There are 5 ways to get from Quito to Ambato by bus, taxi 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

Bus Andes Transit  •  2 h 28 min

$2 - $4

4 alternative options

Bus Tourisanfrancisco  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Riobamba

$5 - $7

Bus Expreso Baños  •  3 h 10 min

$3

Taxi  •  1 h 41 min

  1. 83 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  1 h 41 min

  1. 83 miles

Questions & Answers

The distance between Quito and Ambato is 114 km. The road distance is 133 km.

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Ambato is to bus which costs $2 - $4 and takes 2 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Quito to Ambato is to taxi which takes 1 h 41 min and costs $65 - $85.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Quito and arriving at Ambato. Services depart four times a week, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 28 min.

The bus from Quito to Ambato takes 2 h 28 min including transfers and departs four times a week.

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

Andes Transit operates a bus from Quito to Ambato 4 times a week. Tickets cost $2 - $4 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min.

Bus operators
Andes Transit
Email
info@andestransit.com
Website
andestransit.com
Bus from Quito to Ambato
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
andestransit.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
Chimborazo Cooperativa de Transportes Interprovincial
Phone
(593) (3) 2953118
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Ambato
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
transporteschimborazo.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Expreso Baños
Phone
+593 (0) 996671126
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito- Terminal Quitumbe to Ambato
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Touris San Francisco
Phone
593 32886604
Website
tourisanfrancisco.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Ambato
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Ambato
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593 2-321-2000

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