• Our partners include:

  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner
  • Airbnb
  • Expedia
  • Uber
  • Rentalcars.com

There are 8 ways to get from Iquique to Cusco by bus, train, 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  •  20h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco

$29 - $137

Cheapest option

Bus via Iquique  •  21h 13m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco

$28 - $137

6 alternative options

Bus, Tour  •  24h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique - Tnal.Esmeralda to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take the Tour from Arequipa to Cusco

$80 - $162

Bus, train  •  27h 33m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take the train from Arequipa to Puno
  5. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

$1,384 - $1,450

Drive  •  16h 40m

  1. Drive from Iquique to Cusco 707.8 miles

$110 - $170

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly  •  9h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Fly from Tacna (TCQ) to Cuzco (CUZ) TCQ - CUZ

$193 - $649

Fly from Iquique  •  11h 35m

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Cuzco (CUZ) IQQ - CUZ

$460 - $1,629

Bus, bus to Arequipa, fly  •  12h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Cuzco (CUZ) AQP - CUZ

$125 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iquique to Cusco is to bus which costs $28 - $140 and takes 20h 7m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Iquique to Cusco is to bus and fly which costs $190 - $650 and takes 9h 55m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Iquique to Cusco. However, there are services departing from Iquique and arriving at Cusco via Arica, Tacna and Arequipa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h 7m.

More details

The distance between Iquique and Cusco is 770 km. The road distance is 1132.5 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Iquique to Cusco without a car is to bus which takes 20h 7m and costs $28 - $140.

More details

It takes approximately 20h 7m to get from Iquique to Cusco, including transfers.

More details

Iquique to Cusco bus services, operated by Expreso Norte, depart from Iquique station.

More details

The best way to get from Iquique to Cusco is to bus which takes 20h 7m and costs $28 - $140. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $460 - $1,700 and takes 11h 35m.

Mode details

There is no direct flight from Tacna Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 12m and has one stopover.

Search flights

Iquique to Cusco bus services, operated by Transportes Reyna, arrive at Cusco station.

More details

Map of how to get from Iquique to Cusco.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 481.1 miles
  • Duration: 20h 7m

What companies run services between Iquique, Chile and Cusco, Peru?

You can take a bus from Iquique to Cusco via Arica, Tacna, and Arequipa in around 20h 7m. Alternatively, LATAM Chile and Sky Airline fly from Iquique to Cusco once daily.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima, Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
6h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima, Arequipa
Ave. Duration
7h 43m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $700
Flights from Iquique to Cuzco via Santiago
Ave. Duration
10h 35m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Arequipa to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Tacna to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Arequipa to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Arequipa to Puno
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$1,120
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
Train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$243
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
pasajebus.com
Semi Cama
$7 - $16
Premium
$24 - $35
Cama
$20 - $28
Bus from Iquique - Tnal.Esmeralda to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Book at
pasajebus.com
Semi Cama
$7 - $16
Premium
$24 - $35
Cama
$20 - $28
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Website
Kenny Bus
Semi Cama
$12
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
reservas@busesng.cl
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Flores Hermanos
Phone
+51 1 4800725
Email
floresruta@floreshnos.com
Website
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Book at
floreshnos.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
floreshnos.pe
Oltursa
Phone
+511 708 5000
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$22 - $30
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
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
Movil Tours
Phone
+51 1 716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $28
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Semi bed
$14 - $20
Economy
$13 - $16
Bed
$20 - $28
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$10 - $15
Salón Cama
$17 - $24
Atacama VIP
Phone
+56 02 720 5206
Website
avip.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
recorrido.cl

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 South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan , Train travel in Spain: A guide to Renfe and Travelling to the UK: What do I need to know? - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Cusco is 1h behind Iquique. It is currently 1:52 PM in Iquique and 12:52 PM in Cusco.

Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Cusco is 1132 km. It takes approximately 16h 40m to drive from Iquique to Cusco.

Get driving directions

Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C and LATAM Chile offer flights from Tacna Airport to Cuzco Airport.

Search flights

There are 1127+ hotels available in Cusco. Prices start at $18 USD per night.

More details

The best way to get from Iquique to Iquique Airport is to bus which takes 55m and costs $4 - $21.

More details