There are 8 ways to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba by bus, plane, taxi or car

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 to Tumbes, fly to Ayacucho, taxi  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Huaquillas
  2. Fly from Tumbes (TBP) to Ayacucho (AYP) TBP - AYP
  3. Take a taxi from Ayacucho to Vilcabamba

$297 - $948

Cheapest option

Bus Cruz del Sur, taxi  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Lima Javier Prado
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Ayacucho
  4. Take the bus from Ayacucho to Uripa
  5. Take a taxi from Uripa to Vilcabamba

$185 - $335

6 alternative options

Bus to Guayaquil, fly to Ayacucho, taxi  •  17 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Ayacucho (AYP) GYE - AYP
  3. Take a taxi from Ayacucho to Vilcabamba

$296 - $366

Bus to Tumbes, fly to Andahuaylas, taxi  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Huaquillas
  2. Fly from Tumbes (TBP) to Andahuaylas (ANS) TBP - ANS
  3. Take a taxi from Andahuaylas to Vilcabamba

$217 - $793

Bus to Guayaquil, fly to Andahuaylas, taxi  •  21 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Andahuaylas (ANS) GYE - ANS
  3. Take a taxi from Andahuaylas to Vilcabamba

$446 - $971

Bus, taxi  •  42 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Huaquillas
  2. Take the bus from Aguas Verdes to Lima
  3. Take the bus from Atocongo to Andahuaylas
  4. Take a taxi from Andahuaylas to Vilcabamba

$391 - $456

Bus, taxi via Uripa  •  47 h

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Huaquillas
  2. Take the bus from Aguas Verdes to Lima
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Uripa
  4. Take a taxi from Uripa to Vilcabamba

$396 - $435

Drive  •  31 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Cuenca to Vilcabamba 1380.2 miles

$200 - $290

Questions & Answers

The distance between Cuenca and Vilcabamba is 1354 km. The road distance is 2208.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 42 h 8 min and costs .

More details

It takes approximately 18 h 15 min to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Tumbes Airport to Ayacucho Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 1 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca to Vilcabamba is 2208 km. It takes approximately 31 h 43 min to drive from Cuenca to Vilcabamba.

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LC Perú and LATAM Chile offer flights from Tumbes Airport to Ayacucho Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba.
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  • Distance: 846.2 miles
  • Duration: 18 h 15 min

What companies run services between Cuenca, Ecuador and Vilcabamba, Ayacucho, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Cuenca to Vilcabamba. However, you can take the bus to Huaquillas, take the drive to Tumbes airport, fly to Ayacucho, then take the taxi to Vilcabamba. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Guayaquil, take the walk to Guayaquil airport, fly to Ayacucho, then take the taxi to Vilcabamba.

Airlines
LC Perú
Flights from Tumbes to Ayacucho via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Guayaquil to Ayacucho via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $420
Flights from Tumbes to Andahuaylas via Lima
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Guayaquil to Andahuaylas via Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 54 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,300
Flights from Guayaquil to Andahuaylas via Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Guayaquil to Andahuaylas via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Guayaquil to Andahuaylas via Quito, Lima
Ave. Duration
15 h 34 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tumbes to Ayacucho via Lima
Ave. Duration
12 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Guayaquil to Ayacucho via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $420
Bus operators
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Grupo Palomino
Phone
5112020600
Email
atencioncliente@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Atocongo to Andahuaylas
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi Bed
$17 - $24
Bed
$27 - $35
Premium Bed
$39 - $44
Real Chancas
Phone
+51 938 437 615
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Lima to Uripa
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
redbus.pe
Book at
redbus.pe
Transporte Ejecutivo San Luis
Phone
+593 7-282-3230
Bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Guayaquil to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
28 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Lima to Ayacucho
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $55
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$21 - $30
Regular
$27 - $40
Suite
$35 - $55
Tepsa
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Lima Javier Prado to Ayacucho
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $45
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$35 - $45
Regular
$22 - $35
Expreso Los Chankas
Other operators
Taxi from Ayacucho to Vilcabamba
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Taxi Seguro Ayacucho
Phone
+51 66 313-931
Website
perupaginas.com
Radio Taxi Ayacucho EIRL
Phone
+51 66 527-600
Website
ubicania.com
Fono Taxi A-G S.R.L
Phone
+51 66 314-302
Website
perupaginas.com

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