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There are 8 ways to get from Venezuela to Ecuador by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Quito  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Cucuta (CUC) to Quito (UIO) CUC - UIO

$159 - $521

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Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño, drive  •  2 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from Core 3 to Playa Bonita
  2. Drive from Playa Bonita to Maicao
  3. Take the bus from Maicao to Bogotá
  4. Take the bus from Bogotá to Quito

$87 - $160

6 alternative options

Fly to Guayaquil  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Cucuta (CUC) to Guayaquil (GYE) CUC - GYE

$145 - $557

Bus, drive via Valledupar  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Machiques
  2. Drive from Machiques to Valledupar
  3. Take the bus from Valledupar to Bogota
  4. Take the bus from Bogota to Quito Terminal Quitumbe

$167 - $241

Bus  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Mérida
  2. Take the bus from Mérida to San Cristóbal
  3. Take the bus from La Parada, Cúcuta to Ibarra
  4. Take the bus from Ibarra to Quito

$187

Bus via Valencia  •  2 days 7 h

  1. Take the bus from Maracaibo to Valencia
  2. Take the bus from Valencia to San Antonio del Táchira
  3. Take the bus from La Parada, Cúcuta to Quito

$256 - $324

Bus Tiseca, drive  •  2 days 13 h

  1. Take the bus from Core 3 to Plaza Carrasquero
  2. Drive from Plaza Carrasquero to Maicao
  3. Take the bus from Maicao to Cúcuta
  4. Take the bus from Cúcuta to Quito

$206 - $240

Drive  •  31 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Maracaibo to Quito 1339.2 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Venezuela to Ecuador is to bus and drive which costs $85 - $160 and takes 2 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from Venezuela to Ecuador is to fly which costs $150 - $550 and takes 5 h 50 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Venezuela to Ecuador. However, there are services departing from Villa Carmen and arriving at San Diego via Maracaibo, Valencia, La Parada, Cúcuta and Terminal Quitumbe. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 7 h.

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The distance between Venezuela and Ecuador is 1800 km. The road distance is 2142.7 km.

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The best way to get from Venezuela to Ecuador without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 7 h and costs $250 - $330.

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It takes approximately 5 h 50 min to get from Venezuela to Ecuador, including transfers.

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Venezuela to Ecuador bus services, operated by Aero Expresos, depart from Maracaibo station.

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The best way to get from Venezuela to Ecuador is to fly which takes 5 h 50 min and costs $150 - $550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $186 - $188 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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There is no direct flight from Cucuta Airport to Quito Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 5 min and has one stopover.

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

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Map of how to get from Venezuela to Ecuador.
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  • Distance: 1124.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 50 min

What companies run services between Venezuela and Ecuador?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., LATAM Chile and TAME fly from San Cristóbal to Quito every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Maracaibo to Quito via Libertador, Maracaibo, Mérida, San Cristóbal, La Parada, Cúcuta, and Ibarra in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cucuta to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Cucuta to Quito via Bogota, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from Cucuta to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Cucuta to Guayaquil via Bogota, Quito
Ave. Duration
6 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Cucuta to Guayaquil via Bogota, Cali
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Cucuta to Quito via Bogota
Ave. Duration
3 h 51 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $490
Flights from Cucuta to Guayaquil via Bogota
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Bus operators
Metro de Maracaibo
Phone
+58(261)7307200
Email
oac@metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Website
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Bus from Core 3 to Playa Bonita
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Bus from Core 3 to Plaza Carrasquero
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
metrodemaracaibo.gob.ve
Copetran
Phone
+57 (7) 6448167 / 1 800 0912848
Email
servicioalcliente2@copetran.com.co
Website
copetran.com
Bus from Maicao to Bogotá
Ave. Duration
16 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bus from Valledupar to Bogota
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Bus from Maicao to Cúcuta
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
copetran.com
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copetran.com
Expresos Jauregui
Phone
+58(277)-5411134, +58(426)1812675, +58(414) 7402046
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Maracaibo to Machiques
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
Frequency
On demand
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Maracaibo to Mérida
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Bogota to Quito Terminal Quitumbe
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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cruzdelsur.com.pe
Expresos Coromoto C.A.
Phone
+58 (0274) 4171720 / 4175841
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Maracaibo to Mérida
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Expresos San Cristobal C.A.
Phone
(0276) 3462864
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Maracaibo to Mérida
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Expresos Tachira Merida C.A
Phone
+58(274)2633829, +58(414)7125913
Email
Tachira.merida@hotmail.com
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Maracaibo to Mérida
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expresos Jáuregui
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Mérida to San Cristóbal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Terminal de Transporte de Pasajero Sur José
Phone
(0274) 262 11 79
Website
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Bus from Mérida to San cristobal
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
terminaldemerida.com.ve
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Parada, Cúcuta to Ibarra
Ave. Duration
29 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$177
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Parada, Cúcuta to Quito
Ave. Duration
31 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$162
Schedules at
facebook.com
TACA Andina
Phone
+593 99 354 7653
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Ibarra to Quito
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Linea de Los Andes
Phone
+57 (2) 641 0936 Colombia / +58 (424) 7017720 / (276) 415 78 01 Venezuela / (212) 762 94 06 Caracas
Email
reservascali@lineasdelosandes.com.co
Website
lineasdelosandes.com.co
Bus from Valencia to San Antonio del Táchira
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
lineasdelosandes.com.co
Bus from Cúcuta to Quito
Ave. Duration
35 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $220
Schedules at
lineasdelosandes.com.co
Conexiones Siglo 21
Phone
+57 311 357 5623
Email
ayuda@conexionesiglo21.com
Website
conexionesiglo21.com
Bus from La Parada, Cúcuta to Quito
Ave. Duration
33 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$184
Schedules at
conexionesiglo21.com
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conexionesiglo21.com
Rutas de America
Phone
+51 1 992651360
Email
rutasenbus@hotmail.com
Website
rutasenbus.com
Bus from Cúcuta to Quito
Ave. Duration
32 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180
Schedules at
rutasenbus.com
Tiseca
Phone
+58 276 7713091
Website
tiseca.com.ve
Bus from Cúcuta to Quito
Ave. Duration
34 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$185
Schedules at
tiseca.com.ve

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Yes, the driving distance between Venezuela to Ecuador is 2143 km. It takes approximately 31 h 49 min to drive from Venezuela to Ecuador.

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LATAM Chile, TAME and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. offer flights from Cucuta Airport to Quito Airport.

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The best way to get from Venezuela to Cucuta Airport is to drive which takes 1 h 23 min and costs $3 - $6.

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