There are 2 ways to get from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve by plane or bus

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Fly  •  1 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Puerto Maldonado (PEM) CUZ - PEM

$78 - $313

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Bus  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado

$12 - $70

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The distance between Cusco and Tambopata National Reserve is 298 km.

The best way to get from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 46 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 33 min to get from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve is to fly which takes 1 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 11 h 46 min.

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The quickest flight from Cuzco Airport to Puerto Maldonado Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Star Peru, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cuzco Airport to Puerto Maldonado Airport.

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There are seven+ hotels available in Tambopata National Reserve. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Cuzco Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve.
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  • Distance: 186.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 33 min

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and Tambopata National Reserve, Peru?

Star Peru, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve 3 times a day. Alternatively, Movil Tours operates a bus from Cusco to Tambopata National Reserve 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $70 and the journey takes 11 h. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Star Peru
Website
starperu.com
Flights from Cuzco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuzco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Bus operators
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $70
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$27 - $40
Regular
$30 - $50
Suite
$50 - $70
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$20 - $29
Regular Bed
$26 - $40
Economy
$13 - $18
Premium Semi Bed
$29 - $40
Premium Bed
$30 - $50
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$18 - $27
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $50
Tepsa
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$40 - $50
Regular
$26 - $40
Transzela
Grupo Palomino
Phone
5112020600
Email
atencioncliente@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Bed
$26 - $35
Premium Bed
$38 - $43

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