How to get from Chile to Peru

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Recommended option

Fly Iquique to Cuzco  •  15 h 37 min

  1. IQQ - CUZ

$482 - $1,639

Cheapest option

Fly Santiago to Lima  •  6 h 47 min

  1. SCL - LIM

$136 - $581

6 alternative options

Fly Antofagasta to Lima  •  5 h 14 min

  1. ANF - LIM

$288 - $928

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly to Arequipa  •  6 h 41 min

  1. TCQ - AQP

$192 - $738

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly to Lima  •  7 h 35 min

  1. TCQ - LIM

$141 - $359

Bus Tas-Choapa  •  2 days 4 h

  1. Santiago / ...

$194

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 9 h

$161 - $221

Drive  •  41 h 15 min

  1. 2091.7 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

The distance between Chile and Peru is 2795 km. The road distance is 3347 km.

The cheapest way to get from Chile to Peru is to bus which costs $160 - $230 and takes 2 days 9 h.

The quickest way to get from Chile to Peru is to fly which takes 5 h 14 min and costs $280 - $950.

No, there is no direct bus from Chile to Peru. However, there are services departing from PA448 - Avenida Matta Esq. / San Diego and arriving at 2 de Mayo via Santiago and Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

It takes approximately 15 h 37 min to get from Chile to Peru, including transfers.

What companies run services between Chile and Peru?

Amaszonas, Peruvian Airlines and LATAM Chile fly from Iquique to Cusco once daily. Alternatively, Tas-Choapa operates a bus from Santiago to Lima once daily. Tickets cost $193 and the journey takes 2 days 3 h. Expreso Internacional Ormeño also services this route once a week.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Iquique to Cuzco via La Paz, Lima
Ave. Duration
15 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Antofagasta to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
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 Iquique to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
17 h 39 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Flights from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,100
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
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Iquique to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $850
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Bus operators
Pullman Carmelita
Phone
+56 (57) 248 3147
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Semi Cama
$12
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
Tas-Choapa
Phone
+54 261 431-2140
Website
taschoapa.cl
Bus from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 days 3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$193
Schedules at
taschoapa.cl
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Santiago to Lima Plaza Norte
Ave. Duration
2 days 7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe

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