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There are 7 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  •  8 h 45 min

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

$273 - $818

Cheapest option

Bus Bolivariano, taxi  •  45 h 10 min

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

$103 - $148

5 alternative options

Fly to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, taxi  •  7 h 37 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

$188 - $493

Fly to Bogota, bus, taxi  •  12 h 7 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

$197 - $545

Fly to Bucaramanga, bus, taxi  •  12 h 56 min

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

$286 - $788

Bus Linea de Los Andes, taxi  •  31 h 3 min

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

$119 - $224

Drive  •  22 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Quito to Tulcan 878.8 miles

$90 - $140

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

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The quickest way to get from Quito to Tulcan is to fly and taxi which costs $180 - $500 and takes 7 h 37 min.

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The distance between Quito and Tulcan is 909 km. The road distance is 1406.1 km.

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The best way to get from Quito to Tulcan without a car is to bus and taxi which takes 31 h 3 min and costs $110 - $230.

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It takes approximately 8 h 45 min to get from Quito to Tulcan, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Quito Airport to Barrancabermeja Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Quito to Tulcan is 1406 km. It takes approximately 22 h 55 min to drive from Quito to Tulcan.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offers flights from Quito Airport to Barrancabermeja 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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Map of how to get from Quito to Tulcan.
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  • Distance: 568.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 45 min

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 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Guayaquil, Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota, Cucuta
Ave. Duration
5 h 48 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Bogota, Santa Marta
Ave. Duration
5 h 59 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Guayaquil, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 21 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
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 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $650
Flights from Quito to Bucaramanga via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Quito to Bucaramanga via Bogota, Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
5 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Quito to Bucaramanga via Guayaquil, Bogota
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Quito to Medellin Jose Marie Cordova via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Quito to Bucaramanga via Panama City
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $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
Bus operators
Cotrasangil
Phone
7243562
Email
servicioalcliente@cotrasangil.com
Website
cotrasangil.com
Bus from Bucaramanga to Barrancabermeja
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
cotrasangil.com
Empresa Arauca
Phone
018000 42 37 87
Email
contacto@empresaarauca.com.co
Website
empresaarauca.com.co
Bus from Buga to Medellín
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
empresaarauca.com.co
Coopetransa
Website
coopetransa.co
Bus from Medellín to Cisneros
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $13
Schedules at
coopetransa.com
Coomotor
Phone
01-8000-910293
Email
calidad@coomotor.com.co
Website
coomotor.com.co
Bus from Ibagué to Medellín
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
coomotor.com.co
Regular
$15 - $22
Regular + WiFi
$16 - $22
Premium
$20 - $25
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
$8
Schedules at
coonorte.com.co
Other operators
Taxi from Barrancabermeja to Tulcan
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
Estimated price
$60 - $80
TransBarranca
Phone
+57 7603 0000
Website
transbarranca.com
Transportes Radio Taxi Ltda
Phone
+57 7610 1010
Website
radiotaxibarranca.com
Radio Taxi Barranca
Phone
+57 7611 1111
Website
radiotaxibarranca.com

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