Rio de Janeiro to Lima Peru | The longest bus drive in the world

Imagine the longest bus trip in the world. That’s exactly what’s in the Rio de Janeiro to Lima Peru Bus trip. This adventure will take you over 6000 km of roads and highways from the Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) on the Atlantic ocean till the mystical ruins of the ancient american tribes hidden high in the peruvian Andes. The transport company Express International Ormeño S.A. launched the novelty in late January, the largest road line in the world with a 6035 km route. Buses run every Wednesday and Saturday.
Rio de Janeiro Brazil to Lima Peru

Christ Redeemer statue in Rio de Janeiro

The trip is made up of five days of adventure climbing the path till the Peruvian capital. The Rio-Peru line serves the cities of Ica, Nazca, Abancay, Cuzco (in the Inca sanctuary of Machu Picchu region), Puerto Maldonado and Iñapari, all in Peru. In Brazil, there are stops in Assis Brazil, near the Peruvian border, the northern capitals of Rio Branco, Porto Velho, along with Cuiabá, Campo Grande and São Paulo. The route is made up of the South Interoceanic Road that connects the Peruvian coast on the

Rio de Janeiro to Lima Peru

Bus route Rio de Janeiro to Lima Peru

Pacific ocean to the Brazilian Atlantic coast uniting both oceans. The journey is complex, with many sharp turns and climbs, cutting the Peruvian Amazon and the Andes. In the Cordillera, the altitude reaches 4726 meters, with an average speed of 30 km / h. “A 5-day course, but with a wealth and diversity of peoples, cultures and countless ecological wonders which cross five Brazilian states and seven Peruvian, passing through the Amazon forest and the Andes on the way. The trip itself is already a beautiful event .

cordillera dos andes

Andes Mountain Range – Peru

Tickets  R$ 820 from Rio de Janeiro to Lima
The new connection between the Atlantic and the Pacific will be essential for tourists from other countries such as Ecuador and Colombia, who have already used the route in mass during the World Cup in 2014. The bus tickets range from R$ 760 reais to Cuzco till R$ 820 to the San Isidro district (Lima) and sales occur, for now, at the booth of Crucero del Norte company at the top of the central walkway in the Novo Rio bus terminal in Rio de Janeiro. Departures are always at 9 am on the platform number 40.

2 Comments on “Rio de Janeiro to Lima Peru | The longest bus drive in the world

bernd duesenberg
01/24/2017 at 5:19 pm

kindly indicate bus company or travel agency that con be contact to buy a trip Rio – Lima by bus.


bernd duesenberg
01/24/2017 at 5:20 pm

kindly inform travel agency or bus comapny to be contacted for a trip Rio to Lima by bus. Thks


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