There are 3 ways to get from Quito to Pasto by bus or car

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Bus, drive  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen to Otavalo
  2. Drive from Ibarra to Ipiales
  3. Take the bus from Ipiales to Pasto

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Ipiales Via Bogota
  2. Take the bus from Ipiales to Pasto

$15 - $30

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Pasto 236.5 miles

$24 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Pasto is to bus which costs $15 - $30 and takes 8 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Pasto is to drive which costs $24 - $40 and takes 6 h 8 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Pasto. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Pasto via Quito and Ipiales. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 4 min.

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The distance between Quito and Pasto is 212 km. The road distance is 378.3 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Pasto without a car is to bus which takes 8 h 4 min and costs $15 - $30.

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It takes approximately 7 h 45 min to get from Quito to Pasto, including transfers.

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

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Quito to Pasto bus services, operated by Cootranar, arrive at Pasto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Pasto is 378 km. It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to drive from Quito to Pasto.

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There are 102+ hotels available in Pasto. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quito to Pasto.
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  • Distance: 132.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 45 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Pasto, Colombia?

You can take a bus from Quito to Pasto via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito, and Ipiales in around 8 h 4 min.

Bus operators
TACA Andina
Phone
+593 99 354 7653
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito Terminal Terrestre Carcelen to Otavalo
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
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
Bolivariano
Phone
+57 1 424-90-90 / +57 4 6042295
Email
contactenos@bolivariano.com.co
Website
bolivariano.com.co
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
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

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