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

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Fly  •  12 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Fortaleza (FOR) to Lima (LIM) FOR - LIM

$387 - $1,401

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Bus, drive  •  5 days 23 h

  1. Take the bus from Fortaleza to Cuiabá
  2. Take the bus from Cuiabá to Porto Esperidião
  3. Drive from Porto Esperidião to San Matías
  4. Take the bus from San Matías to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
  5. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
  6. Take the bus from La Paz to Lima

$235 - $382

3 alternative options

Bus via Rio de Janeiro  •  5 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Fortaleza - Joâo Thome to Rio de Janeiro
  2. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Lima Via Lima

$314 - $456

Bus  •  6 days 20 h

  1. Take the bus from Fortaleza to São Paulo – Tietê Fortaleza
  2. Take the bus from Sao Paulo to Lima Via Lima

$343 - $485

Drive  •  3 days 22 h

  1. Drive from Fortaleza to Lima 4127.9 miles

$700 - $1,100

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Fortaleza to Lima. However, there are services departing from Fortaleza - Joâo Thome and arriving at Parque del Trabajo via Rio de Janeiro and Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 days 20 h.

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The distance between Fortaleza and Lima is 4333 km. The road distance is 6604.6 km.

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The best way to get from Fortaleza to Lima without a car is to bus which takes 5 days 20 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 12 h 18 min to get from Fortaleza to Lima, including transfers.

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Fortaleza to Lima bus services, operated by Guanabara, depart from Fortaleza - Joâo Thome station.

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The best way to get from Fortaleza to Lima is to fly which takes 12 h 18 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 days 20 h.

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There is no direct flight from Fortaleza Airport to Lima Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 40 min and has one stopover.

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Fortaleza to Lima bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Lima station.

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Lima is 2 h behind Fortaleza. It is currently 3:55 AM in Fortaleza and 1:55 AM in Lima.

Yes, the driving distance between Fortaleza to Lima is 6605 km. It takes approximately 3 days 22 h to drive from Fortaleza to Lima.

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Map of how to get from Fortaleza to Lima.
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  • Distance: 2708.4 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 18 min

What companies run services between Fortaleza, Brazil and Lima, Peru?

LATAM Chile, Copa Airlines and three other airlines fly from Fortaleza to Lima hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fortaleza to Lima via Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Lima, and Los Jazmines de Naranjal in around 5 days 20 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Fortaleza to Lima via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Fortaleza to Lima via Salvador, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Flights from Fortaleza to Lima via Sao Paulo, Foz do Iguacu
Ave. Duration
14 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Fortaleza to Lima via Panama City
Ave. Duration
13 h 16 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Fortaleza to Lima via Bogota
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $900
Bus operators
Itapemirim
Phone
0800 723 2121
Email
faleconosco@itapemirim.com.br
Website
itapemirim.com.br
Bus from Fortaleza to Rio de Janeiro - Novo Rio
Ave. Duration
44 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $140
Schedules at
itapemirim.com.br
Book at
webrodoviaria.com.br
Business Class
$85 - $120
Conventional
$90 - $140
Executive
$100 - $140
First Class
$150 - $210
Satélite Norte
Phone
0800 707 3838 / +55 61 3573-4422
Email
contato@satelitenorte.com.br
Website
satelitenorte.com.br
Bus from Fortaleza to Cuiabá
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $190
Schedules at
satelitenorte.com.br
Verde Transportes
Phone
+55 65 3316-7500
Email
comercial@viagemverde.com.br
Website
viagemverde.com.br
Bus from Cuiabá to Porto Esperidião
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
verdetransportes.com.br
Book at
netviagem.com.br
Viação Juina
Phone
+55 (66) 3566-2249
Email
suporte@viacaojuina.com.br
Website
guichevirtual.com.br
Bus from Cuiabá to Porto Esperidião
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
guichevirtual.com.br
Expreso San Matias
Phone
+591 76630085
Email
expresosanmatiasltda@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Matías to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Copacabana SA
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
3rd Class
$13 - $18
2nd Class
$19 - $26
Copacabana 1 MEM
Phone
+591 2 2282135 /2 2282368 /4 4250226 /4 4361441
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to La Paz Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Crucero
Phone
+593 76973424
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Gontijo

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Avianca Brazil, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Copa Airlines and LATAM Chile offer flights from Fortaleza Airport to Lima Airport.

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There are 1607+ hotels available in Lima. Prices start at $23 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fortaleza to Fortaleza Airport is to shuttle which takes 30 min and costs .

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