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Camaná to Arequipa Bus


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  • Oltursa
  • Civa
  • Excluciva

Camaná to Arequipa Bus Service

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Cheapest Bus
4 hrs 0 mins
PEN 47.00

Camaná to Arequipa Bus Distance

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Camaná to Arequipa Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Oltursa 06:00 20:30 3 hrs 45 mins VIEW PRICE
Civa 03:30 10:01 4 hrs 0 mins VIEW PRICE
Excluciva 06:30 09:00 4 hrs 2 mins VIEW PRICE

camana to Arequipa Bus

The travel from Camaná to Arequipa city takes about 4 hours, going across the distance of 109 mi (175 km) by land. Oltursa, Excluciva and Civa are the transportation companies that covers this route, providing bus tickets from s/. 60 to s/. 130. Buses leave from the terminals located in the main roads of Camaná center, on the schedule from 1:10 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., destination to the terminals of Terrapuerto Internacional de Arequipa. The weather of Arequipa is dry and semi-arid, with maximum temperatures that can reach 77 °F (25 °C) and can drop to 50 °F (10 °C).



  • Alfonso Ugarte
  • Terminal Camana


  • Terrapuerto Arequipa
  • Terminal Terrestre Arequipa

Why book a Camaná to Arequipa bus with redBus?

You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Camaná to Arequipa. Follow a simple, fast and secure bus booking procedure. This helps save time and also helps to create a joyful travel experience!

About Camana

Camana was founded as a Spanish villa in November 1539 by Francisco Pizarro under the name of Villa Hermosa de Camana, with the purpose of establishing a urban center that served as nexus between the City of the Kings (Lima) and Cusco. However, the Villa Hermosa was moved to Arequipa when there were climate complications in the territory of Camana, reason why it’s said that Arequipa was founded. It was in 1839, in the republic period, that Villa de Camana was raised to the category of city.

About Arequipa

Arequipa, also called the white city, it constitutes an important industrial and commercial center of Peru. This city surrounded by volcanoes is full of charm and each gastronomic dish will make you want to stay in this place forever.

Arequipa Weather

Arequipa has an arid temperate climate, with an average temperature of about 14.5 ° C, its humidity temperature occurs from December to March, with the presence of clouds and little rainfall. On winter days the temperature can drop to 6 ° C.

Hotels in Arequipa

The white city offers you many options for hotels and lodgings, some very luxurious and others cheaper, but cozy.

Restaurantes & Bars in Arequipa

If you're traveling through Arequipa and it's time for lunch, visit its main restaurants and try some of its typical dishes, the ones you shouldn't miss are: Shrimp Chupe, Stuffed Rocoto, Solterito, Arequipeño Adobo and Ocopa.

The most tourist places in Arequipa

· Misti Volcano: If you visit Arequipa you cannot miss it. This volcano measures 5,822 meters and is more than 800 thousand years old. It can be appreciated from any part of Arequipa, but the ideal is to take a tour (including trekking) and thus get to know all its majesty up close.

· Ruta del Sillar: The ashlar is a famous stone that originates from volcanoes. If you want to know more about the extraction process of this, you should know more about the ashlar route, in which you will take a tour of quarries to better understand the work of carving.

· Santa Catalina Monastery: Located in the center of the city, this monastery was built in the 16th century and has more than 20 thousand square meters of land. Every corner is steeped in history and its architecture is worth admiring.

· Mirador de Yanahuara:
In Yanahuara you will find this beautiful viewpoint and it is one of the most spectacular in Arequipa. It is located just a 10-minute walk from the center of Arequipa, this place has arches worked in white ashlar, in which you can read phrases of illustrious people from Peru.

· Colca Canyon:
This impressive jewel of Peruvian nature is the main tourist attraction in the Arequipa region, Colca is one of the deepest canyons (in addition to being narrow) in the world.

Important dates in Arequipa

• March - April: Carnavales Arequipeños. They are very well known and are characterized by the celebration of colorful parties, music and good food.

• May 1 to 3 - Tradicional Peregrinaje al Santuario de la Virgen de Chapi:
On this date, many devotees make the promise of arriving three consecutive years at the sanctuary of the Virgin.

• July 28 to 29 - National Holidays:
The festival is lived throughout the country and in the city of Arequipa events such as parades, regional fairs, folk concerts and much more take place.

• August 15 - Anniversary of Arequipa:
In commemoration of Arequipa, civic-religious activities, festivals, burning of castles and / or artificial ones, among others, are carried out.

How to move around Arequipa?

