There are 5 ways to get from Pasto to Quito by car or bus

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Drive, bus  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Drive from Pasto to Tulcán
  2. Take the bus from Tulcán to Terminal Carcelén

$17 - $22

Cheapest option

Bus Velotax Ecuador  •  6 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Pasto to Ipiales
  2. Take the bus from Tulcán to Quito Terminal Quitumbe Tulcán

$12 - $20

3 alternative options

Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Pasto to Ipiales
  2. Take the bus from Rumichaca to Quito Via Quito / ...

$24 - $110

Bus Cooperativa Tax Gacela  •  8 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Pasto to Ipiales
  2. Take the bus from Tulcán to Quito Terminal Terrestre de Carcelén Tulcán

$12 - $20

Drive  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Drive from Pasto to Quito 251.7 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Pasto to Quito is to bus which costs $12 - $21 and takes 6 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Pasto to Quito is to drive which costs $26 - $40 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Pasto and Quito is 212 km. The road distance is 402.7 km.

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The best way to get from Pasto to Quito without a car is to bus which takes 7 h 55 min and costs $24 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6 h 31 min to get from Pasto to Quito, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Pasto to Quito is 403 km. It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to drive from Pasto to Quito.

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There are 793+ hotels available in Quito. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 31 min

What companies run services between Pasto, Colombia and Quito, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Pasto to Quito via Ipiales, Tulcán, Quito Terminal Quitumbe, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 6 h 58 min.

Bus operators
Pullman Carchi
Phone
2980380
Bus from Tulcán to Terminal Carcelén
Ave. Duration
3 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
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Cootranar
Phone
572 721 8989
Website
cootranar.com
Bus from Pasto to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cootranar.com
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
Cooperativa Tax Gacela
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tulcán to Quito Terminal Terrestre de Carcelén
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com

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