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There are 4 ways to get from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa by train, bus 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.

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Train, bus  •  14 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco 360 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Arequipa

$10 - $40

3 alternative options

Train, bus, Tour  •  15 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo 360
  2. Take the bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  3. Take the Tour from Cusco to Arequipa

$151 - $186

Train  •  2 days 9 h

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco 360 / ...
  2. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Arequipa Belmond Andean Explorer

$210 - $6,000

Train, bus, fly  •  5 h 41 min

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

$166 - $324

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The cheapest way to get from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa is to train and bus which costs $10 - $40 and takes 14 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa is to train and bus and fly which costs $160 - $330 and takes 5 h 41 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa. However, there are services departing from Machu Picchu and arriving at Arequipa via Cusco - Wanchaq. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 9 h.

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The distance between Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu and Arequipa is 376 km.

The best way to get from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa without a car is to train and bus which takes 14 h 1 min and costs $10 - $40.

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It takes approximately 14 h 1 min to get from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa, including transfers.

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Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa train services, operated by Inca Rail, depart from Machu Picchu station.

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The quickest flight from Cuzco Airport to Arequipa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa train services, operated by PeruRail, arrive at Arequipa station.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Peruvian Airlines and LATAM Chile offer flights from Cuzco Airport to Arequipa Airport.

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Map of how to get from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa.
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  • Distance: 234.9 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 1 min

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

You can take a train from Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu to Arequipa via Machu Picchu, Cusco, and Cusco - Wanchaq in around 2 days 9 h.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Cuzco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Cuzco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Cuzco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Cusco
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
incarail.com
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incarail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
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incarail.com
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Schedules at
perurail.com
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pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $340
Regular
$75 - $110
Train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
2 days 4 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$210 - $6,000
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $6,000
Regular
$600 - $850
Bus operators
CIVA
Phone
+51 (1) 418-1111
Email
callcenter@turismociva.com
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$20 - $28
Regular Bed
$25 - $35
Economy
$10 - $15
Premium Semi Bed
$23 - $35
Premium Bed
$28 - $40
Real Inka
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Cusco to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
peruhop.com
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peruhop.com

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