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Flights to Cuzco in 2024

Find the latest flights to Cuzco in 2024, with up-to-date prices and availability. In the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made a total of 129,811 searches and data was last updated on 10 July 2024.

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  • How long is the flight to Cuzco?

    The fastest flights to Cuzco, Peru, depart from Auckland and arrive at their destination in about 17h 12min, stopping only once along the way. However, most flights from Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch have two or more layovers and take at least 23h 30min to reach Cuzco. No matter what city you’re flying out of, you can usually find several flights that reach their destination in under 50h.

  • Are there nonstop flights to Cuzco?

    Unfortunately, nonstop flights from New Zealand to Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ), Cuzco, are not currently available. There are a limited number of one-stop flights from Auckland Airport (AUK), most of which have a layover in Santiago, Chile. Most flights from Auckland and other New Zealand airports, including Wellington Airport (WLG) and Christchurch Airport (CHC), stop two or more times before arriving at CUZ. From WLG and CHC, your first stop will likely be in Auckland. Regardless of where you fly out of, the last layover of almost all Cuzco flight deals is either Santiago or Lima, Peru.

  • How do you get from Cuzco airport(s) to the city centre?

    The best way to get from the Cuzco airport to the city centre is to take one of the taxis available at the taxi stands inside the airport, near the baggage claim area. It takes about 10min to reach the city centre by car (longer if there’s traffic), and the ride should cost about S/ 30 (NZ$ 10.75). You can also arrange a ride on a private airport shuttle bus, such as the Cuzco Airport Shuttle or Cuzco Shuttle, which will get you to the airport safely and comfortably. Although Uber is available in Cuzco, the cars are unregulated and are not as reliable as the taxis hailed inside the airport.

  • What are some things to do in Cuzco?

    Cuzco is often the start of the journey for people visiting the famed citadel of Machu Picchu. However, it is more than just a town to pass through. Cuzco has plenty of attractions to keep any traveller entertained. Any trip to the city should include a visit to the Plaza de Armas, the main central square that is lined with shops, bars, restaurants and incredible mountain views. The cornerstone of the plaza is the Cuzco Cathedral. Explore the ancient Inca architecture in and around the city, including the Coricancha Sun Temple in the city and the Qenko Ruins and Sacsayhuaman fortress just outside of the city. You can learn more about the region’s art and history at the Inca Museum, the Museum of Pre-Columbian Art, and the Museum and Convent of San Francisco. There is plenty of shopping in Cuzco, from the local artisan markets to the ever-popular San Pedro Market, where you can buy fresh produce, souvenirs and street food. Before ending your trip, be sure to take in the views of the city from above; the Plaza San Cristobol or the Mirador de San Blas are great vantage points providing expansive views of the city and mountains beyond.

  • Do I need a passport or visa to fly to Cuzco?

    Citizens of New Zealand need only carry a valid passport to fly to Cuzco. A visa is not required for tourists who stay in the country for 183 days or less.

  • What does CUZ mean?

    CUZ stands for Cusco Velazco Astete Airport. Codes like this one are often called IATA codes, a set of identifiers established by IATA (International Air Transport Association) that is widely used by airlines and the aviation industry.

  • What airport do you fly into for flights to Cuzco?

    Cusco Velazco Astete (CUZ), located 2.7 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights to Cuzco.

  • Can I find cheaper flights to Cuzco if I am willing to have stopovers?

    Yes, flights with stopovers are often cheaper than direct flights. Keep an eye out for flight deals to Cuzco on Cheapflights that require 1 or 2 stops for potential cost savings.

  • What is the best airline to fly to Cuzco?

    Based on reviews from Cheapflights users, LATAM Airlines is rated the highest out of the airlines that fly to Cuzco.

  • Does Cusco Velazco Astete have rental cars?

    Yes. Those touching down at Cusco Velazco Astete can take advantage of the car hire services offered upon their arrival.

  • Are there hotels close to Cusco Velazco Astete?

    Yes. Cusco Velazco Astete has hotels nearby for those requiring accommodations. Fly and Dream ApartHotel is the closest property to Cusco Velazco Astete (0.0 km away from Cusco Velazco Astete).

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