Cheap Flights from Lima to Cuzco
Flight information Lima to Cuzco
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Average flight time, total distance 362 miles
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LATAM Airlines Group
Fly From Jorge Chávez International Airport to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Whether you’re an expat in Peru or planning a trip from elsewhere, your trip won’t be complete without a visit to Machu Picchu. This New Wonder of the World sits in the Andes only a short distance from Cuzco, Peru. If you want to travel to Cuzco, you will fly from Lima's Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ). Several airlines operate flights from Lima to Cuzco, but most are operated by the Chilean-based airline LATAM. Columbia's Avianca Airlines also offers regular flights from Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ). Regardless of the airline you choose, you’ll be able to find a flight leaving about every 15 minutes from 4 a.m. until 6 p.m. seven days a week.
Facilities at Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Flights from Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) will arrive at one of the 10 gates in the airport's terminal. Cuzco's airport is small and cozy, making it easy for travelers to navigate. After flying from Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ), you’ll find some shops, snack bars, an internet café, and a restaurant for your convenience. If you need assistance, head to the tourist information counter after you pass the arrival/departure area. Taxis are the primary mode of transportation from the airport. Llama Taxi is the only official taxi company departing from the airport. A ride to the center of the city or any of the main hotels will cost about $12. Unofficial taxis are also available and usually cost about half the price. These are not metered vehicles, so make sure to negotiate your fare before you get in the car.
Things to Do Near Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Machu Picchu is the main reason people travel from Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ). Many visitors choose to take the 3½-hour train ride that departs from the nearby town of Poroy to Agua Calientes, a town that’s located a few miles from Machu Picchu. Taxis and vans also drive to Aguas Calientes. Several tour operators offer packages for travel and lodging for those who aren't comfortable making the Machu Picchu trek alone. During your stay in Cuzco, make sure to visit a few of the city's many artisan markets. You can buy handcrafted items to take home with you at a bargain.
Hints and Tips for Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport
Consider flying from Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) during March or April to attend the spectacular Holy Week celebration. You may also wish to visit in June for the international beer and music festival. Cusco's nightlife is vibrant, so no matter when you visit, make sure to bring your dancing shoes for visiting one of the city’s live music venues or discos. Don’t forget to try some of the local fare during your visit. If you like exotic foods, you’re in luck. Peru is known for its guinea pig called “cuy” and alpaca. Dining out is very inexpensive in Cuzco. The most expensive restaurants will cost about $40 per person for dinner; however, most meals will cost less than $5 per person. A nice dinner for two at a mid-range restaurant will run between $10 and $20.
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