There are 6 ways to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán by bus, car, plane or taxi

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 via Santo Domingo de los Colorados  •  12 h 9 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
  3. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán

$20 - $24

5 alternative options

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
  2. Take the bus from Quito, Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán

$21

Drive  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Guayaquil to Tulcán 416.9 miles

Fly to Quito, bus  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Quito (UIO) GYE - UIO
  2. Take the bus from Calderón to Tulcán

$65 - $191

Fly to Lago Agrio, taxi  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Lago Agrio (LGQ) GYE - LGQ
  2. Take a taxi from Lago Agrio to Tulcán

$237 - $504

Fly to Pasto, bus  •  8 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Pasto (PSO) GYE - PSO
  2. Take the bus from Pasto to Ipiales

$237 - $878

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán is to bus which costs $21 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán is to fly and bus which costs $65 - $200 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between Guayaquil and Tulcán is 415 km. The road distance is 667 km.

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It takes approximately 12 h 9 min to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Guayaquil to Tulcán. However, there are services departing from Guayaquil and arriving at Tulcán via Santo Domingo de los Colorados and Quito - Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 9 min.

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

You can take a bus from Guayaquil to Tulcán via Santo Domingo de los Colorados, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, and Quito - Terminal Quitumbe in around 12 h 9 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
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Guayaquil to Lago Agrio via Quito
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
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
Flights from Guayaquil to Pasto via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Guayaquil to Pasto via Quito, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Flights from Guayaquil to Pasto via Cali
Ave. Duration
11 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Guayaquil to Pasto via San Salvador, Bogota
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
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
Expreso Tulcán
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
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
Pullman Carchi
Phone
2980380
Bus from Quito, Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Tax Gacela
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calderón to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cootranar
Phone
572 721 8989
Website
cootranar.com
Bus from Pasto to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
cootranar.com
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar
Other operators
Taxi from Lago Agrio to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
6 h 26 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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