There are 6 ways to get from Cusco to La Paz by plane, bus, bus and ferry, train 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.

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Fly  •  1 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to La Paz (LPB) CUZ - LPB

$74 - $354

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Bus Cruz Del Sur  •  11 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Juliaca Via Puno
  2. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz Sleeper Bus

$25 - $60

4 alternative options

Bus Transporte Internacional Litoral  •  12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to La Paz Sleeper Bus / ...

$50 - $220

Bus, bus and ferry  •  15 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Copacabana Cusco - Copacabana
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos

$38

Train, bus  •  17 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno Titicaca train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz Sleeper Bus

$228 - $3,075

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Cusco to La Paz 404 miles

$55 - $85

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

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The distance between Cusco and La Paz is 528 km. The road distance is 646.4 km.

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The best way to get from Cusco to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 40 min and costs .

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

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Cusco to La Paz bus services, operated by Cruz Del Sur, depart from Cusco station.

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The best way to get from Cusco to La Paz is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 40 min.

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The quickest flight from Cuzco Airport to La Paz Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Cusco to La Paz bus services, operated by Nuevo Continente Internacional, arrive at La Paz station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Cusco to La Paz is 646 km. It takes approximately 9 h 34 min to drive from Cusco to La Paz.

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Amaszonas and Peruvian Airlines offer flights from Cuzco Airport to La Paz Airport.

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Map of how to get from Cusco to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 330 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 45 min

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

Amaszonas and Peruvian Airlines fly from Cusco to La Paz twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to La Paz via Juliaca in around 11 h 40 min.

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
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$11 - $18
Regular
$20 - $28
VIP
$24 - $35
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
Transportes 6 de Junio
Phone
+591 22455258 / 22280890
Website
andestransit.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$110 - $220
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
12 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

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The best way to get from Cusco to Cuzco Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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