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Flights to Cuzco in 2021

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
Popular inDecemberHigh demand for flights, 34% potential price rise
Cheapest inJuneBest time to find cheap flights, 7% potential price drop
Average price$1,491Average for round-trip flights in July 2021
Round-trip from$5,167From Sydney Kingsford Smith to Cusco Velazco Astete

Cheapest prices for Cuzco flights by month

The cheapest ticket to Cuzco found for each month in 2021 based on historical flight searches by Cheapflights users.
January
$1,972
February
$1,946
March
$1,447
April
$1,258
May
$1,258
June
$1,371
July
$987
August
$1,549
September
$1,486
October
$1,506
November
$1,974
December
$3,070
At the present moment the cheapest month to fly to Cuzco is currently July; with December being the most expensive. Prices will vary depending on multiple factors such as booking in advance, airline and departure airports and times.

When is the best time to fly to Cuzco?

Average Cusco Velazco Astete flight ticket prices and weather conditions for 2021 and 2022 by month.
SYD - CUZ
Price
$987 - $3,240
CUZ
Temperature
20 - 22 °C
CUZ
Rainfall
8 - 154 mm
Flying to Cuzco in June is usually considered the best time to fly. However, you will find other deals are always available year round. October sees the temperatures in Cuzco peak to their warmest. January tends, on average, to see the most amount of rainfall.

Which day is cheapest to fly to Cuzco?

Tuesday is currently, on average, the cheapest day to fly to Cuzco. Flying on Saturday will result in higher flight prices.

What time of day is cheapest to fly to Cuzco?

To get the best value, try booking a flight in the morning when visiting Cuzco. Generally the prices will increase for flights in the afternoon as these tend to have higher demand.

Cuzco is a historic Peruvian city that draws millions of tourists each year due to its unique location, colonial architecture and ancient monuments. Nestled in the Andes Mountains at a height of 11,200 ft (3,400 m), it’s a picturesque city that was once the capital of the Inca Empire. At its centre is the Plaza de Armas, the main square dominated by Spanish colonial buildings and great cathedrals that provide a beautiful backdrop for the bustling restaurants, bars and markets. This small city can be explored on foot and is full of shops selling colourful handicrafts and souvenirs. Here visitors can sample local delicacies like alpaca and guinea pig or purchase bright woven goods in the traditional Peruvian style. Cuzco’s close proximity to major Inca sights is one of the reasons why so many visitors stay here. By far the most famous of these is Machu Picchu, a lost Inca city atop a mountain peak that was only rediscovered in 1911. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is in a challenging location, but you can access the ruins by booking with a tour company, travelling by train or attempting the Inca Trail on foot. Other significant Inca sites within the area include Ollantaytambo, the ruins of a religious centre and fortress, and Saksaywaman, a walled complex on the edge of the city. For the curious traveller, Cuzco offers the unique experience of becoming immersed in traditional Peruvian life, both ancient and modern and the opportunity to see some of the most isolated ancient monuments in the world.

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When is the best time to fly to Cuzco?

Temperatures in this area remain moderate all throughout the year, with the dry season lasting from April to October. The warm sunny days make this the perfect time to visit the city.

The rainy season lasts from November to March and temperatures tend to drop during these months. If you want a cheaper deal on flights and accommodation, then this season is the best time to visit.

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Getting around Cuzco

The small size of Cuzco makes walking the best way of exploring the city, however there are a variety of transportation options. Trams run from Plaza de Armas and offer a 90-minute tour of the city and its attractions. Alternatively you can jump on one of the city’s colectivos, which are buses that provide short journeys within the city. Taxis are available for hire, but should be booked with an official taxi company that displays a black and gold sticker. To venture further afield you can hire your own car or take the four hour train to visit Machu Picchu.

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What airport do you fly into for flights to Cusco?

For a flight to Cusco, you will be flying into Velazco Astete. Cusco Velazco Astete (CUZ) is just 2.7 km from the centre of the city.

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