There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  1 h 45 min

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

$74 - $354

Cheapest option

Bus, bus and ferry  •  16 h 30 min

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

$38

3 alternative options

Bus  •  12 h

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

$50 - $160

Train, bus  •  18 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno Titicaca train / ...
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz Direct service / ...

$217 - $3,061

Drive  •  9 h 34 min

  1. Drive from Cusco to La Paz 404 miles

$55 - $85

Questions & Answers

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.

More details

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

More details

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

More details

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

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Cusco to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 12 h and costs $50 - $160.

More details

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

More details

Cusco to La Paz bus services, operated by Transporte Internacional Litoral, depart from Cusco station.

More details

The best way to get from Cusco to La Paz is to fly which takes 1 h 45 min and costs $70 - $360. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $160 and takes 12 h.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Cusco to La Paz bus services, operated by Transporte Internacional Litoral, arrive at La Paz station.

More details

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.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Map of how to get from Cusco to La Paz.
Launch map view
  • 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, Transporte Internacional Litoral operates a bus from Cusco to La Paz once daily. Tickets cost $53 and the journey takes 12 h. Four 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
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
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $160
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

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Need to know: Jadrolinija, Travelling to the UK: What do I need to know? and How to get from London to Edinburgh - to help you get the most out of your next trip.