How to Get to Cuyabeno from Quito ?
Option 1: Private Shuttle (20 USD / 40 USD round trip per person)
Departure from Mariscal area at Blue House Hostel (Joaquin Pinto E8-24 y diego de Almagro) at 10:50pm.
The shared transportation service from Quito is not part of our service, we just help our travelers find the easiest way to get to Lago Agrio. We can even help you book tickets by reconfirming availability from the bus company.
*Return to Quito: The dropp of is at Jóse de Antepara y Rios, in the Old Town or at Veintimilla and Juan León Mer, in La Mariscal.
*So please keep in mind that you might have to take a taxi to your accommodation after arriving in Quito.
Depending on your individual travel needs you can get to Cuyabeno National Park in a variety of ways. Most people choose a scheduled flight or shuttle flight to Lago Agrio (meeting point). Travelers on a longer journey rather take a night bus or a shuttle bus service.
BY PLANE: Tame Airlines canceled flights from Quito to Lago Agrio until further notice due to the situation of the Covid-19 Pandemic. (Check with the airline about your flights)
BY CAR:- The bus trip from Quito to Lago Agrio (Nueva Loja) takes approximately 8 hours and the buses depart from Quitumbe bus terminal in the south of the city. If you don’t want to waste a full day traveling there is a lot of options of night buses that can be taken. Shuttle buses can also be taken from Quito to Lago Agrio, which can be found in the Mariscal area of the city. If you rather take the shuttle van service, just contact us- we can help you arrange your seat.
How to Get to Cuyabeno from Baños
Most of the route from Baños to Lago Agrio (Nueva Loja city) takes you about 7-8 hours, making it an easy and comfortable drive. Including some stops for refreshments, for convenience of your journey. There are lots of buses heading to the meeting point (Lago Agrio) during the night, the most famous and comfortable bus company that goes there is Transportes Baños. The best way to get there is taking a night bus that goes to Coca and then switches to a different bus that goes to Lago Agrio. Buses from Coca to Lago Agrio go every 15mins from 4 AM.
How to Get to Cuyabeno from Guayaquil
BY PLANE: The flights to Lago Agrio are canceled until previous notice
BY CAR - If you consider saving some money you can opt to take the bus. There are different options for getting to Lago Agrio(Nueva Loja City) where our meeting point is located. There is a direct bus coming from Guayaquil to Lago Agrio wich is Transportes Baños bus company. Or if you miss this bus you can catch the bus that goes to Quito and then from Quito take the bus to Lago Agrio which is approximately 8 hours. Remember if you don’t want to waste a full day traveling there is a lot of options for night buses that can be taken. Shuttle buses can also be taken from Quito to Lago Agrio, which can be found in the Mariscal area of the city. If you rather take the shuttle van service just contact us- we can help you arrange your seat.
Getting to Cuyabeno through Coca City
BY CAR: If you could not make it to the buses heading to Lago Agrio from Quito or Baños, another great option is taking a bus to Coca. There are lots of buses heading all the time to this city and takes about 7-8 hours to get there. Once you get to Coca you have to catch a different bus to Lago Agrio that normally takes 1h45. Remember if you don’t want to waste a full day traveling there is a lot of options for night buses that can be taken. Now that you know there is no excuse for not visiting us in the wild Amazon jungle.