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There are 2 ways to get from Machala to Cuenca by bus or car

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Bus  •  3 h

  1. Take the bus from Machala to Cuenca Machala / ...

$5 - $13

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Drive  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Machala to Cuenca 112.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Machala to Cuenca is to bus which costs $5 - $13 and takes 3 h.

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The quickest way to get from Machala to Cuenca is to bus which costs $5 - $13 and takes 3 h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Machala and arriving at Cuenca. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h.

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The distance between Machala and Cuenca is 113 km. The road distance is 179.5 km.

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The best way to get from Machala to Cuenca without a car is to bus which takes 3 h and costs $5 - $13.

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The bus from Machala to Cuenca takes 3 h including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Machala to Cuenca bus services, operated by Transportes Azuay, depart from Machala station.

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Machala to Cuenca bus services, operated by Transportes Azuay, arrive at Cuenca station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Machala to Cuenca is 179 km. It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to drive from Machala to Cuenca.

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There are 207+ hotels available in Cuenca. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 70.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h

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

Transportes Azuay operates a bus from Machala to Cuenca every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $5 - $13 and the journey takes 3 h. Pullman Sucre Internacional also services this route hourly.

Bus operators
Pullman Sucre Internacional
Phone
593 072822329
Website
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Bus from Machala to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
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