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

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Bus, fly  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Estacion central to Ricardo Palma
  2. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Cali (CLO) LIM - CLO

$195 - $672

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Bus Bolivariano  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Lima to Cali Via Bogota

$96 - $221

3 alternative options

Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  47 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Lima to Cali Via Cucuta

$230 - $300

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Lima Plaza norte to Cali Via Bogotá

$141 - $201

Drive  •  39 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Lima to Cali 1630.3 miles

$230 - $350

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The cheapest way to get from Lima to Cali is to bus which costs $95 - $230 and takes 2 days 2 h.

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The quickest way to get from Lima to Cali is to bus and fly which costs $190 - $700 and takes 7 h 12 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lima to Cali. However, there are services departing from Parque del Trabajo and arriving at Vipasa via Lima and Terminal Menga. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 20 min.

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The distance between Lima and Cali is 1722 km. The road distance is 2608.5 km.

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The best way to get from Lima to Cali without a car is to bus which takes 47 h 20 min and costs $230 - $300.

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It takes approximately 7 h 12 min to get from Lima to Cali, including transfers.

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Lima to Cali bus services, operated by Linea de Los Andes, depart from Lima station.

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The quickest flight from Lima Airport to Cali Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 55 min.

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Lima to Cali bus services, operated by Linea de Los Andes, arrive at Cali station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lima to Cali is 2608 km. It takes approximately 39 h 49 min to drive from Lima to Cali.

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  • Distance: 1076.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 12 min

What companies run services between Lima, Peru and Cali, Colombia?

Linea de Los Andes operates a bus from Lima to Cali once daily. Tickets cost $230 - $300 and the journey takes 46 h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Lima to Cali
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Lima to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 28 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Lima to Cali via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $700
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Lima to Cali via Bogota
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,100
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Lima to Cali via Panama City
Ave. Duration
6 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Bus operators
Metropolitano Lima
Phone
0051 1 428-3333
Website
metropolitano.com.pe
Bus from Estacion central to Ricardo Palma
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metropolitano.com.pe
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Lima Plaza norte to Cali
Ave. Duration
2 days 11 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$140 - $200
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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cruzdelsur.com.pe

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

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