There are 9 ways to get from Quito to Tulcan by plane, taxi, 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 Barrancabermeja, taxi  •  11 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Barrancabermeja (EJA) UIO - EJA
  2. Take a taxi from Barrancabermeja to Tulcan

$274 - $813

Cheapest option

Bus, taxi via Buga  •  41 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Buga
  2. Take the bus from Buga to Medellín
  3. Take the bus from Medellín to Amalfi
  4. Take a taxi from Amalfi to Tulcan

$150 - $249

7 alternative options

Fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, taxi  •  7 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova (MDE) UIO - MDE
  2. Take a taxi from Medellin Jose Marie Cordova to Tulcan

$179 - $488

Fly to Bucaramanga, bus, taxi  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Bucaramanga (BGA) UIO - BGA
  2. Take the bus from Bucaramanga to Puerto Berrío
  3. Take a taxi from Puerto Berrío to Tulcan

$235 - $735

Fly to Bogota, bus, taxi  •  12 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Quito (UIO) to Bogota (BOG) UIO - BOG
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Puerto Berrío
  3. Take a taxi from Puerto Berrío to Tulcan

$193 - $541

Bus, taxi via Santa Rosa  •  20 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Rumichaca
  2. Take the bus from Córdoba to Medellín
  3. Take the bus from Medellín to Santa Rosa
  4. Take a taxi from Santa Rosa to Tulcan

$193 - $276

Bus, taxi  •  25 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito to Rumichaca
  2. Take the bus from Córdoba to Medellín
  3. Take the bus from Medellín to Amalfi
  4. Take a taxi from Amalfi to Tulcan

$158 - $232

Bus, taxi via Cali  •  39 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Quito Terminal Quitumbe to Cali
  2. Take the bus from Cali to Manizales
  3. Take the bus from Manizales to Medellín
  4. Take the bus from Medellín to Amalfi
  5. Take a taxi from Amalfi to Tulcan

Drive  •  22 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Tulcan 878.8 miles

$90 - $140

What companies run services between Quito, Ecuador and Tulcan, Antioquia, Colombia?

There is no direct connection from Quito to Tulcan. However, you can take the taxi to Quito airport, fly to Barrancabermeja, then take the taxi to Tulcan. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Quito airport, fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, then take the taxi to Tulcan.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Quito to Barrancabermeja via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Quito to Barrancabermeja via Guayaquil, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 54 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $800
Flights from Quito to Barrancabermeja via San Salvador, Bogota
Ave. Duration
11 h 49 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from Quito to Barrancabermeja via Lima, Bogota
Ave. Duration
12 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,200
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Guayaquil, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 41 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
7 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota, Cartagena
Ave. Duration
7 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota, Barranquilla
Ave. Duration
8 h 24 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Quito to Bucaramanga via Guayaquil, Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $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
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Quito to Bucaramanga via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Bus operators
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Puerto Berrío
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Schedules at
pinbus.com
Book at
pinbus.com
Regular
$10 - $15
Premium
$12 - $18
Mini Van
$12 - $15
Rutas De America
Phone
+57 (2) 641 0936 Colombia / +58 (424) 7017720 / (276) 415 78 01 Venezuela / (212) 762 94 06 Caracas
Email
reservas@rutasdeamerica.com.co
Website
rutasdeamerica.com.co
Bus from Quito to Rumichaca
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
Schedules at
rutasdeamerica.com.co
Bus from Quito to Buga
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Schedules at
rutasdeamerica.com.co
Coonorte
Phone
0057 4 4801580
Email
Info@coonorte.com.co
Website
coonorte.com.co
Bus from Medellín to Amalfi
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
coonorte.com.co
Expreso Internacional Ormeño Perú
Autolegal
Phone
0057 (4) 361-0947
Email
autolegal.gerencia@gmail.com
Bus from Manizales to Medellín
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
terminaldemanizales.com.co
Empresa Arauca
Phone
018000 42 37 87
Email
contacto@empresaarauca.com.co
Website
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Manizales to Medellín
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Buga to Medellín
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Other operators
Taxi from Barrancabermeja to Tulcan
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Estimated price
$70 - $85
TransBarranca
Phone
+57 7603 0000
Website
transbarranca.com
Transportes Radio Taxi Ltda
Phone
+57 7610 1010
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co
Radio Taxi Barranca
Phone
+57 7611 1111
Website
paginasamarillas.com.co

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Quito to Tulcan?

The distance between Quito and Tulcan is 909 km. The road distance is 1406 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Quito to Tulcan?

The cheapest way to get from Quito to Tulcan is to drive which costs $90 - $140 and takes 22 h 55 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Quito to Tulcan?

The quickest way to get from Quito to Tulcan is to fly and taxi which takes 7 h 44 min and costs $170 - $490.

How long does it take to get from Quito to Tulcan?

It takes approximately 11 h 4 min to get from Quito to Tulcan, including transfers.