz de la Sierra and arriving at Dos Puentes via Cochabamba, Arica, Tacna and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 6 h.

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The distance between Bolivia and Quito is 2387 km. The road distance is 4203.3 km.

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The best way to get from Bolivia to Quito without a car is to bus which takes 3 days 6 h and costs $180 - $230.

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It takes approximately 10 h 10 min to get from Bolivia to Quito, including transfers.

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Bolivia to Quito bus services, operated by Trans Alteño, depart from Santa Cruz de la Sierra station.

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The best way to get from Bolivia to Quito is to fly which takes 10 h 10 min and costs $500 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $449 - $450 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Cruz Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 58 min and has one stopover.

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Bolivia to Quito bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Quito station.

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Map of how to get from Bolivia to Quito.
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  • Distance: 1491.8 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 10 min

What companies run services between Bolivia and Quito, Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., LATAM Chile and two other airlines fly from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Quito every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Quito via Cochabamba, Arica, Cúcuta, Quito, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
11 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 24 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Miami
Ave. Duration
14 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,900
Bus operators
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Transportes Fenix
Phone
+591 2 24491160 / 4 4491160
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Universo
Phone
La Paz +(591)73541750/ Potosí: +(591)-26245828
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Alteño
Phone
+(591)4234600 - 4258600
Email
info@terbuscbbasa.com.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Punata
Phone
+59144256955
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Arica
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
bus
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3

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