There are 3 ways to get from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu by bus, train or plane

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Bus, train  •  12 h 23 min

  1. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  3. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$76 - $384

2 alternative options

Tour, bus, train  •  15 h 21 min

  1. Take the Tour from Arequipa to Cusco
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  3. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$139 - $463

Fly, bus, train  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Arequipa (AQP) to Cuzco (CUZ) AQP - CUZ
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  3. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$165 - $603

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to bus and train which costs $75 - $390 and takes 12 h 23 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $160 - $650 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The distance between Arequipa and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is 376 km.

The best way to get from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu without a car is to bus and train which takes 12 h 23 min and costs $75 - $390.

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It takes approximately 12 h 23 min to get from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Arequipa Airport to Cuzco Airport is the direct flight which takes 57 min.

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Peruvian Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Arequipa Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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The best way to get from Arequipa to Arequipa Airport is to taxi which takes 12 min and costs $3 - $4.

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Map of how to get from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 234.9 miles
  • Duration: 12 h 23 min

What companies run services between Arequipa, Peru and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. However, you can take the bus to Cusco, take the bus to Ollantaytambo, take the walk to Ollantaytambo, take the train to Machu Picchu, then take the walk to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Arequipa to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu via Cusco, Cusco, Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, and Machu Picchu in around 15 h 21 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Arequipa to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Arequipa to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Arequipa to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $340
Regular
$75 - $110
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
Bus operators
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$20 - $28
Regular Bed
$25 - $35
Economy
$10 - $15
Premium Semi Bed
$23 - $35
Premium Bed
$28 - $40
Real Inka
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com

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