There are 3 ways to get from Quito to Latacunga by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from La Mascota to Terminal Quitumbe T1
  2. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Latacunga Quito

$2 - $3

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Taxi  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Latacunga 56.2 miles

$60 - $75

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Latacunga 56.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Latacunga is to bus which costs $2 - $4 and takes 2 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Latacunga is to taxi which costs $60 - $75 and takes 1 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Latacunga. However, there are services departing from La Mascota and arriving at Latacunga via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 10 min.

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The distance between Quito and Latacunga is 79 km. The road distance is 89.9 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Latacunga without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 10 min and costs $2 - $4.

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It takes approximately 2 h 10 min to get from Quito to Latacunga, including transfers.

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Quito to Latacunga bus services, operated by Quito Alcaldía, depart from La Mascota station.

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Quito to Latacunga bus services, operated by EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes, arrive at Latacunga station.

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Map of how to get from Quito to Latacunga.
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  • Distance: 49.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 10 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Latacunga, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Quito to Latacunga via Terminal Quitumbe and Quito - Terminal Quitumbe in around 2 h 10 min.

Bus operators
Quito Alcaldía
Phone
1800 456789
Email
serviciosciudadanos@quito.gob.ec
Website
quito.gob.ec
Bus from La Mascota to Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
quito.gob.ec
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
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Latacunga
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Estimated price
$60 - $75
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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