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There are 3 ways to get from Rio de Janeiro to Machupicchu Guest House, 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.

Recommended option

Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont, bus, train  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont (SDU) to Cuzco (CUZ) SDU - CUZ
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  3. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$486 - $862

Cheapest option

Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao, bus, train  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao (GIG) to Cuzco (CUZ) GIG - CUZ
  2. Take the bus from Cusco to Ollantaytambo
  3. Take the train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu

$409 - $1,171

1 alternative option

Bus, train  •  3 days 1 h

  1. Take the bus from Rio de Janeiro to Puerto Maldonado
  2. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
  3. Take the train from Cusco to Machu Picchu 360

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs R$ 1500 - R$ 4400 and takes 15 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs R$ 1800 - R$ 3200 and takes 14 h 29 min.

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The distance between Rio de Janeiro and Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu is 3279 km.

The best way to get from Rio de Janeiro to Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu without a car is to bus and train which takes 3 days 1 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 29 min to get from Rio de Janeiro to Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 15 h and has two stopovers.

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Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, Gol Transportes Aéreos and LATAM Chile offer flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 138+ hotels available in Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu. Prices start at $24 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Rio de Janeiro to Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 2049.1 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 29 min

What companies run services between Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Rio de Janeiro to Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu. However, you can 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 Guest House, Machu Picchu. Alternatively, you can take the Metrô Rio to Vicente de Carvalho, take the bus to Aeroporto Internacional Tom Jobim - Terminal 2, take the walk to Rio De Janeiro-Galeao 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 Guest House, Machu Picchu.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cuzco via Sao Paulo, Lima
Ave. Duration
15 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cuzco via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,600
Flights from Rio De Janeiro Santos Dumont to Cuzco via Foz do Iguacu, Lima
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,500
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cuzco via Santiago
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cuzco via Sao Paulo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cuzco via Sao Paulo, Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cuzco via Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from Rio De Janeiro-Galeao to Cuzco via Bogota, Lima
Ave. Duration
12 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
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
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incarail.com
Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
3 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a day
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
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $340
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $340
Regular
$75 - $110
Bus operators
Real Inka
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Cusco
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $50
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$18 - $27
Regular
$30 - $45
VIP
$35 - $50

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