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Bus Lima to Arequipa: Trip Overview

16
Daily Buses
3:00 am - 11:50 pm
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures
$44
Average Ticket Price
Average Bus Trip Duration

Trip Reviews for Lima - Arequipa

3.7 out of 5 stars

User reviews from travelers who booked a bus ticket from Lima to Arequipa

Ratings and Reviews (26)


Armando C.February 13, 2020 | 

Everything Perfect except the 18 hours watching 4 kid films! Wanted to jump out of the window

Zhongyan S.February 1, 2020 | 

Their staff cough at my back again and again.The toilet is not clean,smell bad.my seat is close to the toilet,

Patrik B.December 20, 2019 | 

No wifi, stop saying these buses have wifi!!

Kerstin Britta G.December 5, 2019 | 

Just great. It is like flying business class

Laura B.November 15, 2019 | 

We spent 35 soles on a taxi to Plaza Norte, and then the bus came back into Lima and we probably could have boarded the bus much closer to Barranco where we were staying. Food was cold and unappealing. The entertainment system was great but one of our set's was broken so my partner couldn't use his. The tray tables inour row were also broken. When the person in front put their seats down to sleep, the tray tables were hanging down on our legs, leaving very limited space. When we asked the very unfriendly host on the bus how much it would cost to move to the extra large seats below, she said it would cost 110 soles. Was that including the price we already paid? When I signed up for the bus, I did not notice an option to get an extra large seats. Absolutely no wifi.

Miriam S.November 11, 2019 | 

It didn't matter as I understand the traffic situation

Benjamin T.September 14, 2019 | 

The bus seemed to be going at half the speed limit at some points even though it could have gone faster

Agathe G.September 9, 2019 | 

All was good. We were massively late due to bad road and weather conditions, but the bus itself was very good

Milja Hellevi E.August 28, 2019 | 

No english speaking

Théo C.August 22, 2019 | 

Bus confortable, very good trip

Raymond W.August 17, 2019 | 

Excellent service and driving.

Sydney K.July 9, 2019 | 

Smelled terrible and stayed at dinner stop for longer than 30 minutes.

Catherine W.June 23, 2019 | 

We crashed in a tunnel and it was an awful experience. The staff handled it well, but we continued to drive with broken windows and glass all over the floor. We arrived four hours after our scheduled arrival time.

Ioannis G.March 8, 2019 | 

Generally the trip was good. But we paid for a bus with usb charger, something very important for us, and in the bus there wasn't charger. The staff of the bus until last moment was telling us that will find a charger and never told us clearly that we couldn't charge. When we complained about that at the kiosk of the company at the terminal they didn't even charge our phones for 5 minutes we asked. They didn't even try. We could choose the superciva for our next route but of course we didn't. They told us also for our next route we asked that there is a possibility for the bus to have usb charger but they couldn't know.

Hugo M.March 2, 2019 | 

It was a real comfortable ride and on time.

Ronnie S.February 27, 2019 | 

Great staff, comfy bus. Would like to travel with your company again

Sean G.January 25, 2019 | 

Great service and comfortable. The dinner food was not very good. Would recommend bringing your own.

Michelle O.January 1, 2019 | 

Great! Attendant was helpful and spoke some English which was a bonus. Recliners are so comfy! Most I’ve ever slept on a bus. And we arrived an our early to Arequipa!

Eric S.July 19, 2018 | 

Paid extra for Tepsa because they offered fully reclining seats, wifi. WiFi stopped working after 10 minutes. Seats were exactly the same as what I would've paid for on another other bus line. Started blasting a movie at 6:30 in the morning, when most people were still asleep. Also, the address for the (Lima) Tepsa station on my ticket was incorrect. Had to pay for an additional taxi, and almost missed the bus. Will not be riding with Tepsa again.

