There are 7 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 Quito  •  5 h 27 min

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

$248 - $748

Cheapest option

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima Javier Prado
  2. Take the bus from Lima Javier Prado to Quito Via Quito

$135 - $246

5 alternative options

Fly to Guayaquil  •  5 h 43 min

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

$184 - $654

Fly to Tumbes  •  6 h

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

$254 - $606

Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  44 h 20 min

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

$205 - $288

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  3 days 0 h

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

$153 - $471

Drive  •  43 h

  1. Drive from Cusco to Quito 1863.4 miles

$270 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Ecuador is to bus which costs $130 - $250 and takes 2 days 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Ecuador is to fly which costs $240 - $750 and takes 5 h 27 min.

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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 44 h 20 min.

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The distance between Cusco and Ecuador is 1581 km. The road distance is 2981.5 km.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Ecuador without a car is to bus which takes 44 h 20 min and costs $200 - $290.

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It takes approximately 5 h 27 min to get from Cusco to Ecuador, including transfers.

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Cusco to Ecuador bus services, operated by Turismo Cavassa, depart from Cusco station.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Ecuador is to fly which takes 5 h 27 min and costs $240 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $290 and takes 44 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Cusco to Ecuador bus services, operated by Linea de Los Andes, arrive at Quito station.

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Map of how to get from Cusco to Ecuador.
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  • Distance: 987.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 27 min

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., LATAM Chile and four other airlines fly from Cusco to Quito hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to Quito via Lima, Quito, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 44 h 20 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Cuzco to Quito via Juliaca, Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Cuzco to Guayaquil via Juliaca, Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,000
Flights from Cuzco to Tumbes via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Tumbes via Juliaca, Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Tumbes via Puerto Maldonado, Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 47 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $750
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
6 h 15 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
8 h 32 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
Bus operators
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
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$40 - $50
Regular
$26 - $40
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 - $65
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$24 - $35
Regular
$35 - $55
VIP
$45 - $65
Bus from Lima Javier Prado to Quito
Ave. Duration
35 h 35 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
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 Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $70
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$27 - $40
Regular
$35 - $50
Suite
$50 - $70
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$21 - $29
Regular Bed
$26 - $40
Economy
$13 - $18
Premium Semi Bed
$29 - $40
Premium Bed
$35 - $50
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