There are 4 ways to get from Quito to Mocoa by bus, car or plane

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Bus  •  13 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Ipiales
  2. Take the bus from Ipiales to Pasto
  3. Take the bus from Pasto to Mocoa

$28 - $46

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Drive  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Mocoa 306.2 miles

$30 - $50

Fly to Lago Agrio, bus  •  6 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Lago Agrio (LGQ) UIO - LGQ
  2. Take the bus from La Hormiga to Mocoa

$90 - $203

Fly to Coca, bus  •  9 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Coca (OCC) UIO - OCC
  2. Take the bus from El Coca to Lago Agrio
  3. Take the bus from La Hormiga to Mocoa

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Mocoa is to bus which costs $28 - $50 and takes 13 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Mocoa is to fly and bus which costs $85 - $210 and takes 6 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Mocoa. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Mocoa via Quito, Ipiales and Pasto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 39 min.

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The distance between Quito and Mocoa is 259 km. The road distance is 489.9 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Mocoa without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 39 min and costs $28 - $50.

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It takes approximately 13 h 39 min to get from Quito to Mocoa, including transfers.

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Quito to Mocoa bus services, operated by Bolivariano, depart from Quito station.

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The quickest flight from Quito Airport to Lago Agrio Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Quito to Mocoa bus services, operated by Transipiales, arrive at Mocoa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Mocoa is 490 km. It takes approximately 8 h 33 min to drive from Quito to Mocoa.

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  • Distance: 161.8 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 39 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Mocoa, Putumayo, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Quito to Mocoa via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito, Ipiales, and Pasto in around 13 h 39 min.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Lago Agrio
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $280
Flights from Quito to Coca
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $300
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Coca
Ave. Duration
35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Bus operators
Bolivariano
Phone
+57 1 424-90-90 / +57 4 6042295
Email
contactenos@bolivariano.com.co
Website
bolivariano.com.co
Bus from Quito to Ipiales
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
Book at
bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$12 - $18
Premium
$12 - $18
Bus from Ipiales to Pasto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
bolivariano.com.co
Book at
bolivariano.com.co
Regular
$7 - $12
Premium
$7 - $11
Cootranar
Phone
572 721 8989
Website
cootranar.com
Bus from Ipiales to Pasto
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
cootranar.com
Transipiales
Phone
+57 317 441 0917
Email
servicioalcliente@transipialesvirtual.com
Website
twitter.com
Bus from Pasto to Mocoa
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $16
Schedules at
transipiales.teletiquete.com
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transipiales.teletiquete.com
Bus from La Hormiga to Mocoa
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
transipiales.teletiquete.com
Book at
transipiales.teletiquete.com
BAÑOS Cooperativa De Transportes y Turismo
Phone
+98 032740415, +98 0994593706
Email
info@cooperativabanos.com.ec
Bus from El Coca to Lago Agrio
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Book at
andestransit.com

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TAME offers flights from Quito Airport to Lago Agrio Airport.

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There are 24+ hotels available in Mocoa. Prices start at $8 USD per night.

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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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