Service All on Board: Train ticket to Machu Picchu

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Visit Machu Picchu through the most convenient and fastest way to get there. The train journey runs through the landscapes of the Sacred Valley of the Incas until arriving at the Aguas Calientes station, at the foot of Machu Picchu. Today, most tourists come to the Inca City in this way. The trains are equipped with comfortable seats, large windows, on-board service, snacks, drinks and much more.


  • Comfortable seats.
  • Wide windows
  • Safe and punctual travel.
  • Different types of trains.
  • Instant booking
  • Fast payment with card.
  • Constant comunication.

Service on board!

The All On Board Service is the easiest way to get your train trip to Machu Picchu. You just have to select the train type as well as the travel schedule of your preference (round trip). The payment is simple and secure: by credit or debit cards such as: Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club or PayPal.


GET THE TICKET EASY TO YOUR LIFE TRIP. MACHU PICCHU WAITS FOR YOU.

Book in one click

Buying your train ticket online is easy. Check the prices and schedules of your tickets in a clear interface. You just have to print the ticket and present it the day of the trip.

Travel your way

Choose the type of service of your preference. You can leave early and visit Machu Picchu the same day or you can travel late and spend the night in Aguas Calientes before visiting Machu Picchu.

Permanent advice

Because your trip does not end with a ticket, we are here to help you at all times. Contact us with any questions about your trip to Machu Picchu.


IT INCLUDES

The train trip includes all the amenities for a safe and relaxing journey. All types of trains include panoramic windows, comfortable seats and on-board service. Most trains provide a complimentary snack or drink. Some trains include car bar and gourmet lunch.

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Panoramic windows

All the trains were conditioned to appreciate in the best way the beautiful landscapes of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

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Comfortable seats

All trains have comfortable and spacious seats. According to the boarding train station, the trip can last 2 or 3 hours.

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Service on board

All trains have service on board. The staff is in charge of providing you with pleasant attention at all times.

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Courtesy Snack

Almost all train services include a snack or complimentary drink. The snacks are made from Andean ingredients. Drinks, coca leaf or other ingredients.

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Observation carriage

Some services include a observation outdoor carriage including a bar where you can have a drink and appreciate the beautiful landscapes of the Sacred Valley of the Incas.

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Gourmet lunch

Some services include a gourmet lunch (one way trip) or gourmet dinner (return trip). All made with ingredients from Peru.


BENEFITS

The train trip ensures a safe and punctual trip to Machu Picchu. By buying your train ticket you are insuring your visit to the Inca City. The service offers several benefits such as discounts, quick booking and your way.

Book in one click

Buying the train ticket online is easy. Check the prices and schedules of your tickets in a clear interface. You only have to print the ticket and present it on the day of the trip.

Travel your way

Choose the type of service of your preference. We take care of organizing the best schedule so that you arrive on time for your visit to Machu Picchu.

Permanent advice

Because your trip does not end with a ticket, you can contact Ticket Machu Picchu at info@boletomachupicchu.com. You can also call 084-403077.

Discounts

Children from 0 to 2 years old do not pay. In addition, children up to 11 years old have up to 50% discounts on the normal price of the train ticket.

Safe website

Ticket Machu Picchu is a company with years of experience performing all kinds of services in the Inca City. It is authorized by the Peruvian authorities with code MA0473.

Choose the train service that suits you best!

There are 2 train services you can choose from: Expedition or Vistadome. Both services are tourist and have large windows to appreciate the landscape. Each type of train has its departure and arrival times at the Machu Picchu station.

Train travel discounts

The All On Board Service includes discounts for a family train ride. Children up to the age of 12 pay approximately 50% off the normal price. Babies from 0 to 2 years old do not pay the ticket price.

Free travel with children from 0 to 2 years old.

Children from 0 to 2 years enter the train for free if they do it in the same seat as their father or mother. Only one child is allowed in the arms or legs of a person.

Discount for children under 11 years old.

Children from 2 to 11 years old have almost 50% discount on Peru Rail train services. They travel accompanied by their parents.


TYPES OF TRAINS

Choose one of the services offered by Peru Rail: Expedition, Vistadome, Sacred Valley or Hiram Bingham. All include comfortable seating, large windows, tables, on-board service and much more.

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Peru Rail Expedition

The 'Expedition' train is designed for travelers who like comfortable and quality service within budget.


  • Comfortable seats.
  • Wide windows
  • Service on board.

  • Travel mode

  • Days

    1
  • Economic service

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Peru Rail 'Vistadome'

The 'Vistadome' train is a service designed to appreciate the beautiful landscapes of the Sacred Valley of the Incas. It has panoramic windows, shows on board, courtesy snack and comfortable seats.


