Cheap Flights From Arequipa To Lima
Flight information Arequipa to Lima
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Average flight time, total distance 475 miles
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LATAM Airlines Group
The capital city of Lima is the largest and most populous metropolitan area in Peru. With its location in both a tropical and desert region, the city's mild climate makes it a great destination any time of the year. Explore historic districts and enjoy a unique variety of architectural styles. When you're ready to head north from Arequipa to Lima, look no further than Skyscanner for all of your travel planning. Find the cheapest flights, hotels, and car rentals all in one convenient place.
The Airports in Arequipa and Lima
Located 8 miles from the city center, Rodríguez Ballón International Airport (AQP) is the main airport serving Arequipa. As one of only two major airports serving southern Peru, AQP has the second largest terminal in terms of passenger flow. The Arequipa airport has a single two-story terminal and offers both domestic and international flights. Inside, you'll find twelve counters. Five airlines offer flights from Arequipa to Lima, including Avianca Airways, Hahn Air Systems, LATAM Airlines Group, LC Peru, and Peruvian Airlines. All of the airlines except Hahn offer nonstop flights to Lima.
Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) is Peru's main international and domestic airport. Located 7 miles from the Peruvian capital, LIM serves as a hub for many airlines. Jorge Chavez Airport has one terminal, two levels, and two runways. When you arrive in Lima, you'll find a mass of taxi drivers waiting to take you to the city. LIM recommends only using taxi companies registered at the airport. You could also take a bus to save money. You can rent a car, but be aware that the airport advises against it unless you are familiar with the traffic in Lima.
What to Expect at the Airport in Arequipa
You'll want to arrive at the airport in Arequipa early to prepare for any unexpected delays. Many airlines recommend arriving at least two hours prior to a domestic flight. Be sure to bring your government-issued photo ID and boarding pass. You'll have to pass through security, so check with your airlines for restricted items.
What to Do at the Airport Before Your Flight to Lima
Rodríguez Ballón International Airport is a relatively small airport with limited options while you wait to board your flight. If you're hungry before your flight, consider eating before you arrive. You may also want to bring a book or electronic device to keep you entertained, especially in the case of a delay.
Comparing Arequipa and Lima
Although Arequipa and Lima are close in proximity, average temperatures in the two cities can vary between 5-15 degrees. The biggest difference is in the months of January and February, where temperatures in Lima can be about 12 degrees warmer. Both cities are in the Peru Time Zone, so there is no time difference. Transportation costs are comparable, but you should expect to pay more for food in Lima. An average meal for two will cost about three times as much as in Arequipa.
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