There are 3 ways to get from Quito to Quilotoa by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Quitumbe, Ecuador to Latacunga Quito - Baños / ...
  2. Take the bus from Latacunga to Quilotoa (Station) Latacunga - Quilotoa

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Taxi  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Quilotoa 109 miles

$110 - $140

1 alternative option

Drive  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Quilotoa 109 miles

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Quilotoa station. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Quilotoa (Station) via Terminal Quitumbe, Ecuador and Latacunga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 34 min.

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The distance between Quito and Quilotoa is 81 km. The road distance is 174.3 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Quilotoa without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 34 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 34 min to get from Quito to Quilotoa, including transfers.

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Quito to Quilotoa bus services, operated by Expreso Baños, depart from Terminal Quitumbe, Ecuador station.

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Quito to Quilotoa bus services, operated by Cooperativa De Transportes Interprovincial Iliniza, arrive at Quilotoa (Station).

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Quilotoa is 174 km. It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to drive from Quito to Quilotoa.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Quilotoa. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Quito to Quilotoa.
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  • Distance: 50.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 34 min

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

You can take a bus from Quito to Quilotoa via Terminal Quitumbe, Terminal Quitumbe, Ecuador, and Latacunga in around 5 h 34 min.

Bus operators
Expreso Baños
Phone
+593 (0) 996671126
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Quitumbe, Ecuador to Latacunga
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
facebook.com
Chimborazo Cooperativa de Transportes Interprovincial
Phone
(593) (3) 2953118
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Latacunga
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
transporteschimborazo.com
Book at
andestransit.com
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Latacunga
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Road
$2 - $3
Cooperativa De Transportes Interprovincial Iliniza
Phone
(+593)-23988220
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Latacunga to Quilotoa (Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa de Transporte 14 de Octubre
Phone
(593)-2-3988201
Bus from Latacunga to Quilotoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ecuador-turistico.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Quilotoa
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Rueda Taxi
Phone
+593 2-321-2000
Cooperativa de Taxis Equinoccioi
Phone
+593-9-88584008
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Compañia de Taxis Balcones de Pichincha
Phone
+593-2-3412700
Website
es-la.facebook.com
American Taxi
Phone
+593 2-252-6000
Website
americantaxi.com.ec
Taxi Llamada Fácil S.A.
Phone
+593 2-266-6666
Website
taxillamadafacil.com

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