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There are 7 ways to get from Arica to Cusco by bus, plane 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.

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Bus to Tacna, fly  •  6h 24m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Fly from Tacna (TCQ) to Cuzco (CUZ) TCQ - CUZ

$179 - $615

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Bus Transportes Reyna  •  17h 18m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  3. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco

$20 - $106

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Bus, bus to Arequipa, fly  •  9h 53m

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

$112 - $315

Bus to La Paz, fly  •  12h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Cuzco (CUZ) LPB - CUZ

$107 - $398

Bus CIVA  •  19h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  3. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco

$21 - $74

Bus, Tour  •  20h 17m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  3. Take the Tour from Arequipa to Cusco

$57 - $131

Drive  •  11h 57m

  1. Drive from Arica to Cusco 512.2 miles

$85 - $130

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The cheapest way to get from Arica to Cusco is to bus which costs $20 - $75 and takes 19h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Cusco is to bus and fly which costs $170 - $650 and takes 6h 24m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arica to Cusco. However, there are services departing from Arica and arriving at Cusco via Tacna and Arequipa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 18m.

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The distance between Arica and Cusco is 579 km. The road distance is 819.5 km.

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The best way to get from Arica to Cusco without a car is to bus which takes 17h 18m and costs $19 - $110.

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It takes approximately 6h 24m to get from Arica to Cusco, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Tacna Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 7m and has one stopover.

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Arica to Cusco bus services, operated by Transportes Reyna, arrive at Cusco station.

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Cusco is 2h behind Arica. It is currently 4:09 AM in Arica and 2:09 AM in Cusco.

Map of how to get from Arica to Cusco.
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  • Distance: 361.8 miles
  • Duration: 6h 24m

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

You can take a bus from Arica to Cusco via Tacna and Arequipa in around 17h 18m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
5h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima, Arequipa
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Arequipa to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Arequipa to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Flights from La Paz to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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
bus-america.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
Book at
busesng.cl
Flores Hermanos
Phone
+51 1 4800725
Email
floresruta@floreshnos.com
Website
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$21 - $30
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$35 - $50
Bed
$16 - $22
VIP
$24 - $35
Trans Cali Internacional
Phone
+56 58 226 1068
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Chilebus Internacional SA
Email
chilebus@chilebus.com.br
Website
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Pullman Ayca Internacional
Phone
(+56) 58 224 8465
Email
pullmanayca@hotmail.com
Website
pullmanayca.cl
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
facebook.com
Nordic Buss
Phone
+597 2285487 / 78990269
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 940 7111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
Movil Tours
Phone
+51 1 716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$13 - $16
Semi bed
$14 - $20
Bed
$20 - $28
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
redbus.pe
Economy
$9 - $14
Semi Bed
$13 - $18
Bed Regular
$25 - $35
Bed Premium
$23 - $27
Suite
$23 - $35

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More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Arica to Cusco is 819 km. It takes approximately 11h 57m to drive from Arica to Cusco.

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LATAM Chile offers flights from Tacna Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 1340+ hotels available in Cusco. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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