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There are 5 ways to get from Cuenca to Puyo by bus, car or plane

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Bus Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Riobamba Cuenca
  2. Take the bus from Riobamba to Puyo

$17

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Ciudad de Sucúa  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Macas Cuenca / ...
  2. Take the bus from Macas to Puyo Macas / ...

$15 - $25

3 alternative options

Bus Centinela del Oriente Cooperativa de Transporte  •  10 h

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Puyo

$18

Drive  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Cuenca to Puyo 222 miles

Fly, bus  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Cuenca (CUE) to Quito (UIO) CUE - UIO
  2. Take the bus from Pifo to Tena Terminal Terrestre
  3. Take the bus from Tena - Terminal Terrestre to Puyo

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The cheapest way to get from Cuenca to Puyo is to bus which costs $18 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Puyo is to bus which costs $18 and takes 7 h 14 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cuenca and arriving at Puyo. Services depart once a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h.

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The distance between Cuenca and Puyo is 193 km. The road distance is 355.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Puyo without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 14 min and costs $18.

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It takes approximately 7 h 14 min to get from Cuenca to Puyo, including transfers.

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Cuenca to Puyo bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA, depart from Cuenca station.

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The quickest flight from Cuenca Airport to Quito Airport is the direct flight which takes 52 min.

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Cuenca to Puyo bus services, operated by Sangay Cooperativa de Transportes, arrive at Puyo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca to Puyo is 355 km. It takes approximately 5 h 39 min to drive from Cuenca to Puyo.

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  • Distance: 120.6 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 14 min

What companies run services between Cuenca, Ecuador and Puyo, Pastaza, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Cuenca to Puyo via Riobamba in around 7 h 14 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuenca to Quito
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Cuenca to Quito
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA
Phone
032521061 GERENCIA 03 – 2521068 – 099227581 • AMBATO 03 – 2521 061
Email
cooperativasanta@hotmail.com
Bus from Cuenca to Riobamba
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sangay Cooperativa de Transportes
Bus from Riobamba to Puyo
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Tena - Terminal Terrestre to Puyo
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Ciudad de Sucúa
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes MACAS
Phone
+593 7-270-0869
Email
coop-macas-ltda@hotmail.com
Website
transportesmacas.com
Bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Macas
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
transportesmacas.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Macas to Puyo
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transportesmacas.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Cooperativa de Transporte 16 de agosto
Phone
San Juan Bosco: 2707231 Pangui: 2310414 Cuenca: 2832703 Macas: 2701097 Gualaquiza: 2780156
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cooperativa16deagosto.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Centinela del Oriente Cooperativa de Transporte
Phone
+593(03)2886757, +593(03)288518, +593(03)2886279
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Cuenca to Puyo
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$18
Book at
andestransit.com
Touris San Francisco
Phone
593 32886604
Website
tourisanfrancisco.com
Bus from Macas to Puyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Flota Pelileo
Email
fpelileo@hotmail.com
Website
flotapelileo.com.ec
Bus from Pifo to Tena Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
2 h 56 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
flotapelileo.com.ec
Book at
multipasajes.com

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TAME and LATAM Ecuador offer flights from Cuenca Airport to Quito Airport.

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