There are 5 ways to get from Cusco to Mendoza by plane, bus, 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  •  6 h 30 min

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

$217 - $709

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño  •  43 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

$114 - $212

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  47 h 19 min

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

Bus Cruz del Sur  •  2 days 12 h

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

$170 - $277

Drive  •  39 h 48 min

  1. Drive from Cusco to Mendoza 1910.1 miles

$330 - $480

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Mendoza is to bus which costs $110 - $220 and takes 43 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Mendoza is to fly which costs $210 - $750 and takes 6 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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It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to get from Cusco to Mendoza, including transfers.

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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 Arequipa and Tacna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 43 h 4 min.

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

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

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 48 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
11 h 32 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
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
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $26
Schedules at
oltursa.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
$18 - $60
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$21 - $35
Regular
$28 - $40
Suite
$40 - $60
Transzela
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $150
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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

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