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There are 5 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.

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Bus, bus to Tacna, fly  •  8 h 36 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

$140 - $357

Cheapest option

Bus CIVA  •  26 h 23 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

$11 - $62

3 alternative options

Fly from Iquique  •  11 h 16 min

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

$215 - $1,039

Bus Ramos Cholele  •  21 h 6 min

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

$38 - $67

Drive  •  21 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Iquique to Lima 992.6 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Iquique to Lima is to bus which costs $10 - $65 and takes 26 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Iquique to Lima is to bus and fly which costs $140 - $360 and takes 8 h 36 min.

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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 Tomas Valle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h 6 min.

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The distance between Iquique and Lima is 1169 km. The road distance is 1588.2 km.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Lima without a car is to bus which takes 21 h 6 min and costs $35 - $70.

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It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to get from Iquique to Lima, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Iquique to Lima is to fly which takes 11 h 16 min and costs $210 - $1,100. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $35 - $70 and takes 21 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Tacna Airport to Lima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 47 min.

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Iquique to Lima bus services, operated by Ramos Cholele, arrive at Terminal de buses Plaza Norte station.

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Map of how to get from Iquique to Lima.
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  • Distance: 730.8 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 36 min

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

LATAM Chile, Sky Airline and JetSMART fly from Iquique to Lima every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Iquique to Lima via Arica, Terminal de buses Plaza Norte, and Tomas Valle in around 21 h 6 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8 h 59 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,200
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
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Santiago
Ave. Duration
7 h 56 min
When
Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
Flights from Iquique to Lima via Concepcion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 1 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $1,100
Bus operators
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $17
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$7 - $17
Premium
$20 - $28
1st Class
$17 - $25
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Pullman Carmelita
Phone
+56 (57) 248 3147
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Email
ayuda@pasajebus.com
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
kennybus.cl
Book at
pasajebus.com
Semi Cama
$12
Fichtur VIP
Phone
+56 (02) 7205232
Website
fichtur.cl
Bus from Iquique to Arica
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
viajaenbus.cl
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Tacna to Lima
Ave. Duration
20 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$1 - $40
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$2 - $4
Economy
$1 - $3
Semi Bed
$2 - $3
Bed Premium
$3 - $4
Suite
$3 - $5

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Lima is 2 h behind Iquique. It is currently 2:49 PM in Iquique and 12:49 PM in Lima.

Yes, the driving distance between Iquique to Lima is 1588 km. It takes approximately 21 h 19 min to drive from Iquique to Lima.

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Peruvian Airlines and LATAM Chile offer flights from Tacna Airport to Lima Airport.

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There are 1612+ hotels available in Lima. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iquique to Iquique Airport is to Colectivo which takes 2 h and costs $20.

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