  • Panoramic windows.
  • Dance show and parade on board .
  • Courtesy Snack

  • Travel mode

  • Days

    1
  • Economic service

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Peru Rail 'Sacred Valley'

The train 'Sacred Valley' is a special luxurious service that includes a observation outdoor carriage, lunch or gourmet dinner and hot Andean drinks. The train makes a stop at the hotel Belmond Río Sagrado de Urubamba.


  • Bar car - observatory..
  • Dessert or glass of wine.
  • Lunch or gourmet dinner.

  • Travel mode

  • Days

    1
  • Luxury Service

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Peru Rail 'Belmond Hiram Bingham'

The 'Hiram Bingham' train is one of the most luxurious in the world. It has an observation outdoor carriage, dining room and observatory. Includes dance show, welcome cocktail, gourmet lunch or dinner, free bar and comfortable seating.


  • Free bar car.
  • Lunch or gourmet dinner.
  • Dance show

  • Travel mode

  • Days

    1
  • Luxury Service


TRAIN TIMETABLES AND PRICES

The trains shown below depart from the Ollantaytambo station (outbound journey) and return from the Machu Picchu station (return journey). It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes early to the train station since the schedules are exact.

Schedules and prices of Peru Rail trains (outbound journey)

Boarding Station: Ollantaytambo - Disembarkation Station: Machu Picchu
Kind of trainDeparture timeCheck InRegular Rate
Expedition 7105:0506:35USD 63.00
Expedition 8106:1007:40USD 63.00
Expedition 8307:4509:14USD 68.00
Expedition 7312:5514:25USD 68.00
Expedition 7519:0420:45USD 68.00
Expedition 5121:0022:55USD 59.00
Vistadome 30107:0508:27USD 100.00
Vistadome 60108:0009:24USD 92.00
Vistadome 50108:5310:26USD 85.00
Vistadome 3109:1510:52USD 92.00
Vistadome 20310:3212:11USD 92.00
Vistadome 30313:2714:49USD 77.00
Vistadome 60315:3717:02USD 86.00

Schedules and prices of Peru Rail trains (return journey)

Boarding Station: Machu Picchu - Disembarkation Station: Ollantaytambo
Kind of trainDeparture timeCheck InRegular Rate
Expedition 5005:3507:44USD 60.00
Expedition 7208:5310:52USD 65.00
Expedition 7414:5516:31USD 70.00
Expedition 50416:2218:01USD 70.00
Expedition 8418:2020:05USD 70.00
Expedition 8620:5022:20USD 70.00
Expedition 7621:5023:35USD 65.00
Vistadome 30210:5512:32USD 80.00
Vistadome 20413:3715:04USD 80.00
Vistadome 30415:4817:29USD 90.00
Vistadome 50416:2218:01USD 100.00
Vistadome 3216:4318:31USD 100.00
Vistadome 60417:2319:02USD 90.00
Vistadome 60618:1019:45USD 80.00

AVAILABILITY

The Ollantaytambo station

The Ollantaytambo station is the most frequented by tourists. From there, most trains depart. It is located almost 2 hours from the city of Cusco. The trip to the Machu Picchu station (in the town of Aguas Calientes) also takes about 2 hours.

TRAIN MAP

There are 3 train stations: Poroy, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. When you arrive in Aguas Calientes, you must board one of the buses that will take you to Machu Picchu in 30 minutes. Check the map with the route of the train stations to the final station: Aguas Calientes.

Map train to Machu Picchu

HOW TO GET TO OLLANTAYTAMBO?

The Ollantaytambo station is the most used by tourists. From there most trains leave, so there are also more hours available. Ollantaytambo is 79 kilometers from the city of Cusco. There are 2 ways to get there: by own account or by hiring a tour.

Journey on your own by bus

The buses (minivans) that depart from the city of Cusco are located on the 'Pavitos street', 1 kilometer from the Plaza de Armas. The trip by bus takes 1 hour and 45 minutes and costs 10 Peruvian soles, approximately.

Hire a tour that offers the transfer to Ollantaytambo

The tourist agencies offer the transfer service from the city of Cusco to Ollantaytambo in minivans. They also offer the return trip to Ollantaytambo in Cusco. You can hire this service online in shared or private service.


WHAT ARE THE TRAIN STATIONS?

In total there are 3 train stations that leave for the final station 'Machu Picchu': Poroy station, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. The latter is the most used by tourists. The trip from Ollantaytambo to Machu Picchu by train takes about 2 hours.

