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There are 7 ways to get from Cuenca to Lima by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Cuenca  •  4 h 22 min

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

$320 - $464

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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

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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

$203 - $598

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  25 h 24 min

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

$66 - $120

Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  25 h 39 min

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

$136 - $205

Bus Skybus  •  30 h 57 min

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

$75 - $103

Drive  •  20 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Cuenca to Lima 907.7 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Cuenca 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 to Lima is to fly which costs $320 - $470 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cuenca 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 and Lima is 1040 km. The road distance is 1452.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cuenca 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 22 min to get from Cuenca to Lima, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Lima is to fly which takes 4 h 22 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 to Lima bus services, operated by Emtrafesa, arrive at Lima station.

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Map of how to get from Cuenca to Lima.
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  • Distance: 649.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 22 min

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

TAME, LATAM Ecuador and two other airlines fly from Cuenca to Lima 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cuenca 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
Emtrafesa
Website
emtrafesa.com
Bus from Chiclayo to Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $22
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emtrafesa.com
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emtrafesa.com
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
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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
6 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $80
Schedules at
omega.com.co
Bus from Guayaquil to Lima
Ave. Duration
24 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $95
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
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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
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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca to Lima is 1452 km. It takes approximately 20 h 49 min to drive from Cuenca 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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