Cuzco also known as Cusco is an area in the southeastern tip of Peru near the Urubamba Valley of the Greater Andes mountain range. Historically, the area is important for being the capital of the Incan Empire.
About Cuzco Airport
Cuzco Airport also called Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport, is the area's only airport. The airport is Peru's second busiest airport after Lima Airport. Each year, close to 2.5 million passengers make their way through the airport. It is located just 5 miles from the city center of Cuzco.
At the airport you will find many conveniences and amenities such as duty-free shopping, restaurants, and entertainment. Near baggage claim within the main terminal you'll find kiosks offering to arrange airport transfers, taxis, and rental cars.
If you have some flexibility, you can quickly find the best month to plan your vacation. Using Skyscanner's unique cheapest month search we discovered that February is the cheapest month to fly to Cuzco.
What airlines fly out of Cuzco Airport?
Most major airlines utilize Cuzco Airport. Here is a list of the most common regional and economy carriers that use this airport.
Are there many hotels near Cuzco Airport?
There are many hotels conveniently located near the airport in Cuzco. Using Skyscanner's new mobile app, we found many excellent hotels near Cuzco Airport.
- Read reviews - Kukuli Lodge B&B 3 - Stars $25 per night.
- Read reviews - Hotel Don Sam 3 - Stars $23 per night.
- Read reviews - Wayra Dreams 5- Stars $27 per night.
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Cheapest Flights From the US to Cuzco Airport
Here are a few of the cheap flights we found from popular US cities to Cuzco Airport. Skyscanner makes it easy to find the lowest airfare to Cuzco from your area, as well.
- Cheapest Flights to Cuzco from Orlando - $495
- Cheapest Flights to Cuzco Airport from New York - $653
- Cheapest Flights to Cuzco Airport from San Francisco - $552
- Cheapest Flights to Cuzco Airport from Chicago - $598
How much does it cost to see Cuzco on a budget?
How much money will you need to budget for your trip to Cuzco? Fourteen dollars is the average daily amount spent in Cuzco. The average price for food for one day is under $3.
Some of the most beautiful sights you'll find in Cuzco are the ruins of the ancient city. Many visitors to the city are there because of the proximity to the hiking trail to that terminates at Machu Picchu. Here, you will find three overlapping trails: the Mollepata, the Classic, and the One Day.
Another famous tourist site is Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of the Virgin. It is also known as Cuzco Cathedral. This beautiful church is the mother church of the Catholic Archdiocese of Cuzco and is The found on the Plaza de Armas.