There are 5 ways to get from Quito to Lago Agrio by plane, bus, taxi 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  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Lago Agrio (LGQ) UIO - LGQ

$72 - $183

Cheapest option

Bus Cooperativa Banos  •  7 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Lago Agrio Lago Agrio - Quito Terminal Quitumbe / ...

$8 - $19

3 alternative options

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes Putumayo  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Lago Agrio

$11 - $18

Taxi  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Lago Agrio 182.1 miles

$140 - $180

Drive  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Lago Agrio 182.1 miles

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Lago Agrio, Ecuador?

TAME flies from Quito to Lago Agrio twice daily. Alternatively, Cooperativa de Transportes Putumayo operates a bus from Quito to Lago Agrio every 4 hours. Tickets cost $11 - $18 and the journey takes 4 h 8 min.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Lago Agrio
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Bus operators
Cooperativa de Transportes Putumayo
Phone
593 062832434
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Lago Agrio
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $18
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cooperativa Banos
Website
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Lago Agrio
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Lago Agrio
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593 2-321-2000

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Quito and Lago Agrio is 186 km. The road distance is 291 km.

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Lago Agrio is to bus which costs $11 - $19 and takes 5 h 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Quito to Lago Agrio is to fly which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $70 - $190.

No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Lago Agrio. However, there are services departing from La Mascota and arriving at Lago Agrio via Quito Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 43 min.

It takes approximately 1 h 23 min to get from Quito to Lago Agrio, including transfers.