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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly, bus, train  •  12h 24m

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

$369 - $821

2 alternative options

Bus Expreso Brasilia, train  •  4 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Bogotá
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Lima
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Cusco
  4. Take the train from Cusco to Machu Picchu 360

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño, train  •  5 days 1h

  1. Take the bus from Cartagena to Bogotá
  2. Take the bus from Bogotá to Puerto Maldonado
  3. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
  4. Take the train from Cusco to Machu Picchu 360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cartagena to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $360 - $850 and takes 12h 24m.

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The quickest way to get from Cartagena to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $360 - $850 and takes 12h 24m.

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The distance between Cartagena and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is 2640 km.

The best way to get from Cartagena to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu without a car is to bus and train which takes 4 days 1h and costs .

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It takes approximately 12h 24m to get from Cartagena to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cartagena Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 12m and has one stopover.

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

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There are 127+ hotels available in Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cartagena to Cartagena Airport is to bus which takes 26m and costs $1.

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Map of how to get from Cartagena to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 1650 miles
  • Duration: 12h 24m

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

There is no direct connection from Cartagena to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. However, you can take the bus to Aeropuerto, take the walk to Cartagena airport, fly to Cuzco, take the taxi 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 Cartagena to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu via Bogotá, Lima, Cusco, Cusco, and Machu Picchu in around 4 days 1h.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Bogota
Ave. Duration
6h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
8h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Medellin Jose Marie Cordova, Lima
Ave. Duration
8h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Cali, Lima
Ave. Duration
11h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $850
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
11h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
9h 52m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $950
Aeropostal
Website
aeropostal.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Copa Airlines
Website
copaair.com
Flights from Cartagena to Cuzco via Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
8h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $340
Regular
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Real Inka
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Book at
civa.com.pe
Economy
$13 - $18
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Bed Regular
$26 - $35
Bed Premium
$27 - $33
Suite
$29 - $40
Movil Tours
Phone
+51 1 716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $40
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$20 - $25
Semi bed
$21 - $30
Bed
$28 - $40
Tepsa
Phone
+51 1 6179000
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $45
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Bed
$30 - $45
Semi Bed
$26 - $31
Transzela

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