It is possible to drive towards Máncora through the Peruvian “Panamericana Norte” highway from Lima, Piura, Tumbes, Talara and other Peruvian cities through cabs and other transportation systems that also departs from the nearest airports as Talara, Tumbes or Piura.
The highway to Máncora is in good conditions. However, the next section from Máncora to Las Pocitas is a road that matches the rural surrounding of the destination itself in contact with nature.
Although the trip is rather long between 16 to 18 hours by bus from Lima (734 miles), it is not as bad as it sounds. It all depends on the company you choose as transportation. This option is the primary choice of tourist traveling from Lima.
Also you can find coach services from Guayaquil – Ecuador from US$20 to US$50 for one way ticket. It takes around 8 to 10 hours trip and the cross border is safe.
The nearest domestic airports to Máncora are the following:
Talara (TYL): Capitán FAP Víctor Montes Arias International Airport.
1 daily flight from Lima with projection to have more. After, 1 hr. 15 trip by road.
Located 56 miles south of Máncora.
Tumbes (TBP): Capitán FAP Pedro Canga Rodríguez Airport
1 to 2 flights daily from Lima. After, 1 hr. 45 trip by road.
Located 80 miles north of Máncora.
Piura (PIU): Capitán FAP Guillermo Concha Iberico International Airport
6 to 8 daily flights from Lima. After, 2 hr. 35 trip by road.
Located 125 miles south of Máncora.
The nearest international airports are the following:
José Joaquín de Olmedo International Airport, Guayaquil – Ecuador (GYE). Located 292 miles north of Máncora.
“Jorge Chávez” International Airport – Callao (LIM). Located 724 miles south of Máncora.
Please contact DCO if you want to book a shuttle from any of the above mentioned Peruvian airports near Máncora. Prices depend on the availability and season.