There are 2 ways to get from Nazca to Arequipa by bus or car

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Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Nasca to Arequipa

$15 - $45

1 alternative option

Drive  •  6 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Nazca to Arequipa 358 miles

$50 - $75

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

Cruz Del Sur operates a bus from Nazca to Arequipa every 4 hours. Tickets cost $15 - $45 and the journey takes 9 h 1 min.

Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Bus from Nasca to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
9 h 1 min
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Schedules at
Book at
Regular in Advance
$15 - $23
$26 - $40
$30 - $45

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Nazca and Arequipa is 404 km. The road distance is 573 km.

The cheapest way to get from Nazca to Arequipa is to bus which costs $15 - $45 and takes 9 h 1 min.

The quickest way to get from Nazca to Arequipa is to drive which takes 6 h 49 min and costs $50 - $75.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Nasca and arriving at Arequipa. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 1 min.

The bus from Nasca to Arequipa takes 9 h 1 min including transfers and departs every four hours.