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

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  •  7 h 57 min

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

$184 - $277

Cheapest option

Ferry, bus, train  •  6 days 14 h

  1. Take the ferry from Iquitos to Yurimaguas
  2. Take the bus from Yurimaguas to Lima - La Victoria
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Cusco
  4. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  5. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu 360

$145 - $179

1 alternative option

Ferry, bus, train via Pucallpa  •  4 days 14 h

  1. Take the ferry from Iquitos to Pucallpa
  2. Take the bus from Pucallpa to Lima Plaza Norte
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Cusco
  4. Take the train from Cusco to Machu Picchu 360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Iquitos to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to ferry and bus and train which costs $140 - $180 and takes 6 days 14 h.

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The quickest way to get from Iquitos to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $180 - $280 and takes 7 h 57 min.

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The distance between Iquitos and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is 1049 km.

The best way to get from Iquitos to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu without a car is to ferry and bus and train which takes 4 days 14 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 57 min to get from Iquitos to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Iquitos Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h and has one stopover.

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Peruvian Airlines, Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C and LATAM Chile offer flights from Iquitos Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Iquitos to Iquitos Airport is to taxi which takes 11 min and costs $5 - $7.

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Map of how to get from Iquitos to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 655.7 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 57 min

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

There is no direct connection from Iquitos to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. However, you can take the taxi to Iquitos 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 Iquitos to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu via Pucallpa, Pucallpa, Lima Plaza Norte, Lima, Cusco, Cusco, and Machu Picchu in around 4 days 14 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Iquitos to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Iquitos to Cuzco via Lima, Juliaca
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Flights from Iquitos to Cuzco via Lima, Arequipa
Ave. Duration
6 h 44 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$140 - $370
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Iquitos to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Iquitos to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $290
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
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incarail.com
Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
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
1 h 30 min
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
Estrella Polar
Phone
+51 947 965 012
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Pucallpa to Lima Plaza Norte
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
granterminalterrestre.com
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Lima to Cusco
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$1 - $18
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Bed Regular
$2 - $4
Economy
$1 - $2
Semi Bed
$2 - $3
Bed Premium
$3 - $4
Suite
$3 - $5
Movil Tours
Phone
+51 1 716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Lima Paseo de la Republica to Cusco
Ave. Duration
21 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $35
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Book at
moviltours.com.pe
Semi bed
$2 - $4
Economy
$2 - $4
Bed
$3 - $5
Ferry operators
Transporte Fluvial Henry
Phone
+51 (065) 26-3948
Email
info@transportefluvialhenry.com
Website
transportefluvialhenry.com
Ferry from Iquitos to Pucallpa
Ave. Duration
2 days 19 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
perutoptours.com
Transportes Eduardo
Phone
+51 65 351270
Email
transpeduardo@hotmail.com
Website
yurimaguasperu.com
Ferry from Iquitos to Yurimaguas
Ave. Duration
4 days 6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
yurimaguasperu.com

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