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There are 5 ways to get from La Paz to Quito by plane, 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.

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Fly  •  9 h 29 min

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

$346 - $696

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  3 days 8 h

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to Puerto Maldonado
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Quito

$150 - $440

3 alternative options

Bus Expresos Los Llanos  •  45 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Arica La Paz
  2. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Quito Via Santiago

$405 - $409

Tour, bus  •  3 days 2 h

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

$340 - $366

Drive  •  46 h 30 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Quito 2088.3 miles

$150 - $230

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The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Quito is to drive which costs $150 - $230 and takes 46 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Paz to Quito is to fly which costs $340 - $700 and takes 9 h 29 min.

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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 Arequipa and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 2 h.

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The distance between La Paz and Quito is 2137 km. The road distance is 3341.3 km.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Quito without a car is to Tour and bus which takes 3 days 2 h and costs $340 - $370.

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

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La Paz to Quito bus services, operated by Peru Hop, depart from La Paz station.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Quito is to fly which takes 9 h 29 min and costs $340 - $700. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $404 - $409 and takes 45 h 9 min.

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There is no direct flight from La Paz Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 6 min and has one stopover.

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La Paz to Quito bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Quito station.

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Map of how to get from La Paz to Quito.
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  • Distance: 1335.9 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 29 min

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 every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Paz to Quito via Arica, Cúcuta, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 45 h 9 min.

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 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
8 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
13 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Bus operators
Trans Cali Internacional
Phone
+56 58 226 1068
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Nordic Buss
Phone
+597 2285487 / 78990269
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
$12
Schedules at
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Pullman Ayca Internacional
Phone
(+56) 58 224 8465
Email
pullmanayca@hotmail.com
Website
pullmanayca.cl
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 940 7111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from La Paz to Arica
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $23
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$14 - $19
Premium
$19 - $23
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$8 - $12
Premium
$11 - $14
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from La Paz to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arequipa to Quito
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$280
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Milton Tours
Phone
+591 (2) 2368003 / 2353511
Email
agmilton@acelerate.com
Website
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Transportes 6 de Junio
Phone
+591 22455258 / 22280890
Website
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Green Toad Bus
Phone
+55 21 39420003
Email
info@greentoadbus.com
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
4 days 0 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com

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Yes, the driving distance between La Paz to Quito is 3341 km. It takes approximately 46 h 30 min to drive from La Paz to Quito.

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LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from La Paz Airport to Quito Airport.

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There are 826+ hotels available in Quito. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from La Paz to La Paz Airport is to line 212 bus which takes 39 min and costs $1.

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