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Chiclayo to Chimbote Bus Service

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Chiclayo to Chimbote Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
America Express 11:30 19:45 4 hrs 30 mins

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Chiclayo to Chimbote Bus

Chiclayo is away from Chimbote 212 mi (341 km) and the travel takes approximately 6 hours by land. The terrestrial transportation company America Express sells bus tickets for this route, at rates from s/ 25 to s/ 45. The buses leave in the schedule from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. from the terminal located in Av. Bolognesi 751 -at 5 blocks from the Plaza de Armas-, destination to the Terminal Terrestre El Chimbador, close to Mega Plaza. The climate in Chimbote is desert and has an average temperature of 66 °F (19 °C); don't you worry about the rains, they are quite mild.

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    • Terminal Terrestre El Chimbador

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    You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Chiclayo to Chimbote. Follow a simple, fast and secure bus booking procedure. This helps save time and also helps to create a joyful travel experience!

    About Chiclayo

    The name of the city comes from Chidayep and Chiclayoc, words in mochica language which mean “green that hangs”. It was the place where the culture mochica was born in the period of 0-600 B.C. Its foundation took place in 1560, during the colonial period, as a rural house; this lasted until the republic period, when the city started to grow due to its commercial importance and privileged location. Today we can appreciate on the outskirts and museums the legacy of a large culture moche, which dominated the valley centuries before. Declared the “capital of the friendship” for its hospitality, charm and good disposition of the residents, Chiclayo is the place where every traveller who likes history, good food and beaches with a good climate can’t miss.

    About Chimbote

    It was the settlement city of different cultures as moche, wari, recuay, chimu and inca, in different historical periods. It’s believed that the name comes from the words “muchic, chin and pot”, that put together mean “closed port”. On the begining of the 20th century the district of Chimbote is created, later that the city had grown during the 19th century, due to the port and commercial activities. The already named Puerto Mayor reached the position of biggest production fishing port of the world on the middle of the 20th century. Even nowadays Chimbote stands out for being the seat of the fishing and iron and steel industries of Peru.

    Chimbote Weather

    The climate in Chimbote is dry. Its average annual temperature can vary between 15 ° C to 24 ° C. Summer is characterized by being short and hot, while the winters in this town are cloudy and cool.

    Hotels in Chimbote

    ● Hotel Real Chimbote

    - 220 Saenz Peña Street, Casco Urbano, Chimbote, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 117.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, and studio rooms. Free parking. Airport transfer. Includes breakfast.

    ● Hotel Maresta Lodge

    - 320 Samanco Street, Urb. Buenos Aires 1era Etapa, Chimbote, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 347.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple rooms, and suites. Free and private parking. Restaurant. Bar. Wifi. Air conditioning. Room service. Includes breakfast.

    ● Paris Ritza Hotel Plus

    - 9th Street Urb. Caceres Aramayo d-20 Chimbote, 02710 Chimbote, Perú

    - Price: From S/ Desde 117.00

    - Services: It has individual and double rooms. Free parking. Wifi. 24 hours reception. Includes breakfast.

    ● Hotel Real Bolivar

    - 944 Manuel Villavicencio Street, Chimbote, Perú

    - Price: From S/ 90.00

    - Services: It has individual and double rooms. Wifi. Free parking.

    Restaurantes & Bars in Chimbote

    ● El Portón Gaucho

    - Huascaran Street, Mz. Ñ Lt. 10, Buenos Aires Urban area, Chimbote 02800, Peru

    - Precio: From S/ 40.00

    ● La Vera Pizza

    - In front of the Plaza, Mz E Lt. 1, Chimbote 02800, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 30.00

    ● El Cevichon

    - 160 Leoncio Prado avenue, Chimbote 02800, Peru

    - Price: From S/ Desde 25.00

    ● Conde Fresa

    - 448 Pacifico Avenue, Buenos Aires urban area, Chimbote 02800, Peru

    - Price: From S/ 6.00

    The most tourist places in Chimbote

    ● Cerro de la Juventud: A place where you can climb the mountain to appreciate the beautiful view of the bay, as well as feel the fresh air.

    ● Museum of San Pedrito Pescador: This museum is a tourist site in the city that was reconditioned into an old fishing boat by the Archbishop of Chimbote

    ● Hornillos Waterfall: This beautiful area on the outskirts of Chimbote is ideal to spend a different time and be able to swim in freshwaters. After a two-hour trip from Chimbote and a short walk, you will be able to admire the incredible waterfall surrounded by extensive vegetation.

    Important dates in Chimbote

    ● January 25th: Festival of the Virgin of La Candelaria in Puno.

    ● June 1st: Civic Week of Nuevo Chimbote.

    ● Month of June: San Pedrito Patronal Festival.

    How to move around Chimbote?

    To be able to move around the city of Chimbote there are two options that are the most common among the population: public transport, which are buses with different routes or taxi, a private and independent service.

    ● Public bus: This transport system in the city is the most frequent, not only because of its frequency and popularity but also because it encompasses different places in the city with its multiple routes and stops. In addition, it is quite inexpensive, the rate per route does not amount to more than S/. 3.00 per person.

    ● Taxi: With regard to taxis, this is an independent service provided by a local citizen, which will charge you depending on the distance traveled. Although it is much faster and safer, the charge for this transport service can exceed S /. 8.00, which you can request through the application or directly on the street.

    How to reach Chimbote?

    Chimbote by bus: You can reach Chimbote from Chiclayo very easily. The trip takes 5 hours approximately.

    Gastronomy in Chimbote

    The gastronomy in Chimbote is unique, that's why you should try these dishes:

    - The ceviche

    - Causa

    - El Jugoso

    - Jeta broth

    Things to buy in Chimbote

    Typical Chimbote purchases include: 

    - Crafts of all kinds. 

    - Goldsmithing. 

    - Marine products.

    Bus operators of the route Lima to Chimbote

    ● America Express

    In conclusion:

    Chimbote is a beautiful city that adapts to all tastes. With an extensive amount of accommodation, you can go alone, as a couple or family, enjoying great gastronomy and entertainment, in addition to giving you a close encounter with nature.


    How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Peru?

    You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Peru by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

    How do I book a bus from Chiclayo to Chimbote?

    You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

    Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in , passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

    Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Peru. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

    How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Peru Online Bank Transfer).