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Lima to Tacna Bus Service

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21 hrs 1303 mins
PEN 100

Lima to Tacna Bus Distance

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Lima to Tacna Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Turismo Tacna Internacional 11:30:00 00:00 11 hrs 0 mins
Hermanos Ponce 12:30:00 00:00 14 hrs 0 mins

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Lima to Tacna Bus

The distance from Lima to Tacna is 767 mi (1235 km) travelling on the highway about 20 hours. The transportation companies that cover this route are Oltursa, Excluciva, Tepsa and Civa, which provide bus tickets Lima - Tacna at rates from s/. 57 to s/. 140. The buses leave from the main terminals of North, South and Central Lima in the schedule from 10:30 a.m. to 7:40 p.m. Destination to the terminals close to Av. Hipólito Unanue, in Tacna. The climate in Tacna is characterized for being dry, with an average temperature of 64 °F (18 °C). The minimum temperature is 50 °F (10 °C ) and the maximum 89 °F (32 °C) and a rainy season from June to August.

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    • La Victoria
    • Terminal Atocongo
    • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte


    • La Victoria
    • Terminal Atocongo
    • Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte

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

    Buses from Tacna to Lima

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

    The first Hispanic settlements in Tacna date from 1572. In the pre-Columbian period, the territory was inhabited by different indigenous communities as the uros, lupacas, and camanchacos, until the arrival of the Inca Túpac Yupanqui, who conquered Tacna, adding the territory to the Incan Empire. During the colonial period, there were indigenous uprisings that would cause the reduction of the population by the Spanish soldier's hands. After independence in 1821, Tacna would be recognized as the “heroic city” for the role of the city and the locals in the achievement of Peru’s independence. Inside the history, rich of historical events, Tacna passed from being a Peruvian city to taking part of the Chilean territory, as a direct result of the Pacific War (war between Peru and Chile); at this war, part of Tacna had to be given. However, in 1929 Tacna joins again Peru, after more than 50 years being in possession of Chile. In Tacna took place the most important events of the 20th century as the “Tacnazo”, coup d’état where the military government of President Juan Velasco Alvarado was overthrown.


    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 Tacna?

    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 Tacna?

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

    What is the distance between Lima and Tacna?

    The distance is 1222.2 km

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

    Approximately the trip takes 20 hs

    How many departures are there from Lima to Tacna?

    There are 6 departures a day

    Which bus companies offer the route Lima to Tacna?

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

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

    The Civa company has 11 departures followed by Tepsa and Oltursa with 06 regular departures, each also known as Turismo Tacna Internacional as a reliable alternative for some users.

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

    CIVA: Atocongo (Panamericana Sur KM. 1130 San Juan de Miraflores Stand 31) Cercado de Lima (Av. 28 de Julio N ° 1145 - La Victoria) Av. Paseo de la República No. 569, Lima Plaza Norte land terminal. EXCLUCIVA: Av. Javier Prado Este N ° 1155 - La Victoria. TEPSA: Aramburu (Av Javier Prado Este 1091), Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre. OLTURSA: Lima Plaza Norte Terminal Terrestre, Aramburú (Av. Andrés Aramburú 1160, Surquillo) Atocongo (Terminal Terrestre Atocongo)

    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 Tacna?

    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.

    Tacna Weather

    Tacna´s weather is temperate subtropical and desert. This generates large dust and sand uprisings. With maximum temperatures up to 32 ° C, the average temperature is 18 ° C and a minimum is 8 ° C. 

    Hotels in Tacna

    In the city of Tacna, there is the Free Zone, the main reason why people usually travel there. This area is where you can buy a wide variety of items at low costs, due to being exempt from taxes. For this reason, Tacna offers a variety of accommodation that adjusts to the needs of its visitors. However, Tacna has a small but beautiful tourist circuit to visit through private tours, which also generates a tourist reception that seeks to know and enjoy new things.

    Restaurantes & Bars in Tacna

    The local gastronomy has as representative dish it's famous Spicy a la Tacneña, as well as they generally offer the stuffed chili Charquicán, rice with duck, the marraqueta bread, among others. Tacna also has the production of liqueurs such as peach liquor, peach wine, fruit macerates, wines, and piscos.

    The most tourist places in Tacna

    ● Tour around the city: You will be able to visit the historical center as houses of illustrious characters, in addition to the Ornamental Pile, the Parabolic Arch, and the Cathedral Church of Tacna, and the Railway Museum.

    ● The Museum of the Defenders of the Alto del Alianza: Located 8 km from the city, it is the site of the battle of Tacna in 1880. There is a monument in homage to the defenders of the homeland and the Museo de Sitio Alto de la Alliance.

    ● Coastal or coastal tour: You can visit stops such as the Burros gorge, the Inka coastal path, the Solar Clock, Punta San Pablo, Grau port, the Ite wetlands, and the Punta Picata petroglyphs. 

    Important dates in Tacna

    ● May 26 - Anniversary of the Battle of Alto de la Alianza.

    ● June 20 - Homage to the first cry for freedom launched by Jose Antonio de Zela.

    ● August 28 - Tacna Week. Procession of the Flag. Agricultural, Industrial, and Artisan Fair. 

    How to move around Tacna?

    There are 2 options to mobilize in the city of Tacna, the tourist can choose the public bus, commonly regulated by the municipality or taxi, managed by a citizen who provides a service.

    ● Public bus: It is the most popular form of transportation within the city, as well as being very economical. The rate does not usually arise from S / 3 per person. The public bus has different stops where it picks up passengers, so the trip can be a little slow.

    ● Taxi: This is the fastest way of transportation within the city. This means of transport goes straight to the desired destination. You can take one on the streets, calling a company or through an application. The rate here is usually higher, usually exceeding S / 7. 

    How to reach Tacna?

    Tacna by bus: The distance between Lima and Tacna is 1245 km approximately. The travel time by land is 20 hours.

    Gastronomy in Tacna

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

    - Spicy tacneña.

    - Adobo tacneño.

    - Tacneña casserole.

    Things to Buy in Tacna

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

    - Leather bags.

    - Ceramic crafts.

    - Miniatures of the Parabolic Arc.

    Tacna Facts

    Tacna is on the southwestern coast of Peru and has 4 provinces: Tacna, Tarata, Jorge Basadre, and Candarave. Its climate is diverse for having territory in its majority of the coast and a third part is located in the heights of the mountain range. The coast has a dry climate, with temperature variations from 12ºC to 30ºC, while its average temperature is 16.5 ° C. The remarkable feature of the city is its economy. Tacna produces 53.15% of the country's olives and, above all, it owns the Free Zone, which contributes to the economic dynamics of the region.

    Bus Operators from the Lima to Tacna route

    ● Tepsa

    ● Oltursa

    ● Transportes Cromotex

    ● Civa

    ● Excluciva

    ● Turismo Tacna Internacional 

    In conclusion:

    Tacna has its charm despite being just another passing city. There are several tourist circuits that you can do, such as the Litoral or the Alto de la Alianza. Tacna is also a Free Zone, and therefore an excellent place to buy different items at low cost, so you can take advantage of your trip and return with excellent gifts for your family.

    Looking for cheap tickets from Lima to Tacna?

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

    Do you want to travel to Tacna 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. 

    Tips for finding cheap tickets on the Lima to Tacna

    Tacna lives 2 months in Low Season, May and September, and the morning trip is recommended since it is cheaper to travel. 

    Measures against COVID-19 on the Lima to Tacna 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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