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There are 2 ways to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba by bus or car

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Bus  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Loja Cuenca

$10

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Drive  •  3h 49m

  1. Drive from Cuenca to Vilcabamba 162.5 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba is to bus which costs $10 and takes 5h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba is to bus which costs $10 and takes 5h 45m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cuenca to Vilcabamba. However, there are services departing from Cuenca and arriving at Vilcabamba via Loja and Malacatos. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 45m.

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The distance between Cuenca and Vilcabamba is 153 km. The road distance is 259.9 km.

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba without a car is to bus which takes 5h 45m and costs $10.

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It takes approximately 5h 45m to get from Cuenca to Vilcabamba, including transfers.

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Cuenca to Vilcabamba bus services, operated by Viajeros Internacional, depart from Cuenca station.

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Cuenca to Vilcabamba bus services, operated by Viajeros Internacional, arrive at Loja station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca to Vilcabamba is 260 km. It takes approximately 3h 49m to drive from Cuenca to Vilcabamba.

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There are 20+ hotels available in Vilcabamba. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 95.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 45m

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

Viajeros Internacional operates a bus from Cuenca to Vilcabamba every 2 hours. Tickets cost $8 and the journey takes 4h.

Bus operators
Viajeros Internacional
Phone
(593) -7-2842107 / 2835535
Email
secretaria@viajerosinternacional.com
Bus from Cuenca to Loja
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
viajerosinternacional.com

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