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There are 6 ways to get from New York to Machu Picchu by plane, train, bus or taxi

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Fly New York JFK to Cuzco, train

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Cuzco (CUZ)
  2. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

Fly Newark to Cuzco, train

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Cuzco (CUZ)
  2. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

Fly New York La Guardia to Cuzco, train

  1. Fly from New York La Guardia (LGA) to Cuzco (CUZ)
  2. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu

Fly New York JFK to Ayacucho, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from New York JFK (JFK) to Ayacucho (AYP)
  2. Take the bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
  3. Take a taxi from Abancay to Machu Picchu

Fly Newark to Ayacucho, bus, taxi

  1. Fly from Newark (EWR) to Ayacucho (AYP)
  2. Take the bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
  3. Take a taxi from Abancay to Machu Picchu

Fly White Plains to Cuzco, train

  1. Fly from White Plains (HPN) to Cuzco (CUZ)
  2. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu
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International entry into Peru from United States

  • Entry is conditional for citizens and permanent residents of United States
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Allowed for: All visitors arriving by air. Peru land borders are closed to non-essential travel

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

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Conditions of entry into Peru from United States

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days prior to boarding
  • Travellers vaccinated with the booster shot (3rd dose) are exempt from providing a COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travel Declaration required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

Rules to follow in Peru

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Considerations leaving from United States

The official advice is to delay international travel until fully vaccinated

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Peru from United States.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Machu Picchu is 113.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Machu Picchu is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Machu Picchu is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 113.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United States from Peru.

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Last updated: 26 Sep 2022
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Gobierno de Peru.

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The cheapest way to get from New York to Machu Picchu is to fly and train which costs $700 - $950 and takes 21h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from New York to Machu Picchu is to fly and train which costs $480 - $1,300 and takes 18h 12m.

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The distance between New York and Machu Picchu is 5994 km.

It takes approximately 18h 12m to get from New York to Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from New York JFK Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 9h 53m and has one stopover.

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Machu Picchu is 1h behind New York. It is currently 9:48 PM in New York and 8:48 PM in Machu Picchu.

Delta and LATAM Chile offer flights from New York JFK Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 45+ hotels available in Machu Picchu. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from New York to Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 5993.8 km
  • Duration: 18h 12m

What companies run services between New York, NY, USA and Machu Picchu, Peru?

There is no direct connection from New York to Machu Picchu. However, you can take the train to Jamaica, take the walk to Jamaica Station-Station D, take the tram to Terminal 4, take the walk to New York JFK airport, fly to Cuzco, take the walk to Cuzco Airport, take the shuttle to Train station Wanchaq, take the walk to Cusco - Wanchaq, then take the train to Machu Picchu. Alternatively, you can take the train to Newark Airport Railroad Station, take the walk to Newark Liberty Airport Station, take the AirTrain to Terminal B, take the walk to Newark airport, fly to Cuzco, take the walk to Cuzco Airport, take the shuttle to Train station Wanchaq, take the walk to Cusco - Wanchaq, then take the train to Machu Picchu.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Lima, Arequipa
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Lima, Juliaca
Ave. Duration
14h 48m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Lima, Puerto Maldonado
Ave. Duration
15h 48m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
14h 13m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Lima, Ayacucho
Ave. Duration
17h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,100
Flights from Newark to Cuzco via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
14h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Cuzco via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
16h 53m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Cuzco via Toronto, Lima
Ave. Duration
14h 28m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,700
Flights from Newark to Cuzco via Montreal, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 38m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,800
Flights from Newark to Cuzco via Orlando, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 53m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$2,900 - $3,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cuzco via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$370 - $1,300
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cuzco via Montreal, Lima
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cuzco via Orlando, Lima
Ave. Duration
19h 58m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cuzco via Toronto, Lima
Ave. Duration
14h 3m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from New York JFK to Ayacucho via Lima
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Ayacucho via Lima, Cuzco
Ave. Duration
16h 21m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,300
Flights from New York JFK to Ayacucho via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
16h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,700
Flights from New York JFK to Ayacucho via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Ayacucho via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 33m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Toronto, Lima
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Orlando, Lima
Ave. Duration
18h 47m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from White Plains to Cuzco via Orlando, Lima
Ave. Duration
19h 38m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,200
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from New York JFK to Cuzco via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
14h 13m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,200
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cuzco via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
13h 33m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,700
Flights from New York La Guardia to Cuzco via Miami, Lima
Ave. Duration
13h 38m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from White Plains to Cuzco via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
14h 39m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,700
Flights from White Plains to Cuzco via Detroit, Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
20h 39m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$410 - $1,800
Aeroméxico
Website
aeromexico.com
Flights from Newark to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
16h 53m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,400
Flights from New York JFK to Ayacucho via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,200
Flights from New York JFK to Ayacucho via Mexico City, Lima
Ave. Duration
18h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,300
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Lima
Ave. Duration
17h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Toronto, Lima
Ave. Duration
18h
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,900
Flights from Newark to Ayacucho via Atlanta, Lima
Ave. Duration
18h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,900
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
Bus operators
Expreso Los Chankas
Phone
+51 1 3827298
Website
loschankasgroup.pe
Bus from Ayacucho to Abancay
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
loschankasgroup.pe
Other operators
Taxi from Abancay to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
Estimated price
$110 - $140

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