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Ica to Lima Bus Service

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5 hrs 8 mins
PEN 30.00

Ica to Lima Bus Distance

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Ica to Lima Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Perubus 00:00 22:00 5 hrs 0 mins
Jaksa 00:01 18:30 5 hrs 10 mins

Ica to Lima Bus

The distance from Ica to Lima is 193 mi (311 km) and it takes about 4 hours of travel on the highway; you can travel with the transportation companies Oltursa and Perú Bus, which provide bus tickets for this route at a rate from s/. 25 to s/. 100. The departure hours starts at 00:30 a.m., extended all the early morning, morning, afternoon and evening, finishing at 11:00 p.m. To board the buses you will have to go to the terminals of the companies, that are close to the Plaza de Armas of Ica. In Lima, the arrival will be to the terminals of North and central Lima. If you travel in summer we recommend you to bring sunscreen and light clothes, because the warm can be as intense as in Ica. Nevertheless, the climate of Lima is varied, dry, humid and sub-tropical, depending on the season, with an average temperature of 66 °F (19 °C).

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    • Terminal El Ovalo
    • Terminal Ica


    • La Victoria
    • Miraflores
    • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte

    Why book a Ica to Lima bus with redBus?

    Buying bus tickets on redBus to travel from Ica a Lima offers a convenient and secure experience. Its intuitive and secure online platform simplifies the booking process, while special offers allow you to save money. With a wide selection of transportation options and schedules, detailed information about bus companies and onboard services, redBus helps you find the best fit for your needs.

    Buses from Lima to Ica

    If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Ica 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 Ica with redBus. 

    About Ica

    In the Ica territory flowered 2 of the most important cultures that lived in this part of the continent. The Paracas culture (600 B. C. - 100 A.D.) and the Naza culture (100 A.D. - 800 A.D.) were the first civilizations of Ica, followed by the Chincha culture (800 A.D. - 1476 A.D.), but there are not many registers of the last one. With the expansion of the Incan Empire, the end of the Chincha culture would arrive, consolidating as new power of the territory of Ica until the arrival of the Spanish and the subsequent conquest. After the foundation by the Spanish, Ica would become a commercial region, characterized by its textile and winemaking industries, which saw its origin in 1540, when Nicolás de Ribera el Viejo produced the first eau-de-vie with the Ica raisins.

    About Lima

    Lima is a city that mixes history and modernity. It is the capital of the country and is considered the political, economic, industrial, cultural, financial, and commercial center of Peru. It is located on the central coast, on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, it borders the province of Huaral to the north and the province of Cañete to the south.


    How can I buy my bus ticket online in Perú?

    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 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 Ica from Lima?

    You can visit one of the terminals in Ica 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 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?

    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?

    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?

    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

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

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

    What is the distance between Ica and Lima?

    The distance is 311 km.

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

    Approximately, the trip takes 5 hours.

    How many departures are there from Ica to Lima?

    The number of departures depends on the season.

    Which bus companies offer the route Ica to Lima?

    You can travel through the following companies: Civa, Tepsa, Paredes Estrella, Jaksa, Oltursa, Romeliza, Peru Bus, and Expreso Santa Clara.

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

    Peru Bus offers the most daily departures to Lima from Ica.

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

    The departure point is the Ica Bus Station, located at 130 Matias Manzanilla Avenue.

    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 Ica 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

     Its weather is very changeable. In sunny seasons such as summer, it reaches a temperature of 29 ° C to 30 ° C, unlike in winter, the temperature can drop to 8.8 ° C. It has an absence of rain, but with a high level of humidity with cloud cover.

    Hotels in Lima

    The city of Lima offers a variety of accommodations at different price points, with some located in the Miraflores district and others near the historic center of Lima. You can find luxury hotels or budget backpackers throughout this beautiful city.

    Sheraton Lima Hotel & Convention Center

    • Paseo de la República 170, Lima
    • Price: Starting from S/ 447.00
    • Services: Classic double rooms, double rooms with a large bed, and junior suites available. Swimming pool. Fitness center. Free parking. Wheelchair accessible. Bar. Breakfast included.

    Costa del Sol Wyndham Lima City

    • Av. Salaverry 3060 Magdalena del Mar, Lima
    • Price: Starting from S/ 287.00
    • Services: Double rooms, single rooms, and junior suites available. Swimming pool. Airport shuttle. Spa and wellness center. Fitness center. Free parking. Room service. Bar. Breakfast included.

    Suites Larco

    • Av. Larco 656 - Miraflores, Miraflores, Lima
    • Price: Starting from S/ 162.00
    • Services: Quadruple, triple, double rooms, apartments, suites, and more available. Airport shuttle. Free WiFi. 24-hour reception. Breakfast included.

