There are 5 ways to get from Quito to Bogotá by 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

Fly  •  3 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Bogota (BOG) UIO - BOG

$162 - $496

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  29 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Bogotá

$46 - $66

3 alternative options

Bus Fronteras  •  16 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Rumichaca Via Cucuta
  2. Take the bus from Ipiales to Bogotá

$114 - $160

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  25 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Bogota

$120 - $170

Drive  •  17 h 35 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Bogotá 695.3 miles

$70 - $110

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

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. flies from Quito to Bogotá 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quito to Bogotá via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito, Rumichaca, Ipiales, Bogotá, Terminal de Transporte, El Tiempo Maloka, and El Tiempo in around 16 h 50 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Quito to Bogota via Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Bus operators
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Bogota
Ave. Duration
24 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Quito and Bogotá is 730 km. The road distance is 1112 km.

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Bogotá is to bus which costs $45 - $70 and takes 29 h 49 min.

The quickest way to get from Quito to Bogotá is to fly which takes 3 h 32 min and costs $160 - $500.

No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Bogotá. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Bogota via Quito Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 32 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 32 min to get from Quito to Bogotá, including transfers.