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The Quito is readily accessible and easy to get around, whether flying in, driving, or travelling by train or bus. The airport is about 25 minutes’ drive from JW Marriott hotel (conference site). The official Taxi rate from the Quito airport to most hotels in downtown is $25 throughout the day.

Transport options in Quito, EC

Air Services

Air

Acting as a gateway to Quito International Airport has frequent direct and connecting flights to major cities around the world, tourist hotspots and most destinations within Ecuador.

Taxis

Minimal rides (2.5 km) cost 1.5 USD from 06:00 until 19:00.

During nighttime minimal rides cost 1.75 USD.

Public transportation (buses)

Quito is well connected by a network of busses lines.

Bus tariff in Quito is 0.25 cents USD.

Time Zone

Time zone in Ecuador is GMT-5

Weather

December is usually cold in Ecuador. We recommend bringing appropriate clothes.

Average for Quito in December [1]

Temperature 13°C / 55°F
Low Temperature 8°C / 46°F
High Temperature 18°C / 64°F

Rainfall

50 mm

Chance of Rain 17%
Chance of Cloudy Day 100%
Chance of Windy Day 33%

 

Currency

The US dollar is the currency in Ecuador.

Official Language

Spanish is the official language in Ecuador.

Spanish (Castilian) 93% (official), Kichwa 4.1%, other indigenous 0.7%, foreign 2.2%

Local and international communication

COUNTRY INTERNATIONAL DIALING CODE
Ecuador +593

 

CITY LOCAL DIALING CODE
Quito 02

 

Electric Current

COUNTRY VOLTAGE FREQUENCY
Ecuador 110-120 V 50/60 Hz