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Air

The airport (CIX) is 1.5km east of town; a taxi ride there is S6. LATAM has five daily flights in each direction between Lima and Chiclayo, while LC Peru has fewer flights but can often be cheaper.

Bus

Cruz del Sur, Móvil Tours, Línea, Ittsa and Oltursa usually have the most comfortable buses and have their own terminals.

There are a couple of large collective bus terminals that serve as bases for numerous companies. The Terrapuerto Plaza Norte terminal on the northern outskirts of town hosts a couple of major companies, and a load of smaller ones, with services to Cajamarca, Tumbes, Chachapoyas, Tarapoto, Yurimaguas and Jaén. Closer to the center, the Terminal Terrestre Chiclayo Ormeño has numerous small companies serving Lima for the most part.

Civa Has the cheapest comfortable Lima bus at 7pm, with more expensive options at 7:20pm and 7:40pm; Jaén buses at 9am, 9pm and 11pm; Tarapoto buses at 5pm and 5:45pm; and Chachapoyas buses at 6pm and 8:30pm. It also serves Guayaquil at 4:30pm, which is a convenient and comfortable option. Buses leave from the Terrapuerto Plaza Norte.

Cruz del Sur Has four departures to Lima between 8am and 8pm.

Emtrafesa Has nightly buses to Tumbes and Jaén (both at 11pm) and many departures for Trujillo and Pacasmayo.

Ittsa Bus-cama (bed bus) departures to Lima at 7pm, 7:30pm and 8pm.

Línea Has a comfortable Lima service at 7:30pm and regular services every couple of hours to Piura, in addition to buses to Cajamarca and Jaén.

Móvil Tours Has three good Lima buses at 6:20pm, 6:30pm and 7pm; Tarapoto buses at 5pm and 6:30pm; a Cajamarca bus at 10:30pm; a Jaen bus at 11pm; and a Chachapoyas bus at 9pm.

Oltursa Five bus-cama services to Lima between 6:30pm and 9pm and to Máncora and Tumbes at 11:45pm; you can purchase tickets at the terminal or at its downtown sales office.

Tepsa Downtown sales office for bus-cama services to Lima at 6:30pm, 7:30pm and 8:30pm, with the last two being the most comfortable. Buses leave from the Terrapuerto Plaza Norte terminal on the outskirts of town.

Transportes Chiclayo Buses to Piura every half hour from 4:30am to 8:30pm, and to Máncora and Tumbes at 9:30am and 10am. There is also a Cajamarca departure at 11pm and a bus to Tarapoto at 5:30pm.

Turismo Dias This affordable carrier heads to Lima at 6pm, also offering departures to Cajamarca at 6:45am, 5pm and 10:45pm, with the last departure being the most comfortable option.

Chiclayo Regional Minibuses

DestinationCost (S)Duration
Batán Grande545min
Chongoyape51½hr
Ferreñafe2.5030min
Lambayeque2.5015min
Monsefú215min
Pimentel230min
Sipán3.5015min
Túcume2.501hr

Chiclayo Long-Distance Buses

Cajamarca

Cost (S)

25-50

Duration (hr)

6

Chachapoyas

Cost (S)

30-75

Duration (hr)

10

Chimbote

Cost (S)

20-25

Duration (hr)

6

Guayaquil (Ecuador)

Cost (S)

90-110

Duration (hr)

15

Jaén

Cost (S)

20-40

Duration (hr)

6

Lima

Cost (S)

50-130

Duration (hr)

12-14

Máncora

Cost (S)

30-90

Duration (hr)

7

Pacasmayo

Cost (S)

11

Duration (hr)

2

Piura

Cost (S)

16-67

Duration (hr)

3

Tarapoto

Cost (S)

50-110

Duration (hr)

14

Trujillo

Cost (S)

20-45

Duration (hr)

3-4

Tumbes

Cost (S)

30-90

Duration (hr)

9

Yurimaguas

Cost (S)

70

Duration (hr)

20