How to get from Lima to Machu Picchu? “Fast and Cheap”

Hello friends, today we are going to talk about, How to get from Lima to Machu Picchu? “Fast and Cheap”. Read more in the blog ! Machu Picchu is the most destination to visit in South America, thousands of travelers from all over the world travel to our country to know this wonder. Lima is the gateway for most people who want to visit the sanctuary, and in this article, we are going to tell you all the options you have to reach the Inca citadel from the capital of Peru quickly and economically.

From Lima to Cusco and Machu Picchu:

Only 1150 kilometers separate Lima from Cusco,the closest city to Machu Picchu. Those who visit Peru only to know Machu Picchu, the options they have to reach the ruins are limited to two: You can fly to the city of Cusco or take a bus.

Flying to Lima:

If your intention is only to visit Machu Picchu in your way through Peru, the best way to get there is by flying directly to the city of Lima, and from there, go to Cusco either by plane or bus.

Fly from Lima to Cusco:

Those interested in flying from Lima to Cusco will find many options: Flights between Lima and Cusco only take about 1 hour, and more than 33 planes fly the route each day. The high demand allows operators to offer flights for all types of budget, you can buy flights around 85 USD round trip. And if you buy it in advance, you can find the same flights at half price. The airlines to look at are: Peruvian Airlines, LCP Peru, LATAM airlines, VivaAir Peru and Start Peru. Before making any purchase, look for information on the Internet about these airlines and what travelers say about them.

By land from Lima to Cusco:The trip from Lima to Cusco by land can last up to 23 hours. These buses, usually bus-beds with excellent service, start around $ 40 each way. You can reserve buses online in advance or at bus companies on the day of departure (but options will be limited). There is no central bus station in Lima, so look for reputable companies such as Cruz del Sur, CIVA or Oltursa.

From Cusco to Machu Picchu:

Cusco is the closest city to Machu Picchu. Only 170 kms separate the city from the ruins, and there are different options for all pockets to reach it. Once in Cusco, you will have the option of taking the train or the trek to Machu Picchu. The train option, there are two companies that operate that route, one is PeruRail, with different prices and schedules. The second is IncaRail, it has fewer options and is a little cheaper than the first.

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