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Chancay to Lima Bus

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Chancay to Lima Bus

Chancay is away from Lima 47 mi (76 km) wich take approximately 1 hour of travel. The company Cruzero Express covers this route providing bus tickets with schedules from 2:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. at rates of s/ 20 to s/ 30. The buses leave from the terminal located close to the Ovalo de Chancay destination to diverse terminals placed in the urban area of the city. The climate in Lima is desert with an average temperature of 66 °F (19 °C), so it's recommended to have water, sunscreen and if it's the warm season light clothes and of light colors.

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About Chancay

Chancay is a city that belongs to Huaran Province, in the Lima Department. This city is known for the Castillo de Chancay, its principal tourist attraction. Also, in the recent years, a lot of tourist have arrived to Chancay because of the Hare Krishna center that is located there, where the visitors get to participate in the traditional activities of this religious movement.

About Lima

"The City of Kings", as Lima is known, was founded in 1535 by Francisco Pizarro and became the center of Spanish power in Peru, during the colonial period. The urban planning of Lima is one of the colonial models in South America. Lima is known for its social, economical, and cultural growth and stands out as the cultural center of Latin America; besides that, Lima is the home of San Marcos National University, the most ancient in America, founded in 1551. Lima is famous for being the viceroyalty capital of Peru and one of the cities most important of South America in the Spanish regime period; after its independence in 1821, the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical styles took the power on the streets, impregnating those architectural styles in the main constructions. The capital counts a high variety of tourist attractions that combine history and modernity, as you can see at the Historical Center. 

Lima is located on the central coast of the Pacific Ocean, between the valleys of the Rimac, Chillon, Lurin rivers. With a population of more than 9 million, Lima is the most populated city in Peru and the fifth most populated city in Latin America.

Lima Weather

Lima's weather is characterized by its humidity, due to its proximity to the Pacific Ocean. During the summer it has a clear climate, with temperatures reaching up to 29 ° C, while in the winter the temperature drops to 15 ° C.


Hotels in Lima

Lima has a vast selection of hotels and hostels to choose from to suit every taste and preference. Whether you are with your partner, family, or by yourself, you will find lodging that fits your price range, preferred location, and facilities you would like to have.


▶ Hotel Santa Cruz

- 1347 Santa Cruz Avenue, Miraflores

- Prices: Starts at S/ 172.00

- Services: It has simple, double, triple, deluxe, and family rooms.Room service. Air conditioning Inside restaurant. Free parking. Includes breakfast.

▶ Surya Hotel

- 127 Antonio Miroquesada Avenue, Magdalena del Mar

- Prices: Starts at S/ 185.00

- Services: It has individual, double and triple rooms. Pool. Bar. Air conditioning. Wifi. Inside restaurant. Includes breakfast.

▶ Metropolis Hotel

- 219 Ricardo Flores Street, La Victoria, Lima

- Prices: Starts at S/ 60.00

- Services: It has double rooms. Free parking. Room service. Airport transportation. Wifi.

▶ Palmetto Hotel Business La Perla

- 1090 La Marina avenue, La perla, Callao

- Prices: Starts at S/ 155.00

- Services: It has individual, double and deluxe rooms. Free parking. Minibar. Inside restaurant. Room service. Includes breakfast.

▶ Aku Hotels

- 160 Ignacio Merino Street, San Isidro.

- Prices: Starts at S/ 222.00

- Services: It has individual, double, executives and Premium rooms. Gym. Bar. Room service. Free parking. Soundproof rooms. Includes breakfast.


Restaurants in Lima

Lima is also known as the gastronomical capital of South America due to its vast selection of dishes that delights every palate. Here you will find a piece of any region in every restaurant, from a fresh Ceviche to an astonishing Tacacho con Cecina, and many more dishes from all the regions across Peru.


▶ El Grifo

- 2703 Oscar R. Benavides avenue, Cercado de Lima 

- Prices: Starts at S/ 45.00


▶ Antigua Taberna Queirolo

- 1090 San Martin avenue, Pueblo Libre

- Prices: Starts at S/ 20.00


▶ Maras restaurant

- Amador Merino Reyna Street 551, San Isidro

- Precio: A partir de S/ 143.00


▶ Astrid & Gastón 

- 270 Paz Soldan avenue, San Isidro

- Prices: Starts at S/ 90.00


▶ Mi barrunto

- 940 Sebastian Barranca Street, La Victoria

- Prices: Starts at s/.40.00




Important dates in Lima

▶ January 18 - Anniversary of Lima: The city is celebrating, these days parades, parades of comparsas, music concerts and more are held.

▶ August 30 - Festividad de Santa Rosa de Lima: On this day Lima commemorates the life of Isabel Flores de Oliva, known as Santa Rosa de Lima. Many believers gather to pay tribute on Santa Rosa´s Sanctuary.

▶ October 18 to 28 - Festividad del Señor de Los Milagros: This festival is one of the largest religious movements in the country. The so-called Cristo Moreno makes certain tours of the city. Hundreds of thousands of devotees of the Lord of Miracles carry out massive processions on the 18th, 19th, and 28th.

▶ October 31 - Día de la canción criolla: Creole music has a special place in the heart of every Lima citizen, that is why on this day, the creole culture is celebrated on festivals, gatherings, and shows hosted by the Government. 


The most touristic places in Lima

▶ Plaza Mayor: Also known as “Plaza de Armas”, it is placed in the heart of the city. Here you can find the Government Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace and the Municipal Palace. Surprise yourselves with the colonial-style architecture and its colorful streets. 

