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There are 6 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Machu Picchu by train, plane, bus or taxi

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

Recommended option

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Cuzco, bus, train  •  37h 55m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Cuzco (CUZ) KUL - CUZ
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$530 - $1,197

Cheapest option

Bus to Kuantan, fly to Cuzco, bus, train  •  45h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to UMP Gambang
  2. Fly from Kuantan (KUA) to Cuzco (CUZ) KUA - CUZ
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$517 - $1,105

4 alternative options

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Cuzco, bus, train  •  41h 52m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Cuzco (CUZ) SIN - CUZ
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$1,405 - $5,109

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Ayacucho, bus, taxi  •  47h 57m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Ayacucho (AYP) KUL - AYP
  3. Take the bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
  4. Take a taxi from Abancay to Machu Picchu

$614 - $1,279

Fly Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco, bus, train  •  44h 32m

  1. Fly from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah (SZB) to Cuzco (CUZ) SZB - CUZ
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  3. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$632 - $1,486

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Ayacucho, bus, taxi  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Ayacucho (AYP) SIN - AYP
  3. Take the bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
  4. Take a taxi from Abancay to Machu Picchu

$759 - $1,891

Malaysia → Peru
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International entry into Peru from Malaysia

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Malaysia
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Peru land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: Foreign nationals that have visited United Kingdom, Brazil and South Africa in the past 14 days

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Conditions of entry into Peru from Malaysia

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • 14 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 1
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Peru

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Considerations leaving from Malaysia

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Peru from Malaysia.

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Machu Picchu is 113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Machu Picchu is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Machu Picchu is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 113.

Yes, entry into Malaysia from Peru is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Machu Picchu is to bus and fly and train which costs RM 2000 - RM 4500 and takes 45h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Machu Picchu is to train and fly and bus which costs RM 2100 - RM 4900 and takes 37h 55m.

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The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Machu Picchu is 18731 km.

It takes approximately 37h 55m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 30h 45m and has two stopovers.

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Machu Picchu is 13h behind Kuala Lumpur. It is currently 12:39 PM in Kuala Lumpur and 11:39 PM in Machu Picchu.

Emirates, Air New Zealand, Qantas and four other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 96+ hotels available in Machu Picchu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kuala Lumpur to Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs RM 3 - RM 11.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 18730.8 km
  • Duration: 37h 55m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Machu Picchu, Cusco, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Machu Picchu. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Cuzco, take the taxi to Cusco, take the bus to Ollantaytambo, take the walk to Ollantaytambo, then take the train to Machu Picchu. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Tampines MRT Station, take the walk to Opp Tampines Stn/Int, take the line 27 bus to Changi Airport PTB3, take the walk to Singapore Changi airport, fly to Cuzco, take the taxi to Cusco, take the bus to Ollantaytambo, take the walk to Ollantaytambo, then take the train to Machu Picchu.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cuzco via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
30h 47m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cuzco via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
30h 47m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cuzco via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
33h 15m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cuzco via Singapore Changi, Melbourne, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Cuzco via Brisbane, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 15m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cuzco via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
31h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,400
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cuzco via Melbourne, Santiago
Ave. Duration
30h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cuzco via Paris CDG, Lima
Ave. Duration
32h 54m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cuzco via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
34h 50m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cuzco via Brisbane, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
29h 45m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Cuzco via Christchurch, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Tokyo Narita, Mexico City, Lima
Ave. Duration
37h 20m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Tokyo Narita, Houston, Lima
Ave. Duration
37h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Dubai, Barcelona, Lima
Ave. Duration
40h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Sydney, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
44h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Dubai, Sao Paulo, Lima
Ave. Duration
41h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lima
Ave. Duration
45h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Tehran Imam Khomeini, Barcelona, Lima
Ave. Duration
44h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Doha, Madrid, Lima
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Amsterdam Schiphol, Quito, Lima
Ave. Duration
45h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Abu Dhabi, Madrid, Lima
Ave. Duration
42h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Amsterdam Schiphol, Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
45h 10m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco via Senai, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
37h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco via Langkawi, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
40h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco via Sultan Ismail Petra, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
38h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco via Penang, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco via Kuala Trengganu, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco via Penang, Singapore Changi, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
45h 10m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Sultan Abdul Aziz Shah to Cuzco via Alor Setar, Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
39h 30m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,400
Flights from Kuantan to Cuzco via Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from Kuantan to Cuzco via Kuala Lumpur, Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Kuantan to Cuzco via Kuala Lumpur, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
43h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Kuantan to Cuzco via Kuala Lumpur, Brisbane, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
34h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from Kuantan to Cuzco via Kuala Lumpur, Singapore Changi, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
42h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $3,200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via San Francisco, Houston, Lima
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lima
Ave. Duration
43h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Barcelona, Lima
Ave. Duration
43h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Sydney, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
47h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Los Angeles, Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
33h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Los Angeles, San Salvador, Lima
Ave. Duration
33h 18m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Paris CDG, Lima
Ave. Duration
45h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Addis Ababa, Sao Paulo, Lima
Ave. Duration
42h 55m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,400
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Johannesburg, Sao Paulo, Lima
Ave. Duration
43h
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,700
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Tokyo Narita, Houston, Lima
Ave. Duration
37h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Dubai, Barcelona, Lima
Ave. Duration
40h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lima
Ave. Duration
45h 10m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Tehran Imam Khomeini, Barcelona, Lima
Ave. Duration
44h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Doha, Madrid, Lima
Ave. Duration
2 days 1h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Ayacucho via Abu Dhabi, Madrid, Lima
Ave. Duration
42h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $1,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via San Francisco, Houston, Lima
Ave. Duration
35h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lima
Ave. Duration
43h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Barcelona, Lima
Ave. Duration
43h 55m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Los Angeles, Panama City, Lima
Ave. Duration
33h 18m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Los Angeles, San Salvador, Lima
Ave. Duration
33h 18m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Ayacucho via Paris CDG, Lima
Ave. Duration
45h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
incarail.com
Bus operators
Real Inka
Phone
+51-993063390
Email
reservas@realinkacar.com
Website
realinkacar.com
Bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
realinkacar.com
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$24
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Expreso Los Chankas
Phone
+51 1 3827298
Website
loschankasgroup.pe
Bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
loschankasgroup.pe
LA Holidays
Phone
+ 6012-389 5689
Email
general@laholidays.com.my
Website
laholidays.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan Kuala Lumpur to UMP Gambang
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
laholidays.my
Etika Express
Phone
03-9287 7799
Email
etikadelta@yahoo.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to UMP Gambang
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
busonlineticket.com
Book at
easybook.com
Plusliner
Phone
+60 3 4045 8878
Email
talk2us@ktb.com.my
Website
redbus.my
Bus from Terminal Bersepadu Selatan to Universiti Malaysia Pahang
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
redbus.my
Other operators
Taxi from Abancay to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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