There are 4 ways to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba by plane, bus or car

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Recommended option

Fly  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Loja (LOH) GYE - LOH

$234 - $342

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija  •  10 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Loja Loja / ...

$31 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus Unión Cariamanga Internacional  •  11 h 38 min

  1. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Machala Guayaquil-Machala
  2. Take the bus from Machala terminal terrestre to Loja

$35 - $42

Drive  •  6 h 26 min

  1. Drive from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba 275.3 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba is to bus which costs $30 - $40 and takes 10 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba is to fly which costs $230 - $350 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Guayaquil and Vilcabamba is 241 km. The road distance is 440.5 km.

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

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The best way to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 7 min and costs $30 - $40.

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Map of how to get from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba.
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  • Distance: 150.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

TAME flies from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba once daily. Alternatively, Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija operates a bus from Guayaquil to Vilcabamba 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 and the journey takes 8 h 30 min. Unión Cariamanga Internacional also services this route once daily.

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, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija
Phone
+593 072315177
Bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Loja
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
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Unión Cariamanga Internacional
Phone
(07) 303-5297, 005173331259
Email
administradores@unioncariamanga.com.ec
Website
unioncariamanga.com.ec
Bus from Terminal Terrestre de Guayaquil to Loja
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
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Bus from Machala terminal terrestre to Loja
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
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Cooperativa International Ecuatoriano Pullman
Phone
+593 07-293-1164
Website
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Bus from Guayaquil to Machala
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalterrestremachala.gob.ec
Rutas Orenses
Phone
+593 7-293-6386
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Machala
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalterrestremachala.gob.ec
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