There are 3 ways to get from Guayaquil to Ambato by bus, car or plane

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

Http://transportescita.com  •  5 h 53 min

  1. Take the http://transportescita.com from Durán to Ambato

$27 - $31

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Guayaquil to Ambato 207 miles

Fly, bus  •  4 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Quito (UIO) GYE - UIO
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén to Terminal Terrestre de Ambato

$64 - $190

What companies run services between Guayaquil, Ecuador and Ambato, Ecuador?

Cita Express operates a bus from Guayaquil to Ambato hourly. Tickets cost $9 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Bus operators
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Durán to Ambato
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Tax Gacela
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén to Terminal Terrestre de Ambato
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
andestransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Guayaquil and Ambato is 179 km. The road distance is 331 km.

The cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Ambato is to http://transportescita.com which costs $27 - $31 and takes 5 h 53 min.

The quickest way to get from Guayaquil to Ambato is to fly and bus which takes 4 h 21 min and costs $60 - $190.

It takes approximately 5 h 53 min to get from Guayaquil to Ambato, including transfers.