Bus from Cusco to

Get ready for an exciting adventure to Machu Picchu from Hidroeléctrica on our comfortable bus! 🌄 Enjoy the journey surrounded by stunning Andean landscapes 🏔️ as you approach this wonder of the world. 🌿 Don’t miss the opportunity to live a unique experience full of history and natural beauty!

bus from cusco to hidroelectrica MachuPicchu

Bus Cusco Hidroelectrica


Our transportation service starts in Cusco picking you up from your hotel or accommodation between 6:30 am – 7:00 am. After picking up all the participants, we depart to Hidroelectrica, on the way we will stop for snacks, water, relax a little and go to the bathroom.
After 7 hours in total we arrive at the Hidroelectrica point to start the 2 hour hike to Aguas Calientes (Machu Picchu Pueblo).

hiking to machu picchu

Return Hidroelectrica – Cusco

If you wish to return to Cusco in the same way, we provide the return transport service from Hidroelectrica to Cusco. We leave every day and you must be at Hidroelectrica, at the latest, at 2pm.

In case you want to book a round trip Cusco – Hidroelectrica – Cusco, the price is $28 USD, we leave every day with the same schedule: departure from Cusco at 7:00 am and return from Hidroelectrica at 2:00 pm.

For more information do not hesitate to contact us via WhatsApp or email.

What is included in the bus service from Cusco to Hidroelectrica?

  • Transport to Hidroelectrica
  • Pick up from your hotel
  • Bus Sprinter 

Can additional service

  • Lunch
  • Snacks
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Walking Sticks
  • Hotel
  • Entrance ticket to Machu Picchu
  • Bus from Aguas Calientes to Machu Picchu

How much does the bus from Cusco to Hidroeléctrica cost?

The cost of the service is $15

USD15.00 per person

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    Frequent Asked Questions

    Can you get a bus from Cusco to Machu Picchu?

    Yes it is possible to go by bus to Machu Picchu but not directly, the fastest route to get to Machu Picchu is by train but they have excessively high costs and that is why many people are choosing to make the trip by bus.

    Price Comparison
    • by train
      It has a price range: from $30 – 120 soles to $100 – 400 soles.
    • by bus
      general cost: $15 – 60 soles

    Is there a bus from Cusco to Aguas Calientes?

    Not directly, but you can get to Machu Picchu up to a certain point where you will have to walk.

    How do you get from Cusco to Machu Picchu fast?

    The fastest way to get to Machu Picchu is by train relatively, the trip takes approximately 3 hours depending on the time and point of departure.

    What is the cheapest way to go to Machu Picchu from Cusco?

    The cheapest way to get to Machu Picchu is to take a bus tour, since the train ticket could even be more expensive than the entrance ticket to Machu Picchu.

    Should I go to Cusco before or after Machu Picchu?

    First you should go to Cusco is the closest city to go to Machu Picchu and the rest of its attractions.

    Can you just turn up to Machu Picchu?

    Yes it is possible to just turn up to Machu Picchu, but remember that you must buy your tickets on the official government website, then book a hotel in Cusco, and another in Aguas Calientes depending on how many days you are staying, as well as transportation either by train or bus, if you want to travel to Machu Picchu on your own you can write us and we will gladly help you plan your trip.