There are three airlines currently serving the air transportation from mainalnd Ecuador to the Galapagos islands ,there are three airports ,one in Baltra island which is the largest in Galapagos and the most popular since that was the first airport in service so there is an average of 3 flights a day and more during high season.The second largest airport is in San Cristobal island with one to two flights a day from the mainland and the third airport in on Isabela island which serves mostly inter island flights.

The three airlines offer one to three flights a day depending on the season, and they have departures from Quito and Guayaquil , normally the flight starts in Quito with a short stop in Guayaquil in order to pick up more passengers.Flying to the the flight from Quito to Guayaquil takes only 40 minutes aprox. and from Guayaquil to Galapagos 1 hour and 30 minutes.

All flights depart from 7am to 10am making it impossible to have a direct connection with international flights ,so when you plan your vacation to Galapagos make sure you arrive to Ecuador at the least the night before your flight to Galapagos. We recommend that you let us handle the flight reservation to give you more security ,also keep in mind that all yachts in Galapagos have at least 4 different itineraries and pick up passengers from either San Cristobal or Baltra.

There are many international airlines flying into Ecuador , the most popular destination is Quito ,now Quito has a new international airport that will open the doors to more airlines to arrive ,but also if you want you can fly into Guayaquil.

Airlines from the US with flights to Ecuador are American Airlines , Continental ,LAN , LACSA, TACA ,COPA

Airlines from Europe with service to Ecuador are Iberia , KLM , LAN , British Airways/AA

This are the airlines flying from mainland Ecuador to Galapagos