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Lima to Huancayo Bus Service

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8 hrs 24 mins
PEN 30

Lima to Huancayo Bus Distance

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Lima to Huancayo Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Grupo Megabus 21:00 21:00 8 hrs 50 mins
Transporte Salazar 11:30 23:15 0 hrs 0 mins
Transportes apocalipsis 20:15 20:30 9 hrs 2 mins
Shalom Bus 22:30 22:30 7 hrs 15 mins
Terramovil Peru 18:00 18:00 6 hrs 0 mins

Lima to Huancayo Bus

The distance from Lima to Huancayo is 258 mi (415 km) and travelling on the highway it takes 7-9 hours. The transportation companies that cover this route are Apocalipsis, Oltursa, Movil Tours, Salazar and Turismo Raraz, which provide bus tickets Lima - Huancayo at s/ 35 and s/ 80. The buses leave from 08:30 a.m. to 11:10 p.m. from the terminals of North and Central Lima, destination to the main Terminal Terrestre de Huancayo, located in Av. Evitamiento and Av. Arica 263, in the outskirts of the urban area. The climate in Huancayo is temperate and dry, with a rainy season from October to April and a dry season from May to September. The average temperature in Huancayo is 73 °F (23 °C); the minimum temperature is 39 °F (4 °C) and the maximum 89 °F (32 °C). The nights are very cold, specially in winter in June and August (be prepared with warm clothes).

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    • Comas
    • La Victoria
    • Plaza Norte, Lima
    • San Luis
    • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
    • Terminal Yerbateros
    • WISSE


    • Comas
    • La Victoria
    • Plaza Norte, Lima
    • San Luis
    • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
    • Terminal Yerbateros
    • WISSE

    Why book a Lima to Huancayo bus with redBus?

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

    Buses from Huancayo to Lima

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

    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 Huancayo

    Huancayo is the capital city of the Junin región, located on the Peruvian central mountain range, boarding the Mantaro Valley. Therefore, from the city, you can enjoy majestic views of the Andean mountain range. The city was founded in 1572, with the name "Pueblo de Los Indios", but later changed to "Santisima Trinidad de Huancayo". 


    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 Lima from Huancayo?

    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 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 Lima to Huancayo?

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

    What is the distance between Lima and Huancayo?

    The distance between the cities is 415 km.

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

    The trip from Lima to Huancayo takes 8 hours approximately.

    How many departures are there from Lima to Huancayo?

    On redBus you will find many departures on different times.

    Which bus companies offer the route Lima to Huancayo?

    You can travel from Medellin to Guatape with Movil Bus, Transportes Apocalipsis, Antezana, Shalom Bus, and Megabus.

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

    Transportes Apocalipsis offers the mos daily departures from Lima to Huancayo.

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

    The departure points are in Comas, La Victoria, and Independencia.

    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 Huancayo?

    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.

    Huancayo Weather

    In Huancayo, the weather is usually warm, however, it has a big climate variation due to the proximity with the Andean mountain range. For that reason, the temperature throughout the year can vary between -5°C and 28°C.

    Hotels in Huancayo

    ● Hotel B&V

    - Av. Ferrocarril 421, Huancayo, Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 147.00

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

    ● A-Hope Suite Hotel

    - Jirón Ayacucho 244, Huancayo, Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 82.00

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

    ● Casa Blanca Hospedaje

    - Jr Dalias 175 Urb La Rivera, Huancayo, Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 25.00

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

    ● Hotel Gran Palma Huancayo

    - Parra del Riego 745 Urb. El Tambo - Huancayo, Huancayo, Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 190.00

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

    Restaurantes & Bars in Huancayo

    ● Don Pietro Pizzeria

    - Mcal. Gamarra 195, Huancayo 12007 Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 25.00

    ● Zalema Social Coffee

    - Jirón Amazonas Nº 461 Entre el jirón puno y Amazonas, Huancayo 12000 Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 6.00

    ● Complejo turístico El Encuentro

    - Carretera Central Km. 13 San Pedro de Sano Margen Izquierda, Huancayo 12000 Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 18.00

    ● Inkawara Restaurant

    - Jr. San Jorge 691 San Carlos Frente al Parque de la Identidad Wanka, Huancayo 12000 Perú 

    - Prices: From S/ 20.00

    The most tourist places in Huancayo

    ● Huancayo Cathedral: The Huancayo Basilica Cathedral of the Holy Trinity is the major church on Huancayo. It is in the heart of the city, in the northeast of the Plaza. It has a neoclassical style, and on the inside has pictures of the Cusco School of Art. It is also the home of the Huancayo's Archbishopric. 

    ● Parque de Los Sombreros: It is a space where trees have been replaced by hats. Big hats where people can enjoy moments of rest and leisure, under the shadow of these.

    ● Ciudad de la Concepción: At 22 kilometers of the north-west of Huancayo, Concepcion is located. Known as the touristic capital of the Mantaro Valley, this city was founded in 1537. On its plaza major you can see a French-style fountain from the colonial times, and from its balcony, you can enjoy a privileged view of all the Mantaro Valley.

    Important dates in Huancayo

    ● 20 al 25 de Enero – Tunatada Festival: This festival is celebrated at the rhythm of Tunatada, a typical dance of Jauja. Many casts and crews are invited to dance at the main event, an open show for citizens.

    ● Febrero – Carnivals: Proper of Andean regions, Carnivals are celebrated during February, with dances, parades, and activities full of color and traditions. 

    ● Mayo – Fiesta de las Cruces: The Fiesta de las Cruces is celebrated in May, as a big sign of Christianity towards the Cross, the representation of the life, pains, and death of Jesus, turning itself into the symbol of spiritual resignation.

    How to move around Huancayo?

    To move around Huancayo, you can use taxis. It is recommended to set the price before the trip, as taxis do not have taximeter. You can also use taxi apps like Uber or Cabify.

    How to reach Huancayo?

    Huancayo by bus: The distance between Lima and Huancayo is 304 km. The travel time by land is approximately 8 hours.

    Gastronomy in Huancayo

    Some of Huancayo's typical dishes like:

    - Pachamanca

    - Trucha a la Parrilla

    - Patachi

    - Habas Tostadas

    - Cuy colorado

    Things to buy in Huancayo

    Some souvenirs you can take from Huancayo are:

    - Habas tostadas

    - Telares

    - Artesanías andinas

    - Filigrana

    Huancayo Facts

    The origin of Huancayo’s name is wanka (rock) and yock (someone who has something). It means the place where the rock is.Capital of the Junín Department, the province of Huancayo is one of the richest of the Andes. In the past the city was inhabited by the wancas who, despite their reputation of warrior culture, were dedicated to agriculture. Before the city was subjoined by the incas in 1460, the city was settled by the huaris. Some colonial houses of the city are witnesses of the Spanish invasion in 1572. The church of La Merced has traces of the invasion and it’s the place where the Peruvian Constitution was signed in 1839.There is a handmade fair celebrated every Sunday at the Huacanvelica Avenue.

    Bus operators of the route Lima to Huancayo

    ● Movil Bus

    ● Turismo Raraz

    ● Transportes Apocalipsis

    ● Antezana

    ● Megabus

    ● Shalom bus

    In conclusion:

    Huancayo is a city with many tourist places proper of the Andean mountain range. With a warm weather, and welcoming people, Huancayo is always a good experience.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to Huancayo?

    Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in Huancayo, 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 Lima to Huancayo?

    Do you want to travel to Huancayo 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.

    Measures against COVID-19 on the Lima to Huancayo 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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