Bus ticket to Machu Picchu

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While there is wide availability, it’s always a good idea to pre-purchase tickets.
Mapa bus Aguas Calientes Machu Picchu
The bus ticket allows the route Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes. The first section is uphill. The second, return, in descent. The distance is only 10 kilometers. However, to arrive with all your energy and enjoy Machu Picchu, it is advisable to take the bus. Departures are daily approximately every 10 minutes.

What is it like to travel by bus and travel on foot to Machu Picchu?

Most tourists choose to take the bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu. However, it is also possible to go on foot. Get to know in a didactic way the differences between both routes: by bus and on foot.

One way ticket

The train ride from Cusco ends in the town of Aguas Calientes. From there you take the bus on the way up. The trip is in a comfortable and spacious ecological bus. All visitors travel seated. The first buses leave from 5.30 in the morning. The last ones, at 3.30 in the afternoon. The frequency of departures is approximately every 10 minutes. The route is 100% secure.

 

Bus route

  • Route of 10 kilometers.
  • Trip of 30 minutes.
  • Comfortable seats.
  • Wide windows.
  • Space for backpacks.
  • Ecological bus.
  • High jungle landscapes.
  • Safety belts.

Walking route

  • Free walk.
  • Route of 8 kilometers.
  • Walk of 2 hours 30 minutes approximately.
  • Ascending sections by stone steps.
  • Demanding route.
  • Recommended for everyone.
  • Beautiful landscapes.

Benefits of the bus ticket

  • Comfortable and safe trip.
  • Allows you to reach Machu Picchu with energy.
  • Reserva 100% online.
  • Protocolos Covid 19.
  • Daily punctual departures.
  • Changes and cancellations option.

Bus ticket details

  • Reservation with passport or identity document.
  • Payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.
  • Constant comunication.
  • Authorized agency.
  • Tickets ready to print.

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Return ticket

The return trip begins at the gate of Machu Picchu and ends in the town of Aguas Calientes. The route is mostly downhill. The trip is in a comfortable and spacious ecological bus. All visitors travel seated. The first buses descend from Machu Picchu from 6:30 in the morning. The last ones, at 5.30 in the afternoon. The frequency of departures is approximately every 10 minutes. The route is 100% secure.

 

Bus route

  • Route of 10 kilometers.
  • 25 minute trip.
  • Comfortable seats.
  • Wide windows.
  • Space for backpacks.
  • Ecological bus.
  • High jungle landscapes.
  • Safety belts.

Walking route

  • Free walk.
  • Route of 8 kilometers.
  • Approximately 2 hour hike.
  • Descending sections by stone steps.
  • Demanding route.
  • Recommended for everyone.
  • Beautiful landscapes.

Benefits of the bus ticket

  • Comfortable and safe trip.
  • It allows you to return from Machu Picchu with energy.
  • 100% online reservation.
  • Covid 19 protocols.
  • Punctual daily departures.
  • Option of changes and cancellations.

Bus ticket details

  • Reservation with passport or identity document.
  • Payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.
  • Constant comunication.
  • Authorized agency.
  • Tickets ready to print.

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Full ticket (round trip)

The entire trip follows the route Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes. The journey takes 1 hour, 30 minutes one way and 30 minutes back. All buses are comfortable and spacious. No tourist travels on foot. The first buses leave Aguas Calientes at 5:30 in the morning. The last buses return from Machu Picchu at 5:30 in the afternoon. The route is completely safe. You will enjoy incredible landscapes!

 

Bus route

  • Route of 20 kilometers (round trip).
  • Comfortable seats.
  • Large windows.
  • Space for backpacks.
  • Ecological bus.
  • High jungle landscapes.
  • Safety belts.

Walking route

  • Free walk.
  • Route of 16 kilometers.
  • Walk of approximately 4 hours (round trip).
  • Recommended return route (downhill sections).
  • demanding route.
  • Recommended for everyone.
  • Beautiful landscapes.

