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Lima to Barranca Bus

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Lima to Barranca Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Movil Tours 05:00 19:00 4 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Movil Bus 05:00 19:00 4 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Cinco Tours 06:30 17:30 3 hrs 40 mins VIEW PRICE

Lima to Barranca Bus

The travel from Lima to Barranca takes about 3-4 hours, while you go across 118,7 mi (191 km) on the highway. The bus company Movil Tours covers this route, providing bus tickets at s/ 20 in several schedules, the buses leave from 5:00 a.m. to 7.30 p.m. The buses leave from the terminal located in Paseo de la Republica 749 or Alfredo Mendiola 3883 in Lima, destination to Av. Luis Vega Tello in Barranca. The climate in Barranca is desert, with no rains throughout the year and an average temperature of 66 °F (18,9 °C).

OTHER BOARDING & DROPPING POINTS IN

Lima

  • La Victoria
  • Tomas Valle

Barranca

  • Terminal Barranca

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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!

About Barranca

Barranca is a port town located two hours away from Lima. It is a modern city with over 65 000 residents, and is an important trade hub for the country. During the past century Barranca, as many other coastal cites, was home to "haciendas" dedicated to the production of sugar, and mostly employed slaves for this work. Today, Barranca is well known for its beaches, which make it an atractive tourist destination during the summer. Recently, the archeological complex of Caral was discovered near Barranca, and is now believed to be the oldest remains of civilization in all Latin America.

About Barranca

Barranca is one of the provinces of Lima that can be visited at any time of the year. Its main tourist attractions are the beach circuits, on-site museums and its gastronomy. Barranca is a city where you can find peruvian handmade crafts. At the center of the city you can start the excursions to visiting the archaeological center of Caral which is considered the oldest civilization in America with more than 5000 years of history.


Barranca Weather

The climate in Barranca is warm and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 19 °C to 29 °C and is rarely below 18 °C or above 30°F.
The best times of year to visit Barranca for hot-weather activities are from early April to late July and from mid August to early September.


Hotels in Barranca

Barranca has different lodging and hotel options that operate throughout the year. From luxurious hotels with ocean views or pool included, to simple rooms in the city center. The variety of options will satisfy the needs of tourists and they will find a suitable place that fits their budgets. Most hotels in the city include shared lounges and bars, as well as free Wi-Fi.


Restaurantes & Bars in Barranca

In Barranca you can find a variety of restaurants where you can find the delicious ceviches as well as seafood rice. On the other hand you can also find other dishes like the traditional tiradito that receives an Asian and Peruvian influence bathed with aji panca.


The most tourist places in Barranca

● Sacred City of Caral: The 5000-year-old 626-hectare archaeological site of The Sacred City of Caral-Supe is located on a desert terrace overlooking the green valley of the Supe river. Is the oldest centre of civilization in the Americas. Exceptionally well-preserved, the site is impressive in terms of its design and the complexity of its architectural, especially its monumental stone and earthen platform mounts and sunken circular courts.

● Plaza de Armas: It has a simple infrastructure, in tribute to the districts.

● Museo Bolivariano: This is a museum dedicated to one of the liberators of Peru, Simon Bolivar. From this place in Pativilca, the liberator began to plan the wave of independence of Peru.

● Fortaleza de Paramonga: It’s a construction in pyramidal form, of the time of the Chimu culture. Even though it is called a fortress it is known that it also had a sacred space very similar to what today is Pachacamac. Construction made completely of adobes and it has three levels, it is mentioned that the superior enclosures are constructions made by the Inca.

● La Casa de las Brujas: This is the Paramonga guest house and was used to host the former officials. With the passing of the years the legend arose that witches met in that place; Its gloomy atmosphere at the time and the shape of its ceiling that look like witch hats influenced it to earn the name of the House of Witches.

● Beaches: The beaches circuit is one of the main tourist attractions in Barranca. There are Chorrillos beach, Miraflores beach, Puerto Chico beach, El Colorado, La Bandurria and Atarraya, La Isla del Faraón, Caleta Vidal, Pucusana, Quitacalzón, Viño Chico and others.


