There are 4 ways to get from Guayaquil to Quito 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  •  1 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Quito (UIO) GYE - UIO

$77 - $207

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay  •  7 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
  2. Take the bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe

$14 - $18

2 alternative options

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Quito Terminal Quitumbe

$15

Drive  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Guayaquil to Quito 290.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Quito is to bus which costs $15 and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guayaquil to Quito is to fly which costs $75 - $210 and takes 1 h 43 min.

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The distance between Guayaquil and Quito is 268 km. The road distance is 464.4 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 43 min to get from Guayaquil to Quito, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guayaquil to Quito. However, there are services departing from Guayaquil and arriving at La Mascota via Santo Domingo de los Colorados and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 14 min.

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Guayaquil Airport is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs $18 - $23.

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Map of how to get from Guayaquil to Quito.
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  • Distance: 167.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 43 min

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

TAME, LATAM Ecuador and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Guayaquil to Quito hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Guayaquil to Quito via Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 7 h 14 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
52 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
Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay
Phone
(+593)-0236547894
Website
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Bus from Guayaquil to Santo Domingo de los Colorados
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
transporteszaracay.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Santo Domingo de los Colorados to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi
Phone
593 99 195 2081
Email
transportesaerotaxi@yahoo.com
Website
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
coop_transporte_aerotaxi.amawebs.com
Book at
andestransit.com

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