January 7, 2019

Travelling from Ica by Bus: 2020 updated information about Bus Safety, The Best Bus Companies to take and their schedules.

Find out all the information you need to know about travelling by bus from Ica including routes, best bus companies and much more with this helpful guide.

Buses going from Ica travel in all directions. Going up North, buses go from Ica to Paracas and Lima. Towards the South, there are buses from Ica to Nazca, Arequipa, Cusco and Puno.

peru hop bus

Below is a list of the main bus routes going from Ica along with their schedules. If you’re looking for any more information about a specific route, click on the ‘more details’ button where you will find specific information about the route, the best bus companies and what to look out for when choosing a bus company to travel with.

ToDurationBest Bus CompaniesMore Information
IcaLima 4.5 hoursPeru Hop, Cruz del SurIca to Lima
IcaNazca2 hoursCiva, Cruz del Sur Ica to Nazca
IcaArequipa12 hoursPeru Hop, Cruz del SurIca to Arequipa
IcaCusco19 hoursPeru Hop, Cruz del SurIca to Cusco
IcaPuno16 hoursCiva, Peru HopIca to Puno

As mentioned above, buses that leave from Cusco travel in all directions. For any trip to Peru, it is highly recommended that you visit places like Huacachina Oasis, Paracas and Arequipa (home of the Colca Canyon). There is much more to Peru than Machu Picchu, so bus travel is a great way to get around and see this amazing country.

Simply choose the best bus company and enjoy this amazing country!

Quick Tip:  If traveling to or from Lima Airport, it is strongly recommended to use the luxury Airport Express Lima  bus to get to or from your hotel. Safer and cheaper than a taxi with no baggage limit as well as Free WiFi and USB chargers onboard, it is ideal for travelers.


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