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There are 8 ways to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Cuenca  •  4 h 32 min

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

$320 - $464

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Bus Cruz Del Sur  •  24 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Mancora Via Chiclayo
  2. Take the bus from Máncora to Lima Plaza Norte Via Lima

$34 - $88

6 alternative options

Bus to Tumbes, fly  •  7 h 11 min

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

$198 - $573

Bus Emtrafesa  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Chiclayo Via Chiclayo
  2. Take the bus from Chiclayo to Lima

$42 - $54

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  25 h 36 min

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

$65 - $108

Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  25 h 45 min

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

$130 - $180

Bus Omega  •  28 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Lima Plaza norte Via Cucuta / ...

$70 - $98

Drive  •  20 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima 908.8 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima is to bus which costs $40 - $55 and takes 22 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima is to fly which costs $320 - $470 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima. However, there are services departing from Cuenca and arriving at Lima via Chiclayo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cuenca, Ecuador and Lima is 1040 km. The road distance is 1454.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima without a car is to bus which takes 22 h 30 min and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima, including transfers.

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Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima bus services, operated by Super Semería, depart from Cuenca station.

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The best way to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $320 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 22 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cuenca Airport to Lima Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 35 min and has one stopover.

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Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima bus services, operated by Emtrafesa, arrive at Lima station.

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Map of how to get from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima.
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  • Distance: 650.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

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

TAME, LATAM Ecuador and two other airlines fly from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima via Chiclayo in around 22 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
4 h 9 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Tumbes to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Bus operators
Pullman Sucre Internacional
Phone
593 072822329
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cuenca to Huaquillas
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
transportescuenca.com
Bus from Cuenca to Machala
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Super Semería
Phone
+51 74 326437
Email
info@semeriaecuador.com
Website
semeriaecuador.com
Bus from Cuenca to Chiclayo
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cuenca to Mancora
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
facebook.com
Emtrafesa
Website
emtrafesa.com
Bus from Chiclayo to Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Schedules at
emtrafesa.com
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emtrafesa.com
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Máncora to Lima Plaza Norte
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $65
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$23 - $35
Regular
$35 - $55
VIP
$45 - $65
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Huaquillas to Lima
Ave. Duration
22 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Lima
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Omega
Phone
+57 1 8000 18 1670
Email
atencionalcliente@omega.com.co
Website
omega.com.co
Bus from Huaquillas to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Bus from Guayaquil to Lima Plaza norte
Ave. Duration
23 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $90
Schedules at
omega.com.co
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
Transporte Ejecutivo San Luis
Phone
+593 7-282-3230
Bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima is 1454 km. It takes approximately 20 h 51 min to drive from Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., LATAM Ecuador, LATAM Chile and TAME offer flights from Cuenca Airport to Lima Airport.

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