There are 3 ways to get from Ipiales to Quito by car or bus

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Drive, bus  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Ipiales to Ibarra
  2. Take the bus from Ibarra to Quito Ibarra

$8

2 alternative options

Bus  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Rumichaca to Quito Via Quito / ...

$19 - $93

Drive  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Ipiales to Quito 170.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Ipiales to Quito is to drive and bus which costs $8 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ipiales to Quito is to drive and bus which costs $8 and takes 4 h 47 min.

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The distance between Ipiales and Quito is 153 km. The road distance is 273.2 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 47 min to get from Ipiales to Quito, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Ipiales to Quito. However, there are services departing from Rumichaca and arriving at Dos Puentes via Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 20 min.

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What companies run services between Ipiales, Colombia and Quito, Ecuador?

Rutas De America operates a bus from Ipiales to Quito every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $95 and the journey takes 5 h. Expreso Internacional Ormeño also services this route 5 times a week.

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