There are 2 ways to get from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu by plane, bus or train

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Fly, bus, train  •  9 h 24 min

  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

$257 - $1,191

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  44 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago to Tacna
  2. Take the bus from Tacna to Arequipa
  3. Take the bus from Arequipa to Cusco
  4. Take the train from Poroy to Machu Picchu

$199 - $323

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The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Machupicchu Packer, Machu Picchu is to bus and train which costs $190 - $330 and takes 44 h 9 min.

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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 - $1,200 and takes 9 h 24 min.

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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 train which takes 44 h 9 min and costs $190 - $330.

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It takes approximately 9 h 24 min 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 3 h 25 min.

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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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The best way to get from Santiago to Santiago Airport is to Colectivo which takes 30 min 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: 9 h 24 min

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 Tacna, Arequipa, Cusco, Poroy, and Machu Picchu in around 44 h 9 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Santiago to Cuzco via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 23 min
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
7 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
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
Train from Poroy to Aguas Calientes - Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $750
Regular
$110 - $160
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
Train from Poroy to Machu Picchu
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
Bus operators
Real Inka
Oltursa
Website
oltursa.pe
Bus from Tacna to Arequipa
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $50
Schedules at
oltursa.pe
Book at
oltursa.pe
Double VIP
$30 - $50
Bed
$14 - $19
VIP
$22 - $30
Movil Tours
Phone
716-8000
Email
info@moviltours.com.pe
Website
moviltours.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Cusco
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
moviltours.com.pe
Economy
$21 - $35
Regular
$27 - $40
Suite
$40 - $60

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