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Lima to Huaraz Bus Service

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8 hrs 501 mins
PEN 35

Lima to Huaraz Bus Distance

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Lima to Huaraz Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Transportes Ancash 19:00:00 00:00 7 hrs 55 mins
Allinbus 11:31:00 00:00 8 hrs 59 mins
Rápido Vip 07:00:00 00:00 9 hrs 10 mins
Transportes Julio Cesar 11:00:00 00:00 10 hrs 45 mins
Tours Rodríguez 20:00 20:00 10 hrs 15 mins

Lima to Huaraz Bus

The distance from Lima to Huaraz is 251 mi (404 km) if you travel on the highway, route that lasts about 6-8 hours. There are transportation companies that cover this route, as Linea, Oltursa, Movil Tours and Huaraz Tours, which provide bus tickets Lima - Huaraz in different comfort services at rates from s/ 25 to s/ 85. The buses leave from the terminals of North and Central Lima, in the schedule from08:00 a.m. a 11:30 p.m.destination to the terminals of Av. Antonio Raymondi, Jr. Simón Bolivar and Av. Confraternidad, close to the Plaza de Armas of Huaraz. The climate in Huaraz is cold at night and is charaterized for being temperate and dry, with minimum temperatures of 52 °F (11 °C) and maximum of 62 °F (17 °C), but depending on the season temperatures reach 70 °F (21 °C).

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    Why book a Lima to Huaraz bus with redBus?

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

    Buses from Huaraz to Lima

    If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Lima to Huaraz 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 Huaraz 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 Huaraz

    The name Huaraz comes from “waraq”, a word in quechua which means sunrise. The origins of Huaraz go back to the Pre-Inca period, when the first human settlement took place close to the rivers Quilcay and Santa. It has been verified the human presence in the area of Callejón de Huaylas since 10.000 B. C., when the human beings were dedicated to harvest and hunting; this is testified by the Guitarrero cave in front of Mancos village. It was the chavín culture that was developed in this area during the Horizonte Temprano. Many years later, Spanish people founded the city as San Sebastián de Huaraz, in 1574 and Simón Bolívar called the city “noble and generous”, because of its support to the liberating army during the independence of Peru. It was also called the “capital of international friendship”, in recognition of its help to the victims of the earthquake of 1970 in Áncash; on the seism 20.000 people from Huaraz died and 95% of the city was reduced to ashes.Huaraz is the capital of Áncash department and is considered the “Peruvian Switzerland” for being located on the surroundings of the snowy mountain of Cordillera Blanca. The development of Huaraz is based in the agriculture, trade and tourism, because in Huaraz is concentrated most of the tourist activity of the Sierra de Áncash.


    How can I make an online bus ticket booking in Peru?

    You can book a bus of your choice to any destination in Peru by logging on to the official website of redBus which is . The site is user-friendly and you can book your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

    How do I book a bus from Lima to Huaraz?

    You can either visit the terminal and go the booth belonging to the bus operator of your choice, wait in line, select a seat, and book your ticket. If you’d rather not do that, you can visit and book your seat within 5 minutes.

    Do I need to print out my bus ticket before boarding?

    There are two main scenarios that you might fall into when you have to board a bus. Now, if your boarding point is at any terminal in , passengers will have to take a print out of the bus ticket that has been sent to the email in a PDF format. The second scenario is when your boarding point is a bus stop and not a terminal. In this case, you will receive an M-ticket that you will have to produce before boarding your bus. If the operator does not provide an M-Ticket, you will have to take a printout of the ticket (PDF) that has been sent to the registered email ID that you have used to book the bus ticket on the redBus website. Some operators might levy a charge if these conditions are not followed.

    Can I reschedule my journey after I have booked my ticket?

    Yes, you can. But this feature is limited to only a few bus operators in Peru. Look for the reschedule icon before booking your ticket.

    How do I pay for my bus ticket on the redBus website?

    There are a number of different modes of payment offered to customers. Customers can either pay by credit card, debit card, or they can select any of the banks listed when you click the “FPX (Peru Online Bank Transfer).

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

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

    What is the distance between Lima and Huaraz?

    The distance between the cities is 404 km.

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

    The trip takes 8 hours approximately.

    How many departures are there from Lima to Huaraz?

    On redBus, you will find many departures at different times

    Which bus companies offer the route Lima to Huaraz?

