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There are 4 ways to get from Quito to El Cajas National Park by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus, taxi

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to La Troncal
  2. Take a taxi from La Troncal to El Cajas National Park

Bus, taxi via Dos Puentes

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to La Troncal
  2. Take a taxi from La Troncal to El Cajas National Park

Drive

  1. Drive from Quito to El Cajas National Park

Fly, taxi

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Guayaquil (GYE)
  2. Take a taxi from Guayaquil to El Cajas National Park
Quito → El Cajas National Park
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COVID-19 help in Ecuador

If you need help, visit the national COVID-19 website or call the COVID-19 Helpline 171

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There are currently travel restrictions within Ecuador.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 2 metres
  • Regional restriction measures in place
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in El Cajas National Park is 171.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in El Cajas National Park is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in El Cajas National Park is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 171.

Last updated: 14 Sep 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quito to El Cajas National Park is to bus and taxi which costs $85 - $110 and takes 9h 39m.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to El Cajas National Park is to fly and taxi which costs $160 - $290 and takes 6h 15m.

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The distance between Quito and El Cajas National Park is 301 km. The road distance is 457.6 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to El Cajas National Park without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 9h 39m and costs $85 - $110.

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It takes approximately 9h 39m to get from Quito to El Cajas National Park, including transfers.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to El Cajas National Park is 458 km. It takes approximately 6h 33m to drive from Quito to El Cajas National Park.

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Air Europa, LATAM Chile, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Quito Airport to Guayaquil Airport.

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There are 121+ hotels available in El Cajas National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quito to El Cajas National Park.
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  • Distance: 301 km
  • Duration: 9h 39m

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and El Cajas National Park, Ecuador?

There is no direct connection from Quito to El Cajas National Park. However, you can take the bus to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, take the bus to La Troncal, then take the taxi to El Cajas National Park. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, take the bus to La Troncal, then take the taxi to El Cajas National Park.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$15 - $420
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $240
Air Europa
Website
aireuropa.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$45 - $220
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
54 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$70 - $280
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Plus Ultra Lineas Aerea
Website
plusultra.com
Flights from Quito to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$15 - $420
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA
Other operators
Taxi from La Troncal to El Cajas National Park
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Estimated price
$75 - $95

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