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

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Fly  •  6h 10m

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

$216 - $708

Cheapest option

Bus via Arequipa  •  44h 2m

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

$103 - $228

3 alternative options

Bus  •  43h 30m

  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 14h

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

$164 - $276

Drive  •  39h 48m

  1. Drive from Cusco to Mendoza 1910.1 miles

$330 - $480

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The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Mendoza is to bus which costs $100 - $230 and takes 44h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Mendoza is to fly which costs $210 - $750 and takes 6h 10m.

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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 43h 30m.

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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 43h 30m and costs .

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It takes approximately 6h 10m 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 6h 10m and costs $210 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 43h 30m.

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Mendoza Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 53m 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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Map of how to get from Cusco to Mendoza.
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  • Distance: 1360.7 miles
  • Duration: 6h 10m

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

LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and three other airlines fly from Cusco to Mendoza hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to Mendoza via Puno and Tacna in around 43h 30m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $900
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Santiago, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
12h 27m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,000
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Lima
Ave. Duration
7h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $700
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Cuzco to Mendoza via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5h 57m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puno
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
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cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$12 - $19
Regular
$20 - $28
VIP
$24 - $35
Bus from Ica to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
45h 34m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$150 - $220
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Alianza Internacional del Sur
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tacna to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
29h
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Book at
venezuelatravelinternational.com
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
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
5h 15m
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
Bus from Cusco to Ica
Ave. Duration
16h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $60
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
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oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$40 - $60
Bed
$22 - $30
VIP
$30 - $45
Flores Hermanos
Phone
+51 1 4800725
Email
floresruta@floreshnos.com
Website
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $24
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Movil Tours
Phone
+51 1 716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$13 - $16
Semi bed
$14 - $20
Bed
$20 - $28
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
31h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Schedules at
peruhop.com
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peruhop.com
Green Toad Bus
Phone
+55 21 39420003
Email
info@greentoadbus.com
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
3 days 1h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $310
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Book at
greentoadbus.com
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arequipa to Tacna
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Ica
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
civa.com.pe
Economy
$13 - $19
Semi Bed
$18 - $24
Bed Regular
$26 - $35
Bed Premium
$29 - $34
Suite
$30 - $45
Tepsa
Phone
+51 1 6179000
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Ica
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Book at
tepsa.com.pe
Bed
$35 - $45
Semi Bed
$27 - $35

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More Questions & Answers

Mendoza is 2h ahead of Cusco. It is currently 4:31 AM in Cusco and 6:31 AM in Mendoza.

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

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JetSMART, Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cuzco Airport to Mendoza Airport.

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There are 738+ hotels available in Mendoza. Prices start at $31 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Cuzco Airport is to taxi which takes 5m and costs $2 - $4.

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