There are 5 ways to get from La Paz to Quito by plane, train, 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  •  9 h 29 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Quito (UIO) LPB - UIO

$339 - $686

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  2 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Quito

$142 - $204

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the train from El Alto to Tiwanaku
  2. Take the bus from Desaguadero to Lima
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Quito

$203 - $274

Bus Rutas De America  •  2 days 14 h

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Lima
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Quito Via Cucuta / ...

$270 - $335

Drive  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Quito 2088.3 miles

$150 - $230

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Quito is to bus which costs $140 - $210 and takes 2 days 16 h.

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The quickest way to get from La Paz to Quito is to fly which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $330 - $700.

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The distance between La Paz and Quito is 2137 km. The road distance is 3341 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 29 min to get from La Paz to Quito, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Paz to Quito. However, there are services departing from La Paz and arriving at Dos Puentes via Lima Victoria, Lima and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 h.

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What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Quito, Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from La Paz to Quito 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Paz to Quito via Lima, Lima Victoria, Lima Plaza Norte, Lima, Quito, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 2 days 14 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from El Alto to Tiwanaku
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $6
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$2 - $3
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$1 - $2
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$2 - $4
Bus operators
Vicuña Travel
Phone
+591 (2) 2458945 / (2) 2915422
Website
vicuna-travel.net
Bus from La Paz to Lima
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Nordic Buss
Phone
+597 2285487 / 78990269
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Cali Internacional
Phone
+56 58 226 1068
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Chilebus Internacional SA
Email
chilebus@chilebus.com.br
Website
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Terminal Internacional ASEVERTRANS Ltda
Phone
(58) 241 390
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com

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