How to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima

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Recommended option

Fly from Cuenca  •  6 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Cuenca (CUE) to Lima (LIM) CUE - LIM

$318 - $458

Cheapest option

Bus to Piura, fly  •  13 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Piura
  2. Fly from Piura (PIU) to Lima (LIM) PIU - LIM

$84 - $389

5 alternative options

Bus to Tumbes, fly  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Machala
  2. Fly from Tumbes (TBP) to Lima (LIM) TBP - LIM

$200 - $580

Bus to Guayaquil, fly  •  9 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Lima (LIM) GYE - LIM

$209 - $669

Bus Rutas De America  •  25 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Machala Machala / ...
  2. Take the bus from Aguas Verdes to Lima Via Buenos Aires

$135 - $193

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  32 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Lima

$126 - $178

Drive  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima 908.8 miles

$130 - $200

What companies run services between Cuenca, Ecuador and Lima, Peru?

TAME, LATAM Ecuador and two other airlines fly from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima via Machala, Huaquillas, Aguas Verdes, Lima, and Los Jazmines de Naranjal in around 25 h 59 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Tumbes to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Guayaquil to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,100
Flights from Piura to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $750
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
6 h 14 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Guayaquil, Quito
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito, Bogota
Ave. Duration
8 h 44 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Flights from Guayaquil to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
Flights from Guayaquil to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,200
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Guayaquil, Quito
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Guayaquil to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $950
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Piura to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Piura to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $230
Bus operators
Transportes Azuay
Phone
+593-07-2823163
Email
gerencia@transportesazuay.com
Website
transportesazuay.com
Bus from Cuenca to Machala
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $13
Schedules at
transportesazuay.com
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Book at
andestransit.com
Super Semería
Phone
+51 74 326437
Email
info@semeriaecuador.com
Website
semeriaecuador.com
Bus from Cuenca to Piura
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Guayaquil to Lima
Ave. Duration
27 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cuenca, Ecuador and Lima is 1040 km. The road distance is 1454 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima is to bus which costs $120 - $180 and takes 32 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima is to fly which takes 6 h 6 min and costs $310 - $460.

No, there is no direct bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima. However, there are services departing from Cuenca and arriving at Parque del Trabajo via Machala, Aguas Verdes and Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 59 min.

It takes approximately 6 h 6 min to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima, including transfers.