Lima International, Lima - Stein Travel

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Welcome to Lima International

The airport is situated 10 miles (16km) north west of Lima.

Car Parking

There is paid parking available at the airport.

Car Rental

Car rental companies include Hertz, Budget and National.

City Transfers

Taxis can be found outside the international flights terminal. Buses and minibuses also service the city centre, but their stops are outside the airport gates on Avenida Faucett. They travel to the city, stopping along the main avenues. A recommended shuttle provider is Akatori which offers a 24 hour service (


Switchboard: +51 (1) 517 3100. Flight Information: +51 (1) 595 0666.

Departure Tax
US$30.25 or the equivalent in Soles (international flights).

Facilities at the airport include banks, bureaux de change, ATMs, a post office, public telephones, a couple of restaurants, shops, left luggage and a tourist information desk. There are disabled facilities; those with special needs should contact their airline in advance.

Spanish and Quechua are the official languages, but many other dialects are spoken. English is spoken only in major tourist centres and hotels.

The official currency is Nuevo Sol (PEN) divided into 100 céntimos. Visa is the most widely accepted credit card, but all major international credit cards, including Diners Club and MasterCard, are accepted in many, but not all, establishments. Outside Lima facilities may be more limited. Travellers cheques may also be difficult to exchange in small towns and villages, and travellers are advised to have cash on hand. US Dollars are the easiest currency to exchange and plenty of restaurants, hotels and shops in the main cities accept dollars for payment. Casas de cambio(exchange bureaux) often give better rates than hotels and banks and can be found in any town on the tourist circuit. ATMs are available in the main cities.

Local time is GMT -5.

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