We will tell you how to get from Lima airport to city center and Miraflores. There are a few options since the distance from Jorge Chavez airport to Miraflores is 17 kilometers and 11 kilometers to city center. Lima airport to Miraflores travel time by taxi is around 40 minutes and 60 by airport shuttle from Lima airport. You can go by taxi for $25 USD, public buses as cheap as $1 USD and you can go by airport bus shuttle for $8 USD.
You’ll need your GPS to track your location and downloading apps make sure you read Peru sim card for tourist.
Lima Airport To City Center And Miraflores
Airport Express Bus Lima Airport to Miraflores (Lima City Airport Shuttle)
The Express bus fare from Lima airport to Miraflores is $8 USD and it will take 30 minutes. The bus will take around 1 hour from the airport to Miraflores and the buses are running every hour starting from 7 am until midnight. You can book online or buy your ticket in cash to the driver or in the airport.
Taxi from Lima Airport To City Center And Miraflores
The taxi fare from Lima airport to Miraflores will be around $25 USD. The travel time by taxi is around 40 minutes. if you are traveling with 3-4 people can be cheaper than the Airport Express Bus. The distance from Lima airport to Miraflores is 17 kilometers. If you are going from Lima airport to city center the distance is 11 kilometers and the price will be around $20 USD by taxi and 30 minutes drive.
Cabify And Uber
You can order thru Cabify App and Uber a car from Lima airport. The cost will be similar than a taxi or maybe little bit cheaper. Make sure you have data in your phone since sometimes is complicated to meet your driver at the airport. The travel time will be 30-40 minutes from Jorge Chavez airport to city center and Miraflores depending on the traffic and your final destination. Prices will be between $16-25 USD.
Public Bus From Lima Airport to City Center
There are public buses from Jorge Chavez airport to city center and Miraflores and the bus fare is $3 Soles which less than $1 USD. There is no fixed schedule but you will see small vans with a sign and someone shouting the final destination like Callao. It can be crowded and I have been traveling by public buses in Lima.
I would recommend you speak at least a few words in Spanish to communicate properly and always be careful with your belongings. Maybe you will have to pay extra for your luggage since there is small space in the mini vans and public buses in Lima.
Private Transfer from Lima Airport to Miraflores And City Center
There are private transfers that can be affordable starting from $5 USD which is 15 Soles. QuickLlama offers good rates from the airport to your final destination. Click here to check prices and schedule.
ACCOMMODATION IN LIMA
There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from Lima. Accommodation price can take you around $10 USD if you sleep in a dorm. For mid budget accommodation starts at $30-50 USD and more than $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Peru. Most of the people choose to stay in Miraflores near the beach area in Lima.
FOOD BUDGET TRAVEL IN PERU
A total of $5-6 USD dollar can be your daily food budget travel in Peru. Local food in a local restaurant will start from $3-5 USD. And you can get snack like street foods for $1 USD. You can buy a combination of ceviche and lomo salteado with a drink for only $3 USD.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN PERU
You can go to Peru any time of the year. The months of December to February are the best time to visit Peru because is the sunniest also the peak season. October to November are the months ideal for those working with a budget because its is considered the low season in the country.
ATMS AND CASH IN PERU
The official currency of Peru is called Peruvian Sol (PEN). And $1 USD=3.5 PEN. ATM’s are available all throughout the country but my advise to you is to us those are inside the banks. And it is also advisable to withdraw as much as you can because fees for transaction tend to be higher for foreign cars.
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