There are 3 ways to get from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Maldonado (PEM) to Cuzco (CUZ) PEM - CUZ

$80 - $317

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Bus  •  11 h

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco

$12 - $70

1 alternative option

Drive  •  12 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco 487.7 miles

$70 - $110

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco is to bus which costs $12 - $70 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco is to fly which costs $75 - $320 and takes 1 h 1 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Puerto Maldonado and arriving at Cusco. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11 h.

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The distance between Puerto Maldonado and Cusco is 318 km. The road distance is 780.4 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco without a car is to bus which takes 11 h and costs $12 - $70.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco, including transfers.

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Puerto Maldonado to Cusco bus services, operated by Movil Tours, depart from Puerto Maldonado station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco is to fly which takes 1 h 1 min and costs $75 - $320. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $12 - $70 and takes 11 h.

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The quickest flight from Puerto Maldonado Airport to Cuzco Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Puerto Maldonado to Cusco bus services, operated by Movil Tours, arrive at Cusco station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Maldonado to Cusco is 780 km. It takes approximately 12 h 43 min to drive from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Puerto Maldonado Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco.
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  • Distance: 198.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

What companies run services between Puerto Maldonado, Peru and Cusco, Peru?

Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile fly from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco twice daily. Alternatively, Movil Tours operates a bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco 3 times a day. Tickets cost $15 - $70 and the journey takes 11 h. Five other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Bus operators
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$15 - $70
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$27 - $40
Regular
$35 - $50
Suite
$50 - $70
CIVA
Website
civa.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $50
Schedules at
civa.com.pe
Regular Semi Bed
$21 - $29
Regular Bed
$26 - $40
Economy
$13 - $18
Premium Semi Bed
$29 - $45
Premium Bed
$35 - $50
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $55
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$18 - $27
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $55
Tepsa
Website
tepsa.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $50
Schedules at
tepsa.com.pe
Suite
$40 - $50
Regular
$26 - $40
Transzela
Grupo Palomino
Phone
5112020600
Email
atencioncliente@grupopalomino.com.pe
Website
grupopalomino.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
27 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
grupopalomino.com.pe
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Bed
$26 - $35
Premium Bed
$38 - $44

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