There are 7 ways to get from Arequipa to Cochabamba by plane, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Arequipa to Cochabamba  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Cochabamba (CBB) AQP - CBB

$194 - $475

Cheapest option

Bus #2  •  19 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to La Paz Lima
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba

$25 - $39

5 alternative options

Bus, bus to La Paz, fly to Cochabamba  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Cochabamba (CBB) LPB - CBB

$50 - $172

Fly Arequipa to La Paz, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to La Paz (LPB) AQP - LPB
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba

$195 - $426

Bus  •  16 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Juliaca
  2. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba

$49 - $62

Bus via Puno  •  18 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba

$39 - $81

Drive  •  13 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Arequipa to Cochabamba 571 miles

$80 - $120

What companies run services between Arequipa, Peru and Cochabamba, Bolivia?

LATAM Chile, Boliviana de Aviación and six other airlines fly from Arequipa to Cochabamba hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Juliaca and La Paz in around 16 h 20 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Lima, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $750
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Lima, Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Lima, La Paz, Potosi
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $800
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Cuzco, La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h 6 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Flights from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Cuzco, La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Arequipa to La Paz via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Lima, Iquitos
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$500 - $800
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Arequipa to Cochabamba via Lima, Santa Cruz, Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$220 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Arequipa to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Bus operators
Transportes Reyna
Phone
+51 54 429339
Email
transreyna@reyna.com.pe
Website
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Expreso Turismo San Martin Nobleza
Phone
+51 951977185
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$20 - $28
Regular Bed
$25 - $35
Economy
$9 - $12
Premium Semi Bed
$19 - $27
Premium Bed
$24 - $35
Peru Tour Bus
Phone
0051 84 632307
Email
reservas@perutourbus.com
Website
perutourbus.com
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
perutourbus.com
Book at
perutourbus.com
Transzela
Phone
+51 51 353822
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
redbus.pe
Book at
redbus.pe
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Juliaca to La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Arequipa to La Paz
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362
Website
es-es.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to La Paz
Ave. Duration
39 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Copacabana SA
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz Bus Terminal to Cochabamba Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
3rd Class
$6 - $10
2nd Class
$9 - $13

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Arequipa and Cochabamba is 583 km. The road distance is 914 km.

The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Cochabamba is to bus which costs $25 - $40 and takes 19 h 8 min.

The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Cochabamba is to fly which takes 5 h 45 min and costs $190 - $480.

No, there is no direct bus from Arequipa to Cochabamba. However, there are services departing from Arequipa and arriving at Cochabamba via Juliaca and La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 20 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 45 min to get from Arequipa to Cochabamba, including transfers.