There are 4 ways to get from Cotacachi to Quito by bus, taxi or car

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Bus TACA Andina  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Otavalo to Quito Ibarra

$16 - $18

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transporte Los Lagos  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cotacachi to Quito - Terminal Carcelén Cotacachi

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take a taxi from Cotacachi to Quito 71.7 miles

$75 - $95

Drive  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Cotacachi to Quito 71.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Cotacachi to Quito is to bus which costs $4 and takes 2 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cotacachi to Quito is to taxi which costs $75 - $95 and takes 1 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cotacachi to Quito. However, there are services departing from Cotacachi and arriving at El Ejido via Terminal Carcelén. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Cotacachi and Quito is 65 km. The road distance is 114.7 km.

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The best way to get from Cotacachi to Quito without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 1 min and costs $16 - $18.

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It takes approximately 2 h 1 min to get from Cotacachi to Quito, including transfers.

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Cotacachi to Quito bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transporte Los Lagos, depart from Cotacachi station.

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Cotacachi to Quito bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transporte Los Lagos, arrive at Quito - Terminal Carcelén station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cotacachi to Quito is 115 km. It takes approximately 1 h 36 min to drive from Cotacachi to Quito.

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There are 793+ hotels available in Quito. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 40.9 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 1 min

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

TACA Andina operates a bus from Cotacachi to Quito hourly. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 1 h 50 min.

Bus operators
TACA Andina
Phone
+593 99 354 7653
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Otavalo to Quito
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transporte Los Lagos
Phone
+593 6-292-0382
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cotacachi to Quito - Terminal Carcelén
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ecuador-turistico.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cotacachi to Quito
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Cooperativa de Taxis Ibarra
Phone
+593 6-295-1600
Radio Taxi Express
Phone
+593-6-264-3500

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