Poroy Station

Train station Poroy

The Poroy station is 13 kilometers from the city of Cusco. This station closes from January to April. From April to December there are only 4 train services per day (including the Hiram Bingham train). The trip to the Machu Picchu station takes approximately 4 hours.

Urubamba Station

Train station Urubamba

The Urubamba station is 60 kilometers from Cusco. This station is exclusively for the 'Sacred Valley' train service as well as 1 Vistadome service. The trip to Machu Picchu station takes approximately 2 hours 30 minutes.

Ollantaytambo Station

Train station Ollantaytambo

The Ollantaytambo station is the most used by tourists. It is 79 kilometers from Cusco. An average of 16 train trips depart daily. The trip to Machu Picchu takes approximately 2 hours.

Aguas Calientes Station

Train station Machu Picchu

The Machu Picchu station (also called Aguas Calientes) is the final destination of one-way trips. It is only 10 kilometers from the Inca City of Machu Picchu. From there depart the trains back to the stations: Ollantaytambo, Urubamba and Poroy.

What time to choose?

Do not know what schedule to choose? Check the entry time of your Machu Picchu ticket and calculate what time you should travel to avoid being late. If you have to enter Machu Picchu very early, it is best to spend 1 night in the town of Aguas Calientes.

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

1) What route does it cover?

The trains cover the route Cusco - Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo). From there you walk or take a bus to the entrance gate to Machu Picchu.

2) What stations are there?

In Cusco there are up to 3 train stations: Poroy, Urubamba and Ollantaytambo. The latter is the most used. The point of arrival is the Aguas Calientes station. In addition there is a long route called 'Hydroelectric'.

3) How long does the trip take?

The time of travel by train depends on the boarding station. From Poroy it takes 3 hours 30 minutes. From Urubamba it takes 2 hours 30 minutes. And from Ollantaytambo 1 hour 30 minutes. The times are approximate.

4) How much does the train ticket cost?

The price depends on the type of service that the tourist wants. Peru Rail offers 4 services: 'Expedition', 'Vistadome', 'Sacred Valley' and 'Hiram Bingham'. Inca Rail offers 4 services: 'Voyager', '360º', 'First Class' and 'Private'.

5) Are there discounts?

Children from 0 to 2 years old travel free of charge if they are in the same seat as the father or mother. Children up to 12 years have a 50% discount (up to 12 years in Inca Rail and up to 11 years in Peru Rail).

6) How to buy the train ticket?

Train tickets are purchased online with days or weeks in advance. If you buy the tickets once in the city of Cusco, you run the risk of not finding availability.

7) How far in advance is the train ticket purchased?

It is recommended to buy train tickets 1 or 2 weeks in advance. During the high season of tourism (from April to October), tickets tend to run out faster.

8) How much luggage can you take?

The hand luggage must not exceed 5 kilos. The luggage allowed is 15 kilos. If you travel with a baggage higher than this weight, you must add an approximate cost of $ 4.8 per extra kilo.

9) Traveling by train is the only way to get to Machu Picchu?

No. You can also do the Inca Trail or the long route by Hydroelectric. However, the train journey is faster and safer.

10) How to get to Machu Picchu after the train trip?

The train trip ends at the Aguas Calientes station. From there you must take a bus that will take you to Machu Picchu in 30 minutes.

11) What type of train to choose?

The 'Expedition' and 'Vistadome' trains of Peru Rail are the most used by tourists. They are also recommended because they are cheap.

12) What time does the first train depart from the Ollantaytambo station?

The 'Expedition' train is the first to depart from Ollantaytambo. Departs at 05.05 am The 'Vistadome' train leaves at 07.05 a.m.


HOW TO BOOK?

Booking the train ticket is easy. Choose the type of train and the time of your choice. Then you should only make your reservation with your personal information. Payment is by credit or debit card. Finally, you should only print your tickets that will be sent as soon as possible to your email.

1) Make your reservation

Complete your personal information safely, easily and quickly.

2) Make the Payment

Choose one of the 4 payment methods: Visa, MasterCard, Diners Club or PayPal.

3) Print the tickets

Receive the electronic ticket and print it anywhere.


Recommendations of the trip to Machu Picchu

  • Buy online and in advance your train tickets to Machu Picchu.
  • Arrives at the train station at least 30 minutes before the departure time of the train.
  • Print your purchased tickets and show them along with your passport (or identity document) at the time of boarding.
  • The train station of Ollantaytambo is the one with the highest frequency of departures. To get there from Cusco you can hire a transfer service or do it on your own.
  • Once at the Aguas Calientes station, you only have to climb a steep mountain to Machu Picchu. You can do it on foot or with the buses that depart from Aguas Calientes.

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