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There are 2 ways to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu by 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.

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Bus, train  •  23 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Paracas to Ica
  2. Take the bus from Ica to Cusco
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu 360

$92 - $140

1 alternative option

Bus, fly, train  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Paracas to Lima Plaza Norte
  2. Fly from Lima (LIM) to Cuzco (CUZ) LIM - CUZ
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  4. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$160 - $302

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The cheapest way to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to bus and train which costs $90 - $140 and takes 23 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to bus and fly and train which costs $160 - $310 and takes 9 h 36 min.

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The distance between Paracas and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is 410 km.

The best way to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu without a car is to bus and train which takes 23 h 30 min and costs $90 - $140.

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It takes approximately 23 h 30 min to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Lima Airport to Cuzco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Star Peru, Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C, LC Perú and three other airlines offer flights from Lima Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 256.4 miles
  • Duration: 23 h 30 min

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

There is no direct connection from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. However, you can take the bus to Ica, take the bus to Cusco, take the bus to Ollantaytambo, take the walk to Ollantaytambo, take the train to Machu Picchu, then take the walk to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Lima Plaza Norte, take the taxi to Lima airport, fly to Cuzco, take the taxi to Cusco, take the bus to Ollantaytambo, take the walk to Ollantaytambo, take the train to Machu Picchu, then take the walk to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Lima to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Lima to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $350
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Lima to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $310
LC Perú
Flights from Lima to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $290
Viva Airlines Peru S.A.C
Website
vivaair.com
Flights from Lima to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Star Peru
Website
starperu.com
Flights from Lima to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $310
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $340
Regular
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Paracas to Ica
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $20
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$7 - $13
Regular
$13 - $18
VIP
$14 - $20
Bus from Ica to Cusco
Ave. Duration
17 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $55
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$19 - $28
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $55
Bus from Paracas to Lima Plaza Norte
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $27
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$10 - $16
Regular
$17 - $24
VIP
$19 - $27
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