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There are 8 ways to get from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park by taxi, bus, train or plane

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

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

Cheapest option

Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Lima Javier Prado
  3. Take the bus from Lima - Javier Prado to Huaraz

6 alternative options

Train to Cuzco, fly to Trujillo, bus

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco
  2. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Trujillo (TRU)
  3. Take the bus from Trujillo to Huaraz

Train to Cuzco, fly to Huanuco, travel

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco
  2. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Huanuco (HUU)
  3. Travel from Huanuco to Huascarán National Park

Taxi, bus to Ayacucho, fly to Trujillo, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Machupicchu Mountain to Abancay
  2. Take the bus from Abancay to Ayacucho
  3. Fly from Ayacucho (AYP) to Trujillo (TRU)
  4. Take the bus from Trujillo to Huaraz

Train to Cuzco, fly to Lima, bus

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco
  2. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Lima (LIM)
  3. Take the bus from Lima to Huaraz

Taxi, bus to Ayacucho, fly to Huanuco, travel

  1. Take a taxi from Machupicchu Mountain to Abancay
  2. Take the bus from Abancay to Ayacucho
  3. Fly from Ayacucho (AYP) to Huanuco (HUU)
  4. Travel from Huanuco to Huascarán National Park

Taxi, bus to Ayacucho, fly to Lima, bus

  1. Take a taxi from Machupicchu Mountain to Abancay
  2. Take the bus from Abancay to Ayacucho
  3. Fly from Ayacucho (AYP) to Lima (LIM)
  4. Take the bus from Lima to Huaraz

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park is to train and bus which costs $95 - $140 and takes 36h 34m.

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The quickest way to get from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park is to train and fly and bus which costs $130 - $260 and takes 18h 47m.

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It is approximately 680 km to get from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park.

The best way to get from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park without a car is to taxi and bus which takes 28h 30m and costs $150 - $190.

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It takes approximately 28h 30m to get from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Trujillo Airport. The quickest flight takes 3h 47m and has one stopover.

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Sky Airline, Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cuzco Airport to Trujillo Airport.

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There are 27+ hotels available in Huascarán National Park. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park.
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  • Distance: 680.4 km
  • Duration: 28h 30m

What companies run services between Machupicchu Mountain, Peru and Huascarán National Park, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park. However, 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. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Machupicchu Mountain to Huascarán National Park via Aguas Calientes Station, Machu Picchu, Cusco, Cusco, Lima Javier Prado, Lima - Javier Prado, and Huaraz in around 36h 34m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from Ayacucho to Trujillo via Lima
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $500
Flights from Cuzco to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $230
Flights from Ayacucho to Lima
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $160
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Cuzco to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $200
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Cuzco to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $210
Flights from Ayacucho to Lima
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $130
Star Peru
Website
starperu.com
Flights from Cuzco to Huanuco via Lima
Ave. Duration
3h 31m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Cuzco to Huanuco via Juliaca, Lima
Ave. Duration
6h 1m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Flights from Ayacucho to Huanuco via Lima
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Atsa Airlines
Website
atsaairlines.com
Flights from Cuzco to Huanuco via Lima
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $550
Flights from Cuzco to Huanuco via Arequipa, Lima
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $600
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Cusco
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
incarail.com
Bus operators
Grupo Palomino
Phone
+51 1 2020600
Email
atencioncliente@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Abancay to Lima - Luna Pizarro
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi bed
$19 - $28
Bed
$29 - $45
Paredes Estrella Ferkaxi
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Abancay to Lima
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
redbus.pe
Cruz del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Lima Javier Prado
Ave. Duration
20h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $50
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$19 - $29
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$40 - $60
Movil Tours
Phone
+51 1 716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Lima - Javier Prado to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Semi bed
$12 - $17
Bed
$16 - $22
Bus from Trujillo to Huaraz
Ave. Duration
7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Semi bed
$9 - $13
Bed
$12 - $17
Expreso Los Chankas
Phone
+51 1 3827298
Website
loschankasgroup.pe
Bus from Abancay to Ayacucho
Ave. Duration
2h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
loschankasgroup.pe
Other operators
Taxi from Machupicchu Mountain to Abancay
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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