There are 2 ways to get from Riobamba to Cuenca by bus or car

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Bus  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Riobamba to Cuenca Quito / ...

$5 - $28

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Riobamba to Cuenca 168.7 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Riobamba to Cuenca is to bus which costs $5 - $28 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The quickest way to get from Riobamba to Cuenca is to bus which costs $5 - $28 and takes 4 h 35 min.

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The distance between Riobamba and Cuenca is 142 km. The road distance is 270 km.

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The bus from Riobamba to Cuenca takes 4 h 35 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Riobamba and arriving at Cuenca. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 35 min.

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Map of how to get from Riobamba to Cuenca.
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  • Distance: 89 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 35 min

What companies run services between Riobamba, Ecuador and Cuenca, Ecuador?

Cooperativa de Transportes Loja Internacional operates a bus from Riobamba to Cuenca every 3 hours. Tickets cost $5 - $28 and the journey takes 4 h 35 min. Five other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Riobamba to Cuenca, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$18
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Bus from Riobamba to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
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Jahuay Internacional
Phone
07-2238146 Celular: 0987819040
Bus from Riobamba to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
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Unión Cariamanga Internacional
Phone
(07) 303-5297, 005173331259
Email
administradores@unioncariamanga.com.ec
Website
unioncariamanga.com.ec
Bus from Riobamba to Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $10
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