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Lima to Chimbote Bus Service

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8 hrs 34 mins
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Lima to Chimbote Bus Distance

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Lima to Chimbote Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
America Express 11:30 19:45 4 hrs 30 mins
ITTSABUS 16:15 17:15 20 hrs 30 mins
Cruz del Norte 07:30 23:35 8 hrs 0 mins
Linea 08:00 22:45 7 hrs 7 mins
Cial Bus 23:20 23:20 6 hrs 15 mins

Lima to Chimbote Bus

The distance from Lima to Chimbote is 266 mi (428 km) and it takes about 6 hours of travel on the highway. The terrestrial transportation companies Oltursa, Excluciva, Linea, Tepsa, Civa and Turismo Dias cover this route Lima- Chimbote with bus tickets at rates from s/. 30 to s/. 100, with a high variety of services. The buses leave in the schedule from 9:00 a.m. To 11.30 p.m. from the terminals located in North and Central Lima, destination to the terminals of the main access roads of Chimbote. The weather in Chimbote is warm and temperate, with no rains, with maximum temperatures of 75 °F (24 °C) and 59 °F (15 °C). Provided that is an industrial and fishing city, you will feel a rare smell on the environment, coming from the factories that process the flour and the fish oil.



  • Breña
  • La Victoria
  • La Victoria, Lima
  • Los Olivos
  • Puente Piedra
  • S. J. L. 1
  • Terminal Terrestre Lima Plaza Norte
  • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
  • Ventanilla


  • Chimbote
  • Chimbote, Ancash
  • Terminal Terrestre El Chimbador

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

    Buses from Chimbote to Lima

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

    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.

    Gastronomy in Chimbote

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

    - The ceviche

    - The fish cause

    - The juicy

    - Jeta broth

    Restaurantes & Bars in Chimbote

    The gastronomy of Chimbote has a lot of versatilit. Its main attraction is the seafood that attracts most tourists thanks to its incredible ceviches, causa and different broths, they also have delicious meats and wines for tasting.

    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.

    ● Malecón Grau: Being one of the most recognized tourist places in Chimbote, the Malecón Grau is a mandatory stop for all tourists, with large spaces for walking and resting. The boardwalk has a monument to Grau, as well as a beautiful view of the bay with well-kept green areas. It also has parking.

    ● Isla Blanca: Being a fishing town, Chimbote could not miss a place to appreciate nature. The White Island is located northwest of the city and its name is due to the guano of the birds that inhabit the island, where you can see seagulls and pelicans from the safety of your boat.

    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: The distance between Lima and Chimbote is 428 km approximately, and the travel time by land is between 6 and 7 hours.

    Things to buy in Chimbote

    Typical Chimbote purchases include: 

    - Crafts of all kinds. 

    - Goldsmithing. 

    - Marine products.

    Hotels in Chimbote

    The city of Chimbote has hotels for all tastes, from hotels where you can go alone, as a couple, and even as a family. This town can offer you different accommodations that can cover all your interests and please all your comforts, be it fun, tranquility or business.

    Chimbote Facts

    Chimbote limits to the north with the districts of Santa and Coishco and from the north of the Santa River, with the department of La Libertad (districts of Chao and Guadalupito, province of Virú); to the east it borders the districts of Macate and Cáceres in Peru and to the south with the district of Nuevo Chimbote. It was created on December 6, 1906 and is the ninth most populous city in Peru . According to official census results, it has a population of 425,367.

    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.

    Measures against COVID-19 on the Lima to Chimbote 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. 

    How to get cheap bus tickets from Lima to Chimbote?

    Do you want to travel to Chimbote from Lima 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.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to Chimbote?

    Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Chimbote, 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.

    Bus operators of the route Lima to Chimbote

    ● Transportes Linea

    ● Civa

    ● Exclusiva

    ● Tepsa

    ● Wari Palomino

    ● Oltursa

    ● America Express

    ● Cruz del Norte

    ● Turismo Dias

    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 Chimbote

    Chimbote is a populated city located in the department of Ancash, capital of the province of Santa. Located on the edge of the Pacific Ocean, this city is important for the country's fishing and steel industry; even in the 20th century, Chimbote's port was considered as the fishing port with the highest production on the planet. This incredible and cultural city in northern Peru exhibits different forms of art and nature.


    How can I buy my bus ticket online in Peru?

    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 . 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 Lima from Chimbote?

    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 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 Peru. 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 Lima to Chimbote?

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

    What is the distance between Lima and Chimbote?

    The distance between Lima and Chimbote is approximately 428 km.

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

    The trip lasts approximately 6 hours.

    How many departures are there from Lima to Chimbote?

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

    Which bus companies offer the route Lima to Chimbote?

    These are the companies that provide the route from Lima to Chimbote: Transportes Línea, Civa, Excluciva, Tepsa, Wari Palomino, Oltursa, America Express, Cruz del Norte and Turismo Días.

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

    The companies and departures depends on the season.

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

    You can travel from these terminals:● Transportes Linea Av Paseo de la República 979, Terminal Plaza Norte | Av. Gerardo Unger 6917 -● Civa: Atocongo (Panamericana Sur KM. 1130 San Juan de Miraflores Stand 31) Cercado de Lima (Av. 28 de Julio N° 1145 - La Victoria), Av. Paseo de la República Nro. 569● Excluciva: Av. Javier Prado Este N°1155 - La Victoria. ● Tepsa: Av Javier Prado Este 1091, Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre.● Wari Palomino; Terminal Terrestre, Av. Tupac Amaru, Independencia 15311● Oltursa: Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre, Aramburú (Av. Andrés Aramburú 1160, Surquillo), Atocongo (Terminal Terrestre Atocongo)● America Express; Av. 28 de Julio 1192, La Victoria ● Cruz del norte: Av. José Gálvez 444, La Victoria- Terminal Terrestre, Av. Tupac Amaru, Independencia● Turismo Días; Av Bausate y Meza 116, Cercado de Lima, Terminal Plaza Norte | Av. Gerardo Unger 6917

    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 Lima to Chimbote?

    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.

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      Turismo Paraiso