There are 9 ways to get from Quito to Salento by plane, bus or car

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

Fly to Armenia  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Armenia (AXM) UIO - AXM

$271 - $949

Cheapest option

Bus Fronteras  •  24 h 22 min

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

$46 - $72

7 alternative options

Fly to Pereira  •  7 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Pereira (PEI) UIO - PEI

$188 - $682

Fly to Bogota, bus  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Bogota (BOG) UIO - BOG
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Armenia

$179 - $541

Fly to Manizales, bus  •  8 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Manizales (MZL) UIO - MZL
  2. Take the bus from Manizales to Pereira
  3. Take the bus from Pereira to Salento

$251 - $885

Bus  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Cali Via Cucuta
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Armenia

$120 - $163

Bus via Cartago  •  21 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Cali Via Cucuta
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Cartago

$110 - $158

Bus via Pereira  •  22 h 2 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Cali Via Cucuta
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Pereira

$115 - $155

Drive  •  16 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Salento 613.9 miles

$60 - $95

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Salento is to bus which costs $45 - $75 and takes 24 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Salento is to fly which costs $270 - $950 and takes 5 h 23 min.

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The distance between Quito and Salento is 633 km. The road distance is 982.2 km.

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It takes approximately 5 h 23 min to get from Quito to Salento, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Salento. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Salento via Quito, Cali, Cartago and Pereira. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 55 min.

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What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Salento, Quindío, Colombia?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. flies from Quito to Salento 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Quito to Salento via Terminal Quitumbe, Quito, Cali, and Armenia in around 19 h 15 min.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Armenia via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Quito to Armenia via Guayaquil, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Flights from Quito to Pereira via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Quito to Pereira via Guayaquil, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $750
Flights from Quito to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Quito to Bogota via Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Quito to Manizales via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $850
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Quito to Bogota
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Flights from Quito to Bogota via Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $430
Easyfly
Website
easyfly.com.co
Flights from Quito to Manizales via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $900
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Quito to Pereira via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
Expreso Palmira
Website
expresopalmira.com.co
Bus from Bogotá to Armenia
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
expresopalmira.com.co
Book at
expresopalmira.com.co
Regular With WiFi (Mettro)
$19 - $27
Premium (S26)
$32 - $36
Fronteras
Phone
(071) 4249090
Website
fronteras.com.co
Bus from Bogotá to Armenia
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Schedules at
fronteras.com.co
Book at
fronteras.com.co
Bus from Ipiales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
fronteras.com.co
Book at
fronteras.com.co
Expreso Trejos
Phone
0057 315 4525691
Bus from Manizales to Pereira
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Bus from Cali to Pereira
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Expreso Alcalá
Phone
+57 6 7474644 // +57 6 3244825
Bus from Pereira to Salento
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminalpereira.com
Cooperativa de Taxis Belalcazar
Cooperativa Ciudad Señora
Phone
0057 (2) 6687964
Email
cooperativa@cootrancise.com
Bus from Cali to Cartago
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminalcali.com

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