There are 4 ways to get from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa by bus, car or taxi

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Bus, drive  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Latacunga Quito
  2. Drive from Latacunga to Laguna Quilotoa

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Bus  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Latacunga Quito
  2. Take the bus from Latacunga to Quilotoa Latacunga

$6 - $7

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa 109 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa 109 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa is to bus which costs $6 - $8 and takes 5 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa is to taxi which costs $110 - $140 and takes 2 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Quilotoa via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe and Latacunga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 46 min.

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The distance between Quito and Laguna Quilotoa is 81 km. The road distance is 174.4 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 46 min and costs $6 - $8.

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It takes approximately 3 h 49 min to get from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa, including transfers.

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Quito to Laguna Quilotoa bus services, operated by EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes, depart from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe station.

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Quito to Laguna Quilotoa bus services, operated by Cooperativa De Transportes Interprovincial Iliniza, arrive at Quilotoa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Laguna Quilotoa is 174 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Laguna Quilotoa. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 50.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 49 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, and Latacunga in around 5 h 46 min.

Bus operators
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Latacunga
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
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Book at
andestransit.com
Road
$2 - $3
Jahuay Internacional
Phone
07-2238146 Celular: 0987819040
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Latacunga
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa De Transportes Interprovincial Iliniza
Phone
(+593)-23988220
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Latacunga to Quilotoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transporte 14 de Octubre
Phone
(593)-2-3988201
Bus from Latacunga to Quilotoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ecuador-turistico.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Laguna Quilotoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
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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