There are 9 ways to get from Chile to Peru by plane, bus 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

Fly Santiago to Cuzco  •  6 h 29 min

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

$186 - $819

Cheapest option

Fly Santiago to Lima  •  6 h 53 min

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

$136 - $580

7 alternative options

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly to Arequipa  •  6 h 48 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

$197 - $735

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly to Lima  •  7 h 42 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

$146 - $356

Fly Antofagasta to Lima  •  5 h 14 min

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

$288 - $928

Fly Iquique to Cuzco  •  7 h 13 min

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

$480 - $1,637

Bus Tas-Choapa  •  2 days 4 h

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

$183

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Lima Plaza Norte

$161 - $221

Drive  •  41 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Santiago to Lima 2091.7 miles

$340 - $500

Questions & Answers

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

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The quickest way to get from Chile to Peru is to fly which costs $280 - $950 and takes 5 h 14 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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It takes approximately 6 h 29 min to get from Chile to Peru, including transfers.

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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 2 days 9 h.

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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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Map of how to get from Chile to Peru.
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  • Distance: 1746.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 29 min

What companies run services between Chile and Peru?

LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Maipú to Cusco hourly. Alternatively, Tas-Choapa operates a bus from Santiago to Lima once daily. Tickets cost $182 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 Santiago to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
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 Iquique to Cuzco via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 51 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
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
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
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
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
$18 - $23
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
bus
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
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
$182
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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