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Lima to Ica Bus Service

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5 hrs 318 mins
PEN 35

Lima to Ica Bus Distance

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Lima to Ica Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Paredes Estrella VIP 17:00:00 00:00 26 hrs 0 mins
Transportes VSM 19:45 19:45 10 hrs 0 mins

Lima to Ica Bus

The distance from Lima to Ica is 193 mi (311 km) and the travel takes about 5 hours by land. The terrestrial transportation company that cover this route are Oltursa, Perú Bus, Wari Palomino and Romeliza. The bus tickets Lima - Ica cost from s/. 33 to s/. 140, from 12:30 a.m to 8:45 p.m. The bus terminals are located in the North, Center and South of Lima, what increase greatly your options when you plan your trip. In the destination city the buses will arrive to the terminals located in 3 different avenues, close to the central area of the city; there you will find the necessary services to go through the warm and sunny Ica, whose annual average temperature is 80 °F (27 °C).

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    • La Victoria
    • San Juan De Miraflores
    • Terminal Atocongo
    • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte

    Why book a Lima to Ica bus with redBus?

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

    Buses from Ica to Lima

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

    Ica is a city located in the southern central of Peru. It stands out for its crops of grapes, asparagus, date palms, cotton and much more. It has recognized tourist attractions such as the Huacachina oasis and a long history to be known that the Paracas, Nazca and Chincha cultures left behind. Without a doubt, Ica is a place that you’ll love to know if you are a lover of the sun, beaches and adventure.


    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 Ica?

    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 Ica?

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

    What is the distance between Lima and Ica?

    The distance between Lima and Ica is 314.8 km

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

    The trip lasts approximately 5 hours.

    How many departures are there from Lima to Ica?

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

    Which bus companies offer the route Lima to Ica?

    You can travel through these companies: Tepsa, Perubus, Jaksa, Romeliza, Oltursa, Expreso Santa Clara, Paredes Estrella y Cruz del Sur.

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

    The companies and departures depends on the season.

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

    You can travel from these terminals:● TEPSA (Av. Javier Prado Este 1091)● CRUZ DEL SUR (Av. Javier Prado Este 1109) ● PERU BUS (Av. México 333, La Victoria) ● OLTURSA (Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre)● ROMELIZA (Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre)● EXPRESO SANTA CLARA (Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre)● PAREDES ESTRELLA (Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre).

    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 Ica?

    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.

    Ica Weather

    The climate is generally hot and dry. In the summer it reaches a temperature that exceeds 30 ° C and the minimum does not drop below 8 ° C. It also has strong winds called "Paracas", which usually raise large sand storms.

    Hotels in Ica

    Ica has various tourist attractions and therefore has a wide variety of hotels and lodgings for all budgets. You can find cozy places to go with family or a backpacker hostel to go with friends.

    Restaurants & Bars in Ica

    The gastronomy of Ica is a fusion of Creole cuisine and African cuisine. It has the representative carapulcra, this dish is accompanied with dry soup or noodles seasoned. In addition ICA is one of the places in Peru that has a variety of marine species therefore can cook dishes like seafood ceviche rich, jellies, stretcher, tiraditos among other dishes

    The most tourist places in Ica

    ● La Laguna de la Huacachina: It is a natural oasis surrounded by palm trees and eucalyptus trees, it is located in the middle of the desert. It has a very pleasant climate and you can rent boats for sailing on the lagoon. The most entertaining activities to practice in this place are sandboarding and rides in sand vehicles.

    ● La Reserva Natural de Paracas: Considered a natural attraction of Ica, this reserve is inhabited by penguins, sea lions, and dolphins. When visiting its beaches you will see the rock formation World Heritage Site "La Catedral" and in its bay "El Candelabro", a 1.20-meter geoglyph that points to the Nazca Lines. On the other hand, if you like the archeology, in Cerro Colorado you can contemplate Wari Kayan, one of the archaeological sites in Ica, where ancient human remains were located.

    ● Cachiche: This is known as the Town of the Witches; because according to the inhabitants it was the meeting place for women who possessed supernatural powers. What you cannot miss when you come to Cachiche is La Palmera de las 7 Cabezas, La Bruja de Cachiche statue, and the Brujas de Cachiche Theme Park.

    ● The Pisco route: The best time to do it is between the end of February and the beginning of April. On this route, you’ll take a tour of the best vineyards to learn about the process of making pisco among the most important wineries in the region are those of Tacama, Vista Alegre, Viña Santiago Queirolo, and the Bodega Artesanal El Catador.

    Important dates in Ica

    ● January 19 to January 22 - Anniversary of Nazca Ica: Artisan and photographic fairs are held, an exhibition of typical dishes and drinks, as well as the inevitable pisco festival.

    ● February 23 - Huacachina Mermaid Festival: On this date, you will see a staging of the Huacachina legend, there are also craft, wine, gastronomic fairs, costume balls, and others.

    ● February 23 to March 11 - Festival Internacional de la Vendimia Iqueña: These days the Festival of the Grape, Election, and Coronation of the Queen takes place.

    ● October 15- Festival del Señor de Luren: It is said that his image was mysteriously lost in the desert, during the journey from Pisco to Ica. The image was found in a desolate place called Luren. On a central day, they carry out a procession through the main streets of the city, from dusk until the next day.

    How to move around Ica?

    To move around Ica, you can use public transport or car:

    ● Public transport: It is the cheapest means of transport, the ticket costs generally S / .1.00.

    ● Taxi: If the routes are short, you can find services up to S / .5.00.

    How to reach Ica?

    Ica by bus: The distance between Lima and Ica is 314.8 km. The travel time is around 4 and 5 hours.

    Gastronomy in Ica

    The most delicious and representative dishes of Ica are:

    - Sopa seca.

    - Carapulcra.

    - Chupe de pallares.

    - Tejas.

    - Frejol colado.

    - Chapanas.

    Things to buy in Ica

    The most typical souvenirs that you can buy in Ica are:

    - Crafts worked in clay.

    - Pisco.

    - Seasonal fruits, such as the delicious mango. In Ica abounds in various types and sizes.

    Ica Facts

    Ica is located on the central coast of Peru. It includes the districts of Ica, Los Aquijes, Subtanjalla, La Tinguiña, and Parcona. Its territory is desert and rugged, with oases and extensive pampas, surrounded by mountain ranges, valleys, hills, and dunes.

    Bus operators of the route Lima to Ica

    ● Tepsa

    ● Perú Bus

    ● Jaksa

    ● Romeliza

    ● Oltursa

    ● Expreso Santa Clara

    ● Paredes Estrella

    ● Cruz del Sur

    In Conclusion:

    Ica has a lot to offer, here you can have fun, learn more about the history and live incredible adventures. Do not miss the Paracas Natural Reserve and its beautiful Huacachina Lagoon. Even you could easily spend here a whole week, exploring the Atacama desert. When you visit this city you will want to return over and over again.

    Lima to Ica Route

    Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to Ica?

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

    Do you want to travel to Ica 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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