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Air

Cuenca’s Aeropuerto Mariscal Lamar is 2km from the heart of town and just 500m from the Terminal Terrestre bus station. TAME has daily flights to Quito ($99 to $131) and Guayaquil ($73 to $150).

Bus

Cuenca's main bus station is Terminal Terrestre, about 1.5km from downtown, across the street from the airport. It has daily buses to Ingapirca and Gualaceo, Chordeleg and Sigsig.

Two routes go to Guayaquil: the shorter via Parque Nacional Cajas and Molleturo ($8, four hours), and the longer via La Troncal and Cañar ($8, five hours).

Services are frequent on all routes.

Buses from Terminal Terrestre

Alausí

Cost ($)

6

Duration (hr)

4–5

Ambato

Cost ($)

9

Duration (hr)

7

Azogues

Cost ($)

0.75

Duration (hr)

¾

Gualaquiza (via Sigsig)

Cost ($)

10

Duration (hr)

7

Guayaquil

Cost ($)

8

Duration (hr)

4–5

Huaquillas

Cost ($)

7

Duration (hr)

5

Latacunga

Cost ($)

10

Duration (hr)

Loja

Cost ($)

7.50

Duration (hr)

4

Macas (via Guarumales)

Cost ($)

10.95

Duration (hr)

7

Machala

Cost ($)

5.50

Duration (hr)

4–5

Piura (Peru)

Cost ($)

15

Duration (hr)

10 (via Machala) to 14 (via Macará)

Quito

Cost ($)

12

Duration (hr)

9

Riobamba

Cost ($)

7

Duration (hr)

5–6

Saraguro

Cost ($)

5

Duration (hr)

3

Sigsig

Cost ($)

1.50

Duration (hr)

Zamora

Cost ($)

10.50

Duration (hr)

6

Car

The national chain Localiza rents economy cars and 4WDs at the airport.