There are 6 ways to get from Arica to Cusco by bus, plane, train 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

Bus, fly  •  6 h 41 min

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

$179 - $613

Cheapest option

Bus  •  18 h 4 min

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

$29 - $92

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  17 h 30 min

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

Train, bus via Cusco - Wanchaq  •  21 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Puno
  3. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

Bus via Chivay  •  24 h 51 min

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

$86 - $103

Drive  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Arica to Cusco 512.2 miles

$85 - $130

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arica to Cusco is to bus which costs $29 - $95 and takes 18 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Cusco is to bus and fly which takes 6 h 41 min and costs $170 - $650.

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The distance between Arica and Cusco is 579 km. The road distance is 819 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 6 h 41 min to get from Arica to Cusco, including transfers.

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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 18 h 4 min.

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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 18 h 4 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 31 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima, Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Train operators
Ferrocarril Tacna-Arica
Phone
(+51) 52 611824
Website
facebook.com
Train from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
facebook.com
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Inka Express
Phone
0051 084 247887
Email
reservascusco@inkaexpress.com
Website
inkaexpress.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Cusco
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
inkaexpress.com.pe
Terminal Internacional ASEVERTRANS Ltda
Phone
(58) 241 390
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Transportes Reyna
Phone
+51 54 429339
Email
transreyna@reyna.com.pe
Website
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Chivay
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$21 - $35
Regular
$28 - $40
Suite
$40 - $60
Transzela
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $150
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
4M
Phone
+51 54 452296
Email
informes@4m-expresss.com
Website
busperu4m.com
Bus from Chivay to Cusco
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
busperu4m.com

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