Guayaquil Airport

Jose Joaquin de Olmedo International Airport (GYE)


The airport is situated three miles (5km) north of Guayaquil city centre on Avenue de las Américas.

Getting to the city

The local Metrovia bus service has service from the airport to the main bus terminal in the city centre. Many hotels offer shuttle transfer services.


Local time is GMT -5.


Tel: +593 (0)4 228 2100.

Car rental

Car rental companies at the airport include AVIS, Budget, Hurtz, Localiza, Seretur, Enterprise, and Thrifty.

Airport Taxis

Authorised taxis are located 24 hours a day outside the terminal near both Arrivals Halls. An average taxi fare to downtown Guayaquil starts from US$3.

Transfer between terminals

The two terminals are within easy walking distance.


The airport has luggage trolleys, information desks, restaurants, currency exchange, bank, ATMs, VIP lounges, travel agencies, baggage wrapping and storage, massage therapy, and a post office, as well as a variety of souvenir shops and dining options.


Parking is free for the first 15 minutes, then charged at US$1.20 per hour and US$14.40 per day.

Departure Tax

Airport tax: $2 (Domestic), $26 (International).




Free wifi is available.

Guayaquil Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.