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The Tickets You’ll Need in Cusco

Cusco is the best destination in South America and one of the best destinations in the world. Although it has many tourist attractions, the most important is Machu Picchu. To visit them you must purchase the entrance tickets, respectively. The best way to do it is online but you can also do it in Peru.

These are the tickets you will need in Cusco to enjoy an incredible trip.




Ticket Machu Picchu

Photo postcard of Machu Picchu

All tickets to visit Cusco: Comparison

Machupicchu TicketTrain Peru Rail / Inca RailBus ConsetturMachupicchu Inca TrailCusco Tourist TicketReligious Circuit Ticket
Tourist attractions Machu PicchuTrain to Machu Picchu (Cusco – Aguas Calientes)Bus to Machu Picchu (Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu)Machu Picchu, Wiñayhuayna, Phuyupatamarca, Sayaqmarca, PatallaqtaSacsayhuamán, Pisac, Moray, Ollantaytambo, Chinchero, Tipón, Piquillacta, museums of Cusco and moreCathedral, San Blas, Archbishop’s Palace, San Cristóbal
Types of tickets a) Machupicchu Ticket Only, b) ticket Machupicchu + Huaynapicchu, c)Machu Picchu ticket + Mountain, d) Machupicchu ticket + Huchuypicchu, e) Machu Picchu ticket + Inca BridgeExpedition – PeruRail, Vistadome, Vistadome Observatory – PeruRail, Hiram Bingham – PeruRail, Voyager Inca Rail, 360 Inca Rail and The Private Inca Rail.Up bus and down busInca Trail 4 days and Inca Trail 2 daysFull Ticket, Partial Ticket 1, Partial Ticket 2, Partial Ticket 3Comprehensive Religious Ticket, Cusco Cathedral Ticket, San Blas Ticket, Archbishop’s Palace Ticket, San Cristóbal Ticket.
AdvantagesThey can be easily purchased online and in person.It can be easily purchased online and in person.You can buy online and in person without problems, it leaves every 10 minutesThey can be easily purchased online through a tourism agency.The ticket offers entry to up to 16 tourist attractions in CuscoThe ticket allows you to visit the main Christian temples in Cusco
DisadvantagesLimited availabilityOnly tourist trains are sold for foreign tourists.Queues are generated to board the bus.Availability is very limitedThe purchase is only in personThe purchase is only in person

Entrance tickets to Machu Picchu

There are 5 types of tickets to Machu Picchu. All include the entrance to the Inca archaeological site. All types of tickets must be booked in advance. Especially the ticket Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu, which must be purchased online 3 or 4 months in advance .

Entrance Machu Picchu Solo

Entrance to the Inca city of Machu Picchu.

  • Group 1. Entrance to the archaeological site from 6 am.
  • Group 2. Entrance to the archaeological site from 7 am.
  • Group 3. Entrance to the archaeological site from 8 am.
  • Group 4. Entrance to the archaeological site from 9 am.
  • Group 5. Entrance to the archaeological site from 10 am.
  • Group 6. Entrance to the archaeological site from 11 am.
  • Group 7. Entrance to the archaeological site from 12 pm.
  • Group 8. Entrance to the archaeological site from 1 pm.
  • Group 9. Entrance to the archaeological site from 2 pm.
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Classic Photo of Machu Picchu

Entrance Machu Picchu + Huayna Picchu

Entrance to the Inca city as well as the Waynapicchu mountain.

  • Group 1. Entry from 6 am. (Access to Waynapicchu is from 7 am to 8 am).
  • Group 2. Entry from 7 am. (Access to Waynapicchu is from 8 am to 8 am).
  • Group 3. Entry from 8 am. (Access to Waynapicchu is from 9 am to 10 am).
  • Group 4. Entry from 9 am. (Access to Waynapicchu is from 10 am to 11 am).
Entrance  Montaña Waynapicchu
Image from Waynapicchu Mountain

Entrance Machu Picchu + Mountain

Entrance to the Inca city as well as the Machu Picchu mountain.

