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There are 3 ways to get from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  4h 20m

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

$7

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Taxi  •  2h 27m

  1. Take a taxi from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) 159.6 km

$90 - $110

Drive  •  2h 27m

  1. Drive from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) 159.6 km

Gualaquiza → Cuenca Airport (CUE)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
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  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cuenca Airport (CUE) is 171.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cuenca Airport (CUE) is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cuenca Airport (CUE) is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 171.

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The cheapest way to get from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) is to bus which costs $7 and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) is to taxi which costs $90 - $110 and takes 2h 27m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Gualaquiza and arriving at Cuenca. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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The distance between Gualaquiza and Cuenca Airport (CUE) is 73 km. The road distance is 159.6 km.

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The best way to get from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) without a car is to bus which takes 4h 20m and costs $7.

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The bus from Gualaquiza to Cuenca takes 4h 20m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transporte 16 de agosto, depart from Gualaquiza station.

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Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transporte 16 de agosto, arrive at Cuenca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE) is 160 km. It takes approximately 2h 27m to drive from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE).

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There are 88+ hotels available in Cuenca Airport (CUE). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 72.6 km
  • Duration: 4h 20m

What companies run services between Gualaquiza, Ecuador and Cuenca Airport (CUE), Ecuador?

Cooperativa de Transporte 16 de agosto operates a bus from Gualaquiza to Cuenca every 4 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 4h 20m. Turismo Oriental also services this route every 4 hours.

Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transporte 16 de agosto
Phone
San Juan Bosco: 2707231 Pangui: 2310414 Cuenca: 2832703 Macas: 2701097 Gualaquiza: 2780156
Bus from Gualaquiza to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
cooperativa16deagosto.com
Turismo Oriental
Other operators
Taxi from Gualaquiza to Cuenca Airport (CUE)
Ave. Duration
2h 27m
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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