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Lima to Huánuco Bus

Lima to Huánuco Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Guadalupe tours 07:00 21:30 6 hrs 30 mins VIEW PRICE

Transportation restrictions on the route Lima to Huánuco

Due to the actual conjuncture about the Coronavirus pandemic, transportation by land from Lima to Huánuco will operate at 50% of its capacity. For this route, a molecular or antigen test negative for COVID-19 is NOT required. For more information about the new measures from the government to stop the spread of coronavirus that become effective from March 15th to March 28th, you can enter this link

Travel by bus from Lima to Huánuco

Traveling to Huánuco from the city of Lima is very easy, especially if you go by bus. The route is one of the shortest, so the trip will be quick and very comfortable thanks to all the comforts of the bus company you chose. You have to be careful on the way due to the altitude, so it is recommended that tourists take a pill before boarding to avoid nausea and vomiting.



  • La Victoria
  • Terminal Plaza Norte


  • Agencia Huánuco
  • Terminal Huánuco

About Huanuco

Huánuco is a city that belongs to the homonymous department and is located in the Sierra region. It is a city that has mountain ranges, snow-capped mountains and Amazon rainforests, a bit of everything, which is why it is the favorite of many tourists. Currently, its economy is based on agriculture, fruits such as mango, oranges, and lucumas are exported from here. Huánuco was founded in 1539 by the Spanish Gómez de Alvarado y Contreras. Its history highlights its participation in the war with Chile since many of Huánuco's soldiers participated in the Breña Campaign.

Buses from Huanuco to Lima

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

About the Lima to Huanuco route

Huanuco is one of the most interesting cities in Peru, not only because of its tourist attractions but also because of the warmth of its people and its rich cuisine. It is undoubtedly one of the best tourist destinations for any traveler. If it is the first time that you are traveling to this city, the preferable thing to do would be to stay for a minimum of 3 days to help you explore it thoroughly.

Huanuco Weather

Huánuco is a city with a warm climate, perfect for those who want a vacation in a place without much sun and without much cold. The best season to visit this city would be between May and July, since the climate remains temperate with a maximum temperature of 22ºC. Huánuco generally maintains this temperature throughout the year, although there are months such as September and October where it rises to 24ºC.

Hotels in Huanuco

● Hostal Spring II

- Price: From S / 44

- Services: A house converted into a hostel that offers excellent accommodation at a low price.

● Hotel Tours

- Price: From S / 61

- Services: A small building that has excellent spacious rooms for tourists.

● Casa Hacienda Shismay

- Price: From S / 136

- Services: A great hacienda where you have a great lodging experience when harvesting with nature.

● Grima Hotel

- Price: From S / 249

- Services: Excellent hotel where tourists will be in large rooms and very well decorated.

The most tourists places in Huanuco

● Plaza de Armas: It was built in 1845 and it is the center of the city, it enjoys great popularity due to the ficus trees that are raised. Its main attraction is a swimming pool built by the Italian Pedro Caretti.

● Huánuco Cathedral: It has been rebuilt on many occasions over time, but the start of its construction was in the year 1618. It is known that it was designed by a German named Kuno. Inside he has several artistic pieces of great importance such as the image of the Lord of Burgos or the staff of Teodoro del Valle.

● Calicanto Bridge: It is located on the Huallaga river and is built with “boulder” stone and lime. It is famous among the population of Huánuco because the firing squad of the city's heroes during the Spanish conquest took place here.

Restaurants & Bars in Huanuco

● Don Sancho Huánuco Pizzeria

- Address: Jirón General Prado 645.

- Services: Here you will find the best pizza in the entire city of Huánuco, so it is a must-visit restaurant.

● Recess Falcón

- Address: Jirón Dos de Mayo 206.

- Services: It is a popular restaurant due to its typical Huánuco food.

● Huanuqueñas traditions.

- Address: Jirón Huallayco 2444.

- Services: The main dish of this restaurant is guinea pig, so you cannot miss this dish.

● The Shacteria Bar

- Address: Jirón Dos de Mayo 960.

- Services: A pleasant atmosphere full of music, perfect for weekends.

● El Trapiche

- Address: Jirón Dos de Mayo 924.

- Services: Their specialty is mint drinks, so nobody should stop trying them.

Important dates in Huanuco

● Huánuco Tourist Week - August 08: It coincides with the Spanish foundation, which is why during this week different activities are carried out that promote tourism in the city.

● Huanuqueño Carnival - February 1: In Huánuco, the carnival is the start of a series of activities in February. For example, during these days beauty contests, recitals, food festivals, among others, are held.

● Fiesta del Sol - July 27: It is a festival that is celebrated in several cities of Peru, one of them being Huánuco. It has a stage where the importance of the Sun during the Tawantinsuyo era is portrayed. During this day the sun god is asked for protection for the whole year.

How to move around Huanuco?

To move around in Huanuco, the tourist has 2 options: public bus, commonly regulated by the municipality or the authority in charge, or taxi, driven by a citizen who provides the service.

● Public bus: It is the most popular way of transporting within the city, as well as being very economical. The fare also called a ticket, does not usually go up from S/5 per person. The public bus has different stops where it picks up passengers, so the trip can be a bit slow.

● Taxi: This is the fastest way of transport within the city. It does not have stops, so it goes straight to the desired destination. You can contact it on the avenue or by calling a company or through an application. The rate here is usually higher, usually exceeding S/10.

How to reach Huanuco?

Huánuco by bus: Getting to Huánuco by bus is one of the most popular and easy trips. Because it is a tourist destination, many bus operators go here. The route lasts around 8 hours, a time that tourists can use to rest.

Gastronomy in Huanuco

- Pachamanca

- Picante de Cuy

- Picante de Queso

- Locro de Gallina

Things to buy in Huanuco

- Coffee

- Cacao

- Basketry

- Handcrafts

Huanuco Facts

The Huanuco department is located in the central-east of Peru, covering 36 850 km², which is about 2,9% of the Peruvian territory. In Huanuco you can identify two microregions, the mountain range, and the forest. Its geographic diversity is so big that you can identify 7 of the 8 natural regions classified by Dr. Pulgar Vidal. 

Bus operators of the Lima to Huanuco route

● Guadalupe Tours

● GM Internacional

● Turismo Armonía

● Bahía Continental

● Selva Central

● Virgo Tours

In Conclusion:

In Huanuco you will find many historical destinations, where you can breathe the same air as the Chavins. All of this with an exquisite cuisine.

Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to Huanuco?

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

Do you want to travel to Huanuco 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 Huanuco 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.

  • Guadalupe tours
  • Turismo Armonia
  • Bahia Continental
  • GM Internacional
  • Selva Central


What clothes should I wear in Huanuco?

A: To Huánuco you should pack light clothing, generally the one worn for spring since the climate is warm but not very hot. It may be cold at night, so it is also recommended that you bring a pair of summer jackets so that the tourist can dress up if necessary.

Can I have soroche in Huanuco?

A: It is possible that in Huánuco the tourist suffers from altitude sickness, commonly called soroche, but it is not something that should worry because the level of this city is not very high. However, for the user to be forewarned, they can take a pill.