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There are 10 ways to get from Chile to Peru by plane, bus or car

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Fly Santiago to Cuzco  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Cuzco (CUZ) SCL - CUZ

$186 - $819

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Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 10 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Lima Javier Prado Via Lima

$131 - $221

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Fly Santiago to Lima  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Lima (LIM) SCL - LIM

$136 - $580

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly to Arequipa  •  7 h 33 min

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

$187 - $743

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly to Lima  •  8 h 32 min

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

$136 - $364

Fly Antofagasta to Lima  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Fly from Antofagasta (ANF) to Lima (LIM) ANF - LIM

$291 - $974

Fly Iquique to Cuzco  •  7 h 2 min

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Cuzco (CUZ) IQQ - CUZ

$479 - $1,636

Bus Linea de Los Andes  •  45 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Lima Via Cucuta

$271 - $351

Bus Skybus  •  47 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Lima Via Cucuta / ...

$307

Drive  •  41 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Lima 2091.7 miles

$340 - $500

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The cheapest way to get from Chile to Peru is to bus which costs $130 - $230 and takes 2 days 10 h.

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The quickest way to get from Chile to Peru is to fly which costs $290 - $1,000 and takes 5 h 14 min.

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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 Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 h 3 min.

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The distance between Chile and Peru is 2795 km. The road distance is 3346.7 km.

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The best way to get from Chile to Peru without a car is to bus which takes 45 h 50 min and costs $270 - $360.

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It takes approximately 6 h 21 min to get from Chile to Peru, including transfers.

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Chile to Peru bus services, operated by Skybus, depart from Santiago station.

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The best way to get from Chile to Peru is to fly which takes 6 h 21 min and costs $180 - $850. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $270 - $360 and takes 45 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Cuzco Airport is the direct flight which takes 3 h 25 min.

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Chile to Peru bus services, operated by Skybus, arrive at Lima station.

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Map of how to get from Chile to Peru.
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  • Distance: 1746.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 21 min

What companies run services between Chile and Peru?

LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Maipú to Cusco every 3 hours. Alternatively, Linea de Los Andes operates a bus from Santiago to Lima twice a week. Tickets cost $270 - $350 and the journey takes 44 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,000
Flights from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Antofagasta to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $950
Flights from Iquique to Cuzco via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 1 min
When
Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $1,300
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
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
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $28
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
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
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
45 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$306
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
$177
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 9 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Santiago to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
2 days 8 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Sur to Lima
Ave. Duration
2 days 5 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $170
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmarchile.cl
Economy
$65 - $100
Executive
$110 - $160
Suite
$140 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Chile to Peru is 3347 km. It takes approximately 41 h 15 min to drive from Chile to Peru.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Santiago Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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The best way to get from Chile to Antofagasta Airport is to Colectivo which takes 30 min and costs $9.

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