Quito to Otavalo

Quito to Otavalo

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Quito to Otavalo Schedule

Quito to Otavalo Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 00:55 - 02:55$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 03:35 - 05:35$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 05:55 - 07:55$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 09:15 - 11:15$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 10:45 - 12:45$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 14:25 - 16:25$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 16:15 - 18:15$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 19:25 - 21:25$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 20:45 - 22:45$ 5.08
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 22:55 - 00:55$ 5.08

Transportation from Quito to Otavalo

  • Buses
    $ 5
  • Taxis
    $ 97
  • Trains are not available
  • Ferries are not available
  • Flights are not available
  • Vans are not available

Facts about the transport from Quito to Otavalo

Cheapest Transport$5
Fastest Transport1h 44m
Earliest Departure12:55 AM
Latest Departure11:55 PM
Departures per day16
Distance87 kilometers
Transport CompaniesDaytrip, Expreso Tulcan

How to get from Quito to Otavalo

Travelling between Quito and Otavalo is possible by Bus and taxi. Taxi guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 127.92 if you go by taxi; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 5.08.

How long does it take to get from Quito to Otavalo?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 2 hours to travel between Quito and Otavalo depending on the means of transport you choose.

Taxi is the fastest way to travel between Quito and Otavalo. Taxi will bring you to your destination in 1h 44m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 2h to reach Otavalo.

How much does it cost to get from Quito to Otavalo?

Travelling between Quito and Otavalo can be as cheap as USD 5.08 if you opt for a Expreso Tulcan bus and as expensive as USD 127.92 if you buy a Daytrip taxi ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Quito and Otavalo ?

  • 13 from Quito to Otavalo starting from 00:55 Terminal Quitumbe until 23:55 Terminal Quitumbe
  • 3 from Quito to Otavalo starting from 00:00 Quito Hotel Transfer until 00:00 Quito Hotel Transfer

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Quito to Otavalo.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Bus

Travelling from Quito to Otavalo overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Quito and Otavalo

Expreso Tulcan

Taxi

Some travellers consider taxi to be the most convenient form of overland transport thanks to flexible departure times, a possibility to choose the size of the car you need, and a hassle-free door-to-door service.

Things to remember: If you are planning to make detours during your trip, discuss it with your driver or service provider in advance as it may affect the price.

Companies offering charters between Quito and Otavalo

Daytrip

What is the most popular transport to get from Quito to Otavalo?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% opted for a bus