How to get to Lago Agrio from Quito by Bus?


Green Forest Ecolodge gives you an escape to experience the natural wonders that the Ecuadorian Amazon has to offer. The Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve is home to a large number of animals including tapirs, caimans, anacondas and countless species of birds.

With the Amazon Rainforest as a backdrop and the magnificent Cuyabeno River at our doorstep, Green Forest Ecolodge is the closest experience you can witness in the Amazon Rainforest.

Information on how to get to our Meeting Point (Lago Agrio)?

To make your arrival at our meeting point located in Lago Agrio easier, we leave you information on the best ways to get to Lago Agrio.

OPTION 1: Shuttle Quito - Lago Agrio (Meeting Point)


It has fixed departures during the week. For the departures we have two addresses that you can go to:

Address 1: Mariscal (Blue House Hostel) / Time: 11:00pm

Address 2: Secret Garden Quito / Time: 11:30 pm

Price: $20 per person

Destination Point: Casa del Abuelo (Lago Agrio) is our meeting point

Additional information you need to know about this Shuttle:

  1. It is a small bus
  2. Does not have reclining seats
  3. It is a shared shuttle with other people.


OPTION 2: Public Bus (Quito Terminal - Lago Agrio)

It has departures every day, depending on the schedule that best suits your preference.


Transportation Baños Cooperativa 

Quitumbe Terminal (South of Quito)

Hours: 5:00 p.m. & 11:45 p.m.

Cost: 17.00 USD


Terrestrial Terminal Carcelén (Downtown Quito)

Hours: 5:20 p.m. & 12:20 p.m.

Cost: 17:00 USD


*If you want to travel to Lago Agrio that same day and you are arriving from another country, we recommend the Transportes Baños Pifo terminal.

*The destination point is the Terminal in Lago Agrio, after that you will have to take a taxi to the meeting point that will cost around 3.00 USD.


Recommendations when you take a public bus in Ecuador:

If you are carrying very heavy luggage, it is better to place it in the hold of the bus.

Do not leave your carry-on bag under your seat, or on top of your seat; They are the places where people usually steal belongings.

Travel hugging your suitcase to prevent it from getting lost.

Have your ticket handy.


OPTION 3: Private Transportation


This is the fastest option if you want to arrive earlier and go more comfortably. It is advisable to rent a private transport, the value varies depending on where you are as well as the number of people and the vehicle you want.

We can help you with the reservation of a private transport, and quoting the best option for you.



I hope this information has been of help to you, if you have any further questions you can contact our direct sales agents directly, here are the contact numbers: +593 99 543 3293 / +593 96 099