There are 5 ways to get from Arica to Lima 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.

Recommended option

Bus, fly  •  5 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Fly from Tacna (TCQ) to Lima (LIM) TCQ - LIM

$131 - $333

Cheapest option

Bus CIVA  •  22 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Lima

$24 - $71

3 alternative options

Bus Ramos Cholele  •  16 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Terminal de buses Plaza Norte

$30 - $45

Bus Flores Hermanos  •  23 h

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Lima

$27 - $41

Drive  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Arica to Lima 796.9 miles

$130 - $200

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

Ramos Cholele operates a bus from Arica to Lima once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 16 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Tacna to Lima via Arequipa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Ramos Cholele
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
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $35
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $24
Premium Semi Bed
$35 - $55
Premium Bed
$45 - $65
Cromotex
Phone
+51 (01) 424-75-75
Email
informes@cromotex.com.pe
Website
cromotex.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
cromotex.com.pe
Book at
cromotex.com.pe

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Arica and Lima is 1016 km. The road distance is 1275 km.

The cheapest way to get from Arica to Lima is to bus which costs $24 - $75 and takes 22 h 51 min.

The quickest way to get from Arica to Lima is to bus and fly which takes 5 h 37 min and costs $130 - $340.

No, there is no direct bus from Arica to Lima. However, there are services departing from Arica and arriving at Parque del Trabajo via Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 31 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 37 min to get from Arica to Lima, including transfers.