There are 3 ways to get from Puno to Arequipa by bus, taxi or car

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Bus  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Arequipa Puno / ...

$6 - $35

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Taxi  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Take a taxi from Puno to Arequipa 181.9 miles

$65 - $85

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Puno to Arequipa 181.9 miles

$26 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Puno to Arequipa is to bus which costs $6 - $35 and takes 5 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to Arequipa is to taxi which costs $65 - $85 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puno and arriving at Arequipa. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Puno and Arequipa is 173 km. The road distance is 291.1 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to Arequipa without a car is to bus which takes 5 h 15 min and costs $6 - $35.

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The bus from Puno to Arequipa takes 5 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Puno to Arequipa bus services, operated by Cruz Del Sur, depart from Puno station.

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Puno to Arequipa bus services, operated by Cruz Del Sur, arrive at Arequipa station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puno to Arequipa is 291 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Puno to Arequipa.

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There are 379+ hotels available in Arequipa. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 108.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

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

Cruz Del Sur operates a bus from Puno to Arequipa 3 times a day. Tickets cost $11 - $35 and the journey takes 5 h 15 min. Seven other operators also service this route.

Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$11 - $17
Regular
$19 - $27
VIP
$23 - $35
Transzela
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $35
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$19 - $27
Regular Bed
$24 - $35
Economy
$9 - $12
Premium Semi Bed
$19 - $26
Premium Bed
$24 - $35
Peru Tour Bus
Phone
0051 84 632307
Email
reservas@perutourbus.com
Website
perutourbus.com
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
perutourbus.com
Book at
perutourbus.com
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
4M
Phone
+51 54 452296
Email
informes@4m-expresss.com
Website
busperu4m.com
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
busperu4m.com
Other operators
Taxi from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
Estimated price
$65 - $85
Radio Taxi Fantasma S.R.L
Phone
+51 51 366-565
Website
paginasamarillas.com.pe
Radio Taxi Tucanzel Tours
Phone
+51 51 322-020
Website
paginasamarillas.com.pe
Turismo Classic
Phone
+51 51 353-983
Website
paginasamarillas.com.pe

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