Travel from Machala to Quito

Bus or fly from Machala to Quito?

TAME flies from Machala to Quito once daily. Alternatively, Transportes TAC operates a bus from Machala to Quito every 3 hours. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 9 h 30 min. 3 other operators also service this route.

How to get from Machala to Quito

From Machala bus to Santa Rosa, taxi to Santa Rosa airport, fly to Quito airport, then taxi to Quito. 3 h 30 min $132. From Machala bus to Cuenca airport, fly to Quito airport, then taxi to Quito. 6 h 39 min $117. From Machala bus to Guayaquil airport, fly to Quito airport, then taxi to Quito. 5 h 19 min $96. From Machala bus to Loja, bus to Loja airport, fly to Quito airport, then taxi to Quito. 6 h 51 min $126. From Machala bus to Terminal Quitumbe then bus to La Mascota. 9 h 49 min $14. From Machala drive to Quito. 7 h 50 min.