There are 4 ways to get from Arica to Lima by bus, plane or car

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Bus, fly  •  5 h 52 min

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

$131 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus CIVA  •  22 h

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

$21 - $68

2 alternative options

Bus Ramos Cholele  •  16 h 42 min

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

$30 - $45

Drive  •  16 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Arica to Lima 796.9 miles

$130 - $200

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The cheapest way to get from Arica to Lima is to bus which costs $20 - $70 and takes 22 h.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Lima is to bus and fly which costs $130 - $340 and takes 5 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Arica to Lima. However, there are services departing from Arica and arriving at Parque del Trabajo via Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 42 min.

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

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The best way to get from Arica to Lima without a car is to bus which takes 16 h 42 min and costs $30 - $45.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Arica to Lima, including transfers.

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Arica to Lima bus services, operated by Ramos Cholele, depart from Arica station.

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The quickest flight from Tacna Airport to Lima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 42 min.

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Arica to Lima bus services, operated by Ramos Cholele, arrive at Terminal de buses Plaza Norte station.

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Lima is 1 h behind Arica. It is currently 6:30 AM in Arica and 4:30 AM in Lima.

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  • Distance: 634.9 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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 45 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
bus
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
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civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $30
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $24
Premium Semi Bed
$35 - $55
Premium Bed
$40 - $65

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