▶ Lima Art Museum: To talk about Lima is talking about history and cultural richness, and that´s why the Lima Art Museum is one of the most visited places in Lima. It has more than 1200 pieces to exhibit, from mud-made archaic pictures to modern and contemporary art.

▶ San Francisco Convent: Dating back to colonial times, the catacombs were one of the few colonial cemeteries where only very Spanish Catholics from the middle to high social class were allowed to be buried. Inside the church, you will also find a beautiful colonial library.

▶ Monumental Callao: These neighborhood is filled with art and colors. You can walk through the graffiti’s wall for yourself, or you can take a tour and look at the exhibitions and artistic spaces.



How to move around Lima

There are many options to move around Lima, like:

▶ Bus: It is the traditional transport and the value of the ticket is S / 1.50, for the short routes.

▶ Taxi: If you opt for a short trip, the minimum rate is S / 7.00.

▶ Metropolitan: There is this option that covers from the Naranjal oval to Chorrillos, the rate is S / 2.50, if you are far from the main stations you can also use the feeders, the rate for these is S / 0.50.

▶ Corridors: These buses cover specific routes and only stop at authorized stops, the cost of the ticket is S / 2.50

▶ Metro de Lima: If you are moving through the central or southern areas of Lima, you can use the Lima metro, this option mobilizes you in less time and has a rate of S / 1.50.


How to reach Lima

Lima by bus: The distance between Chancay and Lima is 78 km, which takes aproximately 1 hour.


Gastronomy in Lima

Some of the dishes you have to try while your are in Lima are:

- Ceviche

- Mazamorra morada and Arroz con leche

- Lomo Saltado

- Causa Limeña

- Pisco sour

- Picarones

- Anticuchos

- Suspiro a la limeña



Things to buy in Lima

In the city of Lima you can find handicrafts from all over the country, in districts like San Isidro and Miraflores you can buy gifts such as:


- Andean handicrafts

- Ceramic figures

- Hats

- Alpaca wool sweaters


Lima facts

The city of Lima is located in the coastal desert of Peru, in the foothills of the western slope of the central Andes of the country. Much of the city is an urban area, which is why it is called Metropolitan Lima, the population of this city represents 30% of the country's population. The Metropolitan Municipality of Lima also exercises regional government functions since it is not part of any administrative region.


Bus operators of the route Chancay to Lima

● Cinco Tours


In conclusion

Lima has become one of the most preferred destinations for tourists worldwide, due to its gastronomy, historical archeological places, and the many activities for everyone to enjoy the experience of visiting the Peruvian capital. You will want to come back for sure!


Looking for cheap tickets from Chancay to Lima?

Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Lima, do not worry! at redBus you can find the best prices from the most important bus companies in Peru, just check the list of companies and schedules that appear in the results and get the best rates with the best low-cost prices so that your trip is not only comfortable and enjoyable but also economical. so do not hesitate and buy your ticket at redBus.


How to get cheap bus tickets from Chancay to Lima?

Do you want to travel to Lima from Chancay but it's out of your budget? Don't worry about it. At redBus we have many offers and discounts that you can take advantage of for your vacations, business trips or to visit your family.


Tips for finding cheap tickets on the Chancay to Lima

Lima receives many tourists all year long, so the prices don't change that much, excepts at times such as new year's eve, Independence Day, and Holy Week where prices go up due to high demand. So if you are planning to visit Lima on those dates, make sure to get your tickets in advance.


FAQs

How can I buy my bus ticket online in Perú?

A: You can purchase a ticket for the bus of your choice to any destination in Perú by logging in to the official redBus site which is redbus.pe. This website is easy to use and you can buy your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I buy a bus ticket from Chancay from Lima?

A: You can visit one of the terminals in Chancay and visit the counter of the bus company of your choice, wait your turn in the attention queue, select the seat you want and buy your ticket. But if you prefer to avoid all that, you can simply enter redbus.pe and buy your bus ticket online in just 5 minutes and with the comfort of your home or office.

Should I print my bus ticket before boarding?

A: Yes, you must print it out before boarding, remember that all passengers will have to print their bus ticket that was sent to their email in PDF format and then be exchanged for a physical ticket at the counter of the bus company with which you are going to make the trip.

Can I reschedule my trip after buying my ticket?

A: Yes, you can, but this feature is limited to only a few bus companies in Perú. Please contact the bus company of your choice if you need to make any changes.

How can I pay for my bus fare on the redBus Web site?

A: At redBus we have several payment methods that we offer our customers. The most common for most of them are credit cards but you can check all of them on the home page of the site redbus.pe

Are there special offers or discounts in redbus for the route of Chancay to Lima?

A: In order to make your trip cheaper, redBus offers different discounts, which you can find out here: https://www.redbus.pe/info/OfferTerms

What is the distance between Chancay and Lima?

A: The distance between Chancay and Lima is 78 km.

How long does it take to go from Chancay to Lima?

A: The trip to Lima from Chancay takes approximately 1 hour.

How many departures are there from Chancay to Lima?

A: You will find many departures at different times on redBus.

Which bus companies offer the route Chancay to Lima?

A: The only company that has a Chancay - Lima route is Cinco Tours.

Which bus companies have the most departures for the Chancay to Lima?

A: The only company that has a Chancay - Lima route is Cinco Tours.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Chancay to Lima?

A: The Chancay bus station is the departure point and is located on the Chancay roundabout.


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