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There are 10 ways to get from Medellín to Ecuador by plane, bus or car

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Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito  •  6h 55m

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Quito (UIO) MDE - UIO

$165 - $465

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Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  22h 46m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Cali Via Cali
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Bogotá / ...

$48 - $78

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Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil  •  7h 16m

  1. Fly from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) to Guayaquil (GYE) MDE - GYE

$231 - $481

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito  •  4h 25m

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Quito (UIO) EOH - UIO

$209 - $700

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil  •  5h 2m

  1. Fly from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera (EOH) to Guayaquil (GYE) EOH - GYE

$195 - $706

Bus, drive  •  23h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Pasto
  2. Drive from Pasto to Tulcán
  3. Take the bus from Tulcán to Otavalo
  4. Take the bus from Otavalo to Quito

Bus Tiseca  •  23h 51m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Cali Via Cali
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Via Cucuta / ...

$117 - $197

Bus Tiseca #2  •  29h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales
  2. Take the bus from Manizales to Cali
  3. Take the bus from Cali to Quito

$126 - $196

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  32h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Manizales
  2. Take the bus from Manizales to Cali
  3. Take the bus from Cali to Quito Terminal Quitumbe

$129 - $181

Drive  •  19h 57m

  1. Drive from Medellín to Quito 777.6 miles

$80 - $120

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The cheapest way to get from Medellín to Ecuador is to bus which costs $45 - $80 and takes 22h 46m.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Ecuador is to fly which costs $200 - $700 and takes 4h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Medellín to Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Medellín and arriving at Dos Puentes via Fatima, La Ermita, Cali and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22h 46m.

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The distance between Medellín and Ecuador is 944 km. The road distance is 1244.1 km.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Ecuador without a car is to bus which takes 22h 46m and costs $45 - $80.

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It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Medellín to Ecuador, including transfers.

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Medellín to Ecuador bus services, operated by Flota Magdalena, depart from Medellín station.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Ecuador is to fly which takes 6h 55m and costs $160 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $80 and takes 22h 46m.

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There is no direct flight from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 42m and has one stopover.

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Medellín to Ecuador bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Quito station.

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Map of how to get from Medellín to Ecuador.
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  • Distance: 589.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Medellín, Colombia and Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Copa Airlines and three other airlines fly from Medellín to Quito hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Medellín to Quito via Fatima, La Ermita, Cali, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 22h 46m.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Cartagena, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Barranquilla, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 4m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Cali
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Cartagena, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Barranquilla, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Cartagena, Cali
Ave. Duration
7h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4h 8m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Quibdo, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Ibague, Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Monteria, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Cucuta, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Pereira, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Bucaramanga, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 58m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Armenia, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 8m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Manizales, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Pereira, Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Ibague, Bogota
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Quibdo, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Cucuta, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
7h 3m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Armenia, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Monteria, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Pereira, Panama City
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Pereira, Panama City
Ave. Duration
6h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota, Panama City
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
6h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $750
Bus operators
Flota Magdalena
Phone
018000119019
Email
servicioalcliente@flotamagdalena.com.co
Website
flotamagdalena.com
Bus from Medellín to Pasto
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
flotamagdalena.com
Premium
$41
Regular
$30 - $45
Bus from Medellín to Cali
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $26
Schedules at
flotamagdalena.com
Premium
$26
Regular
$19 - $25
Flota Imbabura
Phone
+593 (2) 223 6940 / 256 5620
Website
flota-imbabura.com
Bus from Tulcán to Otavalo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
TACA Andina
Phone
+593 99 354 7653
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Otavalo to Quito
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve
Conexiones Siglo 21
Phone
+57 311 357 5623
Email
ayuda@conexionesiglo21.com
Website
conexionesiglo21.com
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
conexionesiglo21.com
Book at
conexionesiglo21.com
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cali to Quito
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Book at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Flota Ospina
Phone
(+57) 3148882781
Email
info@flotaospina.com
Website
flotaospina.com
Bus from Medellín to Manizales
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $14
Schedules at
flotaospina.com
Bus from Manizales to Cali
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $16
Schedules at
flotaospina.com
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cali to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Yes, the driving distance between Medellín to Ecuador is 1244 km. It takes approximately 19h 57m to drive from Medellín to Ecuador.

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Copa Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport to Quito Airport.

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The best way to get from Medellín to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova Airport is to shuttle which takes 45m and costs $10.

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