How to get there in Galapagos Islands

Practical information for your trip to Galapagos Islands

Travel to Galapagos Islands is best to be done by air. The islands are home to two airports, located on the islands of Baltra and San Cristóbal, with regular flights to Galapagos from Quito and Guayaquil. It is also possible to travel to Galapagos Islands by boat from Guayaquil, but it is not a cheaper option.

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Moving around in Galapagos Islands

Once on Galapagos Islands, there is public transportation from the airports to the main settlements, but mostly visitors travel around by cruise boats. Car rental on Galapagos Islands is not available. There are travel restrictions in place to protect the nature on the islands, and independent travel is not recommended.