Air Flights to Peru

Destinations : Cusco Machu Picchu Arequipa Puno Nazca Lake Titicaca

Getting to Cities: Lima CuscoPunoArequipaIquitos Nazca

Machu Picchu Info: Detail InformationAguas Calientes MP Ruins MP Entrance Ticket

Getting to MP: Lima to Cusco Getting to MPCusco To MPAguas Calientes to MP

If you are visiting Cusco or Lake Titicaca, know about Acclimatizing before you land there..

Machu Picchu by Helicopter

A helicopter service from Cusco to Aguas Calientes is now available for those who like to pay extra money to get maximum comfort. This service was provided by a 12 passenger helicopter by Heli- Cusco.

Cocoa Leaves

Don't be confused, it may be a ingredient of cocaine, but still Cocoa leaves is perfectly legal to buy in Peru. But it is illegal in most of the neighboring countries, so don't carry the cocoa bag with you while leaving Peru and entering another country.

Read to know more on cocoa leaves

Cusco Tourists Tickets -Boleto

Boleto (Boleto Turístico General, or BTG) is the admission tickets to some sites in around Cusco. If the sites which are included in this ticket matches with what you have in your plan, it is wise to purchase the Cusco Tourist Ticket.

Inca Stone Wall

  • Lima Airport

Jorge Chávez International Airport is the only International airport in Peru. The airport is only 30 minutes from the Central Plaza of Lima.

A good number of International airlines have flights to and from Jorge Chavez int'l Airport. American Airlines, Continental Airlines and Delta Airlines fly from USA cities. British Airways, Air France, Iberia Airlines, Aeroflot and KLM fly from Europe.

Other airlines like Aces, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Aeromexico, Aeropostal, Avianca, Copa, Cubana de Aviación, Ecuatoriana, Lacsa, Lan Chile, Lan Perú, Lloyd Aero Boliviano, Mexicana, Servivensa, Saeta, Taca, also have flights to and from Lima airport.


Jorge Chavez International Airport at Lima

  • Flying to Lima

If you are in US or in Europe, you are lucky, as you can get direct flights to Lima from these places. Flights to Peru depart from New York, Atlanta, Houston, Miami and Los Angeles in USA. If you are Canada, you can fly directly from Toronto.

There is no direct flight from London to Lima. If you are in England you have to stop at Europe mainland or in USA. Actually only Madrid and Amsterdam in Europe have direct flights to Lima. People of other cities have to stop at those two cities or in USA before landing at Lima.

If you are in Oceania or Asia you have to stop at Europe or At USA.

If you are South America, you can get easily direct flights to Lima, as all major South American cities have direct flights to Lima. You can fly directly from Buenos Aires, Santiago, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Bogota, Quito, Caracas, Guayaquil, Panama, La Paz, Mexico city and San Jose .

  • Direct flights to Lima, Peru from USA and Europe

Name of Airline

Departs From

Continental Air Lines

Houston, USA

Delta Air Lines Atlanta, USA
American Airlines

Miami, USA

Lan Airline ( Peruvian) JFK, NY, USA
Lan Airline Los Angeles, USA
Pearson Toronto, Canada
KLM Amsterdam, Netherlands
Iberia Madrid, Spain
Air Comet Madrid, Spain

  • How expensive the flights are!

Return Flights (Economy class) from Europe are as costly as US $ 1500.00-1900. If you are flying from USA, you may get a return flight to Lima within $800.00. Usually flights from Miami to Lima is only $400.00. You can add the fare from your city to Miami. For the flights peak season is May to September. So probably you will not get cheap rates on these dates.

  • Getting Connection to Domestic flights

A good number of people don't stay in Lima. They pass the night at airport and take the morning flight to Cusco or other cities. Here I discussed the Domestic Airlines of Peru and their destinations.

People sleeping at Lima Airport

  • LAN Peru

Lan Peru is the largest airline company in Peru. It has flights to Arequipa, Caracas, Chiclayo, Cusco, Iquitos, Juliaca, Piura, Pucallpa, Puerto Maldonado, Tacna, Tarapoto and Trujillo. This one is the most expensive in Peru. But their standard is much better than the others. If you are in a tight schedule then you know that at least LanPEru will be on time.

  • Aero Condor

Aero is comparatively cheap airline in Peru. It has flights to Arequipa, Cajamarca, Cusco, Iquitos, Piura, Pucallpa, Puerto Maldonado and Tacna, Tumbes.

  • Star Peru

Star Peru has domestic flights to Arequipa, Chiclayo, Cusco, Iquitos, Juliaca, Pucallpa, Tarapoto and Trujillo.

  • TACA Peru

Taca Peru is also a cheap airline in Peru. You can move to Cusco by this airline.

  • Reaching city from Airport

City is not far from Jorge Chavez International Airport. You can move by mainly taxis. You can also rent cars from airport or take tour buses. If you want to go to central plaza, which is the city center, it would be around 30 soles, or 10 US dollar. It would be only 50 soles or 17 US$ to Miraflores, Lima's business center. Try to take the registered taxis.

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