There are 4 ways to get from Quito to Lago Titicaca by plane, bus and ferry, bus or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Juliaca, travel  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Juliaca (JUL) UIO - JUL
  2. Travel from Juliaca to Lago Titicaca

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Bus, Tour  •  2 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Lima Javier Prado
  2. Take the bus from Lima Javier Prado to Arequipa
  3. Take the bus from Arequipa to Puno
  4. Take the Tour from Puno to Isla Taquile

$168 - $310

2 alternative options

Fly to La Paz, bus and ferry, travel  •  10 h 53 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to La Paz (LPB) UIO - LPB
  2. Take the bus and ferry from La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos to Copacabana
  3. Travel from Copacabana to Lago Titicaca

Bus, travel  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Lima
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Puno
  3. Travel from Puno to Lago Titicaca

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Lago Titicaca is to bus and Tour which costs $160 - $310 and takes 2 days 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Lago Titicaca is to bus and Tour which costs $160 - $310 and takes 2 days 17 h.

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The distance between Quito and Lago Titicaca is 2000 km.

The best way to get from Quito to Lago Titicaca without a car is to bus and travel which takes 2 days 12 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 15 min to get from Quito to Lago Titicaca, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Quito Airport to Juliaca Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 51 min and has one stopover.

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Copa Airlines, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Quito Airport to Juliaca 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 Lago Titicaca.
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  • Distance: 1250.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 15 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Lago Titicaca, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Quito to Lago Titicaca. However, you can take the taxi to Quito airport, fly to Juliaca, then take the travel to Lago Titicaca. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Quito airport, fly to La Paz, take the taxi to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos, take the bus and ferry to Copacabana, then take the travel to Lago Titicaca.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Juliaca via Lima
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Quito to Juliaca via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
12 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,700
Flights from Quito to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $850
Flights from Quito to La Paz via Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $900
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Juliaca via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Quito to Juliaca via Lima, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,700
Flights from Quito to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Quito to Juliaca via Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $7,000
Bus operators
Sindicato De Transportes Unificada Sorata
Phone
+591 2 2381693
Bus and ferry from La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sorataparaisoterrenal.esy.es
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
32 h 55 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Quito to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
34 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $180
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Lima Javier Prado to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $65
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$22 - $35
Regular
$35 - $50
VIP
$40 - $65
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$11 - $17
Regular
$19 - $27
VIP
$23 - $35
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Lima to Puno
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $35
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $25
Premium Semi Bed
$40 - $60
Premium Bed
$45 - $65
Peru Tour Bus
Phone
0051 84 632307
Email
reservas@perutourbus.com
Website
perutourbus.com
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
perutourbus.com
Book at
perutourbus.com
Ferry operators
Allways Travel
Phone
+51 (51) 35 - 3979
Email
allwaystravel@titicacaperu.com
Website
titicacaperu.com
Ferry from Puno to Isla Taquile
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
titicacaperu.com
Book at
titicacaperu.com

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