Mancora Getting There & Away
By Plane + Taxi
The two nearest airports to Mancora are Tumbes and Piura.
Tumbes: There are 2 daily flight between Lima and Tumbes (flight time 2 hours) with LATAM www.latam.com. From Tumbes airport you can easily find taxis to take you directly to Mancora (1hr 30mins approximate cost US$40-45). You could try and find other passengers travelling to Mancora to help reduce the cost. Alternatively you could stay the night in Tumbes and take a local bus to Mancora.
Piura: The are 7 daily flights between Lima and Piura (flight time 1 hour 40 mins). Airline companies operating this route include LATAM www.latam.com, Avianca www.avianca.com & Peruvian Airlines www.peruvian.pe (for more details see our web page Domestic Flights). From Piura you can take a taxi to Mancora (2 hrs 30mins approximate price US$50-60). There are also several collectivos (shared taxis) and some local buses which should considerably reduce the cost.
By Bus (18 hours)
There are several bus companies that operate the route Lima to Mancora. Most buses depart Lima at about 4:30pm and arrive in Mancora the following morning at about 10:30am. Recommended companies are Ormeno www.grupo-ormeno.com and Cruz del Sur www.cruzdelsur.com. Buses depart Mancora at about 5pm and arrive back in Lima for about 11am.
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