If you are visiting Arequipa you can use:

• Public transport: It is the cheapest and the tickets cost on average S / 1.50.
• Taxi: If the route you will take is short, the passage will be S / 5.00 on average.
• Car rental: If you know how to drive, you can choose to rent a car and move around on your own, renting a car costs on average S / 168.00.

How to reach Arequipa?

• Arequipa by bus: If the starting point is Camaná, the distance is 177.1 km. The approximate travel time is 3 hours and 11 minutes.

Gastronomy in Arequipa

The most popular typical dishes of Arequipa are:
- Chupe de camarones
- Rocoto relleno
- Solterito
- Adobo arequipeño
- Ocopa
- Pebre

Things to buy in Arequipa

The souvenirs and gifts that you can buy when visiting Arequipa are:
- Glasses for aniseed
- Bags with Caylloma fabrics
- Leather notebook
- Pictures of the city and countryside of Arequipa
- Loncco birth

Arequipa Facts

Arequipa is located in the highlands of Peru, the lowest part of the city is located at an altitude of 2041 meters above sea level in the sector called Huayco in the district of Uchumayo. It is surrounded by volcanic cones and forms snowy peaks, of which the Misti, Chachani and Pichu Pichu stand out. The central part of the city is crossed by the Chili River from north to southwest which forms a valley as it passes, this has an outlet for the coast and highlands of the country.

Bus operators of the route Camana to Arequipa

· Excluciva
· Civa
· Oltursa

In conclusion:

Arequipa is one of the tourist attractions of Peru with more beautiful places to visit. Its food will leave you enchanted, as will its architecture and its people. Do not forget that El Misti and the Mirador de Yanahuara should be the first places you should visit when you arrive.


How can I buy my bus ticket online in Perú?

A: You can purchase a ticket for the bus of your choice to any destination in Perú by logging in to the official redBus site which is This website is easy to use and you can buy your bus ticket in a matter of minutes.

How do I buy a bus ticket from Camana from Arequipa?

A: You can visit one of the terminals in Camana and visit the counter of the bus company of your choice, wait your turn in the attention queue, select the seat you want and buy your ticket. But if you prefer to avoid all that, you can simply enter and buy your bus ticket online in just 5 minutes and with the comfort of your home or office.

Should I print my bus ticket before boarding?

A: Yes, you must print it out before boarding, remember that all passengers will have to print their bus ticket that was sent to their email in PDF format and then be exchanged for a physical ticket at the counter of the bus company with which you are going to make the trip.

Can I reschedule my trip after buying my ticket?

A: Yes, you can, but this feature is limited to only a few bus companies in Perú. Please contact the bus company of your choice if you need to make any changes.

How can I pay for my bus fare on the redBus Web site?

A: At redBus we have several payment methods that we offer our customers. The most common for most of them are credit cards but you can check all of them on the home page of the site

Are there special offers or discounts in redbus for the route of Camana to Arequipa?

A: In order to make your trip cheaper, redBus offers different discounts, which you can find out here:

What is the distance between Camana and Arequipa?

A: The distance is 177.1 km.

How long does it take to go from Camana to Arequipa?

A: Approximately the trip takes 3 hours and 11 minutes.

How many departures are there from Camana to Arequipa?

A: There is a variety of departures

Which bus companies offer the route Camana to Arequipa?

A: You can travel through the following companies: Oltursa, Excluciva and Civa.

Which bus companies have the most departures for the Camana to Arequipa?

A: The departures depends on the season.

From which bus terminals can I travel from Camana to Arequipa?

A: The Camaná Terminal is the bus departure point and is located at Av. Lima # 344, Camaná. The companies that leave this terminal are: Oltursa, Excluciva and Civa.

Camana to Arequipa Route

Camana to Arequipa

Measures against COVID-19 on the Camana to Arequipa route

To ease the impact of COVID-19, every passenger should:

  • Not forget the Declaracion Jurada! Without this document, you won't be able to access the bus. You can download it through these links:

• For passengers 

• For passengers over 65 

• For passengers under 14 

  • Always wear your mask. Also, carry a spare one in case of emergency, and hand sanitizer.
  • Take only the necessary luggage.

You will find more information here. 

Security measures against Coronavirus for tourists in Arequipa

If you are planning to visit the Sumbay Caves, remember to follow these guidelines:

It is forbidden to pick up archeological material from the surface and to touch the walls before, during, and after the tour.

Respect the established circuit by the guides, to avoid crowds of tourists.

Never take off your mask during the tour. Also, you should always maintain a distance of 1 meter or more from other tourists.

To find additional information click here