Important dates in Barranca

● February 8 - Fiesta de la Virgen de Lourdes en Barranca, Religious and social festival in honor of the patron saint of Barranca. It includes gastronomic fairs, and musical shows.
● Semana Santa (Holy week): Processions are held and several districts of Barranca prepare a lot of socio-cultural activities, handmade crafts and gastronomic fairs, among other musical and traditional activities.
● Since April 29 to May 2 The festival of the three crosses: Is a religious procession that includes music, dances and fireworks for 2 days in a row.
● October 5- Anniversary of Barranca: A program of activities is carried out, including gastronomic and artisan festivals.


How to move around Barranca?

There are 2 options to get around in Barranca, you can travel by public transport or by taxi:
● Public bus: It is the cheapest way to get around the city. Rates can vary from s/. 1 to s/. 3 for short distances. To get around by this means you have to investigate the bus routes.
● Taxi: A faster and safer way to travel. The rates are a little higher, varying from s/.5 and depending on the length or time it took to arrive.


How to reach Barranca?

Barranca by bus: The distance between Barranca and Lima is 189.7 km and the journey takes 3 to 4 hours.


Gastronomy in Barranca

Here are some dishes you must try in Barranca
- Tacu tacu de mariscos
- Cebiches
- Parihuela de cangrejo
- Meneao de pavo
- Los tamales de Supe
- La salchicha supana.
- Alfajores, turrones, alfeñiques, buñuelos and stuffed figs.


Things to buy in Barranca

The Peruvian souvenir and gifts you can buy are:

- Salchicha supana
- Tamales
- Los “alfeñiques” o "melcocha",
- Alfajores


Barranca Facts

Barranca, limits to the north east with Ancash; to the south with Huaura; and, to the west with the Pacific Ocean. It has a population of almost 65 thousand. It was initially created as a district in 1823, and 161 years later, on October 5, 1984; it passed to the category of province. Barranca is composed of 5 provinces: Supe Pueblo, Supe Puerto, Barranca, Pativilca and Paramonga


Lima and Barranca Terminals


Departure Terminals

● La Victoria Terminal (Av. Bausate y Meza).
● La Victoria Terminal (Av. Paseo de la República).
● Terminal Plaza Norte.

Arrival Terminals

● Terminal Barranca


Bus operators of the route Lima to Barranca

● Movil Bus
● Nuevo Turismo Barranca
● Trans Sol Barranca
● Turismo Cavassa
● Turismo Paramonga


In conclusion:

In Barranca you will find culture and history visiting the site museums and Caral, the oldest city in America. In addition to enjoying the beaches, you can take advantage of creating a gastronomic route, you will not regret it!


FAQs

Q-1 ) How can I buy my bus ticket online in Peru?

A: You can purchase a ticket for the bus of your choice to any destination in Peru 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.

Q-2 ) How do I buy a bus ticket from Lima from Barranca?

A: You can visit one of the terminals in Lima 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.

Q-3 ) 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.

Q-4 ) 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 Peru. Please contact the bus company of your choice if you need to make any changes.

Q-5 ) 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

Q-6 ) Are there special offers or discounts in redbus for the route of Lima to Barranca?

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

Q-7 ) What is the distance between Lima and Barranca?

A: The distance is 175 km

Q-8 ) How long does it take to go from Lima to Barranca?

A: The distance is 3 or 4 hours

Q-9 ) How many departures are there from Lima to Barranca?

A: In Red Bus, There's a variety of departures wich depemds on the season.

Q-10 ) Which bus companies offer the route Lima to Barranca?

A: You can travel through these companies: Móvil Bus, Trans Sol Barranca, Nuevo Turismo Barranca, Turismo Cavassa, Turismo Paramonga.

Q-11 ) Which bus companies have the most departures for the Lima to Barranca?

A: The companies and departures depends on the season.

Q-12 ) From which bus terminals can I travel from Lima to Barranca?

A: The terminals from you can travel :● Móvil Bus Av Paseo de la República 749● Nuevo Turismo Barranca Av. Bausate y Meza 680● Trans Sol Barranca Jr. García Naranjo Nº 650● Turismo Cavassa Av. Paseo de la República 857● Turismo Paramonga Javier Luna Pizarro 251



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