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There are 4 ways to get from Puno to Arequipa by bus, train, taxi or car

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Bus  •  6 h

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

$6 - $29

3 alternative options

Train  •  46 h

  1. Take the train from Puno to Arequipa Via Arequipa

$210 - $2,800

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 - $29 and takes 6 h.

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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, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Puno and arriving at Arequipa. Services depart once a week, and operate Thursday. The journey takes approximately 46 h.

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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 6 h and costs $6 - $29.

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The bus from Puno to Arequipa takes 6 h 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 train services, operated by PeruRail, depart from Puno station.

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The best way to get from Puno to Arequipa is to bus which takes 6 h and costs $6 - $29. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $210 - $2,800 and takes 46 h.

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  • Distance: 108.3 miles
  • Duration: 6 h

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 $10 - $29 and the journey takes 6 h. Eight other operators also service this route. Alternatively, PeruRail operates a train from Puno to Arequipa once a week. Tickets cost $210 - $2,800 and the journey takes 46 h.

Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
46 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $2,800
Schedules at
perurail.com
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pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $2,800
Regular
$300 - $420
Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $29
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$10 - $17
Regular
$18 - $25
VIP
$21 - $29
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$2 - $3
Economy
$1
Semi Bed
$1 - $2
Bed Premium
$1 - $3
Suite
$1 - $3
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
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Puno to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.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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Puno to Arequipa bus services, operated by Cruz Del Sur, arrive at Arequipa station.

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Puno to Arequipa train services, operated by PeruRail, 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 375+ hotels available in Arequipa. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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