There are 7 ways to get from Tarapoto to Ecuador by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Quito  •  5 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Tarapoto (TPP) to Quito (UIO) TPP - UIO

$268 - $599

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Bus via Cuenca  •  41 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarapoto to Chiclayo
  2. Take the bus from Chiclayo to Cuenca
  3. Take the bus from Cuenca to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe

$59 - $81

5 alternative options

Fly to Tumbes  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Tarapoto (TPP) to Tumbes (TBP) TPP - TBP

$174 - $757

Fly to Guayaquil  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Tarapoto (TPP) to Guayaquil (GYE) TPP - GYE

$184 - $805

Bus Skybus  •  33 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarapoto to Piura Via Piura
  2. Take the bus from Piura to Quito Via Cucuta / ...

$80 - $139

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  36 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Tarapoto to Chiclayo
  2. Take the bus from Chiclayo to Quito Via Quito

$104 - $207

Drive  •  22 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Tarapoto to Quito 951.5 miles

$130 - $200

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No, there is no direct bus from Tarapoto to Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Tarapoto and arriving at Dos Puentes via Piura and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33 h 20 min.

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The distance between Tarapoto and Ecuador is 662 km. The road distance is 1522.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tarapoto to Ecuador without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 20 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 38 min to get from Tarapoto to Ecuador, including transfers.

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Tarapoto to Ecuador bus services, operated by Movil Tours, depart from Tarapoto station.

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The best way to get from Tarapoto to Ecuador is to fly which takes 5 h 38 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 33 h 20 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tarapoto Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 2 min and has one stopover.

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Tarapoto to Ecuador bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Quito station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tarapoto to Ecuador is 1522 km. It takes approximately 22 h 40 min to drive from Tarapoto to Ecuador.

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Peruvian Airlines, TAME and LATAM Chile offer flights from Tarapoto Airport to Quito Airport.

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Map of how to get from Tarapoto to Ecuador.
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  • Distance: 414 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 38 min

What companies run services between Tarapoto, Peru and Ecuador?

LATAM Chile, Peruvian Airlines and three other airlines fly from Tarapoto to Quito every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Tarapoto to Quito via Piura, Quito, and Terminal Quitumbe in around 33 h 20 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tarapoto to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Tarapoto to Tumbes via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 17 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Tarapoto to Guayaquil via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 21 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $800
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Tarapoto to Quito via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $550
Bus operators
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Tarapoto to Piura
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28 - $75
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Book at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$28 - $45
Regular
$35 - $50
Suite
$50 - $75
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Piura to Quito
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tarapoto to Chiclayo
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$20 - $29
Regular Bed
$26 - $40
Economy
$13 - $18
Premium Semi Bed
$28 - $40
Premium Bed
$30 - $50
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Chiclayo to Quito
Ave. Duration
22 h 5 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Flota Imbabura
Phone
+593 (2) 223 6940 / 256 5620
Website
flota-imbabura.com
Bus from Cuenca to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
flota-imbabura.com
Book at
multipasajes.com
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Phone
+593 (7) 286 7473 / 283 5717
Bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Road
$11 - $14
Cooperativa de Transportes SANTA
Phone
032521061 GERENCIA 03 – 2521068 – 099227581 • AMBATO 03 – 2521 061
Email
cooperativasanta@hotmail.com
Bus from Cuenca to Quito Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Super Taxis Cuenca
Phone
+593 7-284-2629
Email
supertaxiscuenca@hotmail.com
Website
atrain-alianza.com
Bus from Cuenca to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Jahuay Internacional
Phone
07-2238146 Celular: 0987819040
Bus from Cuenca to Quito - Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
8 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Viajeros Internacional
Phone
(593) -7-2842107 / 2835535
Email
secretaria@viajerosinternacional.com
Bus from Cuenca to Quito
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
viajerosinternacional.com

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The best way to get from Tarapoto to Tarapoto Airport is to taxi which takes 4 min and costs .

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