There are 8 ways to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán by bus, car, plane or shuttle

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Bus via Santo Domingo de los Colorados  •  11 h 32 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 - $27

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Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Aerotaxi  •  12 h 42 min

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

$21 - $24

Bus via Ibarra  •  13 h 28 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 to Ibarra
  4. Take the bus from Ibarra to Tulcán

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

$78 - $206

Fly to Lago Agrio, drive  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Lago Agrio (LGQ) GYE - LGQ
  2. Drive from Lago Agrio to Tulcán

Fly to Pasto, shuttle  •  8 h 38 min

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

$379 - $1,072

Fly to Coca, drive  •  10 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Coca (OCC) GYE - OCC
  2. Drive from Coca to Tulcán

Questions & Answers

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 11 h 32 min.

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

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 11 h 32 min to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán, including transfers.

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Guayaquil to Tulcán bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transportes Zaracay, depart from Guayaquil station.

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The quickest flight from Guayaquil Airport to Quito Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Guayaquil to Tulcán bus services, operated by Expreso Tulcán, arrive at Tulcán station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Guayaquil to Tulcán is 667 km. It takes approximately 10 h 31 min to drive from Guayaquil to Tulcán.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., TAME and LATAM Ecuador offer flights from Guayaquil Airport to Quito Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Tulcán. Prices start at $11 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Guayaquil to Tulcán.
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  • Distance: 259.1 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 32 min

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 11 h 32 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 48 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $320
Flights from Guayaquil to Coca via Quito
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $400
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
5 h 48 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 San Salvador, Bogota
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Monday to 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
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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
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
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andestransit.com
Velotax Ecuador
Phone
OFICINA TULCAN- 2980-633
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
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Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Imbabura
Phone
+593 (2) 223 6940 / 256 5620
Website
flota-imbabura.com
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
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andestransit.com
Bus from Ibarra to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
Cooperativa Trans Vencedores
Phone
(593) (6) 2981395, Terminal Carcelén: 0997 321-293
Email
coop_transvencedores@hotmail.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
transvencedores.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
transvencedores.com.ec
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
Micro Taxi San Cristobal
Email
clientes@microsancristobal.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito to Ibarra
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Turismo del Norte
Phone
+593 6-295-5730
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ibarra to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
ecuador-turistico.com
Cooperativa Tax Gacela
Phone
+593 2 2477069 Quito / 6 2980728 Tulcan
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Calderón to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
ecuador-turistico.com
Transfer and Travel Colombia
Phone
0057 3168592837
Website
transfer-colombia.com
Shuttle from Pasto Airport (PSO) to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$100
Schedules at
transfer-colombia.com

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

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