Duration 27h 57m
Distance 13130 km
Average price $1,500
Possible routes 3 found

There are 3 ways to get from Melbourne to Machu Picchu by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly Melbourne to Cuzco, bus, train  •  27h 57m

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

$851 - $2,108

Cheapest option

Train to Albury, fly to Cuzco, bus, train  •  31h 11m

  1. Take the train from Southern Cross to Albury
  2. Fly from Albury (ABX) to Cuzco (CUZ) ABX - CUZ
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$722 - $2,217

1 alternative option

Fly Melbourne to Ayacucho, bus, drive  •  42h 22m

  1. Fly from Melbourne (MEL) to Ayacucho (AYP) MEL - AYP
  2. Take the bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
  3. Drive from Abancay to Machu Picchu

$934 - $2,914

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Melbourne to Machu Picchu? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

The cheapest way to get from Melbourne to Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $1,200 - $3,200 and takes 27h 57m.

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The quickest way to get from Melbourne to Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $1,200 - $3,200 and takes 27h 57m.

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The distance between Melbourne and Machu Picchu is 13130 km.

It takes approximately 27h 57m to get from Melbourne to Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Melbourne Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 21h 53m and has two stopovers.

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Machu Picchu is 16h behind Melbourne. It is currently 10:10 AM in Melbourne and 6:10 PM in Machu Picchu.

Air New Zealand, Qantas and LATAM Chile offer flights from Melbourne Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 133+ hotels available in Machu Picchu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Melbourne to Melbourne Airport is to bus which takes 21 min and costs $18.

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What companies run services between Melbourne and Machu Picchu?

There is no direct connection from Melbourne to Machu Picchu. However, you can take the bus to Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne 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 Melbourne Airport T3 Skybus/Arrival Dr, take the walk to Melbourne airport, fly to Ayacucho, take the walk to Ayacucho, take the bus to Abancay, then take the drive to Machu Picchu.
Airlines
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
Frequency
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,500

About LATAM Chile

Flights from Melbourne to Cuzco via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
21h 53m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,500
Flights from Melbourne to Cuzco via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
22h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,100
Flights from Melbourne to Cuzco via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 49m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $6,500
Flights from Melbourne to Ayacucho via Sydney, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
24h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Melbourne to Ayacucho via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
32h 46m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,800
Flights from Melbourne to Ayacucho via Santiago, Ezeiza, Lima
Ave. Duration
32h 46m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to Ayacucho via Los Angeles, Lima
Ave. Duration
31h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Flights from Melbourne to Ayacucho via Santiago, Guayaquil, Lima
Ave. Duration
38h 39m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,100
Flights from Albury to Cuzco via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
21h 49m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Albury to Cuzco via Sydney, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
25h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Albury to Cuzco via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
25h 34m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Flights from Albury to Cuzco via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 4m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,000
Flights from Albury to Cuzco via Melbourne, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
29h 18m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,200
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
Frequency
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300

About Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.

Flights from Albury to Cuzco via Sydney, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
24h 50m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65
Schedules at
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incarail.com
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $110

About XPT

Train from Southern Cross to Albury
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $110
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XPT bookings
Economy
$23 - $30
First
$30 - $45
Sleeper
$95 - $110

Bus operators
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
realinkacar.com
Book at
realinkacar.com

Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17

About Expreso Los Chankas

Bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
loschankasgroup.pe

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