Train ticket to Machu Picchu

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The train ticket is essential for the trip to Machu Picchu for 1 day. There are four Peru Rail services you can choose from: the Expedition, the Vistadome, the Vistadome Observatory and the Hiram Bingham. They are all clean, safe and comfortable tourist trains. Choose from the station of your choice. Buy tickets here safely and 100% online.

Look at the most purchased services: Expedition and Vistadome

Learn about the similarities and differences of the two train services that most tourists prefer. This way you can choose the type of train that suits your preference.

Expedition train service

The Expedition train is Peru Rail’s cheapest tourist service. It offers all the comforts on board. The sale of snacks and drinks is suspended for 2022 due to Covid 19. The use of masks and facial protector is mandatory. Ollantaytambo station is where most trains depart. The purchase is 100% online. Totally secure payment.

 

Includes

  • Comfortable seats.
  • Large windows.
  • Tables between seats.
  • Service on board.
  • Background music.
  • Space for backpacks.
  • Informational audios.
  • Measures against Covid 19.

Available stations and times

  • Poroy (6.40 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (5:05 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (6.10 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (7.45 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (12.55 pm).
  • Ollantaytambo (7:04 pm).
  • Ollantaytambo (9 pm).

Benefits

  • Economic tourist service.
  • Book 100% online.
  • Covid 19 protocols.
  • Daily punctual departures.
  • Stations with cafeterias and restrooms.
  • Changes and cancellations option.

Details

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

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Vistadome train service

The Vistadome train is Peru Rail’s most famous and requested tourist service. It offers all the comforts on board. It stands out for its side and upper windows. Complimentary snacks and drinks are suspended for 2022 due to Covid 19. The use of masks and facial protector is mandatory. Ollantaytambo station is where most trains depart. The purchase is 100% online. Totally secure payment.

 

Includes

  • Comfortable seats.
  • Large windows.
  • Tables between seats.
  • Service on board.
  • Dance show (return train).
  • Alpaca clothing parade (return train).
  • Space for backpacks.
  • Measures against Covid 19.

Available stations and times

  • Cusco (6.40 am).
  • Cusco (7.30 am).
  • Poroy (7.35 am).
  • Poroy (8.25 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (7:05 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (8 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (8.53 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (9.15 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (10.32 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (1:27 pm).
  • Ollantaytambo (3.37 pm).

Benefits

  • Comfortable and fun tourist service.
  • Book 100% online.
  • Covid 19 protocols.
  • Daily punctual departures.
  • Stations with cafeterias and restrooms.
  • Changes and cancellations option.

Details

  • Snacks and drinks not included due to Covid 19.
  • Reservation with passport or identity document.
  • Payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.
  • Constant communication.
  • Authorized agency.
  • Tickets ready to be printed.

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Vistadome Observatory Train Service

The Vistadome Observatory Train is a new service that has the features of the Vistadome Train but adds an observatory car with open-air views. It also includes a live music show. The cars stand out for their side and top windows. Complimentary snacks and drinks are suspended for 2022 due to Covid 19. The use of masks and facial protector is mandatory. There are only two daily departures although it can vary during the year. The purchase is 100% online. Totally secure payment.

 

Includes

  • Comfortable seats.
  • Panoramic windows.
  • Folding tables.
  • Observation car with balcony.
  • Dance show and live music.
  • Space for backpacks.
  • Measures against Covid 19.

Available stations and times

  • Ollantaytambo (7.45 am).
  • Ollantaytambo (1:27 pm).

Benefits

  • Observation car.
  • Comfortable and fun tourist service.
  • Book 100% online.
  • Covid 19 protocols.
  • Daily punctual departures.
  • Stations with cafeterias and restrooms.
  • Changes and cancellations option.

Details

  • Snacks and drinks not included due to Covid 19.
  • Reservation with passport or identity document.
  • Payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.
  • Constant communication.
  • Authorized agency.
  • Tickets ready to be printed.

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Hiram Bingham Train Service

The Hiram Bingham train is one of the most luxurious in the world. It includes a dining car, bar car and observatory car. It offers gourmet lunch or dinner and complimentary champagne. One of its greatest benefits is that it includes the entrance, the bus and the tour guide service in Machu Picchu. Food is suspended for 2022 due to Covid 19. The use of masks and facial protector is mandatory. There is only one daily departure although it can vary during the year. The purchase is 100% online. Totally secure payment.

