We will tell you how to get from Lima airport to Barranco. The distance from Jorge Chavez airport to Barranco is 20 kilometers. Click here to book online Peru activities and day trips.
The travel time from Lima airport to Barranco by taxi is around 45 minutes and the taxi fare is around $25 USD. You can also get private transportation for $20 USD up to 5 people.
The cheapest way from Lima airport to Barranco is by public buses (vans) for 5 PEN which is $1.5 USD and 1 hour travel time or longer depending on the traffic.
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I wouldn’t recommend you to buy a sim card at Lima airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Lima. Read here Peru sim card for tourist and and best Peru eSim
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WHERE TO STAY IN BARRANCO
There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from Barranco area. Accommodation price can take you around $10 USD if you sleep in a dorm. For mid-budget accommodation starts at $30-50 USD and for more than $80 USD you will find luxury accommodation in Peru.
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Lima Airport To Barranco
Vans From Lima Airport to Barranco (Cheapest Way)
The cheapest way from Lima airport to Barranco is by van. There are no direct vans from Lima airport to Barranco. You will have to ride the van from Lima airport to Miraflores Ovalo or Larcormar Mall where you can transfer to a Red Bus going to Barranco for 1 PEN.
There are public vans from Jorge Chavez airport to Miraflores outside the airport. The van fare is $4 Soles which is $1 USD to Miraflores. From Miraflores you will have to get a bus for $1 Sol going to Barranco.
There is no fixed schedule (vans are leaving when they are full) but you will see small vans with a sign and someone shouting the final destination. The travel time from Lima airport to Barranco by van can be around 1 hour and 15 minutes with the transfer included.
It can be crowded and I have been traveling by public buses in Lima so make sure you are bringing not so much luggage. There are vans going thru Avenida Faucett direct to Miraflores where you can stop at the Ovalo or Larcormar Mall to transfer to Barranco.
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.
Airport Express Bus Lima Airport to Barranco
There is no direct bus from Lima airport to Barranco. You will have to get the Express Bus from Lima airport to Miraflores and transfer to a local bus going from Miraflores to Barrnco.
The Express Bus fare from Lima airport to Miraflores is $8 USD and it will take 50-60 minutes. Later you will have to get the Red Bus going from Miraflores to Barranco 15 minutes travel time and 1 Sol which is 25 cents of dollar.
Taxi from Lima Airport To Barranco
The taxi fare from Lima airport to Barranco will be around $25 USD. The travel time by taxi from Lima airport to Barranco is around 40 minutes. if you are traveling with 3-4 people can be cheaper than the Airport Express Bus. The travel time can be longer depending on the traffic and your final destination
Cabify And Uber Lima Airport To Downtown
You can order thru Cabify App, InDriver 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 40 minutes from Jorge Chavez airport to Barranco depending on the traffic and your final destination. Prices will be between $15-20 USD.
PRIVATE TRANSPORTATION FROM LIMA AIRPORT TO BARRANCO
Hotel transfers are also very easy and convenient but can be a little bit pricey. The transfers are usually available 24 hours and is only ideal if you have the budget and you really want comfort after your flight to Lima. Prices are around $20 USD and you will be able to fit up to 5 people. It could be $4 USD per person.
BEST WAY FROM LIMA AIRPORT TO BARRANCO
The best way from Lima airport to Barranco if you are on a budget and traveling light is getting the vans from outside the airport for $1.5 USD total you will get to Miraflores and 1 hour travel time and 15 minutes extra transferring to Barranco.
You can also get the direct bus from Lima airport to Miraflores for $8 USD if you are traveling alone plus the transfer from Miraflores to Barranco by bus.
If you prefer comfort and traveling with more people you can get private transfer or Cabify, Uber or InDriver Apps that will be cheaper than a taxi for $15-20 USD you will be able to go from Lima airport to Barranco up to 4 people.
ACCOMMODATION IN BARRANCO
There are numerous hotels and B&B that you can choose from Barranco area. 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.
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 LIMA
You can go to Lima any time of the year. The months of December to February are the best time to visit Lima 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=3.75 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.
Bank Fees For Foreigner Cards In Peru
Most of the banks in Peru will charge fees for foreigner cards in Peru. We only found Banco de la Nacion that wasn’t charging any fee.
Check the list below with the exact fees for foreigner cards in Peru and how much money are you allowed to withdraw in Peru with every bank.
|Bank||Amount Allowed And Fees|
|Banco De La Nacion||400 PEN Withdraw And No Fees|
|Interbank||400 PEN Withdraw And 19 PEN Fees|
|BCP||700 PEN Withdraw And 27 PEN Fees|
|BBVA||400 PEN Withdraw And 25 PEN Fees|
|ScotiaBank||400 PEN Withdraw And 20 PEN Fees|
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