There are 5 ways to get from Loja to Quito by plane, bus, night 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  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Loja (LOH) to Quito (UIO) LOH - UIO

$192 - $310

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Loja Internacional  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Loja to Quito Terminal Quitumbe

$13 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus Facebook  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Loja to Quito

$29

Night bus  •  12 h 22 min

  1. Take the night bus from Loja to Quito Quitumbe, Avenida Condor Ñan, Ejercito Nacional, Quitumbe, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

$16 - $28

Drive  •  9 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Loja to Quito 427 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Loja to Quito is to bus which costs $13 - $45 and takes 14 h 20 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loja to Quito is to fly which costs $190 - $310 and takes 2 h 18 min.

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The distance between Loja and Quito is 425 km. The road distance is 683.1 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 18 min to get from Loja to Quito, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Loja and arriving at Quito. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 25 min.

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There are 767+ hotels available in Quito. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Loja to Quito.
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  • Distance: 265.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 18 min

What companies run services between Loja, Ecuador and Quito, Ecuador?

TAME flies from Loja to Quito 3 times a day. Alternatively, operates a bus from Loja to Quito twice daily. Tickets cost $29 and the journey takes 9 h 25 min.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Loja to Quito
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Loja to Quito via Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Bus operators
bus
Bus from Loja to Quito
Ave. Duration
9 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
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Unión Cariamanga Internacional
Phone
(07) 303-5297, 005173331259
Email
administradores@unioncariamanga.com.ec
Website
unioncariamanga.com.ec
Night bus from Loja to Quito Quitumbe, Avenida Condor Ñan, Ejercito Nacional, Quitumbe, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
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