Operating Dates
1st January - 31st December

Tren Crucero

Journey Information

Running Dates Desc: December - February, June - August

Journey Time Desc: Up to 4 days / 3 nighst

Journey Length Desc: Up to 280 miles

Class: First / 1st Class

Food: Dining on board, Snacks, Hot & Cold Drinks

Locomotives: Steam Engine, Diesel Engine

Stations: Quito, Guayaquil, Alausi


Ride across EcuadorĀ“s Andes watching the transition from moorlands, through cloud forests, to tropical coastal landscapes.

Travel the Avenue of Volcanoes - more than 10 volcanoes over 3,600 m / 12,000 ft; Tungurahua volcano is still active, 5,023 m / 16,480 ft.

450 kms / 280 miles of scenic train ride ascending to 3,600 m / 12,000 ft and descending to sea level during the trip.

Along the route, there are several opportunities to meet Andean and coastal indigenous communities and witness their way of life.

Steam locomotives from the beginning of the 20th century will run on 2 different stretches.  The carriages are First Class, decorated in Ecuadorian style, with historical references; train crew ensure exceptional on-board service.

Itineraries vary from one to three nights, the nights being spent in selected hotels whilst the travel is on the train.

Gold Class Tren Crucero

Gold Class Tren Crucero has been introduced to add to your enjoyment of Ecuador and of Tren Crucero. Very special hotels, haciendas and iconic buildings along the route have been selected for this upscale service.

Gold Class Tren Crucero can be booked.