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There are 9 ways to get from Lima to Gualaquiza by plane, car, bus or taxi

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Fly to Guayaquil, drive  •  7h 59m

  1. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Guayaquil (GYE) LIM - GYE
  2. Drive from Guayaquil to Gualaquiza

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Bus  •  29h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Lima 28 de Julio to Piura
  2. Take the bus from Piura to Cuenca
  3. Take the bus from Gualaceo to Gualaquiza

$31 - $52

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Fly to Tumbes, bus  •  12h 17m

  1. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Tumbes (TBP) LIM - TBP
  2. Take the bus from Machala to Cuenca
  3. Take the bus from Gualaceo to Gualaquiza

$74 - $180

Fly to Piura, bus  •  15h 49m

  1. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Piura (PIU) LIM - PIU
  2. Take the bus from Piura to Loja
  3. Take the bus from Loja to Gualaquiza

$61 - $194

Bus, taxi  •  25h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Lima Paseo de la República to Tumbes
  2. Take the bus from Huaquillas to Cuenca
  3. Take a taxi from Cuenca to Gualaquiza

$116 - $156

Bus via Loja  •  29h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Lima - Plaza Norte to Piura
  2. Take the bus from Piura to Loja
  3. Take the bus from Loja to Gualaquiza

$34 - $80

Bus #2  •  29h 42m

  1. Take the bus from Lima 28 de Julio to Piura
  2. Take the bus from Piura to Cuenca
  3. Take the bus from Cuenca to Gualaquiza

$37 - $56

Bus #3  •  37h 48m

  1. Take the bus from Lima Plaza Norte to Guayaquil
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Cuenca
  3. Take the bus from Cuenca to Gualaquiza

$103 - $171

Drive  •  21h 42m

  1. Drive from Lima to Gualaquiza 1471.5 km

$130 - $200

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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 2 metres
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gualaquiza is 171.

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

The social distance requirement in Gualaquiza is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 171.

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

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The cheapest way to get from Lima to Gualaquiza is to bus which costs $30 - $55 and takes 29h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Lima to Gualaquiza is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $180 and takes 12h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Lima to Gualaquiza. However, there are services departing from Lima 28 de Julio and arriving at Gualaquiza via Piura, Cuenca and Gualaceo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 25m.

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It is 976 km from Lima to Gualaquiza. It is approximately 1471.5 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Lima to Gualaquiza without a car is to bus which takes 29h 25m and costs $30 - $55.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Lima to Gualaquiza, including transfers.

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Lima to Gualaquiza bus services, operated by CIVA, depart from Lima 28 de Julio station.

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The quickest flight from Lima Airport to Guayaquil Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 14m.

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Lima to Gualaquiza bus services, operated by Cooperativa de Transporte 16 de agosto, arrive at Gualaquiza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Lima to Gualaquiza is 1472 km. It takes approximately 21h 42m to drive from Lima to Gualaquiza.

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  • Distance: 976 km
  • Duration: 7h 59m

What companies run services between Lima, Peru and Gualaquiza, Ecuador?

You can take a bus from Lima to Gualaquiza via Piura, Piura, Cuenca, and Gualaceo in around 29h 25m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Lima to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $800
Flights from Lima to Tumbes
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Lima to Piura
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Lima to Tumbes
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Flights from Lima to Piura
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $180
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Lima to Piura
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $95
Bus operators
Transportes Azuay
Phone
+593-07-2823163
Email
gerencia@transportesazuay.com
Website
transportesazuay.com
Bus from Machala to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
transportesazuay.com
Bus from Huaquillas to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $14
Schedules at
transportesazuay.com
Bus from Piura to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Schedules at
transportesazuay.com
Pullman Sucre Internacional
Phone
593 072822329
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Machala to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Cooperativa de Transporte 16 de agosto
Phone
San Juan Bosco: 2707231 Pangui: 2310414 Cuenca: 2832703 Macas: 2701097 Gualaquiza: 2780156
Bus from Gualaceo to Gualaquiza
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
cooperativa16deagosto.com
Bus from Cuenca to Gualaquiza
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
cooperativa16deagosto.com
Cooperativa De Transporte Union Yantzaza
Phone
+593 (96) 004 2963
Email
union.yantzaza@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Loja to Gualaquiza
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
isyplus.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija
Phone
Loja: +593-72729018, Zumba: +593-72308100
Website
cooperativanambija.com.ec
Bus from Loja to Gualaquiza
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$5 - $18
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cooperativa de Transportes MACAS
Phone
Macas: +593-72525830, +593- 72525831
Email
coop-macas-ltda@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Loja to Gualaquiza
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
coopmacas.com
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Lima Paseo de la República to Tumbes
Ave. Duration
17h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$24 - $35
Economy
$16 - $23
Semi Bed
$22 - $29
Bed Premium
$32 - $38
Suite
$35 - $50
Bus from Lima 28 de Julio to Piura
Ave. Duration
14h 24m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$23 - $35
Economy
$13 - $19
Semi Bed
$18 - $24
Bed Premium
$28 - $33
Suite
$30 - $45
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Lima - Plaza Norte to Piura
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Tepsa
Phone
+51 1 6179000
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Lima - Plaza Norte to Piura
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Bed
$40 - $50
Semi Bed
$30 - $45
Super Semería
Phone
+51 74 326437 (+593)072842044
Email
info@semeriaecuador.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Piura to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
9h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $25
Schedules at
supersemeria.com
Bus from Guayaquil to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
supersemeria.com
Turismo Oriental
Cruz Del sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Lima Plaza Norte to Guayaquil
Ave. Duration
29h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$90 - $160
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Transporte Ejecutivo San Luis
Phone
+593 7-282-3230
Bus from Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre to Cuenca
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
EXPRESS SUCRE Cooperativa de Transportes
Other operators
Taxi from Cuenca to Gualaquiza
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Estimated price
$90 - $110
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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LATAM Ecuador and LATAM Chile offer flights from Lima Airport to Guayaquil Airport.

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The best way to get from Lima to Lima Airport is to taxi which takes 14 min and costs $17 - $21.

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