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There are 3 ways to get from Loja to Tumbes by bus or car

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Bus Unión Cariamanga Internacional  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Loja to Huaquillas Loja

$8 - $16

2 alternative options

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija  •  8 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Loja to Huaquillas Huaquillas / ...

$12 - $18

Drive  •  3 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Loja to Tumbes 172.8 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Loja to Tumbes is to bus which costs $7 - $17 and takes 7 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Loja to Tumbes is to drive which costs $25 - $40 and takes 3 h 54 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Loja to Tumbes. However, there are services departing from Loja and arriving at Tumbes via Aguas Verdes. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 8 min.

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The distance between Loja and Tumbes is 146 km. The road distance is 276.5 km.

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The best way to get from Loja to Tumbes without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 8 min and costs $7 - $17.

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It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to get from Loja to Tumbes, including transfers.

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Loja to Tumbes bus services, operated by Unión Cariamanga Internacional, depart from Loja station.

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Loja to Tumbes bus services, operated by Unión Cariamanga Internacional, arrive at Huaquillas station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Loja to Tumbes is 276 km. It takes approximately 3 h 54 min to drive from Loja to Tumbes.

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There are 16+ hotels available in Tumbes. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 91.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 8 min

What companies run services between Loja, Ecuador and Tumbes, Peru?

Unión Cariamanga Internacional operates a bus from Loja to Tumbes once daily. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 5 h 40 min.

Bus operators
Unión Cariamanga Internacional
Phone
(07) 303-5297, 005173331259
Email
administradores@unioncariamanga.com.ec
Bus from Loja to Huaquillas
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
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Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija
Phone
+593 072315177
Bus from Loja to Huaquillas
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
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