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Lima to Pucallpa Bus Service

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19 hrs 20 mins
PEN 85

Lima to Pucallpa Bus Distance

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Lima to Pucallpa Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Turismo Chocano 18:30 18:30 20 hrs 0 mins
Expreso NorPeru 11:30 12:00 14 hrs 0 mins

Lima to Pucallpa Bus

The distance from Lima to Pucallpa is 471 mi (758 km) and the travel on the highway takes about 16-20 hours (it’s a long way, but you have some advantages). The terrestrial transportation companies Tepsa, TSP and Movil Bus cover this route, providing bus tickets for the bus Lima - Pucallpa from s/. 80 to s/. 140. The buses leave from 1:10 p.m. a 5:20 p.m. from the terminals of North and Center of Lima, destination to the terminal of Av. Centenario or the street Las Gardenias, main road from where you can access to the main tourism points of the city. Pucallpa is part of the eyebrow of the jungle, that’s why the climate is tropical and very warm, with sunshine most of the year and torrential rains that refresh sometimes the environment, with temperatures that average 86 °F (30 °C). You should bring your raincoat and sunscreen, don’t you forget it!



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Why book a Lima to Pucallpa bus with redBus?

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

Buses from Pucallpa to Lima

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

The name of this city comes from the Quechua language and means red-colored land, a definition that corresponds with its red landscapes. It’s considered the second most important fluvial port of the Amazonia. Pucallpa was colonized in 1840 by Franciscan missionaries. For several years it was a little settlement isolated from the country. It was founded on May the 23rd 1833, during the rubber fever. In 1945 Pucallpa was connected with Tingo Maria by land.


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 Pucallpa?

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 Pucallpa?

If you are looking for cheap tickets, with redBus you can access offers at any time of the year. Enter and discover more offers.

What is the distance between Lima and Pucallpa?

The distance is 740.6 km

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

Approximately the trip takes 18 hs

How many departures are there from Lima to Pucallpa?

There are 3 departures a day

Which bus companies offer the route Lima to Pucallpa?

You can travel through the following companies: Movil Bus, Tepsa, TransAmazonica.

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

The companies Tepsa and Movilbus have 02 regular departures for Pucallpa from Lima.

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

TEPSA: Aramburu (Av Javier Prado Este 1091), Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre. MOVILBUS: Paseo De La República 749. La Victoria, Av. Javier Prado Este 1093 (In front of Ricardo Palma Clinic)

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 Pucallpa?

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.

Pucallpa Weather

In Pucallpa, the summer season is very short, very hot and partly cloudy. Winter is also short, hot and cloudy. Throughout the year, the temperature varies from 21 ° C to 32 ° C and very rarely can it drop below 18 ° C or, conversely, rise above 35 ° C. 

Hotels in Pucallpa

In the city of Pucallpa, each tourist who visits has a large number of destinations to visit. For this, you must have a place to stay. This city offers all that and more. Pucallpa has a great variety of hotels and lodgings inside. You can book a night in the city and enjoy its activities, as well as, you can embed yourself in the jungle and spend the night there. 

● Los Gavilanes Hotel

- Jr. Ipuatia Nª 370, Pucallpa, Perú

- Price: From S/.152.00

- Servicios: It has individual, double, triple, family rooms, and suites. Pool. Gym. Bar. Restaurant. Room service. Wifi. Includes breakfast.

● Casa Andina Select Pucallpa

- Jirón Sucre 198, Callería, Coronel Portillo, Pucallpa, Perú

- Price: From S/.219.00

- Servicios: It has individual, double, triple, family rooms, and suites. Pool. Gym. Bar. Spa. Restaurant. Room service. Pet Friendly. Wifi. Includes breakfast.

● Hotel Boulevard Plaza

- Av. San Martin 340, Pucallpa, Perú

- Price: From S/.120.00

- Servicios: It has individual, double, triple rooms, and suites Wifi. Includes breakfast.

Restaurants & Bars in Pucallpa

Pucallpa also has a great number of gastronomic riches. You can not stop trying a picadillo de paiche or timbuche. These local dishes, mostly fish, are served throughout the city. For this reason, Pucallpa has several restaurants where you can eat and enjoy its gastronomy, either in the city or on the outskirts of it. 

● La Plaza Bar & Gril

- 198 Sucre Street, Calleria, Coronel Portillo, Pucallpa, Peru

- Price: From S/.12.00

● Parrilladas Orlando's

- Aguaytia Street, Pucallpa, Peru

- Price: From S/.22.00

● Dmimar Cevichería Criolla & Bar

- 650 9 de Diciembre Street, Pucallpa, Peru

- Price: From S/. 25.00

The most tourist places in Pucallpa

● Pucallpa Cathedral: The Cathedral is located in the Plaza de Armas. This cathedral is important not only for its size but also for the architecture that stands out from the other buildings. It was inaugurated on December 8, 2005.

● Plaza de Armas de Pucallpa: The Plaza de Armas is located in the heart of Pucallpa. In the center, you can see an obelisk and an ornamental pool. This square is the center of the city and national and international tourists visit it at all times. If you are walking around it, do not forget to refresh yourself with delicious ice cream from its many ice cream parlors that are found in this square.

● Yarinacocha Lagoon: The Yarinacocha Lagoon is located 30 minutes from the city center. In addition, it is considered one of the largest lagoons in the Peruvian jungle.

Important dates in Pucallpa

● Ucayalino Carnival: It is a carnival full of typical dance competitions around the humisha or cortamonte. During the party, it is a matter of choosing the queen of the carnival, and parades are held with traditional comparsas and parades of allegorical cars.

● Feast of Saint John: This celebration is held towards Saint John the Baptist. Visitors usually take walks in the open air to bathe in its gorges, rivers, beaches, and lagoons, hoping to be welcomed by that miraculous cloak. Activities are also carried out such as fashion shows, dance performances, and fireworks.

● Jubilee Week: The city's anniversary is celebrated with a series of activities. Walks of allegorical cars, fairs, parades, or gastronomic fairs are some of which people and communities come together to perform. 

How to move around Pucallpa?

To move around the city of Pucallpa you basically have 2 options.

● Public bus: This form is the most popular with people. It has an important economic aspect since the passage is cheaper than other means of transport.

● Taxi: It is the fastest way to get to the destination. On the economic side, you will have to pay a little more to purchase this service. 

How to reach Pucallpa?

Pucallpa by bus: The distance between Lima and Pucallpa is 1275 km approximately. The travel time by land is between 17 and 18 hours.

Gastronomy in Pucallpa

In the city of Pucallpa, you will try delicious dishes such as: 

- Inchicapi.

- Picadillo de paiche.

- Timbuche. 

Things to buy in Pucallpa

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

- Embroidered looms

- Mocahuas miniatures

- Necklaces of Huayruros 

Pucallpa Facts

Pucallpa is located in the eastern central part of Peru on the banks of the Ucayali River. It has a population of approximately 211,611 inhabitants, this makes it the tenth most populous city in the country. The city of Pucallpa was colonized by Franciscan missionaries in the 1840s. For a long time, this city was kept away from the rest of the country by the Andes Mountains. In 1909 contracts were signed to connect the city with the country through the Central Railroad. 

Bus operators of the route Lima to Pucallpa

●Movil Bus



In conclusion:

If you are looking for a place to find rivers and nature in all its splendor, Pucallpa should be one of your first options. Dare to be part of nature and visit this magical city.

Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to Pucallpa?

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

Do you want to travel to Pucallpa 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 Pucallpa 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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    Turismo Chocano
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    Expreso NorPeru