Lima Peru to Cusco

Lima Peru to Cusco

 

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Transportation from Lima Peru to Cusco

How to get from Lima Peru to Cusco

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

The most expensive ticket will cost you USD 162.67 if you go by flight; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere USD 45.63.

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

It can take you anywhere between 2 and 22 hours to travel between Lima Peru and Cusco depending on the means of transport you choose.

Flight is the fastest way to travel between Lima Peru and Cusco. Flight will bring you to your destination in 1h 15m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 21h 45m to reach Cusco.

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

Travelling between Lima Peru and Cusco can be as cheap as USD 45.63 if you opt for a Oltursa bus and as expensive as USD 162.67 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 Lima Peru and Cusco ?

  • 1 from Lima Peru to Cusco starting from 05:50 Cusco Airport until 19:30 Cusco Airport
  • 1 from Lima Peru to Cusco starting from 14:30 Cusco Bus Station until 15:00 Cusco Bus Station
  • 1 by Bus+Train from Lima Peru to Cusco starting from 06:00 Cusco Railway Station until 15:00 Cusco Railway Station

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

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 Lima Peru to Cusco, but with a bit of luck you can score very good deals for as little as USD 53.00.

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 Lima Peru and Cusco

LATAM Airlines Group, Sky Airline, Viva Air Peru

Bus

Travelling from Lima Peru to Cusco 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 Lima Peru and Cusco

Oltursa, Tepsa

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

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