  • Group 1. Entry from 6 am. (Access to the Mountain is from 7 am to 8 am).
  • Group 2. Entry from 7 am. (Access to the Mountain is from 8 am to 9 am).
Entrance  Montaña Machu Picchu
Image from Machu Picchu Mountain

Entrance to Machu Picchu + Huchuy Picchu

Entrance to the Inca city, as well as the Huchuy Picchu mountain.

  • Group 1. Entry to the archaeological site from 6 am. (Access to Huchuypicchu is from 7 am to 8 am).
  • Group 2. Entry to the archaeological site from 7 am. (Access to Huchuypicchu is from 8 am to 9 am).
  • Group 3. Entry to the archaeological site from 8 am. (Access to Huchuypicchu is from 9 am to 10 am).
  • Group 4. Entry to the archaeological site from 9 am. (Access to Huchuypicchu is from 10 am to 11 am).
  • Group 5. Entry to the archaeological site from 10 am. (Access to Huchuypicchu is from 11 am to 12 pm).
  • Group 6. Entry to the archaeological site from 11 am. (Access to Huchuypicchu is from 12 pm to 1 pm).
  • Group 7. Entry to the archaeological site from 12 am. (Access to Huchuypicchu is from 1 pm to 2 pm).
Entrance  Huchuypicchu
Image of HuchuyPicchu Mountain

Entrance to Machu Picchu + Inca Bridge

Entrance to the Inca city, as well as the Inca Bridge of Machu Picchu.

  • Group 1. Entry to the archaeological site from 6 am. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 7 am to 8 am).
  • Group 2. Entry to the archaeological site from 7 am. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 8 am to 9 am).
  • Group 3. Entry to the archaeological site from 8 am. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 9 am to 10 am).
  • Group 4. Entry to the archaeological site from 9 am. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 10 am to 11 am).
  • Group 5. Entry to the archaeological site from 10 am. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 11 am to 12 pm).
  • Group 6. Entry to the archaeological site from 11 am. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 12 pm to 1 pm).
  • Group 7. Entry to the archaeological site from 12 am. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 1 pm to 2 pm).
  • Group 8. Entry to the archaeological site from 1 pm. (Access to the Inca Bridge is from 2 pm to 3 pm).
Inca Bridge Ticket
Image of the Inca Bridge

Train tickets to Machu Picchu

The most used by people to enter Machu Picchu is the train . You can buy the train ticket through the Peru Rail or Inca Rail website, the only two train companies that operate the route to Machu Picchu.

Peru Rail Trains

It has 4 services that depart from 4 stations in Cusco: San Pedro, Poroy, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo.

  • Expedition train Tourist train that has service on board and all the comforts for a pleasant trip.
  • Vistadome train. Tourist train that offers comfort, panoramic windows as well as snack, complimentary drink, dance show and fashion show of alpaca garments.
  • Sacred Valley train. High-class tourist train that includes all the amenities as well as gourmet lunch, dining car, observatory car – bar and more.
  • Hiram Bingham train. Luxurious train that includes gourmet lunch, champagne, drinks, open bar, dining car, bar car, observatory car, music show, bus, tour guide and entrance to Machu Picchu.

Inca Rail Trains

It has 4 train services that depart from 3 stations: Cusco, Poroy and Ollantaytambo.

  • The Voyager train. Tourist train that includes all the comfort on board as well as complimentary drink and snack.
  • The 360º train. Tourist train that has all the comforts, panoramic windows, observatory car – bar as well as snacks and hot drinks.
  • The First Class train. Exclusive train that includes all the comfort on board, snacks, drinks, gourmet lunch, welcome cocktail, observatory car, live music and observatory balcony.
  • The Private train. Luxury train that operates only at the request of the tourist and his companions. Includes: welcome champagne, gourmet menu of regional wines, open bar, observatory car and more.
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Expedition train interior

Bus tickets to Machu Picchu

  • These bus tickets make the route Aguas Calientes – Machu Picchu – Aguas Calientes .
  • Tickets can be purchased at the authorized offices of Cusco or in the same town of Aguas Calientes.
  • Another option is to purchase bus tickets online through a tourism agency.
  • While it is not mandatory to buy bus tickets (some tourists choose to walk); The most advisable thing is to acquire the bus tickets and get to Machu Picchu with all the energy.
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Whereabouts of the Consettur Buses

Tickets for the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

The Inca Trail is one of the most amazing ways to enter Machu Picchu. It offers two versions: the classic version and the short version . The first is the most popular. To enter Machu Picchu by the Inca Trail, you must reserve the income approximately 6 months in advance. Otherwise, it will be impossible to get one of the precious tickets to travel this route.

