There are 3 ways to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu by plane, bus or train

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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Fly, bus, train  •  4 h 57 min

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

$109 - $607

Cheapest option

Bus Cruz Del Sur, train  •  19 h 19 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

$92 - $428

1 alternative option

Bus Movil Tours, train  •  19 h 8 min

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

$95 - $453

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to bus and train which costs $95 - $460 and takes 19 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $100 - $650 and takes 4 h 57 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 19 h 8 min and costs $95 - $460.

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It takes approximately 4 h 57 min to get from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Pisco Airport to Cuzco Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 12 min.

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LATAM Chile offers flights from Pisco Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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The best way to get from Paracas to Pisco Airport is to taxi which takes 16 min and costs $6 - $8.

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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: 4 h 57 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 taxi to Pisco 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. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Paracas to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu via Nazca, Cusco, Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, and Machu Picchu in around 19 h 8 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Pisco to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $250
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $340
Regular
$75 - $110
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
Bus operators
Real Inka
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Paracas to Nazca
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $45
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $45
Bed
$11 - $16
VIP
$18 - $26
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Nazca to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $65
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$25 - $40
Regular
$30 - $45
Suite
$45 - $65
Tepsa
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Nazca to Cusco
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $50
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Book at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$40 - $50
Regular
$25 - $35
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Paracas to Ica
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $23
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$7 - $12
Regular
$14 - $20
VIP
$16 - $23
Bus from Ica to Cusco
Ave. Duration
13 h 56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $60
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$19 - $29
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $55

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