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There are 2 ways to get from Santiago 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  •  9h 41m

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

$258 - $911

1 alternative option

Bus, Tour, train  •  47h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Arequipa
  2. Take the Tour from Arequipa to Cusco
  3. Take the train from Cusco to Machu Picchu 360

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $250 - $950 and takes 9h 41m.

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The quickest way to get from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to fly and bus and train which costs $250 - $950 and takes 9h 41m.

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The distance between Santiago and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is 2265 km.

The best way to get from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu without a car is to bus and Tour and train which takes 47h 37m and costs .

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It takes approximately 9h 41m to get from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Santiago Airport to Cuzco Airport is the direct flight which takes 3h 25m.

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

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There are 127+ hotels available in Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santiago to Santiago Airport is to Colectivo which takes 30m and costs $10 - $45.

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Map of how to get from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu.
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  • Distance: 1415.8 miles
  • Duration: 9h 41m

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu, Peru?

There is no direct connection from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu. However, you can take the Colectivo to Santiago Airport, take the walk to Santiago 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 Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu via Arequipa, Cusco, Cusco, and Machu Picchu in around 47h 37m.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
3h 44m
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
1h 30m
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
Real Inka
Skybus
Phone
+58 414 8448807
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santiago to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
30h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com

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