Public transportation services, licensed taxis and rideshare, private transfer companies and car rental services in Quito airport (UIO)
Mariscal Sucre Airport is connected to the city centre by an express bus (Aeroservicios), as well as cabs, mobile apps (Uber and Cabify) and public buses that have services to Quito and surrounding areas. There are also private services from hotels and agencies.
The company Aeroservicios (Tel +593 500 6796 / 987 461 442) offers transportation from Quito to the airport.
Operating hours: Mondays through Fridays from 3:30 am to 11:30 pm, Saturdays and Sundays from 4:00 am to 10:30 pm.
Buses operate in 30-minute periods on weekdays and on weekends every hour.
Units with capacity for 46 and 51 passengers, whose terminal in the city is located in the old airport at the National Departures sector.
Cost: USD8.00 per trip, per person.
Purchase your ticket at the website (www.aeroservicios.com.ec) with any credit card, or directly at the terminal (old airport) or at the counters located in the Arrivals Hall of Mariscal Sucre Airport, with a credit or debit card or with cash.
If what you are looking for is comfort and tranquility to transfer to or from the airport, you can opt for a private transfer service.
The reservation can be made up to 1 hour in advance. At the airport, the driver will wait for you with a sign with your name on it as soon as you leave the baggage claim area and enter the Arrivals Hall. In you are in a hotel or apartment, the driver will be waiting outside the building. If they have the possibility to park the vehicle, you can sometimes wait for them at the reception.
The public transport service of the Metropolitan District of Quito operates routes to the north and south of the city. The cost of the ticket from the terminals to the airport is USD2.00.
The operators that offer the service are:- Consorcio SOTRANOR (to Río Coca Terminal), from 6:00 am to 10:05 pm.
Taxis at the airport take you to the door of your home, office or hotel, operating 24 hours a day.
Univalles - Tel +593 2 223 2323 / 9 8340 8394.
Cooperativa Aeropuerto - Tel +593 2 281 8021 / 9 9992 8350.
The trip to the city center takes about 45 minutes. It is recommended to arrange the price before boarding and if possible change the tickets, since they normally only accept cash. The rate varies between USD25.00 and USD35.00.
The driver must wait at the second curb, across the sidewalk outside the Arrivals Hall, since inside the terminal the exclusive authorization is for taxis. The rate for mobile apps has an approximate cost of between USD22.00 and USD30.00 to the historic center of Quito. For greater security at the meeting point, use the corresponding app.
Latest updates: September 14, 2022