How long does it take to get to the Galapagos Islands?

How long does it take to get to the Galapagos Islands?

Most flights to Galapagos depart from Guayaquil or Quito, Ecuador. The flight time is around 1 hour 45 minutes from Guayaquil and around 1 hour from Quito. 3 airlines currently serve Galapagos  - Avianca, Tame and LAN.

A selection of international flight times to either airport includes:

From Miami - 4 hours 30 minutes;

From LA - 8 hours 38 minutes;

From London - 16 hours plus (all flights have at least 1 stopover in either Miami or Bogota);

From Sydney - 24 hours plus (all flights have at least 1 stopover in LA, Dallas or Santiago).

The schedule of these flights means you'll be unlikely to make a connection direct to Galapagos. Most of our guests choose to stay overnight in either Guayaquil or Quito at either end of their Galapagos adventure. This is a nice way to relax before and after the wonders of Galapagos. Ask us for advice on Ecuador hotels when you book your cruise with us.

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