 

Includes

  • Maximum comfort.
  • Welcome cocktail.
  • Dining car.
  • Observation car.
  • Gourmet lunch (or dinner).
  • Bar.
  • Live music show.
  • Bus, ticket and tour guide in Machu Picchu.
  • Gift backpack.

Available stations and times

  • Poroy (9.05 am).

Benefits

  • Luxurious tourist service.
  • Book 100% online.
  • Covid 19 protocols.
  • Daily punctual departures.
  • Stations with cafeterias and restrooms.
  • Tea time at the Sanctuary Lodge hotel.
  • Changes and cancellations option.

Details

  • Hours may vary depending on the time of year.
  • Food suspended by Covid 19.
  • Reservation with passport or identity document.
  • Payment with Visa, MasterCard, American Express, etc.
  • Tickets ready to be printed.

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Table of prices and details

Boarding Station: Ollantaytambo – Disembarkation Station: Machu Picchu
Train TypeDeparture TimeArrival Time(*) Regular Rate
Expedition 71 RS05:0506:3568.00 USD
Expedition 8106:1007:4068.00 USD
Expedition 83 RS07:4509:1568.00 USD
Expedition 7312:5514:2554.00 USD
Expedition 7519:0420:4571.00 USD
Expedition 5121:0022:4559.00 USD
Vistame 30107:0508:2792.00 USD
Vistadome 601 RS08:0009:2484.00 USD
Vistame 50108:5310:2984.00 USD
Vistadome 3109:1510:5284.00 USD
Vistadome 20310:3212:1184.00 USD
Vistame 30313:2714:5075.00 USD
Vistadome 60315:3717:0284.00 USD
Hiram Bingham 1110:5312:24460.00 USD
RS: Recommended service
Boarding Station: Machu Picchu – Disembarkation Station: Ollantaytambo
Train TypeDeparture TimeArrival Time(*) Regular Rate
Expedition 5005:3507:4454.00 USD
Expedition 7208:5310:5259.00 USD
Expedition 7414:5516:3171.00 USD
Expedition 50416:2218:1075.00 USD
Expedition 8418:2020:0568.00 USD
Expedition 8620:5022:2054.00 USD
Expedition 7621:5023:3551.00 USD
Vistame 30210:5512:3275.00 USD
Vistadome 20413:3715:0484.00 USD
Vistame 30415:4817:2992.00 USD
Vistame 50416:2218:1092.00 USD
Vistame 3216:4318:3192.00 USD
Vistame 60417:2319:0284.00 USD
Vistadome 60618:1019:5175.00 USD
Hiram Bingham 1217:5019:28465.00 USD

Information about the train trip to Machu Picchu

Train travel is essential for tourists who want to make the 1-day trip. The train is the fastest, most comfortable and safest option. The other options are the alternative trip by Hidroeléctrica (8 hour route that includes a 2 hour walk) as well as the 4 day Inca Trail. Learn more about the train service.

 

PeruRail

  • Peru Rail is one of only two train companies to Machu Picchu (the other is Inca Rail). It has 4 tourist services: Expedition, Vistadome, Vistadome Observatory and Hiram Bingham.
 

The seasons

  • There are 3 stations to take the train to Machu Picchu: Cusco, Poroy and Ollantaytambo.
 

The schedules

  • The trains leave on time. It is recommended to be 30 minutes before. Depending on the time of year they may vary.
 

Prices and discounts

  • Prices vary depending on the type of train and schedule. There are discounts for children under 12 years old. Children under 3 years travel free.

The final station

  • The train trip ends at the Aguas Calientes station. To return to Cusco, you must take the train there.
 

The final journey to Machu Picchu

  • From Aguas Calientes you must take the final bus to the door of Machu Picchu (the bus ticket is not included). The bus ride takes 30 minutes.
 

Protocols

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

The train for Peruvians

  • There is a local train only for Peruvians whose cost is 24 soles round trip (7 USD approximately). The purchase of the ticket is personal in Cusco. The train is not allowed for foreign tourists.
 

Frequently asked questions

These are the most recurrent questions that tourists send us about the train 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!