Transportation

Bus in Cuzco

Turismo Mer

One of the most enjoyable ways to get to Puno is with Turismo Mer, which runs luxury buses every morning. The service includes lunch and an English-speaking tour guide for the four sites that are briefly visited alo…
Train in Cuzco

Belmond Andean Explorer

An exercise in old-fashioned romance, this gorgeous luxury sleeper train with a glass-walled observation car travels across the altiplano to Puno and on to Arequipa. Weekly departures leave Thursdays, arriving at Pu…
Train in Cuzco

Peru Rail

The flagship service to Aguas Calientes, with multiple departures daily from Estación Poroy, 20 minutes outside of Cuzco. There are three service categories: Expedition (from S232 one way), Vistadome (from S347 one …
Bus in Cuzco

Terminal Terrestre

Cuzco's main bus terminal is about 2km out of town towards the airport.
Airport in Cuzco

Aeropuerto Internacional Alejandro Velasco Astete

Receives national and international flights. Most flights are in the morning, because climatic conditions in the afternoon typically make landings and takeoffs more difficult. If you have a tight connection, it’s be…
Train in Santa Teresa

Peru Rail Ticket Office

To get to Machu Picchu, you can buy a train ticket to Aguas Calientes (US$33, charged in soles) from the Peru Rail ticket office in the Santa Teresa market. Train tickets on this route are sold on the day of departu…
Train in Cuzco

Inca Rail

Has three departures daily from Ollantaytambo and four levels of service. Children get a significant discount. Environmentally sustainable business practice. For an extra fee, you can add bus service from the Hotel …
Airline in Cuzco

LATAM

Direct flights to Lima, Arequipa, Juliaca and Puerto Maldonado, as well as Santiago, Chile. There also may be seasonal service to Pisco, Chiclayo and Iquitos. The website doesn't always take foreign cards, but you c…
Train in Ollantaytambo

Peru Rail

Service to Aguas Calientes with multiple departures daily. With three classes of service, though some trips feature extras. One-way fares: Expedition (from S232), Vistadome (from S315) and the luxurious Sacred Valle…
Bus in Cuzco

Peru Hop

A comfortable tourist bus service aimed at the backpacker crowd with hop-on, hop-off travel throughout Peru to Bolivia. Itineraries are open, with tickets that last one year. Also offers tours.