There are 4 ways to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba by plane, taxi, 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, taxi  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Loja (LOH) GYE - LOH
  2. Take a taxi from Loja to Vilcabamba

$106 - $189

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Loja

$27 - $29

2 alternative options

Bus via Cuenca, Ecuador  •  11 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil Terminal to Cajas National Park
  2. Take the bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Loja

$28 - $66

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba 275.3 miles

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

Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija operates a bus from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 and the journey takes 5 h 22 min.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Guayaquil to Loja
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Flights from Guayaquil to Loja via Quito
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija
Phone
+593 072315177
Bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Loja
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Super Semería
Phone
+51 74 326437
Email
info@semeriaecuador.com
Website
semeriaecuador.com
Bus from Guayaquil Terminal to Cajas National Park
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Loja Internacional
Phone
+593 98 170 1457
Email
cooploja@loja.telconet.net
Website
cooperativaloja.com.ec
Bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Loja
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $27
Schedules at
cooperativaloja.com.ec
Regular
$4 - $10
Executive
$12 - $15
VIP/ Sleeper
$27
Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA
Phone
032521061 GERENCIA 03 – 2521068 – 099227581 • AMBATO 03 – 2521 061
Email
cooperativasanta@hotmail.com
Bus from Cuenca to Loja
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi from Loja to Vilcabamba
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Cooperativa de Taxis Ciudadela del Maestro
Phone
+593 7-257-9999

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba?

The distance between Guayaquil and Vilcabamba is 241 km. The road distance is 441 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba?

The cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba is to bus which costs $26 - $30 and takes 7 h 1 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba?

The quickest way to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba is to fly and taxi which takes 2 h 15 min and costs $100 - $190.

How long does it take to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba?

It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba, including transfers.