There are 8 ways to get from Cusco to Ecuador by plane, bus 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

Fly to Tumbes  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Tumbes (TBP) CUZ - TBP

$254 - $606

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  2 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Quito Via Bogota

$155 - $432

6 alternative options

Fly to Quito  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Quito (UIO) CUZ - UIO

$241 - $738

Fly to Guayaquil  •  6 h

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Guayaquil (GYE) CUZ - GYE

$183 - $653

Fly to Manta  •  10 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Manta (MEC) CUZ - MEC

$201 - $663

Bus Rutas De America  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima Plaza Norte
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Quito Via Cucuta / ...

$205 - $288

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima Javier Prado
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Quito Terminal Quitumbe, Avenida Condor Ñan, Ejercito Nacional, Quitumbe, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

$155 - $247

Drive  •  43 h

  1. Drive from Cusco to Quito 1863.4 miles

$270 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Ecuador is to bus which costs $150 - $250 and takes 2 days 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Ecuador is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs $240 - $750.

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The distance between Cusco and Ecuador is 1581 km. The road distance is 2981 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to get from Cusco to Ecuador, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cusco to Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Cusco and arriving at Dos Puentes via Lima and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 2 h.

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What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and Ecuador?

LATAM Chile, Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C and two other airlines fly from Cusco to Machala every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to Quito via Lima Plaza Norte, Lima, Quito, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuzco to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Cuzco to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Cuzco to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
6 h 51 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Lima, Quito
Ave. Duration
9 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Lima, Bogota
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $700
Flights from Cuzco to Manta via Lima, Quito
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Manta via Lima, Guayaquil, Quito
Ave. Duration
10 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $650
Flights from Cuzco to Manta via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
14 h 3 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Manta via Lima, Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
14 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $800
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Tumbes via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Tumbes via Puerto Maldonado, Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Cuzco to Quito via Juliaca, Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 11 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Arequipa, Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Juliaca, Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Bus operators
Estrella Polar
Phone
+51 947 965 012
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cusco to Lima Plaza Norte
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
granterminalterrestre.com
Tepsa
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Lima Plaza Norte
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$40 - $50
Regular
$30 - $50
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $70
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$24 - $35
Regular
$35 - $55
VIP
$45 - $70
Bus from Lima to Quito Terminal Quitumbe, Avenida Condor Ñan, Ejercito Nacional, Quitumbe, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
36 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $55
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$18 - $27
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $55

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