There are 5 ways to get from Arequipa to La Paz by plane, bus or car

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Fly to La Paz  •  4 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to La Paz (LPB) AQP - LPB

$174 - $405

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Bus CIVA  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to La Paz Cusco

$11 - $45

3 alternative options

Fly to Juliaca, bus  •  9 h 42 min

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

$73 - $275

Bus Tour Peru  •  14 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Puno Arequipa
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz Direct service / ...

$23 - $38

Drive  •  7 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Arequipa to La Paz 342.6 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to La Paz is to bus which costs $23 - $40 and takes 14 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arequipa to La Paz is to fly which costs $170 - $410 and takes 4 h 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arequipa and arriving at La Paz. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Arequipa and La Paz is 363 km. The road distance is 548.2 km.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs $11 - $45.

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It takes approximately 4 h 8 min to get from Arequipa to La Paz, including transfers.

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Arequipa to La Paz bus services, operated by CIVA, depart from Arequipa station.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to La Paz is to fly which takes 4 h 8 min and costs $170 - $410. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $11 - $45 and takes 11 h.

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There is no direct flight from Arequipa Airport to La Paz Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 22 min and has one stopover.

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Arequipa to La Paz bus services, operated by CIVA, arrive at La Paz station.

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Map of how to get from Arequipa to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 226.8 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 8 min

What companies run services between Arequipa, Peru and La Paz, Bolivia?

LATAM Chile, Peruvian Airlines and four other airlines fly from Arequipa to La Paz every 4 hours. Alternatively, CIVA operates a bus from Arequipa to La Paz once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Arequipa to Juliaca via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
3 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $240
Flights from Arequipa to Juliaca via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $500
Flights from Arequipa to Juliaca via Lima, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
6 h 28 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Arequipa to Juliaca via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
7 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $240
Flights from Arequipa to Juliaca via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Arequipa to La Paz via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $400
Bus operators
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to La Paz
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
howtoperu.com
Regular Semi Bed
$20 - $28
Regular Bed
$25 - $35
Economy
$11 - $15
Premium Semi Bed
$24 - $35
Premium Bed
$29 - $45
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
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peruhop.com
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Yes, the driving distance between Arequipa to La Paz is 548 km. It takes approximately 7 h 52 min to drive from Arequipa to La Paz.

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Amaszonas, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Peruvian Airlines and LATAM Chile offer flights from Arequipa Airport to La Paz Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in La Paz. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to Arequipa Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $3 - $4.

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