TAME flies to/from Quito (from $60 on promotional tickets to $130 on non-flexible tickets) and Guayaquil (from $40 to $130) daily. Tickets can be purchased in Loja even though the airport is 35km west, in Catamayo.
One to three daily flights to Quito (from as little as $21, on a promotional deal, to $140 on a flexi-ticket) and daily flights to Guayaquil ($71 to $110).
Loja's nearest airport is 35km west in Catamayo. The main flights are to Quito and Guayaquil, with TAME.
The national chain Localiza rents economy cars and 4WDs at the airport and another location 400m northeast of the airport.
A taxi-truck cooperative on the main plaza (you can’t miss the green-and-white trucks). Most charge $1.50 to $4 for nearby destinations.
Cuenca’s Aeropuerto Mariscal Lamar is located 2km from the heart of town and five minutes' walk from the Terminal Terrestre bus station.
Transportes Loja Internacional buses leave four times a day to Loja ($7.50, six hours) and take the Catacocha route.
Union Cariamanga has seven buses a day to Loja ($7.50, six hours) via Cariamanga.
Almost all buses leave from the bus terminal, about 2km north of downtown.
The bus terminal is across the street from the big clock.