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

Fly to Guayaquil, bus  •  9 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Guayaquil (GYE) CUZ - GYE
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Cerecita
  3. Take the bus from Cerecita to Santa Elena
  4. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Montañita

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima - Luna Pizarro
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Chiclayo
  3. Take the bus from Chiclayo to Guayaquil
  4. Take a taxi from Guayaquil to Cerecita
  5. Take the bus from Cerecita to Santa Elena
  6. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Montañita

$119 - $201

6 alternative options

Fly to Manta, bus  •  12 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Manta (MEC) CUZ - MEC
  2. Take the bus from Manta to Montañita

$234 - $709

Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  41 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Guayaquil
  3. Take the bus from Guayaquil to La Libertad
  4. Take the bus from La Libertad to Montañita

$131 - $254

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima Javier Prado
  2. Take the bus from Lima Javier Prado to Guayaquil
  3. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Montañita

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Guayaquil
  3. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Baños de San Vicente
  4. Take the bus from Santa Elena to Montañita

$141 - $407

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño #2  •  2 days 21 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Guayaquil
  3. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Montañita

Drive  •  39 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Cusco to Montañita 1744.5 miles

$250 - $370

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Montañita is to bus which costs $130 - $260 and takes 41 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Montañita is to fly and bus which costs $230 - $750 and takes 12 h 55 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cusco to Montañita. However, there are services departing from Cusco and arriving at Montañita via Lima, Guayaquil and La Libertad. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 41 h 38 min.

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The distance between Cusco and Montañita is 1620 km. The road distance is 2791.2 km.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Montañita without a car is to bus which takes 41 h 38 min and costs $130 - $260.

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It takes approximately 9 h 44 min to get from Cusco to Montañita, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Guayaquil Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 33 min and has one stopover.

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Cusco to Montañita bus services, operated by CITUP Cooperativa de Transporte Unidos Peninsulares, arrive at Montañita station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cusco to Montañita is 2791 km. It takes approximately 39 h 51 min to drive from Cusco to Montañita.

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  • Distance: 1012.6 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 44 min

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and Montañita, Santa Elena, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Cusco to Montañita via Lima, Guayaquil, and La Libertad in around 41 h 38 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
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
Flights from Cuzco to Manta via Lima, Quito
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 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
15 h 2 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 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
Bus operators
Cooperativa Libertad Peninsular
Phone
2933001 - 2933009 - 2944322
Email
clp_1976@hotmail.com
Website
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Cerecita
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Cerecita to Santa Elena
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Montañita
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Baños de San Vicente
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
libertadpeninsular.com
CITUP Cooperativa de Transporte Unidos Peninsulares
Phone
+593-42955013
Bus from Santa Elena to Montañita
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
infomontanita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Libertad to Montañita
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
infomontanita.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Manglaralto
Phone
+593 4-278-0188
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Manta to Montañita
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.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
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
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Lima to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
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 Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $170
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
Liberpesa S.A
Phone
(04)2953718
Email
info@liberpesa.com.ec
Website
liberpesa.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil to La Libertad
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
liberpesa.com.ec
Grupo Palomino
Phone
5112020600
Email
atencioncliente@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Lima - Luna Pizarro
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $60
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi Bed
$25 - $35
Bed
$35 - $50
Premium Bed
$50 - $60
Emtrafesa
Website
emtrafesa.com
Bus from Lima to Chiclayo
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Schedules at
emtrafesa.com
Book at
emtrafesa.com
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Chiclayo to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$20 - $29
Regular Bed
$26 - $40
Economy
$12 - $17
Premium Semi Bed
$27 - $40
Premium Bed
$30 - $45
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
$30 - $50
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
Transzela
Other operators
Taxi from Guayaquil to Cerecita
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
Radio Taxi Aeropuerto
Phone
+593 4-216-9141
Website
taxiecuadorairport.com
Ivan Car
Phone
+593 9-695-0000
Website
ivancar-ec.com
VIP Car
Phone
+593 9-9723-1913
Website
vipcar.com.ec

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