Tour a Machu Picchu: 1 dia en tren desde Ollantaytambo

Machu Picchu from Cusco by bus and train

1 day tour of Machu Picchu

If you don’t have much time to stay in Cusco, then join our 1-day excursion to Machu Picchu by bus and train leaving from Cusco city.



  • Schedules
    • It starts in the city of Cusco at 3:50 am approx.
    • It ends in the city of Cusco at 8 pm approx.
  • Duration
    • About 16 hours
  • Language
    • Guided tours in Spanish and English — separate groups based on the language
    • If you prefer this service in another language, we recommend a private tour
  • Tour type
    • Group Tour
  • Accessibility
    • Tourists using a wheelchair can visit the citadel of Machu Picchu, please inform us in advance to coordinate
  • How to make reservations?
    • Please contact us via this page. We will give you a quote, and once we agree, you will receive a custom offer with the price
    • If you are browsing with a cell phone, click on the Book Now button on the Menu or Scroll down
  • Please bring:
    • Original passport — photocopies or screenshots are not accepted
    • Sweater or jacket
    • Anti-slip shoes
    • Rain poncho
    • Hat or cap
    • Sunglasses
    • Sunscreen
    • Repellent
    • Local currency
    • A bottle of water
    • Camera — selfie sticks are not allowed
  • Included
    • Train (round trip)
    • Qualified guide
    • Buses from Cusco to Ollantaytambo (round trip)
    • Buses from Aguas Calientes to the ruins of Machu Picchu (round trip)
    • Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu
  • Not Included
    • Meal
    • Hotels
  • WhatsApp


  • Group Tour:
    • 280 USD per person — referential prices
  • Private Tour:
    • Not available

Meeting point

    • The starting point in Cusco city: We’ll pick you up at your hotel at about 3:50 am (as long as you stay in the historic center of Cusco); otherwise, we’ll coordinate another meeting place according to your convenience


The route below may change because of strikes, weather issues, and festivities.

  • We will take you to Av. El Sol 843 (Inca Rail Office), we have to be there by 3:50 am; the bus leaves at 4:20 am from the city of Cusco towards Ollantaytambo
  • Transfer to Train at Ollantaytambo train station at 10 am; the train leaves at 6:40 am. The staff of Inca Rail will assist you, nothing to worry
  • Your train will arrive at Aguas Calientes at about 8 am
  • Have some breakfast on your own
  • Then you will have to board the Bus from Aguas Calientes to the ruins of Machu Picchu on your own at no later than 9.10am; Your guide will wait for you at 10am outside the main entrance door to the ruins of Machu Picchu
  • Guided tour of the ruins of Machu Picchu for approx. 2 hours (10 am to 12 pm)
  • Return on your own by Bus from the ruins of Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes
  • Board the train on your own at 3.42 pm in the city of Aguas Calientes heading to Ollantaytambo, your train leaves at 4.12 pm
  • Transfer to the bus at 6:30 pm in Ollantaytambo heading to Cusco. The staff of Inca Rail will assist you, nothing to worry
  • You will arrive in Cusco at around 8 pm approx.
  • Return to your hotel on your own, Cusco city is small, you can walk to your hotel or just take a taxi, pay 5 Soles for both of you.


  • You can cancel the tour up to 48 hours in advance; otherwise, a fee of 100% of the cost of the tour will apply
  • The price of the bus tickets of the Consettur company and entrance tickets to Machu Picchu will not be returned because that is the company’s policies that they have
  • The rest will be refunded in approximately one week.


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