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There are 5 ways to get from Cusco to Chimbote by plane, bus or car

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Fly, bus  •  5h 32m

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Trujillo (TRU) CUZ - TRU
  2. Take the bus from Trujillo to Chimbote

$171 - $398

Cheapest option

Bus via Lima  •  28h 53m

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima - Luna Pizarro Via Lima
  2. Take the bus from Lima to Chimbote

$33 - $51

3 alternative options

Bus  •  25h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima Via Lima
  2. Take the bus from Lima - Plaza Norte to Chimbote Via Bogota

$36 - $40

Bus via Cusco  •  29h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima Cusco
  2. Take the bus from Lima Plaza norte to Chimbote

$42 - $65

Drive  •  24h 18m

  1. Drive from Cusco to Chimbote 989.6 miles

$140 - $210

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The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Chimbote is to bus which costs $36 - $40 and takes 25h.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Chimbote is to fly and bus which costs $170 - $400 and takes 5h 32m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cusco to Chimbote. However, there are services departing from Cusco and arriving at Chimbote via Lima - Plaza Norte. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25h.

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The distance between Cusco and Chimbote is 873 km. The road distance is 1583.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Chimbote without a car is to bus which takes 25h and costs $36 - $40.

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It takes approximately 5h 32m to get from Cusco to Chimbote, including transfers.

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Cusco to Chimbote bus services, operated by Expreso Los Chankas, depart from Cusco station.

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The quickest flight from Cuzco Airport to Trujillo Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 51m.

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Cusco to Chimbote bus services, operated by Grupo Palomino, arrive at Chimbote station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cusco to Chimbote is 1583 km. It takes approximately 24h 18m to drive from Cusco to Chimbote.

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  • Distance: 545.9 miles
  • Duration: 5h 32m

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and Chimbote, Peru?

You can take a bus from Cusco to Chimbote via Lima and Lima - Plaza Norte in around 25h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Trujillo
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Cuzco to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $310
Bus operators
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Trujillo to Chimbote
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $22
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$8 - $14
Regular
$14 - $20
VIP
$16 - $22
Bus from Lima Plaza norte to Chimbote
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$12 - $19
Regular
$20 - $29
VIP
$25 - $35
Grupo Palomino
Phone
+51 1 2020600
Email
atencioncliente@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Lima - Plaza Norte to Chimbote
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi bed
$9 - $13
Bed
$14 - $20
Bus from Cusco to Lima - Luna Pizarro
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi bed
$25 - $35
Bed
$30 - $50
America Express
Phone
+51 996 523 243
Bus from Lima to Chimbote
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
redbus.pe
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redbus.pe

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Sky Airline and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cuzco Airport to Trujillo Airport.

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There are 22+ hotels available in Chimbote. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Cuzco Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs $6 - $8.

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