There are 6 ways to get from Quito to Alausí by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus  •  6h 44m

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

$6 - $19

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Bus via Alausí  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Alausí Quito

$7

Taxi  •  3h 58m

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Alausí 288.8 km

$120 - $160

Drive  •  3h 58m

  1. Drive from Quito to Alausí 288.8 km

Fly to Guayaquil, taxi  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Guayaquil (GYE) UIO - GYE
  2. Take a taxi from Guayaquil to Alausí

$157 - $251

Fly to Cuenca, bus  •  5h 28m

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

$63 - $175

Questions & Answers

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Alausí is to bus via Alausí which costs $7 - $8 and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Alausí is to taxi which costs $120 - $160 and takes 3h 58m.

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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 44m.

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The distance between Quito and Alausí is 222 km. The road distance is 288.8 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Alausí without a car is to bus which takes 6h 44m and costs $6 - $20.

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It takes approximately 6h 44m 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 Guayaquil Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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

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  • Distance: 222.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 44m

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

EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes operates a bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Alausí every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $19 and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $170
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $190
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $140
Plus Ultra Lineas Aerea
Website
plusultra.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$22 - $45
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $370
Bus operators
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Alausí
Ave. Duration
3h 58m
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Taxi Llamada Fácil S.A.
Phone
+593-2-655555, +593-2-666666, +593312804, Whatsapp +593998600555
Website
taxillamadafacil.com
Taxi Fedeamigo
Phone
+593-098-3511511
Website
facebook.com
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593-2-3212000
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Cooperativa de Taxis Equinoccioi
Phone
+593-2-2396169
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Compañia de Taxis Balcones de Pichincha
Phone
+593-2-3412700, Whatsapp: +593 -0979966098, +593-0983707993
Website
es-la.facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Alausí is 289 km. It takes approximately 3h 58m to drive from Quito to Alausí.

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Air Europa, Plus Ultra Lineas Aerea, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Quito Airport to Guayaquil Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Alausí. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Quito to Quito Airport is to taxi which takes 39 min and costs $26 - $32.

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