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Bus Arequipa to Cusco: Trip Overview

Bus Arequipa to Cusco: Trip Overview

Average ticket price$25
Average bus trip duration10h 40m
Number of daily buses6
Earliest bus departure7:00 PM
Distance201 miles (324 km)
Latest bus departure9:00 PM

See what travelers are saying about the trip from Arequipa to Cusco

3.3 out of 5 stars

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

Ratings and Reviews (400)

Comfortable bus smooth ride

Paul W.

October 10, 2023
The bus was three hours late

Marta V.

September 26, 2023
Seats are relatively comfortable and bus left on time. Lights were turned off immediately after departure even though it was only 8pm. A vent or similar was located directly underneath my seat, which emitted very hot air, making the journey extremely uncomfortable

Sam B.

September 25, 2023
Very uncomfortable

Hannah R.

September 21, 2023
Temperature of bus far too hot.

Anna P.

August 3, 2023

Arequipa to Cusco Buses

Information on this bus route

Daily Buses6
Earliest and Latest Bus Departures7:00PM - 9:00PM
Minimum Price$19
Average Ticket Price$25
Minimum Trip Duration8h50m
Average Bus Trip Duration10h40m
Distance201 miles (324 km)
Bus Companies on This RouteCruz del Sur, Excluciva, Oltursa
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions for your trip Arequipa - Cusco

The best way to travel from Arequipa to Cusco is by bus. Traveling by bus offers a budget-friendly, secure, and easy way to go between the two cities. Taking a ride with other travelers through carpool services is an additional option to consider.

On average, the trip from Arequipa to Cusco takes around 10h 40m, but you can get there in as little as 8h 50m with the quickest bus. This is the time it takes to travel the 201 miles (325 km) that separate the two cities.

The distance between the two cities is 201 miles (325 km).

On average, there are 6 daily departures on this route, offered by Cruz del Sur, Excluciva and Oltursa. The number of buses running from Arequipa to Cusco may change based on the day of the week. Simplify your trip from Arequipa to Cusco by checking the schedules and selecting the bus that fits your travel needs and budget on Busbud.

The first bus leaves at 7:00 PM and the last one leaves at 9:00 PM.

Most of the buses traveling from Arequipa to Cusco leave from Terrapuerto and arrive at Terminal Cruz Del Sur. These are the main departure and arrival locations on this route, but you could find others that could be a better fit for your travel plans.

Go for the bus if you want the most cost-effective way to travel this route. The lowest price for the bus on this route is $16.

The average bus ticket price from Arequipa to Cusco is $25. Over the last 30 days, the prices ranged between $16 and $42, so make sure to compare them to get the best option.

Yes, it is possible to take an overnight bus from Arequipa to Cusco. Don't forget to bring a snack and a blanket to help you stay comfortable through the night.

Find cheapest prices for buses

Find cheapest prices for buses

Price is for a one-way ticket for one passenger and based on past searches.

Best price found
The cheapest trip from Arequipa to Cusco was searched and found on Dec 5, 2023 with a price of $17

To save money and be sure you have the best seat, it's a good idea to buy your bus tickets from Arequipa to Cusco, as early as possible.

You can expect to pay from $17 to $36 for a bus ticket from Arequipa to Cusco based on the last 2 days. You can expect to find the cheapest price for the trip at $19 which is on 2023-12-08.

Usually Excluciva, Cruz del Sur will charge you higher prices for tickets closer to the departure date. To find the best prices, you should be flexible on your date of travel.

About Bus Travel

Bus Travel Tips

Make friends with the driver. They usually know a lot about your destination and may even recommend which side of the bus to sit on to get the best views on the road between Arequipa and Cusco!

Start sightseeing the minute your bus leaves the station. If you're on the night bus from Arequipa to Cusco, get comfy and count the stars.

Buses have one of the smallest carbon footprints of motorized transport modes. A bus going from Arequipa to Cusco will emit less CO2 than a car or an airplane.

Tune out to the fine sounds of your best music playlist on your bus trip from Arequipa to Cusco while indulging in miles on end of beautiful scenic views.

Did you know?

Did you know that 80% of the buses in North America are equipped with WiFi and power outlets ? And 60% of bus travelers have used their electronic device on board during 2014.

Did you know there are on average 4,400 intercity bus departures every day in the US only? This number has been growing for 9 years in a row, yay!

It takes 27 hours to go by bus from Lima to Cusco, one of the craziest bus trips on the world. This route is used daily by locals and backpackers.

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