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There are 3 ways to get from Machala to Cuenca by bus, taxi or car

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Map of how to get from Machala to Cuenca.
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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h

What companies run services between Machala, Ecuador and Cuenca, Ecuador?

Transportes Azuay operates a bus from Machala to Cuenca hourly. Tickets cost $5 - $13 and the journey takes 4 hours. Three other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Transportes Azuay
Phone
+593-07-2823163
Email
gerencia@transportesazuay.com
Website
transportesazuay.com
Bus from Machala to Cuenca
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
transportesazuay.com
Pullman Sucre Internacional
Phone
593 072822329
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Machala to Cuenca
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Rutas Orenses
Phone
+593 7-293-6386
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Machala to Cuenca
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Machala to Cuenca
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Other operators
Taxi
Avg. Duration
2 h 47 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Compañía de Taxis Contax Machaleña
Phone
+593 7-279-4300

How far is it from Machala to Cuenca?

The distance between Machala and Cuenca is 113 km. The road distance is 179 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Machala to Cuenca?

The cheapest way to get from Machala to Cuenca is to bus which costs $7 and takes 4 hours.

What is the fastest way to get from Machala to Cuenca?

The quickest way to get from Machala to Cuenca is to taxi which takes 2 hours 47 minutes and costs $110.

Is there a direct bus between Machala and Cuenca?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Machala and arriving at Cuenca. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 hours.

How long does it take to get from Machala to Cuenca?

The bus from Machala to Cuenca takes 4 hours including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.