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

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Fly from Santa Cruz  •  9 h 55 min

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

$506 - $1,146

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Bus Skybus  •  3 days 9 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

$169 - $353

4 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

Bus Conexiones Siglo 21  •  3 days 14 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 Ipiales
  4. Take the bus from Rumichaca, Ecuador to Ibarra
  5. Take the bus from Ibarra to Quito

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 drive which costs $200 - $290 and takes 2 days 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Bolivia to Quito is to fly which costs $500 - $1,200 and takes 9 h 55 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 9 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 9 h and costs $160 - $360.

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It takes approximately 9 h 55 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 9 h 55 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 43 min and has one stopover.

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Bolivia to Quito bus services, operated by Skybus, 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: 9 h 55 min

What companies run services between Bolivia and Quito, Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Copa Airlines 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, 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 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
8 h 31 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 38 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,300
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
9 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Santa Cruz to Quito via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
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
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Quito
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$285
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Rumichaca, Ecuador to Ibarra
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Conexiones Siglo 21
Phone
+57 311 357 5623
Email
ayuda@conexionesiglo21.com
Website
conexionesiglo21.com
Bus from Arica to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$280
Schedules at
conexionesiglo21.com
TACA Andina
Phone
+593 99 354 7653
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ibarra to Quito
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
andestransit.com

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More Questions & Answers

Quito is 1 h behind Bolivia. It is currently 2:48 AM in Bolivia and 1:48 AM in Quito.

Yes, the driving distance between Bolivia to Quito is 4203 km. It takes approximately 2 days 11 h to drive from Bolivia to Quito.

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LATAM Chile, Gol Transportes Aéreos, Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Santa Cruz Airport to Quito Airport.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Quito. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Bolivia to Santa Cruz Airport is to line 135 bus which takes 28 min and costs $1.

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