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There are 10 ways to get from Machu Picchu to Huascarán National Park by taxi, bus, train, plane, car or shuttle

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

Taxi, bus, travel  •  30h 24m

  1. Take a taxi from Machu Picchu to Abancay
  2. Take the bus from Abancay to Lima - Arriola
  3. Take the bus from Lima - Nicolás Arriola to Recuay
  4. Travel from Recuay to Huascarán National Park

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Bus and Train, bus  •  39h 19m

  1. Take the Bus and Train from Machu Picchu to Ave. El Sol 843 , Cusco
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
  3. Take the bus from Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte to Huaraz

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Taxi, bus  •  31h 35m

  1. Take a taxi from Machu Picchu to Abancay
  2. Take the bus from Abancay to Lima - Luna Pizarro
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Huaraz

Train to Anta, fly to Huanuco, travel  •  10h 48m

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
  2. Fly from Anta (ATA) to Huanuco (HUU) ATA - HUU
  3. Travel from Huanuco to Huascarán National Park

Train to Anta, fly to Lima, bus  •  15h 33m

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
  2. Fly from Anta (ATA) to Lima (LIM) ATA - LIM
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Huaraz

Bus and Train to Cuzco, fly to Lima, bus  •  17h 58m

  1. Take the Bus and Train from Machu Picchu to Ave. El Sol 843 , Cusco
  2. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Lima (LIM) CUZ - LIM
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Huaraz

Drive to Ayacucho, fly to Lima, bus  •  19h 59m

  1. Drive from Machu Picchu to Ayacucho
  2. Fly from Ayacucho (AYP) to Lima (LIM) AYP - LIM
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Huaraz

Bus and Train to Cuzco, fly to Huanuco, travel  •  11h 53m

  1. Take the Bus and Train from Machu Picchu to Ave. El Sol 843 , Cusco
  2. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Huanuco (HUU) CUZ - HUU
  3. Travel from Huanuco to Huascarán National Park

Drive to Ayacucho, fly to Huanuco, travel  •  14h 9m

  1. Drive from Machu Picchu to Ayacucho
  2. Fly from Ayacucho (AYP) to Huanuco (HUU) AYP - HUU
  3. Travel from Huanuco to Huascarán National Park

Shuttle, bus  •  4 days 17h

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Machu Picchu to Cusco
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Huaraz

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The cheapest way to get from Machu Picchu to Huascarán National Park is to Bus and Train and bus which costs $90 - $260 and takes 39h 19m.

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The fastest way to get from Machu Picchu to Huascarán National Park is to train and fly and bus which takes 15h 33m and costs $130 - $480.

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The distance between Machu Picchu and Huascarán National Park is 681 km.

The best way to get from Machu Picchu to Huascarán National Park without a car is to taxi and bus and travel which takes 30h 24m and costs .

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It takes approximately 30h 24m to get from Machu Picchu to Huascarán National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Anta Airport to Huanuco Airport. The quickest flight takes 10h and has one stopover.

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LATAM Chile and Star Peru offer flights from Anta Airport to Huanuco Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Huascarán National Park. Prices start at $4 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Machu Picchu to Huascarán National Park.
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  • Distance: 680.6 km
  • Duration: 30h 24m

What companies run services between Machu Picchu, Peru and Huascarán National Park, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Machu Picchu to Huascarán National Park. However, you can take the taxi to Abancay, take the bus to Arriola, take the walk to Lima - Nicolás Arriola, take the bus to Recuay, then take the travel to Huascarán National Park. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Abancay, take the bus to Lima - Luna Pizarro, take the walk to Lima, take the bus to Huaraz, then take the travel to Huascarán National Park.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Anta to Lima
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from Cuzco to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Cuzco to Lima via Arequipa
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Flights from Ayacucho to Lima
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $300
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Cuzco to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Cuzco to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $130
Flights from Ayacucho to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $140
Star Peru
Website
starperu.com
Flights from Anta to Huanuco via Lima
Ave. Duration
5h 32m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $380
Flights from Cuzco to Huanuco via Lima
Ave. Duration
3h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Ayacucho to Huanuco via Lima
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $350
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Ave. El Sol 843 , Cusco
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $180
Website
https://incarail.com/en/
THE VOYAGER BIMODAL
$45 - $160
THE 360° BIMODAL
$65 - $120
THE VOYAGER PREMIUM LOUNGE
$65 - $180
Train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
https://incarail.com/en/
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $95
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
Bus operators
Grupo Palomino
Phone
+51 6202 333
Email
ventatelefonica@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Abancay to Lima - Arriola
Ave. Duration
17h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Book at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Abancay to Lima - Luna Pizarro
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $27
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Book at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Movil Bus
Phone
+51 1 716 8000
Email
info@movilgroup.pe
Website
movilbus.pe
Bus from Lima - Nicolás Arriola to Recuay
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
movilbus.pe
First Plus (Presidencial)
$22 - $26
Economy
$12 - $17
First (Ejecutivo VIP)
$17 - $21
Paredes Estrella Ferkaxi
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Abancay to Lima
Ave. Duration
19h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $31
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes Julio Cesar
Phone
+51 1 4248060
Email
consultas@transportesjuliocesar.com.pe
Website
transportesjuliocesar.com.pe
Bus from Lima to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Book at
sales.transportesjuliocesar.pe
Bus from Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
7h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $26
Book at
sales.transportesjuliocesar.pe
Oltursa
Phone
+51 994 656 518
Email
atencionalcliente@oltursa.com.pe
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Cusco to Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte
Ave. Duration
23h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Allinbus
Phone
+51 (1) 7390079
Email
ventas@allinbus.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27
Schedules at
allinbus.com
Transportes Linea
Phone
+51 948318723
Website
linea.pe
Bus from Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $28
Schedules at
linea.pe
Book at
linea.pe
First
$17 - $22
Economy
$12 - $17
First VIP
$23 - $28
Transportes Ancash
Phone
+51 994 638 412
Email
Coop.transp.ancash@hotmail.com
Website
it-it.facebook.com
Bus from Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $16
Schedules at
it-it.facebook.com
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311 5050
Email
cruzdelsurpe
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
8h 12m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Website
https://www.cruzdelsur.com.pe/en/
Ica Express
$15
Cruzero Plus
$16
Cruzero Evolution
$17 - $22
Confort Suite
$35
Cruzero Suite
$22 - $29
Expreso Turismo Andino
Phone
+51 1 423-5696​
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Gran Terminal Terrestre Plaza Norte to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
multitrad.wixsite.com
Cusco Tours
Phone
+51901557125
Email
reservas@cuscotoursperu.com
Website
cuscotoursperu.com
Shuttle from Machu Picchu to Cusco
Ave. Duration
3 days 8h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$592
Book at
cuscotoursperu.com
CIVA
Phone
+51 511 418 1111
Email
contactcenter@civa.com.pe
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Lima
Ave. Duration
22h 27m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
https://www.civa.com.pe/en/
Superciva
$24 - $35
Econociva
$22 - $26
Excluciva
$35 - $45
Turismo Cavassa
Other operators
Taxi from Machu Picchu to Abancay
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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