How to get to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes is one of the most frequently asked questions by several domestic and foreign travelers. There are two ways to get to the Inca city of Machu Picchu. One is by Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and the other is walking from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu. The fastest way to get there is by bus that lasts 30 to 35 minutes, while the walk is approximately 1 hour and a half depending on the physical condition of each person.
Bus Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
To get on a bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu, we must first buy the ticket from the Consettur company that costs:
To buy the Bus Consettur ticket you can do it directly from the internet by visiting their website www.consettur.com or visiting their office in Cusco Av. Childhood 433 Wanchaq Cusco, you can also buy it in the same town of Aguas Calientes.
|Foreign Adult||Foreign Child|
|Round trip||USD 24||USD 12|
|Bus Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu||USD 12||USD 7|
|Bus Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes||USD 12||USD 7|
|Peruvian adult||Peruvian child||Peruvian student|
|Round trip||USD 15||USD 8||USD 10|
|Bus Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu||USD 8||USD 5||USD 6|
|Bus Machu Picchu to Aguas Calientes||USD 8||USD 5||USD 6|
• The trip lasts 30 minutes.
• Buses leave every 10 minutes.
• You can buy the ticket in advance or if you want the same day.
• For the return the Bus must fill all its spaces to be able to get off.
Walk from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu
Another way to get to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes is by walking, for this there is a signposted road that you must follow until you reach the Inca citadel of Machu Picchu (Archaeological Zone), the walk lasts approximately 1 hour to 2 hours, all It will depend on the physical state of each person. Along the way you can see beautiful landscapes and it will be one of the unique adventures you can do.
You also have the option of making the walk from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu and for the return you can take the bus, so you will not end up very agitated.
• If you are going to visit Machu Picchu and additionally the Huayna Picchu mountain or Machu Picchu Mountain it is advisable to get on a bus, otherwise you will end up very exhausted and you need to save energy.