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There are 6 ways to get from Quito to Lobitos by bus, taxi, car or plane

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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Bus, taxi  •  17 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Tumbes
  2. Take the bus from Tumbes to Mancora
  3. Take a taxi from Mancora to Lobitos

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Bus EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes  •  18 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Cuenca, Ecuador Quito / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cuenca to Mancora Via Chiclayo

$40 - $65

4 alternative options

Bus Panamericana Internacional  •  18 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Mancora Guayaquil

$41 - $54

Drive  •  11 h 14 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Lobitos 492.9 miles

$70 - $110

Fly to Talara  •  9 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Talara (TYL) UIO - TYL

$693 - $2,151

Fly to Santa Rosa, bus  •  8 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Santa Rosa (ETR) UIO - ETR
  2. Take the bus from Tumbes to Los Organos

$323 - $533

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Lobitos is to bus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 18 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Lobitos is to fly and bus which costs $320 - $550 and takes 8 h 10 min.

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The distance between Quito and Lobitos is 560 km. The road distance is 788.6 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Lobitos without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 17 h 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 17 h 53 min to get from Quito to Lobitos, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Quito to Lobitos is to bus which takes 18 h 14 min and costs $40 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $650 - $2,200 and takes 9 h 9 min.

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There is no direct flight from Quito Airport to Talara Airport. The quickest flight takes 12 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Lobitos is 789 km. It takes approximately 11 h 14 min to drive from Quito to Lobitos.

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TAME, Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and two other airlines offer flights from Quito Airport to Talara Airport.

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There are 28+ hotels available in Lobitos. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quito to Lobitos.
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  • Distance: 350.2 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 53 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Lobitos, Peru?

You can take a bus from Quito to Lobitos via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe, Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre, Guayaquil, Mancora, Máncora, and El Alto in around 18 h 14 min. Alternatively, LATAM Chile, TAME and four other airlines fly from Quito to Lobitos every 4 hours.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Talara via Lima
Ave. Duration
12 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Quito to Talara via Guayaquil, Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,400
Flights from Quito to Talara via Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,500
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Santa Rosa
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Quito to Talara via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito to Tumbes
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cooperativa de Transporte CIFA
Phone
+593 07 2937 874
Email
info@cifainternacional.com
Website
cifainternacional.com
Bus from Tumbes to Mancora
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
cifainternacional.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Mancora
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
cifainternacional.com
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Guayaquil - Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Cuenca, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Road
$11 - $14
Jahuay Internacional
Phone
07-2238146 Celular: 0987819040
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Super Taxis Cuenca
Phone
+593 7-284-2629
Email
supertaxiscuenca@hotmail.com
Website
atrain-alianza.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tumbes to Los Organos
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $45
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$29 - $45
Bed
$10 - $14
VIP
$16 - $23
Other operators
Taxi from Mancora to Lobitos
Ave. Duration
55 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Taxi Turisticos San Jose
Phone
+51 969 549-735
Website
sanjosetaximancora.com
Taxi Mancora Tours
Phone
+51 969 442-097
Website
taximancoratours.com

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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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