There are 5 ways to get from Quito to Machachi by bus, train, taxi, car or towncar

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  •  2 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Dos Puentes to Terminal Quitumbe T1
  2. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Alóag

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Train  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Quito Estación Eloy Alfaro to Machachi Tren de los Volcanes

$40 - $55

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Machachi 25 miles

$21 - $26

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Machachi 25 miles

Uber  •  34 min

  1. Take an Uber from Quito to Machachi 25 miles

$16 - $23

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

You can take a bus from Quito to Machachi via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito Terminal Quitumbe, and Alóag in around 2 h 25 min. Alternatively, Tren Ecuador operates a train from Quito to Machachi 3 times a week. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 4 h 10 min.

Train operators
Tren Ecuador
Phone
1800 TRENES (873637), +593 2 265-0421
Email
info@trenecuador.com
Website
trenecuador.com
Train from Quito Estación Eloy Alfaro to Machachi
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
trenecuador.com
Bus operators
Quito Alcaldía
Phone
1800 456789
Email
serviciosciudadanos@quito.gob.ec
Website
quito.gob.ec
Bus from Dos Puentes to Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
quito.gob.ec
Cooperativa de Transporte Carlos Alberto Aray
Phone
+593 5-239-9726
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Alóag
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
facebook.com
Panamericana Internacional
Phone
+593 (2) 2557133 / 2557134
Email
info@panamericana.ec
Website
panamericana.ec
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Alóag
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
panamericana.ec
bus
Bus from Quito -Terminal Quitumbe to Alóag
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Uber Quito
Website
uber.com
Towncar from Quito to Machachi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Signup at
uber.com
uberX
$16 - $23
Taxi from Quito to Machachi
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593 2-321-2000

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Quito and Machachi is 32 km. The road distance is 40 km.

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Machachi is to bus which costs $3 - $6 and takes 2 h 25 min.

The quickest way to get from Quito to Machachi is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs $21 - $26.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Quito Estación Eloy Alfaro and arriving at Machachi. Services depart three times a week, and operate Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 4 h 10 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Machachi. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Machachi via Quito Terminal Quitumbe and Alóag. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 25 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 25 min to get from Quito to Machachi, including transfers.