Directions from Cusco to La Paz

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Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 45 min

  1. CUZ - LPB

$74 - $354

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 30 min

$38

4 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h

  1. Cusco

$50 - $160

Train, bus  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Titicaca train / ...
  2. Direct service / ...

$220 - $3,060

Train, bus via La Paz  •  24 h 27 min

  1. Titicaca train / ...
  2. Puno / ...

$258 - $3,109

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. 404 miles

$55 - $85

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and La Paz, Bolivia?

Amaszonas and Peruvian Airlines fly from Cusco to La Paz twice daily. Alternatively, Transporte Internacional Litoral operates a bus from Cusco to La Paz once daily. Tickets cost $53 and the journey takes 12 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Cuzco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Cuzco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $460
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $160
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Peru Tour Bus
Phone
0051 84 632307
Email
reservas@perutourbus.com
Website
perutourbus.com
Bus from Cusco to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
perutourbus.com
Book at
perutourbus.com
Sindicato De Transportes Unificada Sorata
Phone
+591 2 2381693
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sorataparaisoterrenal.esy.es
Titicaca Bolivia
Phone
+591-2-2462655 / 76799775
Email
info@titicacabolivia.com
Website
titicacabolivia.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Cusco and La Paz is 528 km. The road distance is 646 km.

The cheapest way to get from Cusco to La Paz is to bus and bus and ferry which costs $38 and takes 16 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Cusco to La Paz is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $70 - $360.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Cusco and arriving at La Paz. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 12 h.

It takes approximately 1 h 45 min to get from Cusco to La Paz, including transfers.