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There are 5 ways to get from Quito to Alausí by bus, car or plane

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Bus EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes  •  6h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Alausí Quito

$6 - $19

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Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Patria  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Alausí

$7

Drive  •  3h 52m

  1. Drive from Quito to Alausí 180 miles

Fly to Cuenca, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Cuenca (CUE) UIO - CUE
  2. Take the bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Alausí

$87 - $254

Fly to Guayaquil, bus  •  8h 44m

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Guayaquil (GYE) UIO - GYE
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Zhud
  3. Take the bus from Zhud to Alausí

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Alausí is to bus which costs $8 and takes 6h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Alausí is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $260 and takes 6h 25m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Alausí. However, there are services departing from La Mascota and arriving at Alausí via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 39m.

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The distance between Quito and Alausí is 222 km. The road distance is 288 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Alausí without a car is to bus which takes 6h 39m and costs $6 - $20.

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It takes approximately 6h 39m to get from Quito to Alausí, including transfers.

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Quito to Alausí bus services, operated by EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes, depart from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe station.

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The quickest flight from Quito Airport to Cuenca Airport is the direct flight which takes 52m.

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Quito to Alausí bus services, operated by EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes, arrive at Alausí station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Alausí is 288 km. It takes approximately 3h 52m to drive from Quito to Alausí.

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  • Distance: 139 miles
  • Duration: 6h 39m

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Alausí, Ecuador?

EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes operates a bus from Quito to Alausí every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $19 and the journey takes 5h 25m. Cooperativa De Transporte Union Yantzaza also services this route once daily.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Bus operators
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Alausí
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
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Road
$6 - $9
Bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Alausí
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
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Road
$4 - $6
Cooperativa De Transporte Union Yantzaza
Phone
+593 (96) 004 2963
Email
union.yantzaza@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Quitumbe, Ecuador to Alausí
Ave. Duration
5h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cooperativayanzatza.com.ec
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Bus from Zhud to Alausí
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cooperativayanzatza.com.ec
Book at
isyplus.com
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Zhud
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
transportescita.com
Book at
andestransit.com

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TAME and LATAM Ecuador offer flights from Quito Airport to Cuenca Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Alausí. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Quito to Quito Airport is to taxi which takes 37m and costs $30 - $40.

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