Quito to Tulcan

Quito to Tulcan

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Quito to Tulcan Schedule

Quito to Tulcan Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 01:00 - 06:00$ 8.65
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 02:00 - 07:00$ 8.65
Avianca Economy 04:36 - 10:38$ 239.61
LATAM Airlines Group Economy 07:12 - 10:42$ 267.56
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 09:20 - 14:20$ 8.65
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 10:30 - 15:30$ 8.65
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 13:20 - 18:20$ 8.65
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 15:40 - 20:40$ 8.65
Avianca Economy 17:35 - 10:42$ 314.11
Avianca Economy 18:05 - 14:05$ 708.92
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 20:40 - 01:40$ 8.65
Expreso Tulcan Standard AC 22:00 - 03:00$ 8.65

Transportation from Quito to Tulcan

Facts about the transport from Quito to Tulcan

Cheapest Transport$9
Fastest Transport5h
Earliest Departure1:00 AM
Latest Departure11:59 PM
Departures per day3
Distance250 kilometers
Transport CompaniesAvianca, Expreso Tulcan

How to get from Quito to Tulcan

Travelling between Quito and Tulcan is possible by Flight and bus. Bus guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Flight is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 339.98 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a flight which will set you back mere USD 265.40.

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

It can take you anywhere between 5 and 18 hours to travel between Quito and Tulcan depending on the means of transport you choose.

Bus is the fastest way to travel between Quito and Tulcan. Bus will bring you to your destination in 5h. Flight does a much slower job and take about 17h 7m to reach Tulcan.

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

Travelling between Quito and Tulcan can be as cheap as USD 265.40 if you opt for a Avianca flight and as expensive as USD 339.98 if you buy a Avianca flight 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 Tulcan ?

  • 3 by flight from Quito to Tulcan starting from 03:10 Quito Airport until 17:35 Quito Airport

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

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


Travelling from Quito to Tulcan 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 Tulcan

Expreso Tulcan

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

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