Classic Inca Trail

4-day and 3-night hiking route that runs 39 kilometers along the network of Inca roads until arriving at Machu Picchu. It is recognized as one of the best long walks on the planet. The ticket is purchased online 5 or 6 months before, through a tourism agency.

Short Inca Trail

Short hiking route of 2 days and 1 night that crosses only part of the Classic Inca Trail. Travel 10 kilometers until you reach Machu Picchu. Tickets are purchased with a tourism agency only days or weeks in advance.


Cusco Tourist Ticket

The Cusco Tourist Ticket allows you to visit most of the tourist attractions of the city of Cusco, the Sacred Valley, the South Valley as well as the museums and other cultural venues of Cusco (does not offer admission to Machu Picchu). Tickets can be purchased directly in the city of Cusco, Peru.

Integral Tourist Ticket

Ticket that includes most tourist attractions in Cusco and the Sacred Valley:

  • Sacsayhuaman.
  • Qenqo.
  • Pucapucara.
  • Tambomachay.
  • Contemporary Art Museum.
  • Regional Historical Museum.
  • Popular art museum.
  • Coricancha Site Museum.
  • Qosqo Center for Native Art.
  • Monument to Inca Pachacutec.
  • Piquillacta.
  • Tipón.
  • Pisac.
  • Ollantaytambo.
  • Chinchero.
  • Moray.

Partial Tourist Ticket 1

Ticket that includes the tourist attractions of Cusco:

  • Sacsayhuaman.
  • Qenqo.
  • Pucapucara.
  • Tambomachay.

Partial Tourist Ticket 2

Ticket that includes the tourist attractions of the South Valley and the museums of Cusco:

  • Contemporary Art Museum.
  • Regional Historical Museum.
  • Popular art museum.
  • Coricancha Site Museum.
  • Qosqo Center for Native Art.
  • Monument to Inca Pachacutec.
  • Piquillacta.
  • Tipón.

Partial Tourist Ticket 3

Ticket that includes the tourist attractions of the Sacred Valley of the Incas:

  • Pisac.
  • Ollantaytambo.
  • Chinchero.
  • Moray.
Cusco Tourist Ticket
The Cusco Tourist Ticket

Cusco Religious Circuit Ticket

The Cusco Religious Circuit Ticket includes admission to the 4 main churches and religious temples of the city of Cusco. The ticket can be purchased directly in the city of Cusco (in the Archbishop’s Palace).

Integral Religious Ticket.

Tourist ticket that includes the visit to the main churches of the city of Cusco:

  • the Cathedral
  • the Church of San Blas
  • the Archbishop’s Palace
  • the Church of San Cristóbal.

Cusco Cathedral ticket. Entrance ticket to the Cathedral of Cusco. Visiting hours are 10 am. at 6 pm.

San Blas Church ticket. Entrance ticket to the Church of San Blas, in the neighborhood of the same name. Visiting hours are 10 am. at 6 pm.

Archbishop’s Palace ticket. Entrance ticket to the Church and Archbishop’s Palace of Cusco (former Inca palace ‘Inca Roca’). Visiting hours are 10 am. at 6 pm.

San Cristobal Church ticket. Entrance ticket to the first church of Cusco. Visiting hours are 10 am. at 6 pm.

Cusco Cathedral
Cusco Religious Circuit – Cathedral, the Company of Jesus and Others

Advice from people who have been there

Cusco

Danny PBy: Danny P

“A dream come true“

“After many trips and places, Cusco seems to me of the best destinations in which I have been. It does not matter if the trip is long, expensive, if there are too many people or if the weather is not on your side. All the places that Cusco has to know, are incredible. The experience is wonderful. A dream come true.“


 

By Ticket Machu Picchu – Last updated, October 18, 2023