There are 4 ways to get from La Paz to Quito by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  9 h 29 min

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

$346 - $696

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Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  2 days 14 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

$136 - $189

2 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

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 bus which costs $130 - $190 and takes 2 days 14 h.

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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 Arica, Tacna and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 14 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 bus which takes 2 days 14 h and costs $130 - $190.

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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 Trans Cali Internacional, 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 $405 - $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 Expreso Internacional Ormeño, 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 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Paz to Quito via Arica, Cúcuta, Quito, 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 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
11 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Paz to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 39 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
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Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3

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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 793+ 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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