There are 4 ways to get from Arequipa to Paracas 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  •  5 h 26 min

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

$74 - $352

Cheapest option

Bus Oltursa  •  12 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Paracas La Paz / ...

$18 - $40

2 alternative options

Bus Cruz Del Sur  •  13 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Ica
  2. Take the bus from Ica to Paracas

$25 - $71

Drive  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Arequipa to Paracas 489.6 miles

$70 - $110

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

LATAM Chile and Peruvian Airlines fly from Arequipa to Paracas once daily. Alternatively, Oltursa operates a bus from Arequipa to Paracas once daily. Tickets cost $18 - $40 and the journey takes 12 h 50 min. Three other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to Pisco via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
5 h 14 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Arequipa to Pisco via Lima, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 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
$18 - $40
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Paracas
Ave. Duration
38 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Green Toad Bus
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Arequipa to Paracas
Ave. Duration
2 days 22 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Ica
Ave. Duration
11 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$17 - $26
Regular
$29 - $40
VIP
$35 - $50
Bus from Ica to Paracas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $23
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$7 - $12
Regular
$14 - $20
VIP
$16 - $23
PeruBus
Phone
+51 1 2052370
Email
operadores@perubus.com.pe
Website
perubus.com.pe
Bus from Ica to Paracas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
perubus.com.pe

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Arequipa and Paracas is 581 km. The road distance is 783 km.

The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Paracas is to bus which costs $18 - $40 and takes 12 h 50 min.

The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Paracas is to fly which takes 5 h 26 min and costs $70 - $360.

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

It takes approximately 5 h 26 min to get from Arequipa to Paracas, including transfers.