Flights to Cuzco

How to Find Cheap Flights to Cuzco

Cuzco is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and rightly so. Nestled at the base of the Andes, this thriving city is a dynamic mix of Peruvian history and culture. You can find cheap flights to Cuzco and more information easily with Skyscanner, an innovative travel service.

When to Book

To get the best deals, plan your trip at least a few months in advance. The busiest time of year is during the solstice celebration in the summer. This offers the most opportunities for fun activities but can be the most crowded as well.

Airports With Direct Flights From the U.K.

London Heathrow (LHR) offers many direct flights to the larger cities in South America. However, Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) is only accessible through South American cities like Lima and Bogota. You can also find flights to the continent from Edinburgh or Belfast, with only one or two stops.

Airlines That Fly to Cuzco From the U.K.

From the U.K., the easiest option is to connect a flight to South America through London and then to Cuzco, or you can fly to Lima, Peru and then take one of the many daily flights to Cuzco. Airlines from the U.K. that have flights to Cuzco include Avianca, LATAM, and Air France.


Alejandro Velasco Astete International Airport (CUZ) is located just outside the Cuzco city centre, only about a few miles from multiple stunning plazas. In a quick, 10-minute taxi ride, you can find bustling hostels and amazing places to eat.

Jorge Chávez International Airport (LIM) in Lima, Peru is also a great place to connect to, especially from the U.K. You'll be able to find many deals for flying into Lima or cheap flights to Cuzco through Skyscanner with a quick search.

When to Go

Cuzco alternates between wet and dry periods and the wettest months are December through March. The driest months occur September through November, and the warmest month is September. The nicest weather with average temperature occurs between October and November. If you're interested in exploring the rugged high elevations of Andes mountains, the best seasons to avoid storms are in July and August.

What's the Weather Like?

Peru has a variety of climates, and Cuzco is a fantastic starting point for your travels within this beautiful country. The city itself is fairly mild, with average temperatures and rainfall during wet seasons. Its position near the equator means that the weather does not change much throughout the year, but its high elevation means you should expect nights to be cool. If you are climbing higher into the Andes, you may need to prepare for snow.

City Guide: What to See and Do

Cuzco is an extraordinary gateway to Inca history. With multiple museums and historic sites like Qurikancha and Saksaywaman located within walking distance of the city centre, you'll be able to explore ancient ruins and archaeological details of places like Macchu Picchu. Located in the beautiful Urubamba Valley, the city is home to sprawling fields, rugged mountains and makes for excellent hiking, bike riding and more. Learn more at Skyscanner today!

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