The cheapest times to fly from UIO to GYE are

  • January 1st to April 22nd
  • August 13th to August 26th
  • September 24th to December 16th (except the week of October 1st)

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 GYE is mid October. Prices can be as high as $633 for Saturday flights during late August to early September, or as low as $73 for Tuesday flights around mid October.


When to Fly to Guayaquil

Flying from Quito (UIO) to Guayaquil (GYE) will usually cost between $73 to $88 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid October with an average ticket price of $73. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late August to early September, with an average price of $172. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $99 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $81 can be considered a good price for a round-trip UIO to GYE flight.

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

UIO to GYE Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the UIO to GYE 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 $0.3, which is in the normal range for a flight.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays 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 $39 (33%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $78. Return trip prices are from the GYE 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 GYE can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 17 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from UIO to GYE while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Cuenca Airport (CUE) in Cuenca

  • 79 miles (127 km) away from GYE
  • Usually 9.26% less expensive than GYE
  • Nonstop flights available

See UIO to CUE flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 8 major airlines flying this route most often: Aeromexico, American, Avianca, COPA, InterJet, LATAM, TAME, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport to Old Mariscal Sucre International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 169 miles or 272 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop UIO to GYE flight is about 1 hour 17 minutes.

How many flights go between Quito and Guayaquil?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 45 available flights from UIO to GYE.


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 GYE
Destination airport name Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport
City Guayaquil
Country Ecuador
Latitude -2.2
Longitude -79.9


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