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Chimbote to Lima Bus Service

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7 hrs 443 mins
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Chimbote to Lima Bus Distance

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Chimbote to Lima Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Allinbus 11:31:00 00:00 8 hrs 59 mins
Latham 00:00:00 00:00 6 hrs 0 mins
Turismo Paraiso 22:00:00 00:00 6 hrs 0 mins
Transportes Dunas 22:15:00 00:00 1 hrs 15 mins
Costeño Express 21:30:00 00:00 2 hrs 30 mins

Chimbote to Lima Bus

The travel from Chimbote to Lima takes about 7 hours, being a distance of 265 mi (426 km) on the highway. The transportation companies that cover this route Chimbote - Lima are Oltursa, Excluciva, Tepsa, Línea and Civa, whose rates for the route go from s/. 30 to s/. 120, depending ton the comfort you get on the trip. The buses departure starts at 12:30 a.m., the schedule continue the early morning, the morning and the evening, being the last service at 11:55 p.m. The buses leave from the terminals close to the Panamericana Sur in the city of Chimbote and arrive to Lima in the terminals of North and Central Lima. We recommend you to be prepared for the climate variations of the Peruvian capital, because there are dry seasons and humid seasons (with warm and cold temperatures).

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    Why book a Chimbote to Lima bus with redBus?

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

    Buses from Lima to Chimbote

    If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Chimbote to Lima and you are looking for a return trip, you can buy them easily on our platform. We have many bus operators that travel through this route, that departs at different times to give the passengers more options. So, what are you waiting for? Buy your bus tickets from Lima to Chimbote with redBus. 

    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.

    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 from 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 independance in 1821 the city became the republic's capital. Before this period, the Baroque and Neoclassical style 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 on the Historical Center. Another strong point of Lima is the food, there are many restaurants from the 3 Peruvian regions where you can live a complete gastronomical experience, given that the population is multicultural and mostly migrant. Live Peru from one of its corners, and enjoy tasting the culture that Peru offers you!


    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 Chimbote to Lima?

    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).

    Are there special offers or discounts in redBus for the route of Huaraz to Lima?

    In order to make your trip cheaper, redBus offers different discounts, which you can find out here:

    What is the distance between Chimbote and Lima?

    The distance between the cities is 476km approximately.

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

    The trip takes 7 hours approximately.

    How many departures are there from Chimbote to Lima?

    On redBus, you will find many departures at different times.

    Which bus companies offer the route Chimbote to Lima?

    Oltursa, Tepsa, Civa, Excluciva, Móvil Bus, Línea, America Express, Ittsa Bus, Transportes Vía, Cruz del Norte y Tours Las Dunas.

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

    Oltursa offers the most daily departures.

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

    The departure point is the Chimbador bus station.

    If my DNI has expired, can I travel?

    Yes, you can travel with your DNI or passport even if it has expired.

    What documents are required for underage people to travel?

    For children, it is necessary to also present a notarial authorization, signed by the parents allowing the trip, with their IDs attached to the document. In case of the decease of any of the parents, or if the child is only recognized by one of them, the consent of the surviving parent will be enough.

    Can I buy open-date tickets in redBus?

    Unfortunately, no. However, you can reschedule the travel date by contacting the bus operator. This feature is limited to just a few companies.

    Do bus operators offer lunch on the route from Chimbote to Lima?

    As a prevention measure against COVID-19, bus operators do NOT hand lunch to the passengers during the trip, so we recommend you to eat before boarding.

    Lima Weather

    The climate of Lima is humid, the annual average temperature is 17.5 to 19 ° C, it manages to reach 29 ° C or 30 ° C in summer. Summer manifests itself in mid-December and lasts until approximately mid-March. It does not rain heavily, nor does it snow.

    Hotels in Lima

    In Lima, you can find various offers of hotels and lodgings in all districts. The most popular to stay are in Miraflores and San Isidro because they are close to the sea.

    ● Tierra Viva Mendiburu

    - 1075 Mendiburu street, Miraflores

    - Prices: From S/144.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, and triple rooms. Room service. Wifi. Minibar. Free parking. Includes breakfast.

    ● Ayenda Andesmar

    - 166 Grau avenue, Miraflores

    - Prices: From S/ 252.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, cuádruple, and family rooms. Wifi. Minibar. Free parking. Air conditioning. Includes breakfast.

    ● Hotel El Carmelo

    - 749 Bolognesi Street, Miraflores

    - Prices: From S/ 105.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, and triple rooms. Wifi. Restaurant. Bar. Room service. Includes breakfast.

    ● Palmetto Hotel Business La Perla

    - 1090 La Marina avenue, La perla, Callao

    - Prices: From S/ 155.00

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

    ● Aku Hotels

    - 160 Ignacio Merino street, San Isidro.

    - Prices: From S/ 222.00

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

    Restaurants & Bars in Lima

    In the capital, there is a wide variety of restaurants and huariques where you can try dishes from all regions of Peru. Food fairs are also quite common. In this city, there will always be a good place to eat and share with other travelers.

