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There are 6 ways to get from Cuenca to Túcume by bus, car, plane or taxi

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Bus via Piura

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Piura
  2. Take the bus from Piura to Chiclayo

5 alternative options

Bus

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Chiclayo

Drive

  1. Drive from Cuenca to Túcume

Fly from Cuenca

  1. Fly from Cuenca (CUE) to Chiclayo (CIX)

Taxi to Guayaquil, fly

  1. Take a taxi from Cuenca to Guayaquil
  2. Fly from Guayaquil (GYE) to Chiclayo (CIX)

Bus to Tumbes, fly

  1. Take the bus from Cuenca to Huaquillas
  2. Fly from Tumbes (TBP) to Chiclayo (CIX)
Ecuador → Peru
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International entry into Peru from Ecuador

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Ecuador
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Peru land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Peru from Ecuador

  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 14 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Botswana and South Africa

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Rules to follow in Peru

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Considerations leaving from Ecuador

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Peru from Ecuador.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Túcume is 113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Túcume is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Túcume is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 113.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Ecuador from Peru.

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Last updated: 9 Aug 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Gobierno de Peru.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cuenca to Túcume is to bus which costs $35 - $50 and takes 14h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Cuenca to Túcume is to drive which costs $95 - $150 and takes 9h 12m.

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The distance between Cuenca and Túcume is 412 km. The road distance is 663.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Túcume without a car is to bus via Piura which takes 13h 33m and costs $30 - $50.

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It takes approximately 13h 33m to get from Cuenca to Túcume, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cuenca to Túcume is to bus via Piura which takes 13h 33m and costs $30 - $50. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $220 - $650 and takes 9h 33m.

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There is no direct flight from Cuenca Airport to Chiclayo Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h and has two stopovers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cuenca to Túcume is 663 km. It takes approximately 9h 12m to drive from Cuenca to Túcume.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cuenca Airport to Chiclayo Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cuenca to Túcume.
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  • Distance: 412.4 km
  • Duration: 13h 33m

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

You can take a bus from Cuenca to Túcume via Piura, Piura, and Chiclayo in around 13h 33m. Alternatively, LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Cuenca to Túcume twice daily.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuenca to Chiclayo via Quito, Lima
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $650
Flights from Guayaquil to Chiclayo via Quito, Lima
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$310 - $600
Flights from Guayaquil to Chiclayo via Lima
Ave. Duration
10h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Tumbes to Chiclayo via Lima
Ave. Duration
8h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $480
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Guayaquil to Chiclayo via Panama City
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $330
Bus operators
Transportes Azuay
Phone
+593-07-2823163
Email
gerencia@transportesazuay.com
Website
transportesazuay.com
Bus from Cuenca to Piura
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
transportesazuay.com
Bus from Cuenca to Huaquillas
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
transportesazuay.com
Super Semería
Phone
+51 74 326437 (+593)072842044
Email
info@semeriaecuador.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cuenca to Chiclayo
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
redbus.pe
Other operators
Taxi from Cuenca to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxi Paisa
Phone
+593 7-286-3774
Radio Taxi FLASH
Phone
+593-72883703
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Radio Taxi Express
Phone
+593 7-286-6150
Website
facebook.com
Radio Taxi Amigos
Phone
+593-07-280-1713
Website
aiyellow.com
Fusion radio taxi
Phone
+593-994721909
Website
facebook.com

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