There are 5 ways to get from Cusco to Mendoza by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Mendoza (MDZ) CUZ - MDZ

$216 - $708

Cheapest option

Bus via Arequipa  •  45 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Arequipa
  2. Take the bus from Arequipa to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Mendoza

$125 - $485

3 alternative options

Bus  •  43 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Mendoza

Bus #2  •  2 days 12 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Ica
  2. Take the bus from Ica to Mendoza

$169 - $275

Drive  •  39 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Cusco to Mendoza 1910.1 miles

$330 - $480

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No, there is no direct bus from Cusco to Mendoza. However, there are services departing from Cusco and arriving at Mendoza via Puno and Tacna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 30 min.

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The distance between Cusco and Mendoza is 2177 km. The road distance is 3056.1 km.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Mendoza without a car is to bus which takes 43 h 30 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 29 min to get from Cusco to Mendoza, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Cusco to Mendoza is to fly which takes 5 h 29 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43 h 30 min.

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Mendoza Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 16 min and has one stopover.

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Cusco to Mendoza bus services, operated by Expreso Internacional Ormeño, arrive at Mendoza station.

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Mendoza is 2 h ahead of Cusco. It is currently 4:45 PM in Cusco and 6:45 PM in Mendoza.

Yes, the driving distance between Cusco to Mendoza is 3056 km. It takes approximately 39 h 48 min to drive from Cusco to Mendoza.

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Map of how to get from Cusco to Mendoza.
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  • Distance: 1360.7 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 29 min

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and Mendoza, Argentina?

LATAM Chile and Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. fly from Cusco to Mendoza every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to Mendoza via Puno and Tacna in around 43 h 30 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 16 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 5 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 13 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$12 - $19
Regular
$21 - $29
VIP
$25 - $35
Bus from Cusco to Ica
Ave. Duration
13 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$19 - $29
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $55
Bus from Ica to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
45 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $170
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$35 - $50
Bed
$16 - $22
VIP
$24 - $35
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
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oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$21 - $30
Flores Hermanos
Phone
+51 1 4800725
Email
floresruta@floreshnos.com
Website
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $45
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$17 - $25
Regular
$22 - $35
Suite
$30 - $45
Transzela
Green Toad Bus
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
3 days 1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $310
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Book at
greentoadbus.com

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

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There are 648+ hotels available in Mendoza. Prices start at $26 USD per night.

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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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