There are 5 ways to get from Cuenca to Lima by plane, bus or car

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Fly from Cuenca  •  6 h 11 min

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

$318 - $458

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Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  25 h 42 min

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

$136 - $205

3 alternative options

Bus to Tumbes, fly  •  8 h 57 min

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

$201 - $592

Bus Expresos Los Llanos  •  25 h 50 min

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

$303 - $322

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 drive which costs $130 - $200 and takes 20 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Lima is to fly which costs $310 - $460 and takes 6 h 11 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 2 de Mayo via Aguas Verdes and Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 42 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 25 h 42 min and costs $130 - $210.

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It takes approximately 6 h 11 min to get from Cuenca to Lima, including transfers.

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Cuenca to Lima bus services, operated by Transportes Azuay, depart from Cuenca station.

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Lima is to fly which takes 6 h 11 min and costs $310 - $460. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $130 - $210 and takes 25 h 42 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 Linea de Los Andes, 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: 6 h 11 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 Huaquillas, Aguas Verdes, Lima, and Tomas Valle in around 25 h 42 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
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 Quito, Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$360 - $850
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
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