    Selina Posada Miraflores

    • Alcanfores 329, Miraflores, Lima
    • Price: Starting from S/ 79.00
    • Services: Small, standard, and plus rooms available. Non-smoking rooms. Free WiFi. Pet-friendly. 24-hour reception.

    Inkakusi Backpacker's

    • Jirón Cervantes 154, Cercado de Lima, Lima
    • Price: Starting from S/ 49.00
    • Services: Double and shared rooms available. Non-smoking rooms. Free WiFi. Airport shuttle. 24-hour reception. Breakfast included.

    Restaurantes & Bars in Lima

    If you are passing through Lima, you should not miss the opportunity to try its variety of gastronomic dishes, among them are ceviche, escabeche, anticuchos, lomo saltado and ají de gallina.

    • The Friend Fish

    - Av. La Paz 1640, Miraflores, Lima

    - Price: Starts at S / 54.00

    • Costazul Seafood Restaurant

    - Jr. Berlin 899. Miraflores Parallel block 9 Av. Pardo Miraflores, Lima

    - Price: Starts at S / 36.00

    • Matilde Peruvian Cuisine Fusion

    - Calle Bellavista 231, Lima

    - Price: Starts at S / 25.00

    • Huaringas Bar

    - Ovalo Bolognesi 460 Ovalo Bolognesi 460 - Miraflores, Lima

    - Price: Starts at S / 25.00

    • Isolina Taberna Peruana

    - Avenida San Martín Extension 101 Corner with Calle Domeyer, Lima

    - Price: Starts at S / 18.00

    The most tourist places in Lima

    ● Plaza de Armas: If you visit the historic center of Lima you will find the main square. This place concentrates on buildings such as the Presidential Palace, the Cathedral, the Archbishop's Palace, the Palace of the Union Club and the Cabildo.

    ● MALI or Lima Art Museum: If you want to know more about the history of a country or a city, you should start by visiting a museum. MALI will surprise you as it will show you everything you want to know about Peru from pre-Hispanic times, through colonial times, to republican times.

    ● Circuito Mágico del Agua or Magic Water Circuit: In its facilities you can take a romantic walk full of magic and color. This theme park is ideal to be visited as a couple or family. It is decorated with various water fountains, accompanied by lights and music.

    ● The Catacombs: This tourist attraction was a colonial cemetery for middle to upper-class Catholic parishioners. It is said that approximately 36,000 people were buried in it.

    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.

    ● July 28 to 19 - Fiestas Patrias: This festival celebrates the proclamation of the independence of Peru, in the city of Lima the official government acts, school parades, and the Great Military Parade (July 29) is held.

    ● 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 is the heart of each Lima citizen, that is why this day is paid tribute, great public shows are held with the best interpreters and ensembles in the country.

    How to move around Lima?

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

    ● Bus: An economical way to get around the city, the fare starts from S/ 1.00. This will depend on the route you choose.

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

    ● Metropolitano: This mode of transportation runs from Comas to Chorrillos, with a fare of S/ 3.20. If you are far from the main stations, you can also use feeder buses to take you to the stations. The total fare for using these feeder buses and the main routes is S/ 3.50.

    ● Corredores: These buses cover specific routes and only stop at authorized stops. The fare varies from S/ 1.50 to S/ 2.50 depending on the corridor route.

    ● Lima Metro: If you will be moving from the south to the northwest of Lima or vice versa, you can use the Lima Metro. This option will get you around in less time and has a fare of S/ 1.50.

    How to reach Lima?|

    Lima by bus: If the starting point is Ayacucho, the distance is 311 km, which takes an approximate time of 5 hours and 8 minutes.

    Gastronomy in Lima

    If you are in Lima, the dishes that you cannot stop ordering when visiting one of its restaurants are:

    - Ceviche

    - Escabeche

    - Anticuchos

    - Lomo saltado

    - Ají de gallina

    - Causa rellena

    - Tacu-Tacu

    - Mazamorra morada

    - Suspiro a la limeña

    - Picarones

    Things to buy in Lima

    When visiting Lima you can find gifts and souvenirs from all over the country if you are here do not forget to buy:

    - 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 Ica to Lima

    • Perubus
    • Jaksa

    In conclusion:

    If you are passing through Lima, stop for a moment and learn more than just the history of the city, but also the entire country. In its wide variety of restaurants you can taste typical Peruvian food in general, you will be shocked and you will never want to leave. If you are in Lima in the summer season, take a walk around its beaches and relax a little by the sea.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Ica 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 Ica to Lima?

    Do you want to travel to Lima from Ica 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.

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