There are 6 ways to get from Quito to Macas by bus, 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.

Recommended option

Bus via Latacunga  •  6 h 13 min

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  10 h

$12

4 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 7 min

Bus Cooperativa de Transportes MACAS  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Quito - Riobamba / ...

$22

Drive  •  5 h 6 min

  1. 225.6 miles

Fly, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. UIO - CUE

$94 - $258

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Macas, Morona-Santiago, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Quito to Macas via Latacunga, Baños de Agua Santa, and Puyo in around 6 h 13 min.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Bus operators
Cita Express
Phone
+(593)042-140668
Website
transportescita.com
Bus from Quito to Latacunga
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Expreso Baños
Phone
+593 (0) 996671126
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Latacunga to Baños de Agua Santa
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Baños de Agua Santa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Amazonas Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
(593) 2 3 988225
Bus from Latacunga to Baños de Agua Santa
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Sangay Cooperativa de Transportes
Bus from Baños de Agua Santa to Puyo
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Touris San Francisco
Phone
593 32886604
Website
tourisanfrancisco.com
Bus from Puyo to Macas
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Macas
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Chimborazo Cooperativa de Transportes Interprovincial
Phone
(593) (3) 2953118
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Ambato
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
transporteschimborazo.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes MACAS
Phone
+593 7-270-0869
Email
coop-macas-ltda@hotmail.com
Website
transportesmacas.com
Bus from Ambato to Macas
Ave. Duration
5 h 29 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
transportesmacas.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Ciudad de Sucúa
Bus from Cuenca to Macas
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
andestransit.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Quito and Macas is 236 km. The road distance is 361 km.

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Macas is to bus which costs $13 and takes 10 h.

The quickest way to get from Quito to Macas is to fly and bus which takes 6 h 48 min and costs $90 - $260.

No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Macas. However, there are services departing from Quito and arriving at Macas via Latacunga, Baños de Agua Santa and Puyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 13 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 13 min to get from Quito to Macas, including transfers.