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

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Bus, fly  •  3h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Fly from Tacna (TCQ) to Arequipa (AQP) TCQ - AQP

$179 - $714

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Bus  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna Via Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa Via Arequipa

$10 - $56

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6h 8m

  1. Drive from Arica to Arequipa 266.6 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Arica to Arequipa is to bus which costs $9 - $60 and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Arequipa is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $750 and takes 3h 6m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arica to Arequipa. However, there are services departing from Arica and arriving at Arequipa via Tacna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 47m.

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The distance between Arica and Arequipa is 266 km. The road distance is 426.5 km.

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The best way to get from Arica to Arequipa without a car is to bus which takes 6h 47m and costs $9 - $60.

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It takes approximately 3h 6m to get from Arica to Arequipa, including transfers.

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Arica to Arequipa bus services, operated by Adsubliata, depart from Arica station.

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The quickest flight from Tacna Airport to Arequipa Airport is the direct flight which takes 45m.

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Arica to Arequipa bus services, operated by Flores Hermanos, arrive at Arequipa station.

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Arequipa is 2h behind Arica. It is currently 10:40 PM in Arica and 8:40 PM in Arequipa.

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  • Distance: 165.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 6m

What companies run services between Arica, Chile and Arequipa, Peru?

You can take a bus from Arica to Arequipa via Tacna in around 6h 47m.

Airlines
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
Bus operators
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
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busesng.cl
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
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oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$22 - $30

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Yes, the driving distance between Arica to Arequipa is 427 km. It takes approximately 6h 8m to drive from Arica to Arequipa.

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Peruvian Airlines offers flights from Tacna Airport to Arequipa Airport.

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There are 359+ hotels available in Arequipa. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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