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Arequipa Bus Tickets

Arequipa is a city that invites you to stay, honouring its name, which according to legend comes from the Quechua language "ari-que-pay", which means "yes, stay." Do not miss the opportunity to travel by bus to Arequipa and see if the city really has a charm that captivates those who visit it. Arequipa is also known as the “White City”, thanks to the fact that most of the constructions are made of ashlar, a white volcanic stone from the majestic Misti volcano, which can be seen from the city. Apart from its surprising architecture, another of its great attractions is the regional cuisine, which is preserved in its picanterías. Once in the city, do not miss the opportunity to visit the surroundings, such as Chivay or Colca, you just have to take a bus from Arequipa.

Most popular bus routes to and from Arequipa.

Being the second most populous city in Peru, Arequipa is a common destination among travellers. Know the most popular routes to travel to Arequipa by bus:

  • Arequipa to Lima: One of the most popular routes in Peru, from the capital to the beautiful Arequipa approximately 1012.5 km can be reached in 15 hours, for an approximate price of 60 soles or USD 16.6.
  • Arequipa to Cusco: Travel by bus from Arequipa to Cusco for only 62 soles or USD 17, at a distance of 491 km that is covered in approximately 10 hours. This is one of the most frequent routes.
  • Arequipa to Nazca: With a rate starting from 60 soles or USD 16.6, visiting Nazca is one of the favourite options of travellers, in 9 hours, you will have travelled 566 km by bus from Arequipa.
  • La Victoria to Arequipa: The average travel time by bus to Arequipa from La Victoria is 16 hours and covers a distance of 1012.5 km at an average price of 60 soles or USD 16.6, with all the amenities, this route is highly frequent.
  • Atocongo Terminal to Arequipa: Visiting Arequipa by bus from the Atocongo terminal requires only 15 hours travelling 996 km, with an average fare of 60 soles or USD 16.6.

Bus operators in Arequipa

With redBus you can book your tickets with the main transport companies, choose the best option and enjoy your trip by bus to Arequipa.

Bus Operator: Oltursa
Address: Pto. Vta Real Plaza AQP; Av. Ejército nº1009, int. k-07
Phone:
+51 1 7085000
Average Ticket Price: 62 soles or USD 17

Travelling to Arequipa by bus has never been so comfortable, thanks to Oltursa. The company offers the greatest comfort if you travel to Nazca by bus from Arequipa.

Bus Operator: TEPSA
Address: Av. Jacobo Hunter s / n Terrapuerto int. c-11
Phone: +51 054 424 135
Average Ticket Price: 80 soles or USD 22

TEPSA offers a comfortable and safe trip to visit Lima from Arequipa by bus to Lima. With its 160° reclining seats, Wifi, and electrical outlets, it offers the best services to its customers.

Bus Operator: Exclusive
Address: Terminal Arequipa; Terrapuerto de Arequipa counter C-41 and C-42 (Av. Arturo Ibanez S / N)
Phone: 054 422 544
Average Ticket Price: 80 soles or USD 22

Transportes Nazareno is a company recognized for its excellent service and punctuality. The comfort they offer to their passengers has made them the favourite company to travel by bus from Arequipa to Cusco and back.

Bus Operator: Civa
Address: Av. Arturo Ibáñez S / N Counter B 14-15
Telephone: 958 973 052
Average Ticket Price: 60 soles or USD 16.6

In terms of punctuality and amenities like a 160° reclining seat and air conditioning, Civa is recognized and recommended by passengers to travel by bus to Arequipa from the Atocongo Terminal.

Bus Operator: Wari Palomino
Address: Terminal Arequipa | Terrapuerto Arequipa Nro. 51- Arturo Ibáñez S / N
Phone: 054 486 677
Average Ticket Price: 60 soles or USD 16.6

Visit Arequipa by bus from La Victoria with the greatest comfort thanks to the leather seats reclining up to 160° offered by Wari Palomino.

Places To Visit

  • Historic Center of Arequipa: Arequipa is special since it is considered historical in the centre of the city you can see the cathedral and its museum and one of the most beautiful Plaza de Armas in Peru.
  • St. Catherine's Monastery: An authentic representation of colonial architecture, it covers more than 20,000 square meters where you can find several patios and rooms dedicated to different purposes in the colonial era.
  • San Lázaro neighbourhood: This is the oldest neighbourhood in Arequipa, considered Cultural Heritage of Humanity and is a highly visited site by tourists.
  • Mario Vargas Llosa House Museum: Dedicated to the 2010 Nobel Prize-winning writer for Literature, this house-museum tells his story.
  • Colca Canyon: To visit the Colca Canyon you can take a bus from Arequipa, it is one of the deepest canyons in the world where you can also see the condor.

Boarding and disembarking points in Arequipa

Arequipa is the second most populated city in Peru so it has several arrival and boarding points, for the convenience of visitors travelling by bus to Arequipa.

  • Terrapuerto Arequipa
  • Arequipa land terminal
  • Arequipa north terminal
  • Arequipa Office
  • North cone terminal
  • Colca Canyon

Now that you know the places you should visit, redBus helps you prepare your bus trip to Arequipa or if you already know your destination, do not hesitate to book your bus from Arequipa.

Arequipa Online Bus Ticket Booking

The buses plying in Arequipa can be opted as a travel option by many. Booking bus tickets online in Arequipa is easy, fast and can be booked securely on redbus.com.

FAQs

Q: Do I need an account on redBus.com website to book a bus ticket online?
A: No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. However, we recommend that you create an account on redBus so that you can book a bus ticket next time even faster. In addition to this, you can also avail redBus discounts and offers on bus tickets by creating an account.
Q: What is an M-Ticket?
A: An M-ticket is an SMS that is sent to your registered mobile number after you successfully book a bus ticket online with redBus. This M-ticket can be the virtual replacement of your printed bus ticket. The M-ticket includes your bus ticket details such as bus timing, pick-up and drop-off locations, vehicle number, PNR etc. An M-ticket is an eco-friendly step by redBus to reduce the number of paper tickets and ensure passengers’ safety from any communicable disease.
Q: Is it safe to use my credit card or debit card for payment while booking a ticket to and from Arequipa?
A: Yes, you have nothing to worry about paying for tickets through debit card or card with redBus. reBus has taken care of all the safety measures when it comes to payment gateways. redBus website is completely secure, and with 180 million satisfied customers, there has never been an issue with card payments.
Q: How do I get in touch with the customer care department of redBus.com?
A: There are different customer care contact numbers for different countries. You can just go to the redBus website, choose the country you would like to book bus tickets for, and see the customer care number at the top. Also, you can simply drop an email to the redBus support on the given email address.
Q: How do I book my bus tickets at Arequipa?
A: You can book a bus ticket to Arequipa simply by visiting the redBus website, selecting the country, and filling up the details of your source and destination cities. redBus website is user-friendly, and with the help of easy-to-follow steps, you can book bus tickets to Arequipa within a few minutes.
Q: Where would be my pick-up point?
A: You can check the details of your pick-up and drop-off points on your ticket. The details of your pick-up location would be sent to you via M-ticket. Also, while looking for bus tickets on redBus.com, your pick-up and drop-off locations are mentioned below the schedule.