Machu Picchu Travel Tips

Since 2010 the Peruvian government opened up the market for the trains to Machu Picchu as before this was a monopoly by one company called Peru Rail. Since 2010 a second company joined under the name Inca Rail (what’s in a name).

  • US$24 for round trip
  • Buses come and go constantly from 5.30am till 6.00pm
  • The drive takes about 40 minutes
  • Waiting times during high season can go up to two hours

When looking to visit Machu Picchu one of the main questions will be; how, where and when to get those entrance tickets. Once you start looking into this, the next question will be; what ticket? Following we will try to guide you a little through the process of getting your Machu Picchu tickets.