The route from Piura to Trujillo is at a distance of 262 mi (422 km) and it takes about 6 hours of trip on the highway. Línea is the main transportation company that covers this route, providing bus tickets from s/. 40 to s/. 50. The buses schedule goes from 1:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. from the terminal of Av. Sánchez Cerro, located close to the Plaza de Armas of Piura. In Trujillo the terminal is placed in the Av. América Sur, in the city center. The climate of Trujillo is semi-warm and arid, with an average temperature of 71 °F (22 °C) and not many rains throughout the year.
Piura is the capital of the Piura region. It is located in the center West of the region in the "Valle del río Piura" (river Piura's valley) at the north of the biggest peruvian desert, Sechura, very close to the Equator border. Piura is considered as one of the best places in Peru to eat a cevicheand the variety of fish and shellfish. Some says the secret of their food comes from the way they are seasonning...Piura is also known for its warm climate and is named the city of the "eternal summer". Besides, Piura counts with various museums of religious art and pre-Columbian pottery, as many galleries where you can appreciate the paintings of the most famous artists. In Piura stands the famous house museum of the admiral Miguel Grau, the hero of the Pacific war.
Trujillo is a coastal and northern city, known as the “Eternal Spring City”, due to its warm and nice climate which is maintained the whole year. It’s located not far from Chan Chan, capital of the Chimú nation. Close to the city you can find numerous historical wonders and archaeological centers, legacy of more than 12 thousand years of antiquity, left by the main people that inhabited the region. The historic center of Trujillo is placed inside the area that was fortified during the colonial period, and that’s why some constructions are still preserved; among them, some stand out: the Cathedral, the Archbishop’s Palace and the Monastery El Carmen.