Jose R.June 8, 2018 | 

The staff on the bus was excellent as they tried to accommodate our needs. Your staff at the station was not accommodating. We asked for vegetarian meals and WiFi. Please remove the offer of WiFi if your buses don’t have it. Poor choice of violent movies for a company who caters to families. There where many small children watching killings. Not exactly a family atmosphere. I’m sure there more then just action killing movies about war and revenge avaible. Thanks for listening. This is just a start.

Mitch P.April 2, 2018 | 

The bus was canceled and we were notified via email only few hours beforehand!

Alan E.February 14, 2018 | 

Our previous bus got in late so we missed this one, and Civa wouldn't transfer the tickets to a later bus or do anything to help. Lost a lot of money

Jiaren J.September 24, 2017 | 

The staff including those on the ground was very polite and helpful. The bus ride was pretty comfortable and it arrived earlier than schedule. We are very pleased that we decided to take the bus rather than to fly which would have cost much more.

Virginie J.July 24, 2017 | 

We bought our tickets on the 19th of july. But the road was already distroyed on the 18th by a earth quake! So were our tickets unvalid when we bought it! We have change it for an other destination but it was really difficult with the staff who didn't understand anything... it took more than 90 minutes...

Douglas C.June 5, 2017 | 

Thought I had specified vege or chicken dinner but received beef (which we do not eat).

James M.April 19, 2017 | 

Perfect...on time...super friendly staff..Jorge was amazing...very comfortable..wifi good not always on but that's normal! Food was okay for bus but if your sensitive I do recommend taking your own food..otherwise incredible...beauriful journey..safe...easy..muchas graçias!

Lima to Arequipa Buses

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Bus Companies

Bus service from Lima to Arequipa are provided by Excluciva, Tepsa, Excluciva (relax), Econociva, Superciva, Oltursa, Cruz del Sur and Superciva Irizar.

Stations & Stops

Buses leaving from Lima to Arequipa will depart from Paseo de la República, Atocongo, Javier Prado, Atocongo, Plaza Norte, Av. Carlos Izaguirre, Av. 28 de Julio 1192, Aeropuerto / Airport (LIM), Aramburú or Avenida México.

A bus ride to Arequipa will drop you off at Terrapuerto, Norte Nuevo Terminal, AREQUIPA, Arequipa (Terminal Cono Norte), Terminal Cono Norte or Terminal Terrestre Arequipa.

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses16
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures3:00 am - 11:50 pm
Minimum Price$20
Average Ticket Price$44
Minimum Trip Duration
Average Bus Trip Duration
Bus companies on this routeExcluciva, Tepsa, Excluciva, Econociva, Excluciva, Superciva, Oltursa, Cruz del Sur, Econociva, Superciva, Superciva Irizar

Lima to Arequipa Route Map

Lima to Arequipa Route Map

Frequently asked questions on the trip Lima - Arequipa

How much does a bus ticket from Lima to Arequipa cost?

The cheapest average bus price from Lima to Arequipa is $44. The best way to find cheap bus tickets from Lima to Arequipa is to book your tickets as early as possible. Prices tend to rise as your travel date approaches, so book in advance to secure the best prices!

How long is the bus ride from Lima to Arequipa?

The average travel time between Lima and Arequipa is around 16h 35m, although the fastest bus will take about 14h 45m.This is the time it takes to travel the 766 km that separates the two cities.

How many daily bus connections are there between Lima and Arequipa?

The number of buses from Lima to Arequipa can differ depending on the day of the week. On average, there are 16 on this route. Some buses run direct routes, while others have layovers. Simplify your bus trip from Lima to Arequipa by comparing and selecting the bus that fits you travel style and budget on Busbud.

Which bus companies travel from Lima to Arequipa?

When taking the bus from Lima to Arequipa, you can travel comfortably and safely with Excluciva, Tepsa, Excluciva (relax).

What are the departure and arrival stations when taking the bus from Lima to Arequipa?

Buses travelling between Lima and Arequipa leave from Paseo de la República or Atocongo and arrive at Terrapuerto, Norte Nuevo Terminal, AREQUIPA.

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