Train from Cusco to Machu Picchu

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There are two companies operating on the railroad from Cusco to Machu Picchu those are: Peru Rail and Inca Rail. These operators offer services by category, from a luxury train to the local or economic class.

PERU RAIL: It is the oldest company providing services toward Machu Picchu and Puno (Lake Titicaca); the kinds of service that offer toward Machu Picchu are:

Vistadome:

Surrounded entirely of glass, with wagons with large panoramic views offering unparalleled scenic views and timely to take spectacular pictures.

Hiram Bingham:

Considered as one of the best trips in 2008 by the magazine Italian Class. Hiram Bingham cars are distinguished by their colors blue and gold, with their warm and cozy interiors that feature elegant upholstery. This service has four cars, two dining cars, a bar car with observatory-car kitchen.

Expedition:

The Expedition has fully covered wagons panoramic windows to allow travellers to immerse in the beauty of the natural landscape also be informed about the most important points you have this ancient route.

Autobagon:

An exclusive service that comes from the new station at “Tambo Del Inca Hotel” in Urubamba, with panoramic views of the sides that provide a comprehensive view of the windows environment.

INCA RAIL: Unlike Peru Rail, the company operates only between stations Ollantaytambo and Machu Picchu.

Train Itinerary:

Cusco (Poroy train station) – Machu Picchu (“Aguas Calientes” Train Station)

SERVICE NUMBER OF TRAIN DEPARTURE ARRIVAL
Vistadome 31 06:40 a.m 09:52 a.m
Expedition  33 07:42 a.m  10:51 a.m
Vistadome 203 08:25 a.m 12:11 p.m
Hiram Bingham 11 09:05 a.m 12:24 p.m

Machu Picchu (“Aguas Calientes” Train Station) to Cusco (Poroy train station)

SERVICE NUMBER OF TRAIN DEPARTURE ARRIVAL
Vistadome    32   03:20 p.m  07:05 p.m
Vistadome     504   04:22 p.m 08:00 p.m
Expedition 34 04:43 p.m 08:00 p.m
Vistadome  604 05:27 p.m  08:40 p.m
Hiram Bingham 12  05:50 p.m 09:16 p.m

 

Valle Sagrado (Ollantyaytambo Train Station) – Machu Picchu

SERVICE NUMBER OF TRAIN DEPARTURE ARRIVAL
Expedition  81 06:10 a.m  07:40 a.m
Tourism and Executive  41 (Inca Rail)  06:40 a.m  08:01 a.m
Single Wagon  601  08:00 a.m 09:24 a.m
Vistadome 301 07:05 a.m  08:27 a.m
Vistadome 501  07:45 a.m  09:14 a.m
Expedition  83 08:53 a.m 10:26 a.m
Vistadome 203 10:32 a.m 12:11 p.m
Tourism and Executive  43 (Inca Rail) 11:15 a.m  12:45 p.m
Expedition 73 01:58 p.m 02:24 p.m
Vistadome 303 01:27 p.m  02:49 p.m
Vistadome 603 03:37 p.m  05:02 p.m
Tourism and Executive  45 (Inca Rail) 04:36 p.m  06:09 p.m
Expedition 75 07:00 p.m  08:43 p.m
Expedition  51 09:00 p.m  10:50 p.m

 

 Machu Picchu – Valle Sagrado (Ollantaytambo Train station)

SERVICE NUMBER OF TRAIN DEPARTURE ARRIVAL
 Expedition   50   05:35 a.m  07:44 a.m
 Tourism and Executive  42 (Inca Rail)  08:30 a.m   10:10 a.m
 Expedition   72  08:53 a.m  10:52 a.m
 Vistadome   302  10:55 a.m   12:32 p.m
 Vistadome  204  01:37 p.m   03:04 p.m
 Tourism and Executive  44 (Inca Rail)  02:30 p.m   03:56 p.m
Expedition 74 02:55 p.m  04:31 p.m
Vistadome 304 03:48 p.m 05:29 p.m
Vistadome 504 04:22 p.m  06:01 p.m
Vistadome 604 05:27 p.m 06:56 p.m
Expedition 84 06:45 p.m  08:18 p.m
Single Wagon 606 06:10 p.m 07:45 p.m
Tourism and Executive  46 (Inca Rail) 07:00 p.m 08:32 p.m
Expedition 76 09:30 p.m 11:01 p.m