There are 3 ways to get from Ibarra to Tulcán by bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Quito Terminal Norte terrestre de Carcelén / ...

$7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 69.4 miles

$55 - $70

Drive  •  2 h 18 min

  1. 69.4 miles

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

Expreso Turismo del Norte operates a bus from Ibarra to Tulcán every 3 hours. Tickets cost $7 and the journey takes 2 h 20 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
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
Micro Taxi San Cristobal
Email
clientes@microsancristobal.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ibarra to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Flota Imbabura
Phone
+593 (2) 223 6940 / 256 5620
Website
flota-imbabura.com
Bus from Ibarra to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
Other operators
Taxi from Ibarra to Tulcán
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Estimated price
$55 - $70
COOPERATIVA DE TAXIS IBARRA
Phone
+593 6-295-1600

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ibarra and Tulcán is 68 km. The road distance is 111 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ibarra to Tulcán is to bus which costs $7 and takes 2 h 20 min.

The quickest way to get from Ibarra to Tulcán is to taxi which takes 2 h 18 min and costs $55 - $70.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ibarra and arriving at Tulcán. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

The bus from Ibarra to Tulcán takes 2 h 20 min including transfers and departs hourly.