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There are 5 ways to get from Quito to Tena by bus, taxi, car or plane

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Bus Amazonas Cooperativa de Transportes  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tena Quito / ...

$5 - $18

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Bus via Baños de Agua Santa  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Quitumbe, Ecuador to Baños de Agua Santa Quito
  2. Take the bus from Baños de Agua Santa to Tena - Terminal Terrestre

$9

Taxi  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Take a taxi from Quito to Tena 127.1 miles

$130 - $170

Drive  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Tena 127.1 miles

Fly, bus  •  5 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Coca (OCC) UIO - OCC
  2. Take the bus from Coca - Puerto Francisco de Orellana to Tena

$104 - $259

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The cheapest way to get from Quito to Tena is to bus which costs $5 - $19 and takes 4 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Tena is to taxi which costs $130 - $170 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Quito to Tena. However, there are services departing from Dos Puentes and arriving at Tena via Quito - Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 46 min.

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The distance between Quito and Tena is 116 km. The road distance is 203.4 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Tena without a car is to bus which takes 4 h 46 min and costs $5 - $19.

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It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from Quito to Tena, including transfers.

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Quito to Tena bus services, operated by Amazonas Cooperativa de Transportes, depart from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe station.

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The quickest flight from Quito Airport to Coca Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Quito to Tena bus services, operated by Amazonas Cooperativa de Transportes, arrive at Tena station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Tena is 203 km. It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to drive from Quito to Tena.

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  • Distance: 72.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 46 min

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

Amazonas Cooperativa de Transportes operates a bus from Quito to Tena every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 and the journey takes 4 h 5 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
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
45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $260
Bus operators
Amazonas Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+(593) 3 274.02.42
Bus from Quito - Terminal Quitumbe to Tena
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
andestransit.com
bus
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Tena
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
BAÑOS Cooperativa De Transportes y Turismo
Phone
+98 032740415, +98 0994593706
Email
info@cooperativabanos.com.ec
Website
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Bus from Quito -Terminal Quitumbe to Tena
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
cooperativabanos.com.ec
Flota Pelileo
Email
fpelileo@hotmail.com
Website
flotapelileo.com.ec
Bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Tena Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
flotapelileo.com.ec
Book at
multipasajes.com
Expreso Baños
Phone
+593 (0) 996671126
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Quitumbe, Ecuador to Baños de Agua Santa
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sangay Cooperativa de Transportes
Bus from Baños de Agua Santa to Tena - Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Touris San Francisco
Phone
593 32886604
Website
tourisanfrancisco.com
Bus from Coca - Puerto Francisco de Orellana to Tena
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
tourisanfrancisco.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
Other operators
Taxi from Quito to Tena
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Estimated price
$130 - $170
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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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and TAME offer flights from Quito Airport to Coca Airport.

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There are 59+ hotels available in Tena. Prices start at $15 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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