There are 8 ways to get from Cali to Otavalo by bus, car or plane

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, drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Ipiales
  2. Drive from Ipiales to Otavalo

Cheapest option

Bus Rutas De America  •  14 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Rumichaca Via Quito / ...
  2. Take the bus from Tulcán to Otavalo Tulcán

$35 - $122

6 alternative options

Bus Fronteras  •  10 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Ipiales
  2. Take the bus from Tulcán to Otavalo

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  15 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Via Lima / ...
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen to Otavalo Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelén

$42 - $55

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Cali to Otavalo 438.6 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Quito, bus  •  7 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Cali (CLO) to Quito (UIO) CLO - UIO
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen to Otavalo

$235 - $536

Fly to Tumaco, drive  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Cali (CLO) to Tumaco (TCO) CLO - TCO
  2. Drive from Tumaco to Otavalo

$86 - $283

Fly to Pasto, bus  •  9 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Cali (CLO) to Pasto (PSO) CLO - PSO
  2. Take the bus from Pasto to Ipiales
  3. Take the bus from Tulcán to Otavalo

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cali to Otavalo is to bus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 15 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cali to Otavalo is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $550 and takes 7 h 7 min.

More details

The distance between Cali and Otavalo is 405 km. The road distance is 701.8 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 9 h 30 min to get from Cali to Otavalo, including transfers.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Cali to Otavalo. However, there are services departing from Cali and arriving at Otavalo via Quito, Terminal Quitumbe and Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 36 min.

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What companies run services between Cali, Colombia and Otavalo, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Cali to Otavalo via Ipiales and Tulcán in around 10 h 38 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cali to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Cali to Tumaco
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $230
Flights from Cali to Pasto
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $200
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cali to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $950
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Cali to Quito via Esmeraldas
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $460
Bus operators
Fronteras
Phone
(071) 4249090
Website
fronteras.com.co
Bus from Cali to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
fronteras.com.co
Bus from Pasto to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
fronteras.com.co
Book at
fronteras.com.co
Flota Imbabura
Phone
+593 (2) 223 6940 / 256 5620
Website
flota-imbabura.com
Bus from Tulcán to Otavalo
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
Cooperativa Tax Gacela
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tulcán to Otavalo
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book 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
Cootranar
Phone
572 721 8989
Website
cootranar.com
Bus from Pasto to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cootranar.com
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar

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