There are 3 ways to get from Arequipa to Paracas by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Pisco (PIO) AQP - PIO

$74 - $352

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Bus  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Paracas Via Lima / ...

$17 - $55

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Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Arequipa to Paracas 489.6 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Paracas is to bus which costs $17 - $55 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Paracas is to fly which costs $70 - $360 and takes 5 h 32 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Arequipa and arriving at Paracas. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h 50 min.

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The distance between Arequipa and Paracas is 581 km. The road distance is 783.4 km.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to Paracas without a car is to bus which takes 12 h 50 min and costs $17 - $55.

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Arequipa to Paracas, including transfers.

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Arequipa to Paracas bus services, operated by Oltursa, depart from Arequipa station.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to Paracas is to fly which takes 5 h 32 min and costs $70 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $17 - $55 and takes 12 h 50 min.

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There is no direct flight from Arequipa Airport to Pisco Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 3 min and has one stopover.

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Arequipa to Paracas bus services, operated by Oltursa, arrive at Paracas station.

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Map of how to get from Arequipa to Paracas.
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  • Distance: 363 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

What companies run services between Arequipa, Peru and Paracas, Ica, Peru?

LATAM Chile, Peruvian Airlines and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Arequipa to Paracas once daily. Alternatively, Oltursa operates a bus from Arequipa to Paracas once daily. Tickets cost $17 - $40 and the journey takes 12 h 50 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to Pisco via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Arequipa to Pisco via Lima, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Bus operators
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Paracas
Ave. Duration
12 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $40
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Paracas
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $55
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$18 - $27
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $55
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Paracas
Ave. Duration
38 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
peruhop.com
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peruhop.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Arequipa to Paracas is 783 km. It takes approximately 10 h 1 min to drive from Arequipa to Paracas.

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

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The nearest airport to Paracas is Pisco (PIO) Airport which is 10.9 km away. Other nearby airports include .

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There are 125+ hotels available in Paracas. Prices start at $18 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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