The easiest way to get to Cajamarca is by plane from Lima-it's a one and a half hour flight, as opposed to a 14-hour bus ride. LC Peru is the cheapest flight option, with one-way tickets from $93. Flights leave Lima daily at 5.10 a.m., returning from Cajamarca daily at 7.10 a.m. LAN also flies daily except Mondays, with up to three flights spread throughout the day, but a one-way ticket costs from $280.
LC Peru: Av. Pablo Carriquiry 857, San Isidro, Lima. Tel: 204-1313, Email: email@example.com, URL: www.lcperu.pe.
LAN: Av. Jos├ę Pardo 513, Lima. Tel: 213-8300, URL: www.lan.com
Cajamarca's airport, Armando Revoredo Aeropuerto de Cajamarca, is located 3 km (1.85 mi) away from town. A taxi from the airport should cost around $2.
Cajamarca is well placed for bus travel. There are regular bus services to and from Chachapoyas, Chiclayo, Lima and Trujillo. Rather than one main bus terminal, different bus lines have their own depots, most of which are grouped around Avenidas Atahualpa and Zavala, about a $2 taxi ride from the center of town. The following are recommended bus companies to use for getting to and away from Cajamarca:
Civa: Civa is one of the cheaper high-quality options, and tickets are available to buy online. Civa runs services between Lima and Cajamarca. In Lima: Javier Prado 1155. Tel: 223-0873, URL: www.civa.com.pe/www.excluciva.pe. In Cajamarca: Jr. Ayacucho 753. Tel: 361-460.
Cruz del Sur: Cruz del Sur is usually the most expensive company, but also one of the most luxurious. Tickets are available to buy online. Cruz del Sur runs services between Lima and Cajamarca. In Lima: Av. Javier Prado 1109. Tel: 311-5050, URL: www.cruzdelsur.com.pe. In Cajamarca: Av. Atahualpa 606. Tel: 361-737.
Transportes Linea: Transportes Linea is a reliable, reasonably-priced option. Linea buses run from Cajamarca to Chiclayo and Trujillo. In Lima: Av. Paseo de la Rep├║blica 979. Tel: 424-0836, URL: www.transporteslinea.com.pe. In Cajamarca: Av. Atahualpa 318. Tel: 366-100.
Movil Tours: Movil is a good bet when choosing a bus company in the area. Buses run between Cajarmarca and Chachapoyas.In Lima: Paseo de la Rep├║blica 749. Tel: 716-8000, URL: www.moviltours.com.pe. In Cajamarca: Av. Atahualpa 409. Tel: 363-374.
Buses run from Cajamarca to the following cities:
To Chachapoyas (14 hr): Movil Tours: 6 a.m. daily.
To Chiclayo (6 hr): Linea: 10.45 a.m., 10.50 p.m. and 11 p.m. daily ($8-19).
To Lima (14 hr): Civa: 5 p.m. daily ($22-30); Cruz del Sur: 7 p.m. Monday-Saturday and 5 p.m. Sunday ($18-48).
To Trujillo (6 hr): Linea: 10.30 a.m., 10 p.m., 10.30 p.m. and 10.40 p.m daily ($8-26).