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There are 7 ways to get from Tumbes to Quito by bus, plane or car

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Bus to Santa Rosa, fly  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Huaquillas to Santa Rosa
  2. Fly from Santa Rosa (ETR) to Quito (UIO) ETR - UIO

$144 - $302

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Bus Skybus  •  12h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Tumbes to Quito Via Cucuta / ...

$1

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Bus to Guayaquil, fly  •  6h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Tumbes to Guayaquil
  2. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Quito (UIO) GYE - UIO

$162 - $326

Bus, drive to Loja, fly  •  7h 57m

  1. Take the bus from Huaquillas to Zaruma
  2. Drive from Zaruma to Loja
  3. Fly from Loja (LOH) to Quito (UIO) LOH - UIO

$89 - $180

Bus to Cuenca, fly  •  8h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Huaquillas to Cuenca
  2. Fly from Cuenca (CUE) to Quito (UIO) CUE - UIO

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  13h 22m

  1. Take the bus from Tumbes to Quito Via Bogota

$32 - $44

Drive  •  8h 57m

  1. Drive from Tumbes to Quito 393 miles

$55 - $85

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The cheapest way to get from Tumbes to Quito is to bus which costs $1 and takes 12h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Tumbes to Quito is to bus and fly which costs $140 - $310 and takes 5h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tumbes to Quito. However, there are services departing from Tumbes and arriving at La Mascota via Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 49m.

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The distance between Tumbes and Quito is 428 km. The road distance is 628.8 km.

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The best way to get from Tumbes to Quito without a car is to bus which takes 12h 49m and costs $1.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Tumbes to Quito, including transfers.

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Tumbes to Quito bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Tumbes station.

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The quickest flight from Santa Rosa Airport to Quito Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Tumbes to Quito is 629 km. It takes approximately 8h 57m to drive from Tumbes to Quito.

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  • Distance: 267.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Tumbes, Peru and Quito, Ecuador?

Skybus operates a bus from Tumbes to Quito every 4 hours, and the journey takes 12h 30m.

Airlines
LATAM Ecuador
Website
latam.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Cuenca to Quito
Ave. Duration
52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $350
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Santa Rosa to Quito
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $290
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Flights from Loja to Quito
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Flights from Cuenca to Quito
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $240
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Quito
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Bus operators
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tumbes to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
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Bus from Tumbes to Quito
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Tumbes to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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Transportes TAC
Phone
Zaruma: +(593)072949222
Email
info@cooperativatac.com
Website
cooperativatac.com
Bus from Huaquillas to Zaruma
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
cooperativatac.com
Pullman Sucre Internacional
Phone
593 072822329
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Huaquillas to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportescuenca.com

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TAME offers flights from Santa Rosa Airport to Quito Airport.

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