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There are 5 ways to get from Guayaquil to Palanda by bus, taxi, 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

Bus, taxi  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre to Cariamanga Guayaquil / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Cariamanga to Palanda

Cheapest option

Bus via Cuenca Airport (CUE)  •  11h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Cuenca
  2. Take the bus from Cuenca to Loja
  3. Take the bus from Loja to Palmira

3 alternative options

Bus  •  10h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Durán to Loja Guayaquil

Drive  •  7h 24m

  1. Drive from Guayaquil to Palanda 503.3 km

Fly, taxi  •  11h 47m

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Loja (LOH) GYE - LOH
  2. Take a taxi from Loja to Palanda
Guayaquil → Palanda
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  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Palanda is 171.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Palanda is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Palanda is 2 metres.

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

Last updated: 19 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Palanda is to bus which costs $45 - $60 and takes 10h 58m.

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The fastest way to get from Guayaquil to Palanda is to bus and taxi. Taking this option will cost $80 - $110 and takes 8h 3m.

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The distance between Guayaquil and Palanda is 277 km. The road distance is 503.3 km.

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Palanda without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 8h 3m and costs $80 - $110.

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It takes approximately 8h 3m to get from Guayaquil to Palanda, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Guayaquil Airport to Loja Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 29m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guayaquil to Palanda is 503 km. It takes approximately 7h 24m to drive from Guayaquil to Palanda.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Guayaquil Airport to Loja Airport.

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Guayaquil Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $11 - $14.

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Map of how to get from Guayaquil to Palanda.
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  • Distance: 276.9 km
  • Duration: 8h 3m

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

Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija operates a bus from Durán to Loja 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $15 and the journey takes 8h 10m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Loja via Quito
Ave. Duration
10h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $420
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transportes Loja Internacional
Phone
Coca: +593(06)3068804 Quito Colon(+593)- 022224306
Email
cooploja@loja.telconet.net
Website
cooperativaloja.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre to Cariamanga
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
cooperativaloja.com.ec
Book at
isyplus.com
Executive
$14 - $18
Regular
$11 - $16
Bus from Cuenca to Loja
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6 - $14
Schedules at
cooperativaloja.com.ec
Executive
$11 - $14
Regular
$6 - $9
Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija
Phone
Loja: +593-72729018, Zumba: +593-72308100
Website
nambijainternacional.com
Bus from Durán to Loja
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Ejecutivo San Luis
Phone
+593 7-282-3230
Bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shared
$22
Bus from Cuenca to Loja
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $27
Schedules at
facebook.com
Shared
$27
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Super Semería
Phone
+51 74 326437 (+593)072842044
Email
info@semeriaecuador.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
supersemeria.com
Viajeros Internacional
Transportes Vilcabambaturis Cia. Ltda.
Phone
Loja: +593-7-2720473, Malacatos+5931673055, Vilcabamba: +5932640065
Website
vilcabambaturis.negocio.site
Bus from Loja to Palmira
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
vilcabambaturis.negocio.site
Other operators
Taxi from Cariamanga to Palanda
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Estimated price
$60 - $75

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