BUSES: TENA - BAEZA - QUITO

All buses depart from the Terminal Terrestre (Main Bus Terminal) in Tena and go to the Quitumbe Bus Terminal in Quito. Allow 10 minutes travel time by Taxi from anywhere in Tena to the Main Bus Terminal. (Taxi to bus terminal is $1 USD). You can save 60-90 minutes getting to Quito by getting off the bus at the last bus stop before the bus detours south on the Quito bypass road to the Quitumbe bus terminal, at the Escala Mall in Cumbaya and hiring a taxi from there into Quito for about USD $10-12, or by catching the bright, green-colored public buses that go to the Rio Coca terminal in the northern part of Quito, and catching a taxi from there to your city destination.

Bus fare from Tena to Quito is now USD $8.00

Note: there is an obligatory stop to show personal identification (Passport/Visa or Cedula) and search of personal belongings and baggage at the GEMA police drug control point in Baeza.

Total travel time Tena - Quito is approx. 5hours. (Tena - Baeza is 2.5 hours)

When in doubt, check current road conditions and travel alerts at: ECU-911/QUITO

See also: Buses: Quito - Baeza - Tena and Getting Around for general advice about traveling with kayaks.

EXECUTIVE TRANSPORT SERVICE IN VANS: TENA - QUITO
AUTOEXPRESS: Door-to-Door Transport Service
Rates: USD $20 per person + USD $5 per large bag
Reservations: 022-082-165 / 099-048-9374 / 098-752-9599

BUS SCHEDULES: TENA - BAEZA - QUITO Updated August 24, 2015.

Departure Time
Bus Company
Phone
05:30 am
AMAZONAS
023-824-761 (Quitumbe)
062-887-213 (Tena)
06:30 am
EXPRESO BAŅOS
023-824-845 (Quitumbe)
062-886-256 (Tena)
07:30 am
EXPRESO BAŅOS
023-824-845 (Quitumbe)
062-886-256 (Tena)
07:45 am
FLOTA PELILEO
023-824-827 (Quitumbe)
062-886-502 (Tena)
09:00 am
TRANSPORTES BAŅOS
023-824-743 (Quitumbe)
098-506-4893 (Tumbaco)
062-886-285 (Tena)
09:30 am
AMAZONAS
023-824-761 (Quitumbe)
062-887-213 (Tena)
10:30 am
FLOTA PELILEO
023-824-827 (Quitumbe)
062-886-502 (Tena)
11:00 am
TRANSPORTES BAŅOS
023-824-743 (Quitumbe)
098-506-4893 (Tumbaco)
062-886-285 (Tena)
11:45 am
AMAZONAS
023-824-761 (Quitumbe)
062-887-213 (Tena)
1:00 pm
TRANSPORTES BAŅOS
023-824-743 (Quitumbe)
098-506-4893 (Tumbaco)
062-886-285 (Tena)
1:50 pm
TRANSPORTES BAŅOS
023-824-743 (Quitumbe)
098-506-4893 (Tumbaco)
062-886-285 (Tena)
2:30 pm
FLOTA PELILEO
023-824-827 (Quitumbe)
062-886-502 (Tena)
3:15 pm
EXPRESO BAŅOS
023-824-845 (Quitumbe)
062-886-256 (Tena)
3:45 pm
FLOTA PELILEO
023-824-827 (Quitumbe)
062-886-502 (Tena)
5:00 pm
EXPRESO BAŅOS
023-824-845 (Quitumbe)
062-886-256 (Tena)
7:00 pm
FLOTA PELILEO
023-824-827 (Quitumbe)
062-886-502 (Tena)
10:00 pm
FLOTA PELILEO
023-824-827 (Quitumbe)
062-886-502 (Tena)
12:00 am - midnight
TRANSPORTES BAŅOS
023-824-743 (Quitumbe)
098-506-4893 (Tumbaco)
062-886-285 (Tena)
1:00 am
AMAZONAS
023-824-761 (Quitumbe)
062-887-213 (Tena)
1:30 am
LATINOAMERICANA EXPRESS
(confirm departure after 6pm)
023-988-213 (Quitumbe)
062-888-347 (Tena)
2:00 am
AMAZONAS
023-824-761 (Quitumbe)
062-887-213 (Tena)
3:00 am
AMAZONAS
023-824-761 (Quitumbe)
062-887-213 (Tena)
4:30 am
EXPRESO BAŅOS
023-824-845 (Quitumbe)
062-886-256 (Tena)

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