There are 7 ways to get from Quito to Cascada San Rafael by bus, taxi, night bus, car or plane

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Bus, taxi  •  5 h

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Carcelén to Cayambe Carcelén / ...
  2. Take a taxi from Cayambe to Cascada San Rafael

$143 - $183

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  9 h 46 min

  1. Take the night bus from Quito - Terminal de Carcelén to Lumbaquí VIP/Bed

$15 - $40

5 alternative options

Bus Cooperativa Banos, taxi  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Baeza
  2. Take a taxi from Baeza to Cascada San Rafael

Taxi  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Cascada San Rafael 120.9 miles

$120 - $160

Drive  •  3 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Cascada San Rafael 120.9 miles

Fly to Coca, taxi  •  3 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Coca (OCC) UIO - OCC
  2. Take a taxi from Coca to Cascada San Rafael

$213 - $398

Fly to Lago Agrio, bus  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Lago Agrio (LGQ) UIO - LGQ
  2. Take the bus from Lago Agrio to El Reventador

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Cascada San Rafael is to night bus which costs $15 - $40 and takes 9 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Cascada San Rafael is to taxi which costs $120 - $160 and takes 3 h 1 min.

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The distance between Quito and Cascada San Rafael is 106 km. The road distance is 193.4 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Cascada San Rafael without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 5 h and costs $140 - $190.

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It takes approximately 5 h to get from Quito to Cascada San Rafael, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Quito Airport to Coca Airport is the direct flight which takes 35 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Cascada San Rafael is 193 km. It takes approximately 3 h 1 min to drive from Quito to Cascada San Rafael.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TAME offer flights from Quito Airport to Coca Airport.

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

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Map of how to get from Quito to Cascada San Rafael.
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  • Distance: 66.2 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Cascada San Rafael, Ecuador?

There is no direct connection from Quito to Cascada San Rafael. However, you can take the Trolebús to Terminal Carcelén, take the walk to Quito Terminal Carcelén, take the bus to Cayambe, then take the taxi to Cascada San Rafael. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Terminal Quitumbe, take the walk to Quito Terminal Quitumbe, take the bus to Baeza, then take the taxi to Cascada San Rafael.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Coca
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Flights from Quito to Lago Agrio
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Coca
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transportes Otavalo
Website
transportesotavalo.amawebs.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Carcelén to Cayambe
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa Banos
Website
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Baeza
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
BAÑOS Cooperativa De Transportes y Turismo
Phone
+98 032740415, +98 0994593706
Email
info@cooperativabanos.com.ec
Bus from Lago Agrio to El Reventador
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Cayambe to Cascada San Rafael
Ave. Duration
3 h 21 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180

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