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There are 4 ways to get from Quito to El Quinche by bus, taxi, car or towncar

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Bus  •  3 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Dos Puentes to Terminal Quitumbe T1
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Pifo
  3. Take the bus from Pifo to El Quinche

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Uber  •  44 min

  1. Take an Uber from Quito to El Quinche 31.6 miles

$20 - $27

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Taxi  •  44 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to El Quinche 31.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  44 min

  1. Drive from Quito to El Quinche 31.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to El Quinche is to Uber which costs $20 - $27 and takes 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to El Quinche is to taxi which costs $35 - $45 and takes 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to El Quinche. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at El Quinche via Quito Terminal Quitumbe and Pifo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Quito and El Quinche is 29 km. The road distance is 50.5 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to El Quinche without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 19 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 19 min to get from Quito to El Quinche, including transfers.

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Quito to El Quinche bus services, operated by Quito Alcaldía, depart from Dos Puentes station.

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Quito to El Quinche bus services, operated by Cita Express, arrive at El Quinche station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to El Quinche is 51 km. It takes approximately 44 min to drive from Quito to El Quinche.

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There are 124+ hotels available in El Quinche. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 17.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and El Quinche, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Quito to El Quinche via Quito Terminal Quitumbe and Pifo in around 3 h 19 min.

Bus operators
Quito Alcaldía
Phone
1800 456789
Email
serviciosciudadanos@quito.gob.ec
Website
quito.gob.ec
Bus from Dos Puentes to Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
quito.gob.ec
Flota Pelileo
Email
fpelileo@hotmail.com
Website
flotapelileo.com.ec
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Pifo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
flotapelileo.com.ec
Book at
multipasajes.com
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Pifo to El Quinche
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Unidos
Bus from Pifo to El Quinche
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Uber Quito
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Quito to El Quinche
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$20 - $27
Signup at
uber.com
UberX
$20 - $27
Taxi from Quito to El Quinche
Ave. Duration
44 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593 2-321-2000
Cooperativa de Taxis Equinoccioi
Phone
+593-9-88584008
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Compañia de Taxis Balcones de Pichincha
Phone
+593-2-3412700
Website
es-la.facebook.com
American Taxi
Phone
+593 2-252-6000
Website
americantaxi.com.ec
Taxi Llamada Fácil S.A.
Phone
+593 2-266-6666
Website
taxillamadafacil.com

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