Puno Bus Guide

Buses from Puno operate in all directions. Going North, the main route is Puno to Cusco. Buses from Puno also pass through Bolivia, so buses from Puno to Copacabana and Puno to La Paz are quite popular. Other major routes includes Puno to Arequipa and Puno to Lima.

Quick Tip: When traveling to and from Puno, the safest, fastest and best option is to travel with Peru Hop. A hop on, hop off bus that allows passengers to choose how long they want to stay in each place. Every trip is accompanied by a guide with optional free stops to help you make the most out of Peru!

HOW TO PERU TRAVEL TIP: Save money and stay safe when going to/from Lima Airport by using the Official Bus service inside the Airport called Airport Express Lima
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Below is a list of the main bus routes from Puno and their schedules. For more information about any specific route, click more details where you will find specific information regarding the route, the best bus companies and what to look out for when choosing what bus company, you will travel with.

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Buses From Puno

From
ToDurationBest Bus ComapnieMore Information
PunoLima20 hoursPeru Hop, Cruz del Sur Puno to Lima
PunoNazca19 hoursTranszela, Peru Hop Puno to Nazca
PunoIca17 hoursCiva, Cruz del SurPuno to Ica
PunoArequipa7 hoursCruz del Sur, Peru Hop Puno to Arequipa
PunoCusco8 hoursPeru Hop, Inka ExpressPuno to Cusco
PunoLa Paz7 hoursInka Express, Peru Hop Puno to La Paz

Buses to Puno from Cusco

COMPANIES
SCHEDULEDEPARTURE TIMEDEPARTURE LOCATIONENGLISH SPEAKING ASSITANCETRIPADVISOR RATING
PERU HOPDAILY22:00PRIVATE TERMINAL YES96%
INKA EXPRESSDAILY06:50PUBLIC TERMINAL NO85%
CRUZ DEL SUR DAILY08:00 and 22:00PUBLIC TERMINAL NO76%

Buses to Puno from Lima

COMPANIESSCHEDULEDEPARTURE TIMEDEPARTURE LOCATIONENGLISH SPEAKING ASSISTANCETRIPADVISOR RATING
PERU HOPDAILY 6:00, 7:00HOTEL PICK UP & DROP OFF YES98%
CIVADAILY 12:00, 13:30PUBLIC TERMINALNON/A

Buses to Puno from Arequipa

COMPANIESSCHEDULEDEPARTURE TIMEDEPARTURE LOCATIONENGLISH SPEAKING ASSISTANCETRIPADVISOR RATING
PERU HOPDAILY 05:45HOTEL PICK UP & DROP OFF YES98%
CRUZ DEL SURDAILY 20:30PUBLIC TERMINALNO76%
OLTURSADAILY 21:00PUBLIC TERMINALNO66%

Buses to Puno from Ica

COMPANIES
SCHEDULEDEPARTURE TIMEDEPARTURE LOCATIONENGLISH SPEAKING ASSITANCETRIPADVISOR RATING
OLTURSA DAILY12:45 and 20:45PUBLIC TERMINAL NO66%
PERU HOP
DAILY 13:00HOTEL PICK-UP & DROP-OFF
YES98%
CIVA DAILY 17:00 and 17:15PUBLIC TERMINAL NON/A

Buses to Puno from Nazca

COMPANIESSCHEDULEDEPARTURE TIMEDEPARTURE LOCATIONENGLISH SPEAKING ASSISTANCETRIPADVISOR RATING
TEPSADAILY 09:45PUBLIC TERMINALNON/A
PERU HOPDAILY 19:00HOTEL PICK UP & DROP OFF YES98%
OLTURSA
DAILY 15:15 and 22:00PUBLIC TERMINALNO66%

As noted above, buses from Puno operate in all directions. For any trip to Peru, it is highly recommended that you visit places like Huacachina Oasis, Paracas and Arequipa (home of the Colca Canyon). There is much more to Peru than just Machu Picchu, so bus travel is a great way to see this amazing country. Simply choose the best bus company and enjoy this amazing country!

Quick Tip:  If traveling to or from Lima Airport, it is strongly recommended to use the luxury Airport Express Lima  bus to get to or from your hotel. Safer and cheaper than a taxi with no baggage limit as well as Free WiFi and USB chargers onboard, it is ideal for travelers.

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