    ● Restaurant Huaca Pucllana

    - General Borgoño street

    - Prices: From S/ 50.00

    ● Rinconcito Chinchano

    - 507 San Lucas street, Cercado de Lima

    - Prices: From S/ 9.00

    ● La Carreta

    - Rivera Navarrete avenue 740, San Isidro

    - Prices: From S/ 35.00

    ● Astrid y Gastón

    - 270 Paz Soldan avenue, San Isidro

    - Prices: From S/ 90.00

    ● Mi Barrunto

    - 940 Sebastian Barranca street, La Victoria

    - Prices: From s/.40.00

    The most Tourist Places in Lima

    ● Plaza de Armas: Located in the historic center of Lima, around the main square are important buildings such as the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the Palace of the Union Club, and the Cabildo.

    ● Larco Museum: It exhibits galleries that show the 10,000 years of development of the history of pre-Columbian Peru. It is located inside a viceregal house dating from the 18th century.

    ● Circuito Mágico del Agua: It is decorated with various water fountains that are accompanied by lights and music. It is ideal to be visited as a couple or family.

    ● The Catacombs: They originated in colonial times, this tourist attraction was a colonial cemetery for Catholic parishioners from the middle to upper class, an estimated 36,000 people were buried.

    Important dates in Lima

    ● January 18 - Anniversary of Lima: On this date various activities are celebrated such as: parades, music concerts, Plaza de Armas: Located in the historic center of Lima, around the main square are important buildings such as the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the Palace of the Union Club and the Cabildo.

    ● July 28 to 19 – Fiestas Patrias: This holiday is nationwide, the independence of Peru is celebrated and in the city of Lima official government acts, school parades and the Great Military Parade (July 29) are held. In addition, various gastronomic fairs are organized.

    ● October 18 to 28 - Festival del Señor de los Milagros: It is one of the largest religious festivals in the country. There is a tour with the image of the Moreno Christ through the streets of the Historic Center of Lima, and they begin and end in the Church of the Nazarenas. Hundreds of thousands of devotees of the Lord of Miracles carry out massive processions on the 18th, 19th and 28th.

    ● October 31 – Dia de la canción criolla: On this day, Creole song is paid tribute and public shows are held with the best performers and ensembles in the country.

    How to move around Lima?

    To get around the city of Lima, you can choose one of these five options:

    • Bus: An inexpensive way to move around the city, the value of the ticket is S / 1.50 if the route is not so long.

    • Taxi: This is a faster way to travel, although the prices are higher. The approximate minimum rate is S / 7.00.

    • Metropolitano: This means of transport goes from Los Olivos to Chorrillos, the rate is S / 2.50. If you are far from the main stations, you can also use the feeders to take you to the stations, 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 varies from S / 1.50 to S / 2.50 depending on the route of the corridor.

    • Metro de Lima: If you are moving from the south to the northwest of Lima or vice versa, you can use the Lima metro, this option mobilizes you in less time and has a rate of S / 1.50.

    Gastronomy in Lima

    The dishes you must try when visiting Lima are:

    - Ceviche

    - Lomo saltado

    - Causa rellena

    - Escabeche

    - Anticuchos

    - Tacu-Tacu

    - Ají de gallina

    - Mazamorra morada

    - Suspiro a la limeña

    - Picarones

    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:

    - Ceramic figures

    - Andean handicrafts

    - Alpaca wool sweaters

    - Hats

    - Andean musical instruments

    Lima Facts

    It is located in the valleys of the Chillón, Rímac and Lurín rivers, in the central coastal part of the country, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. With a population of almost 9 million, Lima is the most populous capital city in South America and the third largest city in the Americas, after São Paulo and Mexico City. Lima and Peru are the best culinary destination in Latin America and worldwide, The World Travel Award Organization on its 26th award event has chosen Lima and Peru as the Best Culinary Destination Worldwide for 8 years in a row.

    Bus operators of the Chimbote to Lima route

    ● Oltursa

    ● Tepsa

    ● Ittsabus

    ● Linea

    ● Movil Bus

    ● America Express

    ● Civa

    ● Excluciva

    ● Cruz del Norte

    ● Tours Las Dunas

    In conclusion:

    In Lima you will be able to appreciate the architecture of the buildings, walk through the museums to learn about the history of our culture and also taste the delicious cuisine in the wide variety of restaurants that offer options from all regions

    Looking for cheap tickets from Chimbote 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 Chimbote to Lima?

    Do you want to travel to Lima from Chimbote 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.

    Measures against COVID-19 on the Chimbote to Lima route

    To ease the impact of COVID-19, every passenger should:

    • Not forget the Declaracion Jurada! Without this document, you won't be able to access the bus. You can download it through these links:

    • For passengers 

    • For passengers over 65 

    • For passengers under 14 

    • Always wear your mask. Also, carry a spare one in case of emergency, and hand sanitizer.
    • Take only the necessary luggage.

    You will find more information here. 

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