January 7, 2019

Travelling from Arequipa by Bus: 2021 updated information about Bus Safety, The Best Bus Companies to take and their schedules.

Find out all the information you need to know about travelling by bus from Arequipa including routes, best bus companies and much more with this helpful guide.

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 Buses go from Arequipa in all directions. Towards North, buses can be taken from Arequipa to Lima, Nazca, Huacachina and Paracas. Towards South, buses can be taken from Arequi[a to Puno and Cusco.

Below is a list of the main bus routes going from Arequipa along with their schedules. If you’re looking for any more information about a specific route, click on the ‘more details’ button where you will find specific information about the route, the best bus companies and what to look out for when choosing a bus company to travel with.

ToDurationBest Bus CompaniesMore Information
17 hoursPeru Hop, Cruz del SurArequipa to Lima
ArequipaParacas12 hoursOltursa, Peru Hop Arequipa to Paracas
ArequipaHuacachina11 hoursPeru Hop, Oltursa Arequipa to Huacachina
ArequipaIca11 hoursPeru Hop, Cruz del SurArequipa to Ica
ArequipaNazca8 hoursCiva, Cruz del Sur Arequipa to Nazca
ArequipaCusco9 hoursCruz del Sur, Peru HopArequipa to Cusco
ArequipaPuno 6 hoursPeru Hop, CivaArequipa to Puno
ArequipaLa Paz10 hoursPeru Hop, Trans- SalvadorArequipa to La Paz

As mentioned above, buses that leave from Arequipa travel in all directions. For any trip to Peru, it is highly recommended that you visit places like Huacachina Oasis, Paracas and Puno (home of Lake Titicaca). There is much more to Peru than Machu Picchu, so bus travel is a great way to get around and see this amazing country.

Simply choose the best bus company and enjoy this amazing country!

Quick Tip:  If traveling to or from Lima Airport, it is strongly recommended to use the luxury Airport Express Lima  bus to get to or from your hotel. Safer and cheaper than a taxi with no baggage limit as well as Free WiFi and USB chargers onboard, it is ideal for travelers.

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