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

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Bus via Macas  •  6h 14m

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

$11 - $22

4 alternative options

Bus  •  9h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Baños de Agua Santa Cuenca
  2. Take the bus from Baños de Agua Santa to Puyo Ambato

$14

Bus #2  •  9h 25m

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

$12

Drive  •  5h 41m

  1. Drive from Cuenca to Puyo 357 km

Car train, drive  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the car train from Cuenca to Jadán Cuenca
  2. Drive from Jadán to Puyo

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The cheapest way to get from Cuenca to Puyo is to bus which costs $12 and takes 9h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Puyo is to bus via Macas which costs $11 - $22 and takes 6h 14m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cuenca and arriving at Puyo. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h 25m.

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The distance between Cuenca and Puyo is 193 km. The road distance is 357 km.

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Puyo without a car is to bus via Macas which takes 6h 14m and costs $11 - $22.

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It takes approximately 6h 14m to get from Cuenca to Puyo, including transfers.

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Cuenca to Puyo bus services, operated by Turismo Oriental, depart from Cuenca station.

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Cuenca to Puyo bus services, operated by Touris San Francisco, arrive at Puyo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca to Puyo is 357 km. It takes approximately 5h 41m to drive from Cuenca to Puyo.

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There are 34+ hotels available in Puyo. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cuenca to Puyo.
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  • Distance: 192.9 km
  • Duration: 6h 14m

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

You can take a bus from Cuenca to Puyo via Macas and Macas in around 6h 14m.

Train operators
Alpes Orientales
Phone
Cuenca: +593 072863165
Website
facebook.com
Car train from Cuenca to Jadán
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus operators
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Cooperativa de Transportes MACAS
Phone
Macas: +593-72525830, +593- 72525831
Email
coop-macas-ltda@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Macas
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
transportesmacas.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Ciudad de Sucúa
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
cooperativasucua.com
Centinela del Oriente Cooperativa de Transporte
Phone
+593(03)2886757, +593(03)288518, +593(03)2886279
Website
centineladeloriente.com.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
centineladeloriente.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Cuenca to Puyo
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
centineladeloriente.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
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
6h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
cooperativa16deagosto.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Touris San Francisco
Phone
593 32886604
Website
tourisanfrancisco.com
Bus from Macas to Puyo
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Amazonas Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
Baños: (+593)-3 -274 0242, Quito: (+593)-02382 4761
Bus from Cuenca to Baños de Agua Santa
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Expreso Baños
Phone
+593 (0) 996671126
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Baños de Agua Santa to Puyo
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com

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