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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  •  4h 23m

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

$320 - $464

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Bus Cruz Del Sur  •  24h 47m

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

$35 - $88

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Bus to Tumbes, fly  •  7h 11m

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

$203 - $598

Bus Emtrafesa  •  22h 30m

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

$42 - $54

Bus Expreso Brasilia  •  25h 25m

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

$36 - $110

Bus Skybus  •  30h 57m

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

$60 - $88

Drive  •  20h 49m

  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 22h 30m.

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The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Lima is to fly which costs $320 - $470 and takes 4h 23m.

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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 22h 30m.

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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 22h 30m and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 4h 23m 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 4h 23m and costs $320 - $470. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $40 - $55 and takes 22h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Cuenca Airport to Lima Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 35m 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: 4h 23m

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 22h 30m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Tumbes to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
TAME
Website
tame.com.ec
Flights from Cuenca to Lima via Quito
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
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
6h 34m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
Bus operators
Super Semería
Phone
+51 74 326437
Email
info@semeriaecuador.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cuenca to Chiclayo
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Cuenca to Mancora
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $23
Schedules at
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Emtrafesa
Website
emtrafesa.com
Bus from Chiclayo to Lima
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
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
17h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $65
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$24 - $35
Regular
$35 - $50
VIP
$45 - $65
Bus from Guayaquil to Lima
Ave. Duration
24h 55m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$100 - $170
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Huaquillas to Lima
Ave. Duration
21h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Lima
Ave. Duration
25h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo Oriental
Phone
(593-07) 2868490
Website
turismooriental.ec
Bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
turismooriental.ec
Book at
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Transporte Ejecutivo San Luis
Phone
+593 7-282-3230
Bus from Cuenca to Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca to Lima is 1452 km. It takes approximately 20h 49m 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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