There are 8 ways to get from Medellín to Ecuador by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito  •  6 h 56 min

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

$176 - $473

Cheapest option

Bus Cootrans Uroccidente  •  14 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Córdoba
  2. Take the bus from Tulcán to Quito Terminal Quitumbe Tulcán

$37 - $67

6 alternative options

Fly Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil  •  7 h 21 min

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

$248 - $498

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito  •  4 h 13 min

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

$202 - $690

Fly Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil  •  5 h 23 min

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

$194 - $705

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  24 h 31 min

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

$64 - $80

Bus Rutas De America  •  33 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Medellín to Pereira
  2. Take the bus from Pereira to Buga
  3. Take the bus from Buga to Quito

$108 - $186

Drive  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Medellín to Quito 777.6 miles

$80 - $120

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Medellín to Ecuador is to bus which costs $35 - $70 and takes 14 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Medellín to Ecuador is to fly which takes 4 h 13 min and costs $200 - $700.

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The distance between Medellín and Ecuador is 944 km. The road distance is 1244 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 56 min to get from Medellín to Ecuador, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Medellín to Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Medellín and arriving at San Diego via Pereira, Terminal, Cali and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 31 min.

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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 Córdoba, Tulcán, Quito Terminal Quitumbe, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 14 h 42 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Santa Marta, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 34 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Cali
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Cali, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Santa Marta, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 26 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
7 h 37 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Quibdo, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Ibague, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 3 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Pereira, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 11 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Monteria, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Bucaramanga, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 4 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Quibdo, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Pereira, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 29 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Monteria, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $800
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
7 h 18 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Ibague, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h 34 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bucaramanga, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Guayaquil via Panama City
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Quito via Pereira, Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Pereira, Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 32 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Flights from Medellin Enrique Olaya Herrera to Guayaquil via Bogota, Panama City
Ave. Duration
7 h 52 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Bus operators
Velotax Ecuador
Phone
OFICINA TULCAN- 2980-633
Bus from Tulcán to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Trejos
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Pereira to Buga
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $19
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$8 - $12
Premium (S26)
$17 - $19
De Occidente
Website
deoccidente.com
Bus from Pereira to Buga
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
deoccidente.com

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