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There are 5 ways to get from Cali to Quito by bus, car or plane

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Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Via Lima / ...

$38 - $51

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Bus Omega  •  15 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Via Quito / ...

$42 - $54

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Terminal Quitumbe Via Lima

$109 - $147

Drive  •  13 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Cali to Quito 503.8 miles

$50 - $80

Fly  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Cali (CLO) to Quito (UIO) CLO - UIO

$246 - $552

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The cheapest way to get from Cali to Quito is to bus which costs $35 - $55 and takes 13 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cali to Quito is to fly which costs $240 - $550 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cali to Quito. However, there are services departing from Cali and arriving at La Mascota via Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 19 min.

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The distance between Cali and Quito is 465 km. The road distance is 806.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cali to Quito without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 19 min and costs $35 - $55.

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It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to get from Cali to Quito, including transfers.

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Cali to Quito bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, depart from Cali station.

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The best way to get from Cali to Quito is to bus which takes 13 h 19 min and costs $35 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $240 - $550 and takes 5 h 59 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cali Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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

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  • Distance: 290.3 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 19 min

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

Expreso Internacional Ormeño operates a bus from Cali to Quito 4 times a week. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 13 h. Alternatively, TAME, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and two other airlines fly from Cali to Quito hourly.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cali to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cali to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 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
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve
Rutas de America
Phone
+51 1 992651360
Email
rutasenbus@hotmail.com
Website
rutasenbus.com
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
rutasenbus.com
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
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venezuelatravelinternational.com
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cali to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Yes, the driving distance between Cali to Quito is 806 km. It takes approximately 13 h 25 min to drive from Cali to Quito.

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TAME, Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Cali Airport to Quito Airport.

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There are 827+ hotels available in Quito. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cali to Cali Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs $1 - $8.

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