    You can travel through the following companies: Civa, Móvil Bus, Móvil Tours, Linea, Oltursa, Special Tours, Allinbus, Huaraz Buss,, Transportes Julio Cesar, and Tours Rodriguez.

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

    Civa offers the most daily departures from Lima to Huaraz.

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

    The departure points in Lima are located in Javier Prado Avenue, La Victoria, or Plaza Norte Bus Terminal.

    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 Huaraz?

    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.

    Huaraz Weather

    The weather in Huaraz is characterized by its sunny days and cold nights. The highest temperatures are usually during August (24°C), and the lowest during July (4°C). Like many other cities in Peru, Huaraz has a rainy season and a dry season.

    Hotels in Huaraz

    ● Hotel Santa Cruz

    - Gabino Uribe 255, Huaraz, Perú 

    - Prices: From S/ 185.00

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

    ● Selina Huaraz

    - Jr Italia 1124, Huaraz, Perú 

    - Prices: From S/ 82.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Bar. Wifi. Room service. Inhouse garden. Includes breakfast.

    ● Alpamayo Guest House

    - Jirón Juan de la Cruz Romero 1075, Huaraz, Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 50.00

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

    ● Hotel El Rubí

    - Avenue Mariscal Toribio de Luzuriaga 550, Huaraz, Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 150.00

    - Services: It has individual, double, and triple rooms. Wifi. Bar. Includes breakfast.

    Restaurants & Bars in Huaraz

    ● Jama Restaurante

    - Jr. J. Maria Robles Arnao Parque cuba, Huaraz 02001 Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 22.00

    ● Krishna Bhog

    - Jr. Enrique Palacios 630 Near San Fracisco park, Huaraz Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 10.00

    ● Chilli Heaven

    - Parque Ginebra Lote 28, Huaraz Perú

    - Prices: From S/ 12.00

    The most tourist places in Huaraz

    ● Nevado Pastoruri: This snow mountain is located 70 km from Huaraz. It is the ideal place to surround yourself between nature and snow. You can also do outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding, or mountain climbing. 

    ● Lagunas de Llanganuco: Surrounded by the White Mountain Range, this group of lagoons offers a unique landscape. Get amazed by the blue of its waters, and the adventure that will connect you to nature.

    ● Chavín de Huántar: Get to know the origins of one of the most Pre Incan culture in Peru. Located on the Chavin de Huantar Valley, you can walk around its beautiful temples, and surprise yourself with the sculptures and roads. 

    Important dates in Huaraz

    ● Huaraz Holy Week: The exact dates changes every year. Processions, festivals, and local religious traditions are held.

    ● July 25th – Huaraz Anniversary: Event where social activities, parades, concerts, and gastronomic festivals are held. Commemorating the establishment of the city of Huaraz.

    ● Huaraz Carnival: SIs held between the months of February and March. With Yunzas, concerts, and parades filled with traditional dances. It is definitely a good time to visit Huaraz during these dates.

    How to reach Huaraz?

    Huaraz by bus: The distance between Lima and Huaraz is 402 km approximately. Bus operators offer daily departures due to its popularity. By land, the travel time is 8 hours on average.

    How to move around Huaraz?

    - Collectives: This is the most popular transportation. Prices vary between S/ 3 to S/ 6, 

    - Taxis: This is the most comfortable transportation. Prices vary between S/ 6 and S/ 12. You will have to settle the rate before the trip, as taxis in Huaraz don't have taximeter.

    Gastronomy in Huaraz

    In Huaraz you can delight dishes like:

    - Pachamanca

    - Patasca

    - Picante de Cuy

    - Puchero

    Things to buy in Huaraz

    - Handcrafts

    - Chocho (lupin fruit)

    - Quinoa Products

    - Cancha Products

    Huaraz Facts

    Huaraz, the capital of Ancash, has a population of 120 thousand people. It is located at 3.000 m.a.s.l. Its principal economic activities are mining, agriculture, and tourism. For tourism, Huaraz offers many unique landscapes, with many options for outdoor activities like hiking, trekking, snowboarding, and more.

    Bus operators of the route Lima to Huaraz

    ● Linea

    ● Movil Tours

    ● Special Tours

    ● Oltursa

    ● Movil Bus

    ● Allinbus

    ● Huaraz Buss

    ● Civa

    ● Tours Rodriguez

    ● Transportes Julio Cesar

    In Conclusion:

    Huaraz is a unique city, with many tourist places and many activities to do. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes, and places filled with history and culture.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to Huaraz?

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

    Do you want to travel to Huaraz 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.

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