Cusco to Lima Peru

Cusco to Lima Peru

 

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Transportation from Cusco to Lima Peru

How to get from Cusco to Lima Peru

Travelling between Cusco and Lima Peru is possible by Flight, bus and train. Flight guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 197.06 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus+train which will set you back mere USD 1.26.

How long does it take to get from Cusco to Lima Peru?

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 76 hours to travel between Cusco and Lima Peru depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Cusco and Lima Peru. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 3d 4h to reach Lima Peru.

How much does it cost to get from Cusco to Lima Peru?

Travelling between Cusco and Lima Peru can be as cheap as USD 1.26 if you opt for a Oltursa bus+train and as expensive as USD 197.06 if you buy a LATAM Airlines Group flight ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Cusco and Lima Peru ?

  • 1 from Cusco to Lima Peru starting from 06:50 Lima Airport until 21:25 Lima Airport
  • 1 from Cusco to Lima Peru starting from 15:00 Oltursa Lima Terminal until 19:00 Oltursa Lima Terminal
  • 1 by Bus+Train from Cusco to Lima Peru starting from 15:00 Oltursa Lima Terminal until 16:00 Oltursa Lima Terminal

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Cusco to Lima Peru.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Flights

Flying is the fastest and often the most expensive way to travel from Cusco to Lima Peru, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 33.25.

Things to remember: Note that some of the airlines may have restrictions on checked luggage weight or require paying extra for check-in, choosing seats or transportation of oversized luggage.

If opting for a flight, calculate the time you will spend getting to and from the airports as well as the waiting time before your flight, getting through immigration in case of an international flight and recovering your checked luggage.

In certain cases all these procedures can add no less than 5 hours to your total travel time.

Airlines flying between Cusco and Lima Peru

LATAM Airlines Group, Sky Airline, Viva Air Peru

Bus

Travelling from Cusco to Lima Peru overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Cusco and Lima Peru

Oltursa, Peru Hop, Tepsa

What is the most popular transport to get from Cusco to Lima Peru?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus+Train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 100% chosen Bus+Train