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

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Fly to Trujillo, bus  •  8 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Trujillo (TRU) UIO - TRU
  2. Take the bus from Trujillo to Chimbote

$368 - $792

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Bus  •  27 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Chimbote Via Lima

$100 - $170

3 alternative options

Fly to Lima, bus  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Lima (LIM) UIO - LIM
  2. Take the bus from Lima - Plaza Norte to Chimbote

$226 - $606

Fly to Cajamarca, bus  •  13 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Cajamarca (CJA) UIO - CJA
  2. Take the bus from Cajamarca to Trujillo
  3. Take the bus from Trujillo to Chimbote

$438 - $952

Drive  •  19 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Chimbote 877.5 miles

$120 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Chimbote is to bus which costs $100 - $170 and takes 27 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Chimbote is to fly and bus which costs $360 - $800 and takes 8 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Chimbote. However, there are services departing from La Mascota and arriving at Chimbote via Quito. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 19 min.

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The distance between Quito and Chimbote is 985 km. The road distance is 1403.9 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Chimbote without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 19 min and costs $100 - $170.

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It takes approximately 8 h 1 min to get from Quito to Chimbote, including transfers.

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Quito to Chimbote bus services, operated by Cruz del Sur, depart from Quito station.

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There is no direct flight from Quito Airport to Trujillo Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 46 min and has one stopover.

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Quito to Chimbote bus services, operated by Cruz del Sur, arrive at Chimbote station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Chimbote is 1404 km. It takes approximately 19 h 54 min to drive from Quito to Chimbote.

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  • Distance: 615.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 1 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Chimbote, Peru?

Cruz del Sur operates a bus from Quito to Chimbote once a week. Tickets cost $100 - $170 and the journey takes 26 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $850
Flights from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Quito to Cajamarca via Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Quito to Cajamarca via Guayaquil, Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 16 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Flights from Quito to Cajamarca via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 2 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$340 - $1,100
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
Flights from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
LC Perú
Flights from Quito to Cajamarca via Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $850
Flights from Quito to Cajamarca via Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Trujillo to Chimbote
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$8 - $14
Regular
$14 - $20
VIP
$16 - $22
Bus from Quito to Chimbote
Ave. Duration
26 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Trujillo to Chimbote
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $45
Bed
$10 - $14
VIP
$17 - $23
TRC Express
Website
trcexpress.com
Bus from Cajamarca to Trujillo
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
trcexpress.com

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TAME, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Quito Airport to Trujillo Airport.

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There are 21+ hotels available in Chimbote. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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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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