Benefits of the bus ticket

  • 100% comfortable and safe trip.
  • It allows you to reach Machu Picchu with energy.
  • Online booking.
  • Covid 19 Protocols.
  • Daily departures on time.
  • Option of changes and cancellations.

Bus ticket details

  • Reservation with passport or identity document.
  • Payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.
  • Constant comunication.
  • Authorized agency.
  • Tickets ready to print.

Get to know Machu Picchu now!

RESERVE NOW
 

Table of prices and details

BUS TICKETS MACHU PICCHU 2022ForeignPeruvian
Adult
5 – 11 years
Adult
5 – 11 years
Price (round trip)34.00 USD18.00 USD22.00 USD13.00 USD
One way route price19.00 USD13.00 USD14.00 USD13.00 USD
Return route price19.00 USD13.00 USD14.00 USD13.00 USD

Information about the bus trip to Machu Picchu

The bus trip is carried out by the company Consettur. The buses leave every 10 minutes, although in the mornings the frequency of departures is approximately 5 minutes. They have comfortable seats, large windows and seat belts. The tickets offer discounts for Peruvians and children from 5 to 11 years old. You can also do this route on foot, although it requires an expenditure of energy.

 

Consettur

  • Consettur is the company that offers the bus trip on the route Aguas Calientes – Machupicchu – Aguas Calientes. It has been operating this route for more than 10 years.
 

Departures

  • Departures are daily. On the outward journey they depart from the town of Aguas Calientes. On the return trip, from the door of Machu Picchu.
 

The schedules

  • Buses depart from Aguas Calientes from 5.30 in the morning until 3.30 in the afternoon. They return from Machu Picchu from 6:30 in the morning until 5:30 in the afternoon. The departure frequency is 10 minutes.
 

Prices and discounts

  • Prices offer discounts for children (5 to 11 years old) and Peruvian tourists.

Buses

  • The buses are ecological. They have up to 29 comfortable seats with large windows. All with seat belts.
 

Availability

  • Tickets are widely available. No tourist is left without their ticket.
 

Protocols

  • During the train trip, all security protocols against Covid 19 must be followed.
 

The walking route

  • Visitors who wish can do the route on foot totally free. However, because this walk is arduous (approximately 2 hours 30 minutes), most choose to take the bus.
 

Frequent questions

These are the most recurrent questions that tourists send us about the bus ticket service to Machu Picchu.

 

Enjoy the trip to Machu Picchu with the best services

Choose one of the 4 types of tickets

The entrance to Machu Picchu offers discounts for university students, those under 18 years of age and citizens of Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia. Children under 3 years enter free! Get your entry to 'mapi' here.

We take you wherever you want in Cusco

The private transportation service takes you to any tourist destination in Cusco. Travel with total security in a private service for you, your partner, your friends or family. Includes pick up service from the airport or transfer to Machu Picchu train station, book here!

An unforgettable train trip to Machu Picchu

In total there are four tourist train services to Machu Picchu: Expedition, Vistadome, Vistadome Observatory and the Hiram Bingham luxury train. They all belong to the prestigious Peru Rail company. Buy the tickets here! Take advantage of the discounts!

Get on the final bus to Machu Picchu

The train trip will leave you in the town of Aguas Calientes, 10 kilometers from Machu Picchu. For this last section you must get the bus to Machu Picchu, a comfortable service that takes care of the environment of the wonder of the world. Buy your bus ticket here!

Tour Machu Picchu with a professional guide

In Machu Picchu the tour guide service is not mandatory. However, most tourists decide to go accompanied by a guide. This way they will be able to fully understand the history and importance of the wonder of the Incas.

Machupicchu all inclusive 1 day

If you do not want to buy each ticket to Machu Picchu separately, it is best to hire an all-inclusive tour. Includes: transfer to the station, train ticket, tour guide, entrance fee and lunch option at the best ‘mapi’ restaurant. Book the tour here!