How to go from Lima airport to Miraflores?

Jorge Chávez International Airport is the main route of entry for foreign tourists to the territory of Peru. The airport is located about 16 kilometers from Miraflores. This district offers the largest offer of tourist hotels, so most visitors decide to stay there. Learn how to get there, how much it costs and how to get to other parts of the city of Lima as well.

Airport Jorge Chavez
Jorge Chávez Airport in Lima


How to go from the Lima airport to the Miraflores district?

Jorge Chávez International Airport is located on Avenida Elmer Faucett s/n, in the province of El Callao.

The airport is 16 kilometers from the Miraflores district, the most touristy of Lima. If city traffic is taken into account, the trip can take 1 hour. Most tourists seek to reach this district as most of the city’s hotels and tourist lodgings are located there.

This is how you get to Miraflores from the airport:

Prices

The prices for transportation from Lima airport to Miraflores are as follows:

From the airport to Miraflores
Price in dollars (USD)
Price in soles (S /.)
In taxi13 USD45 S/.
By taxi by application11 USD38 S/.
By public transport1 USD3 S/.
By official airport bus8 USD30 S/.
By private vehicle2 USD*7 S/.*
* Price per hour of vehicular parking or fraction at the airport.

How to go from the airport to other districts of Lima?

Lima has other tourist districts such as San Isidro, Barranco, Cercado de Lima and Surco:

Tips and more information

To go from the Jorge Chávez airport to another district of Lima, the Southern Cone, Northern Cone or Eastern Lima, a good idea is to take a taxi (or private transport) that runs along the corridor of the ‘Yellow Line’ (tunnel of 1.8 kilometers built under the Rímac River). The cost of the toll to circulate on this fast road is approximately 6 Peruvian soles.

You do not know which taxi offers a safe service and which taxi does not. So a good option is to take one of the official taxi companies that are inside the airport. These are the companies ‘Taxi 365’ or ‘Taxi Directo’. The prices of the trip to Miraflores may be a little more expensive than normal but they are safe services.

Miraflores is a tourist destination with a diversity of hotels and good quality restaurants. Don’t you know where your hotel is located? The most touristic spots are Larcomar, La Paz Avenue and José Pardo Street. In the vicinity of these avenues are the most tourist hotels of the place. The ‘official airport bus’ service makes a stop at these sites.

During your visit to Miraflores you cannot miss la huaca Pucllana, one of the best preserved archaeological sites in Lima. You can also visit the Larcomar shopping center that offers a modern infrastructure and beautiful views in front of the sea. This district of Lima is one of the safest in the city.

 

By Machupicchu Terra – Last updated, August 9, 2021


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