There are 6 ways to get from Iquique to Lima by bus, plane 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

Bus, bus to Tacna, fly  •  9 h 9 min

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

$143 - $358

Cheapest option

Bus CIVA  •  27 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Lima

$36 - $87

4 alternative options

Fly from Iquique  •  12 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Lima (LIM) IQQ - LIM

$196 - $988

Bus Ramos Cholele  •  20 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Terminal de buses Plaza Norte

$41 - $69

Bus Flores Hermanos  •  27 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Iquique to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Lima

$39 - $57

Drive  •  21 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Iquique to Lima 992.6 miles

$160 - $240

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

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART fly from Iquique to Lima every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iquique to Lima via Arica, Terminal de buses Plaza Norte, and Los Jazmines de Naranjal in around 20 h 55 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Flights from Tacna to Lima via Arequipa
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $310
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
13 h 26 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Iquique to Lima via La Serena, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 56 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Bus operators
Pullman Carmelita
Phone
+56 (57) 248 3147
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 57 2573929
Email
kennybus_adm@hotmail.es
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Semi Cama
$12
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 58 226 2495
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56993068508
Website
busesnortegrande.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
busesnortegrande.cl
Ramos Cholele
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 12 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Frontera del Norte
Phone
+56 065-280 999 / 9 6633 7480
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 59 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
Terminal Internacional ASEVERTRANS Ltda
Phone
(58) 241 390
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$22 - $35
Regular Bed
$28 - $40
Economy
$18 - $25
Premium Semi Bed
$40 - $55
Premium Bed
$45 - $65
Cromotex
Phone
+51 (01) 424-75-75
Email
informes@cromotex.com.pe
Website
cromotex.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
cromotex.com.pe
Book at
cromotex.com.pe

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Iquique and Lima is 1169 km. The road distance is 1588 km.

The cheapest way to get from Iquique to Lima is to bus which costs $35 - $90 and takes 27 h 21 min.

The quickest way to get from Iquique to Lima is to bus and fly which takes 9 h 9 min and costs $140 - $360.

No, there is no direct bus from Iquique to Lima. However, there are services departing from Iquique and arriving at Parque del Trabajo via Arica and Los Jazmines de Naranjal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 55 min.

It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Iquique to Lima, including transfers.