Flight Information

Flights to Galapagos for DivEncounters passengers are serviced by Avianca Airlines from Quito and Guayaquil to Galapagos (San Cristobal = SCY). Flight reservations for confirmed passengers are made automatically through our seat allotment with Avianca.

Passengers who purchase their tickets through DivEncounters for the Avianca flights will receive assistance with the check in procedure and the option to pre-pay the transit card and Galapagos National Park entry fee. A representative from Ecoventura accompanies our passengers on this flight. Upon arrival, our crew and guides meet this flight, collect all baggage and transport passengers to the yachts. Passengers who chose to purchase tickets on another carrier to SCY do so at their own risk and will not be provided with the same services.

The current flight schedule is as follows:

On Sundays to/from Galapagos:

Avianca Airlines

Quito to Guayaquil:
AVIANCA Flight AV1636 ETD 9:00AM ETA 9:50AM


Guayaquil to San Cristobal:
AVIANCA Flight AV1636 ETD 10:35AM ETA 11:30AM

San Cristobal to Guayaquil:
AVIANCA Flight AV1637 ETD 12:30PM ETA 3:25PM

Guayaquil to Quito:
AVIANCA Flight AV1637 ETD 4:05PM ETA 5:00PM


On the day of departure, please be at the airport in Quito or Guayaquil one and a half hours prior to departure for check-in. Please look for the Divencounters representative at the AVIANCA Airline ticket counter. He or she will provide you with your boarding passes, transit card (if prepaid) and assist with check in.

BAGGAGE POLICY: The airline allows one checked suitcase (up to 50 lbs. / 23 kg and up to 62″/ 158 cm) and one carry-on bag (up to 22 lbs./ 10 kg and up to 45″/ 115 cm) per passenger. All overweight, oversized and excess baggage will be charged additional and are checked subject to space available.

The fees are: Excess Baggage fee: $20 + IVA for up to 50 lbs/ 23 kg; $30 + IVA 51-70 lbs/ 23-32 kg; $40 + IVA 70-99 lbs/ 32-45 kg. Overweight baggage fee: $10 + IVA 50-70 lbs/ 23-32 kg; $20 + IVA 70-99 lbs/ 32-45 kg. Oversize baggage fee: $50 + IVA for 63-85″/ 159-215 cm. IVA (tax) is 12% and is subject to change.