Air in Loja


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.
Air in Cuenca


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).
Airport in Loja

Aeropuerto Ciudad de Catamayo

Loja's nearest airport is 35km west in Catamayo. The main flights are to Quito and Guayaquil, with TAME.
Car Hire in Cuenca


The national chain Localiza rents economy cars and 4WDs at the airport and another location 400m northeast of the airport.
Taxi in Vilcabamba

Transportes Vilcamixtos

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.
Air in Cuenca

Aeropuerto Mariscal Lamar

Cuenca’s Aeropuerto Mariscal Lamar is located 2km from the heart of town and five minutes' walk from the Terminal Terrestre bus station.
Bus in Macará & the Peruvian Border

Transportes Loja Internacional

Transportes Loja Internacional buses leave four times a day to Loja ($7.50, six hours) and take the Catacocha route.
Bus in Macará & the Peruvian Border

Unión Cariamanga

Union Cariamanga has seven buses a day to Loja ($7.50, six hours) via Cariamanga.
Bus in Loja

Bus Terminal

Almost all buses leave from the bus terminal, about 2km north of downtown.
Bus in Zamora

Bus Terminal

The bus terminal is across the street from the big clock.