There are 5 ways to get from Ica to Arequipa by bus, car or plane

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

Bus  •  11 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Ica to Arequipa Cusco Without the Lake / ...

$13 - $50

4 alternative options

Drive  •  8 h 53 min

  1. Drive from Ica to Arequipa 446.2 miles

$65 - $95

Bus to Ayacucho, fly  •  10 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Ica to Ayacucho
  2. Fly from Ayacucho (AYP) to Arequipa (AQP) AYP - AQP

$117 - $280

Bus to Lima, fly  •  8 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Ica to Lima
  2. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Arequipa (AQP) LIM - AQP

$94 - $213

Bus to Pisco, fly  •  9 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Ica to Paracas
  2. Fly from Pisco (PIO) to Arequipa (AQP) PIO - AQP

$137 - $585

What companies run services between Ica, Peru and Arequipa, Peru?

Cruz Del Sur operates a bus from Ica to Arequipa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $17 - $50 and the journey takes 11 h 28 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Ayacucho to Arequipa via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $360
Flights from Ayacucho to Arequipa via Lima, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
6 h 47 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$85 - $390
Flights from Lima to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Lima to Arequipa via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
2 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $370
Flights from Pisco to Arequipa via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Ayacucho to Arequipa via Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Flights from Lima to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Flights from Lima to Arequipa via Cuzco
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $270
LC Perú
Flights from Ayacucho to Arequipa via Lima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Flights from Lima to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $180
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Lima to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $200
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Lima to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $270
Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Ica to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
11 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $50
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$17 - $26
Regular
$29 - $40
VIP
$35 - $50
Bus from Ica to Paracas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $23
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$7 - $12
Regular
$14 - $20
VIP
$16 - $23
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Ica to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$21 - $29
Regular Bed
$26 - $40
Economy
$13 - $18
Premium Semi Bed
$28 - $40
Premium Bed
$30 - $50
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Huacachina to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
16 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Oltursa
Tepsa
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Ica to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$40 - $50
Regular
$25 - $35
Grupo Palomino
Phone
5112020600
Email
atencioncliente@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Ica to Ayacucho
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $35
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi Bed
$10 - $14
Bed
$16 - $22
Premium Bed
$27 - $31
Bus from Ica to Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $25
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi Bed
$6 - $9
Bed
$11 - $15
Premium Bed
$22 - $25
PeruBus
Phone
+51 1 2052370
Email
operadores@perubus.com.pe
Website
perubus.com.pe
Bus from Ica to Paracas
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
perubus.com.pe

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Ica and Arequipa is 519 km. The road distance is 714 km.

The cheapest way to get from Ica to Arequipa is to bus which costs $13 - $50 and takes 11 h 28 min.

The quickest way to get from Ica to Arequipa is to bus and fly which takes 8 h 33 min and costs $90 - $220.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Ica and arriving at Arequipa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h 28 min.

The bus from Ica to Arequipa takes 11 h 28 min including transfers and departs every four hours.