The cheapest times to fly from UIO to CUE are

  • January 8th to February 4th
  • March 5th to April 1st
  • May 7th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 21st)
  • August 13th to September 23rd

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from UIO to CUE is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $111 for Sunday flights during mid December, or as low as $70 for Wednesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Cuenca

Flying from Quito (UIO) to Cuenca (CUE) will usually cost between $71 to $83 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $70. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $85. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $16 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $74 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UIO to CUE flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the UIO to CUE route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

UIO to CUE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UIO to CUE flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Quito. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.24, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $3 (4%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $73. Return trip prices are from the CUE to UIO flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from UIO to CUE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 20 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from UIO to CUE? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 3 major airlines flying this route most often: American, LATAM, TAME, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Cuenca Airport to Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 191 miles or 307 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from UIO to CUE?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UIO to CUE flight is about 1 hour 20 minutes.

How many flights go between Quito and Cuenca?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 5 available flights from UIO to CUE.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code UIO
Origination airport name Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport
City Quito
Country Ecuador
Latitude -0.1
Longitude -78.5

Return Airport

Destination code CUE
Destination airport name Cuenca Airport
City Cuenca
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.9
Longitude -79


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