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Get in line early.

We expected a long line but never imagined what we faced. While it did move fairly quickly we did... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Klamath Falls, Oregon
With no competition, they do as they please!

Unless one chooses to bravely walk all the way up to Machu Picchu (90min for the fit!) and down... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Salvador, BA
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Aguas Calientes, Machu Picchu, Peru
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Reviewed 4 November 2018

Buses were very comfortable. The staff were very polite and nice. The road however is a bit scary, zig zags to the top of machu picchu on a very narrow dirt road up the mountain. But it's all part of the adventure. We arrived to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018 via mobile

Unless you’re fit and healthy and fancy the hike up then the bus is the only way!!! The bus ticket office was easy to find, if you struggle though there are tourist info stations dotted about. Tickets cost $24 each for a return. We were...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

We expected a long line but never imagined what we faced. While it did move fairly quickly we did not need to be at Machu Picchu at a given time so it was not an issue. The next day we were going to hike HP...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Avmig
Reviewed 13 October 2018

Unless one chooses to bravely walk all the way up to Machu Picchu (90min for the fit!) and down again, there is no other way to get up there than paying 24 dollars (return) for the transfer. Like many say here, DON'T' wait to get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank vitorbabrazil
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Terrible service, we were there last week they overcharged tickets, by converting currency the lady charged 5 dollars more and once you out Train there is no sign where to buy Bus tickets all you have to is ask people where is the Bus Tickets...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank MBradost
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We were very glad our tour company bought everything in advance. There is a ticket for the only transportation up the mountain then another to enter the park then another to go down the mountain. We were told we could go up as early as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TravelSueLR
Reviewed 11 September 2018

You have to buy the tickets in advance (I tried to buy them online but it didn't work). They do have a small office in Aguas Calientes and there was a very long queue. We had to wait for at least half an hour to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 8 September 2018

It is possible to walk up and down to Machu Picchu from Aguas Calientes but, given the amount of walking you’re going to do up there (especially if you’re climbing Huayna Picchu) then the bus is by far the sensible option. Buses start at 5:30am...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dakles
Reviewed 8 September 2018

my wife and I met a couple on the train and we really enjoyed each others company. we made plans to meet at the bus station at the same time and go up to machu picchu together. But they had not purchased their bus tickets...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank climberxdanny
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The bus ride is super expensive ($12 USD for about 6km of driving), and I got scammed by the staff at Consettur. When I paid for my tickets in cash I was not given my correct change back. I noticed right away and asked for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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