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Lima to San Ignacio Bus Service

Avg. Bus Duration
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Daily Bus Services
Cheapest Bus
23 hrs 0 mins
San Ignacio
PEN 100.00

Lima to San Ignacio Bus Distance

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Lima to San ignacio Bus

The route from Lima to San Ignacio takes approximately 22 hours, going across the distance of 727 mi (1170 km). The terrestrial transportation company Divino Senor provides bus tickets for this route at rates of s/ 90 to s/ 100 at schedules available at 4:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. The buses leave from the terminals of Lima Centro and Norte destination to the terminal of Av. San Ignacion 530. The weather in San Ignacio is tropical with an average temperature of 69.8 °F (21 °C), the rains are abundant, but descend from July to September.



  • La Victoria
  • Terminal Plaza Norte
  • Puente Piedra

San Ignacio

  • Terminal San Ignacio

Why book a Lima to San Ignacio bus with redBus?

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

Buses from San Ignacio to Lima

If you already acquired your tickets to travel from Lima to San Ignacio 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 San Ignacio 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 San Ignacio

San Ignacio de la Frontera is a district located in the namesake province, in Cajamarca. This district limits by the north with Ecuador. Also known as the coffee and honey land, San Ignacio was established in 1965, under the government of Fernando Belaunde.


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 to San Ignacio?

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 San Ignacio?

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

What is the distance between Lima and San Ignacio?

The distance between the cities is 1184km approximately.

How long does it take to go from Lima to San Ignacio?

The trip takes 23 to 24 hours approximately.

How many departures are there from Lima to San Ignacio?

On redBus, you will find many departures at different times.

Which bus companies offer the route Lima to San Ignacio?

Podrás viajar de Lima a Jaen con las siguientes empresas: Divino Señor.

Which bus companies have the most departures for the Lima to San Ignacio?

Currently, Divino Señor offers the most daily departures from Lima to San Ignacio.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Lima to San Ignacio?

The main departure point is the Plaza Norte 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 San Ignacio?

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.

San Ignacio Weather

The weather in San Ignacio is warm, with temperatures that varies between 15°C and 26°C. The rain seasons happens during the first semester of the year.

Hotels in San Ignacio

● Sol de la Frontera

- Carretera Binacional Km 1 Distrito Namballe, San Ignacio, Namballe, Perú

- Price: From S/ 80.00

- Services: It has individual, double, triple, and family rooms. Wifi. 

● Urqu Hotel

- Av. La Colina S/N Urb. La Colina, Jaén 06801 Perú

- Price: From S/ 296.00

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

● Gran Hotel San Ignacio

- Price: From S/ 70.00

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

Restaurants & Bars in San Ignacio

● Esencia Café

- 580 Zarumilla Avenue, San Ignacio 06846 Perú

- Price: From S/ 11.00

● Cafetería Saja

- N1 Bolivar Street, San Ignacio 076 Perú

- Price: From S/ 12.00

● El Tundal

- 140 San Ignacio Avenue, San Ignacio Perú

- Price: From S/ 18.00

The most tourist places in San Ignacio

● Arrebiatadas Lagoons: This is a group of 15 lagoons, surrounded by an important flora with healing properties. Arrebiatadas Lagoons is an iconic point for those who want a cultural experience. 

● Faical Cave paintings: It is located in the Northwest of San Ignacio. It is an archeological simple of 1060 figures from an ancient civilization. On the cave walls, you can see the Facial Mountain. 

● Waterfalls circuit: These waterfalls are located southwest of San Ignacio. This circuit is formed by waterfalls like La Cueva, El Toro, Icmar, El Arcoiris, and The Caserio Nueve de Octubre.

The most important dates in San Ignacio

● July 31th – Fiesta Patronal de San Ignacio: This is the most important of the San Ignacio district, as it honors the Saint Caretaker of the city. On this day many social activities are held, being a Mass and a procession the main ones.

● September 6th – San Ignacio Anniversary: Every September 6th, San Ignacio honors the city’s establishment, with art exhibitions, and parades that gathers all the community.

How to move around San Ignacio?

To move around San Ignacio you can use any of these options:

- Taxi: You can use any taxi app or catch a taxi on the Street to move around the city. Depending on the distance, rates can vary between 5 and 10 soles.

- Colectivo: Through the main avenues, you can catch a Colectivo, that go through the main avenues. Rates vary from 3 to 6 soles.

How to reach San Ignacio?

San ignacio by bus: You can travel from Lima to San Ignacio by land. The trip takes between 23 and 24 hours.

Gastronomy in San Ignacio

- Cashca Chilcano

- Tacacho with Cecina

- Majote with rind

- Shurumbo

Things to buy in San Ignacio

- Looms

- Cacao

- Coffee

- Wood carvings

- Handcrafts

San Ignacio Facts

San Ignacio is one of the 13 province that form Cajamarca. San Ignacio is bordered by Ecuador by the north, Jaen by the south, Amazona by the east, and Piura by the west. At present date, San Ignacio has a population of more than 300 000.

Bus operators of the route Lima to San Ignacio

● Divino Señor

In Conclusion:

San Ignacio combines the best of the Peruvian Northeast, with many different places filled with nature, history, and culture.

Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to San Ignacio?

Are you thinking about taking a vacation, a business trip or want to visit your family in San Ignacio, do not worry! at redBus you can find the best prices from the most important bus companies in Perú, 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 San Ignacio?

Do you want to travel to San Ignacio 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 San Ignacio 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.