There are 6 ways to get from Salta to Cusco by plane, bus, train 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

Fly  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Cuzco (CUZ) SLA - CUZ

$556 - $1,409

Cheapest option

Bus via Calama  •  39 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Calama
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Arica
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  4. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  5. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco

$75 - $167

4 alternative options

Bus  •  34 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Tarija
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cusco

$125 - $138

Bus, train  •  40 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Tarija
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Puno
  4. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

$283 - $3,196

Bus, Tour  •  2 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  4. Take the Tour from Arequipa to Cusco

$110 - $226

Drive  •  25 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Salta to Cusco 1176.1 miles

$200 - $300

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The cheapest way to get from Salta to Cusco is to bus which costs $2700 - $6500 and takes 39 h 19 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Cusco is to fly which costs $20000 - $55000 and takes 6 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salta to Cusco. However, there are services departing from Salta and arriving at Cusco via Tarija and La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 28 min.

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The distance between Salta and Cusco is 1428 km. The road distance is 1881.8 km.

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The best way to get from Salta to Cusco without a car is to bus which takes 34 h 28 min and costs $4600 - $5200.

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It takes approximately 6 h 1 min to get from Salta to Cusco, including transfers.

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Salta to Cusco bus services, operated by Dragon Rojo, depart from Salta station.

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The best way to get from Salta to Cusco is to fly which takes 6 h 1 min and costs $20000 - $55000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $4600 - $5200 and takes 34 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salta Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 45 min and has one stopover.

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Salta to Cusco bus services, operated by Transporte Internacional Litoral, arrive at Cusco station.

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Map of how to get from Salta to Cusco.
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  • Distance: 892.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 1 min

What companies run services between Salta, Argentina and Cusco, Peru?

LATAM Chile flies from Salta to Cusco 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salta to Cusco via Tarija, Tarija, and La Paz in around 34 h 28 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Salta to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Salta to Cuzco via Lima, Juliaca
Ave. Duration
10 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Flights from Salta to Cuzco via Lima, Arequipa
Ave. Duration
11 h 57 min
When
Monday, Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,000
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Dragon Rojo
Phone
+591 4 6665014 / 7 7176580
Website
transportedragonrojo.com
Bus from Salta to Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Salta to Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota San Lorenzo
Phone
Santa Cruz: +(591) 3625506
Bus from Tarija to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Expreso Tarija
Phone
(+591) 70427719 / 2 2282009
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Geminis
Phone
(55) 2 892 050 / (55) 2 892 000 / (55) 2 892 04
Email
agencia.calama@geminis.cl
Website
geminis.cl
Bus from Salta to Calama
Ave. Duration
12 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
geminis.cl
Bus from Calama to Arica
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
geminis.cl
bus
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$22 - $30
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$21 - $35
Regular
$28 - $40
Suite
$40 - $60
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $6
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$2 - $5
Suite
$4 - $6
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$3 - $5
Executive
$4 - $5
Suite
$5 - $6
La Veloz Del Norte
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tacna
Ave. Duration
26 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
2nd Class
$28 - $45
1st Class
$30 - $50
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com

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