There are 3 ways to get from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu by bus, plane 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.

Recommended option

Bus, fly, train  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Loja to Huaquillas
  2. Fly from Tumbes (TBP) to Cuzco (CUZ) TBP - CUZ
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$329 - $960

Cheapest option

Bus Expreso Internacional Ormeño, train  •  2 days 15 h

  1. Take the bus from Loja to Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre
  2. Take the bus from Guayaquil to Cusco
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$175 - $495

1 alternative option

Bus, train via Lima  •  2 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from Loja to Huaquillas
  2. Take the bus from Aguas Verdes to Lima
  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

$227 - $568

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

There is no direct connection from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. However, you can take the bus to Huaquillas, take the drive to Tumbes 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 Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu via Huaquillas, Aguas Verdes, Lima, Cusco, Cusco, Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, and Machu Picchu in around 2 days 2 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tumbes to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $750
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
$65 - $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 4 hours
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
Bus operators
Unión Cariamanga Internacional
Phone
(07) 303-5297, 005173331259
Email
administradores@unioncariamanga.com.ec
Website
unioncariamanga.com.ec
Bus from Loja to Huaquillas
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Real Inka
Phone
+51-993063390
Email
reservas@realinkacar.com
Website
realinkacar.com
Bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
realinkacar.com
Book at
realinkacar.com
Cooperativa de Transportes Nambija
Phone
+593 072315177
Bus from Loja to Guayaquil Terminal Terrestre
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu?

The distance between Loja and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is 1256 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu?

The cheapest way to get from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to bus and train which costs $170 - $500 and takes 2 days 15 h.

What is the fastest way to get from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu?

The quickest way to get from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to bus and fly and train which takes 14 h 18 min and costs $320 - $1,000.

How long does it take to get from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu?

It takes approximately 14 h 18 min to get from Loja to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, including transfers.