How much is the train to Machu Picchu from Cusco, here we give you all the necessary information to know the train prices to Machu Picchu. Machu Picchu is the main tourist destination of Cusco and the most visited daily by foreign and national tourists.
Currently there are two companies that offer the Train to Machu Picchu service. Among them we have the train companies of Peru Rail and / or Inca Rail, both companies have prices according to the type of train you want.
Peru Rail trains
Peru Rail offers us 4 types of trains;
Expedition Tourist Train
The round trip price of this train ranges from $ 130 to $ 150, much depends on the date and time. Peru Rail currently has departures from Cusco, Poroy, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo, so you should see which one suits you best and select the station where you wish to board.
When you buy your train ticket to Machu Picchu, make sure you approach the station and at what time is your arrival in Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Village). These data are important because if you want to visit Machu Picchu that same must adapt your train schedules and entry to Machu Picchu.
The first expedition train leaves 5:05 am from the Ollantaytambo station to Aguas Calientes “Pueblo de Machu Picchu“. That is to say that if you want to board this train you must spend the night in Ollantaytambo or otherwise leave very early from Cusco (3:00 am) to the Ollantaytambo station, the trip by car is about 1 hour and a half.
The last train expedition departs 9:50 pm from the Aguas Calientes station to Ollantaytambo.
Vistadome Tourist Train
The tourist train Vistadome, the round trip price goes from $ 200 to $ 230 depending on the date and time. The characteristic of this train is that it has panoramic windows located on the walls and roofs of the wagons, which allow it to have a connection with the outside. Vistadome has departures from the stations of Cusco, Poroy, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. It also has WIFI for passengers at the Poroy station, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu.
If you want to have a unique experience for your trip to Machu Picchu you can opt for this train, as you can enjoy the most of the landscapes and taste a snack based on Andean ingredients to live the Andean experience from the cuisine of Cusco.
Sacred Valley Tourist Train
The Vistadome tourist train, the round trip price goes from $ 300 to $ 370 depending on the date and time. This tourist train only leaves from the Urubamba station. This train will provide you with a delicious gournet lunch and for your return an exquisite gastronomy dinner, and you can accompany it with a glass of wine.
On the route you can see beautiful landscapes of the sacred valley and live one of the unique experiences before visiting the Inca city of Machu Picchu.
This train has only one departure and return per day.
Belmond Hiram Bingham Tourist Train
The Hiram Bingham tourist train, the price goes from 900 dollars to 1000 dollars. And it leaves from the stations of Poroy, Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu. This train offers a personalized, exclusive and very luxurious service. You can enjoy its excellent facilities, such as the bar, a gournet lunch and the best of Peruvian cuisine. In this train you can enjoy a live show of typical dances and you will live one of the unique and unforgettable experiences of your trip to Machu Picchu.
This tourist train includes:
● Welcome show with typical dances of the region
● Bar Car with the best Peruvian cocktails
● Gourmet lunch on board
● Car Observatory to enjoy the landscapes of the route
● Live music show
● VIP waiting room at Machu Picchu Station
● Bus to the citadel of Machu Picchu
● Entrance ticket to the citadel of Machu Picchu
● A tour guide for a maximum group of 14 people in Spanish and / or English
● Afternoon tea at the Belmond Sanctuary Lodge hotel
Inca Rail Trains
The Inca Rail train company also offers 4 types of trains, and you must choose the one you like best or adapt to your needs.
Train Voyager Machu Picchu
The price of this roundtrip train goes from $ 125 to $ 150 depending on the date and time.
The train “The Voyager” has panoramic windows, you will also have a small snack, cold / hot drinks and music on board. One of the main features of this train is that it has very comfortable seats and large windows to observe the beautiful landscape of the sacred valley.
This train has departures from the Ollantaytambo, Poroy and Cusco stations.
The 360º Train has a round trip price from 160 dollars to 210 dollars depending on the date and time. This train has an open-air observatory car with a bar and some panoramic windows so you can see the beautiful landscape of the sacred valley. Its service includes, box lunch, cold / hot drinks, onboard entertainment system and ambient music.
A main characteristic is that its seats are very comfortable and very wide panoramic windows, so you will have an unforgettable trip with the beautiful landscape of the sacred valley.
It has output from the stations of Cusco (San Pedro), Poroy and Ollantaytambo.
Train The FirstClass
The FirstClass train, the price of this round trip train goes from 380 dollars to 430 dollars, everything will depend on the date and time. The service includes, welcome cocktail, a gournet menu, bar and free drinks, live music, an observatory-lounge with outdoor balcony and also the bus to the Inca city of Machu Picchu. One of the main features of this train is that it has a large space and very comfortable with a very specialized on board service. It has wide windows to appreciate the beautiful landscape of the sacred valley.
The train has departures from the stations of Cusco, Poroy and Ollantaytambo.
Train The Private
Your prices for the Private Train you should consult directly on their website: incarail.com this train has a private car for you and your companions enjoy luxury and exclusivity. Includes panoramic windows, gournet menu, live music, bar and free drinks and outdoor balcony.
How to get to Machu Picchu
One of the main ways to get to Machu Picchu is by train, there is also another route that is by the hydroelectric, which necessarily has to be in 2 days, another alternate route is the famous Inca trail that lasts 4 days and we also have the route salkantay.
Photos of Travelers to Machu Picchu