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Cusco to Ollantaytambo Bus Service

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1 hrs 46 mins
PEN 35

Cusco to Ollantaytambo Bus Distance

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Cusco to Ollantaytambo Bus Timings & Fare

Bus Operator First Bus Last Bus Duration  
Machupicchu by bus 03:00 17:00 1 hrs 30 mins
Maintreex 06:30 07:30 0 hrs 25 mins
Lizs explorer 05:30 07:30 0 hrs 25 mins
Machupicchu Cusco 15:15 15:15 6 hrs 0 mins
Sakura Expedition 06:30 06:30 7 hrs 0 mins

cusco to ollantaytambo Bus

Cusco and Ollantaytambo are separated by 71.8 km, it is a short trip of approximately 1 hour and a half. There are 2 ways to get to Ollantaytambo, the first is from the north (town of Pisac) and the other, a little shorter, from the south (Chinchero town). The town of Ollantaytambo is a must stop if you want to visit the citadel of Machu Picchu. In addition, before reaching the Sacred Valley of the Incas, you will see the banks of the Urubamba River and other beautiful landscapes.



  • Aeropuerto Cusco
  • Centro
  • Cusco


  • Estacion Ollantaytambo
  • Ollantaytambo
  • Plaza de Ollantaytambo

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    Why book a Cusco to Ollantaytambo bus with redBus?

    You can also time-to-time redBus offers while booking your bus tickets online from Cusco to Ollantaytambo. Follow a simple, fast and secure bus booking procedure. This helps save time and also helps to create a joyful travel experience!

    About Cusco

    Cusco or Cuzco (both graphical symbols are acceptable according to the RAE, Real Academy of the Spanish language) is the main destination that you can get to know on your trips through Peru. Learn more about it in this section.The legend tells that Cusco was founded by 2 ancestral patriarchs, who, due to the design of the deity Sun, emerged from the Titicaca lake with the mission of putting in order the Andean men’s life. They would be the beginning of the vast Incan Empire, which as time goes by would reach its maximum glory consolidating as a powerful State. In 1911 the American explorer Hiram Bingham would refind the incan citadel to the world’s eyes with the discovery of Machu Picchu. From that day the growth of Cusco has been exponential, turning to be one of the most visited worldwide tourist destinations and favourite place for national and foreign tourists to “discover” the beauty of the Machu Picchu citadel on its travel to Cusco.

    About Ollantaytambo

    Ollantaytambo is a city located in Urubamba, Cusco. It is situated 2792 meters above sea level and it shows the urban planification the incas had. Ollantaytambo is famous due to its chocolate, introspective activities, unforgettable landscapes and tourist attractions, full of andean history.

    Ollantaytambo Weather

    Ollantaytambo has to seasons during the entire year. The first one is the rainy season (from October to March), when the temperature varies from 11° to 18°C, and the sky is cloudy. The second one is the dry season (from April to September), with a cold atmosphere during the night and an intense sun during the day. The temperature varies from 5° to 23°C.

    Hotels in Ollantaytambo

    ● Hostal Valle Inca

    - Calle Principal, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru.

    - Price: From PEN S/.68.00

    - Services: Hostel with single and double rooms. Garden. Rooftop. TV. Wi-fi. Smoking areas.

    ● Picaflor Tambo Guest House

    - Lari Calle 444, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru.

    - Price: From PEN S/.134.00

    - Services: Well located hotel. Hot water. Gardens. Stairs.Wi-fi. Breakfast is included.

    ● Hotel Tierra Inka

    - Urbanizacion San Isidro, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru.

    - Price: From PEN S/.227.00

    - Services: Big and comfortable rooms, mixing modernity with andean contemporaneity. Wi-fi. Hair dryer. TV. Gardens. Includes breakfast and hot drinks.

    Restaurants & Bars in Ollantaytambo

    ● Chullos Restaurant & Craft Beer

    - Imperio de los Incas 612, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru.

    - Price: From PEN S/.56.00

    ● Mawic Restaurant

    - Av. Ferrocarril 119, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru.

    - Price: From PEN S/.54.00

    ● Chuncho

    - Chaupi Calle, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Peru.

    - Price: From PEN S/.45.00

    Tourist Places in Ollantaytambo

    ● Pinkuylluna Archaeological Site: A place that offers a magical view of the city and iconic ruins.

    ● El Albergue Farm: A refuge to learn about the production of local inputs and enjoy a Pachamanca for lunch.

    ● Perolniyoc Waterfall: A photogenic spot to relax and take a walk.

    Important Dates in Ollantaytambo

    ● October 28th - 29th - At the Anniversary party of Ollantaytambo, local bands come together to celebrate this wonderful city.

    How to move around Ollantaytambo?

    ● Taxi: It is pretty easy to take one in the middle of the street.

    ● Bus: They have different routes that travel around, being the cheapest way to travel around the city.

    How to reach Ollantaytambo from Cusco?

    Ollantaytambo by bus: Travelling from Cusco to Ollantaytambo takes an hour in average.

    Gastronomy in Ollantaytambo

    Special food prepared in Ollantaytambo:

    ● Lechón al horno

    ● Choclo con queso

    ● Frutillada

    Things to buy in Ollantaytambo

    Things to remember your adventure in Ollantaytambo:

    ● Paintings

    ● Chocolate

    ● Alpaca coats

    Ollantaytambo Facts

    Ollantaytambo is located in Urubamba, Cusco. It has a population of more than 10 thousand, and more than the half belong to rural areas.

    In conclusion:

    If you want to be impressed by beautiful landscapes and delicious chocolate, this must be your next destination.


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