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

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Fly to Lima  •  2 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Lima (LIM) UIO - LIM

$225 - $603

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Bus Cruz del Sur  •  36 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Lima Javier Prado Via Lima

$100 - $180

4 alternative options

Fly to Cuzco  •  5 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Cuzco (CUZ) UIO - CUZ

$245 - $742

Fly to Trujillo  •  5 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Trujillo (TRU) UIO - TRU

$359 - $747

Bus Rutas de America  •  29 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Lima Via Cucuta / ...

$181

Drive  •  26 h

  1. Drive from Quito to Lima 1141.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Peru is to bus which costs $100 - $180 and takes 36 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Peru is to fly which costs $220 - $650 and takes 2 h 47 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Peru. However, there are services departing from La Mascota and arriving at Caquetá via Quito and Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29 h 3 min.

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The distance between Quito and Peru is 833 km. The road distance is 1825.8 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Peru without a car is to bus which takes 29 h 3 min and costs $182.

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It takes approximately 2 h 47 min to get from Quito to Peru, including transfers.

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Quito to Peru bus services, operated by Rutas de America, depart from Quito station.

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The best way to get from Quito to Peru is to fly which takes 2 h 47 min and costs $220 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $182 and takes 29 h 3 min.

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The quickest flight from Quito Airport to Lima Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h.

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Quito to Peru bus services, operated by Rutas de America, arrive at Lima station.

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Map of how to get from Quito to Peru.
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  • Distance: 520.7 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 47 min

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Peru?

TAME, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Quito to Callao every 4 hours. Alternatively, Rutas de America operates a bus from Quito to Lima twice daily. Tickets cost $181 and the journey takes 27 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Flights from Quito to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Quito to Cuzco via Lima, Juliaca
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,200
Flights from Quito to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Flights from Quito to Cuzco via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Quito to Cuzco via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$280 - $950
Flights from Quito to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $800
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Bus operators
Rutas de America
Phone
+51 1 992651360
Email
rutasenbus@hotmail.com
Website
rutasenbus.com
Bus from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$181
Schedules at
rutasenbus.com
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Quito to Lima
Ave. Duration
33 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$185
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Quito to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
34 h 40 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $180
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Peru is 1826 km. It takes approximately 26 h to drive from Quito to Peru.

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TAME, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Quito Airport to Lima Airport.

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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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