There are 6 ways to get from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador by taxi, 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

Taxi, fly  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Mindo to Quito
  2. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Cuenca (CUE) UIO - CUE

$141 - $318

Cheapest option

Bus via El Ejido  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Carcelén to Cuenca Terminal Carcelén

$18

4 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Carcelén to Cuenca Terminal Carcelén

$88 - $102

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Cuenca Terminal Quitumbe

$18 - $25

Bus via Ambato  •  13 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Ambato
  2. Take the bus from Ambato to Cuenca

$25 - $26

Drive  •  7 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador 336.9 miles

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

Flota Imbabura operates a bus from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador twice daily. Tickets cost $13 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Bus operators
Flota Imbabura
Phone
+593 (2) 223 6940 / 256 5620
Website
flota-imbabura.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Carcelén to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Bus from Quitumbe to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA
Phone
032521061 GERENCIA 03 – 2521068 – 099227581 • AMBATO 03 – 2521 061
Email
cooperativasanta@hotmail.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Ambato to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
facebook.com
bus
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Ambato
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Ambato to Cuenca, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Mindo to Quito
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador?

The distance between Mindo and Cuenca, Ecuador is 317 km. The road distance is 539 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador?

The cheapest way to get from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador is to bus which costs $19 and takes 11 h 8 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador?

The quickest way to get from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador is to taxi and fly which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $140 - $320.

Is there a direct bus between Mindo and Cuenca, Ecuador?

No, there is no direct bus from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Mindo and arriving at Cuenca via Piedras Negras y N71, El Ejido and Quito Terminal Carcelén. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 8 min.

How long does it take to get from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador?

It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Mindo to Cuenca, Ecuador, including transfers.