The Hidroelectrica Central is the name of one of the three rutes to travel to Machu Picchu. It's a little territory that works as a train station. You can find small markets and hotels here, but nothing too fancy. Usually people don't stay in Hidroelectrica for more than a week.
Popular Bus Operators in Hidroelectrica
There are a number of operators who provide valuable transport services in Hidroelectrica. Every bus comes with neat and clean interiors. They also ensure that every passenger's comfort and safety is a top priority at all times. Some of the popular bus operators are:
- You need to bring a pill to prevent a sickness due to the high altitude. If you want a more natural remedy, you can choose to drink a lot ot hot coca tea, which you can buy in any restaurant.- If you are going to do trekking, you need to wear comfortable shoes or mountain boots to have more stability.
- If you are planning to travel by train to Machu Picchu, we recommend you to buy your ticket with anticipation. In Hidroelectrica you can find last minute transportation, but it can be expensive.
Best time to visit Hidroelectrica
The best time to visit Hidroeléctica is between June and August because this months are known as "the dry season". This means that with low probability of raining and a lot of sun.
How can I know the bus operators that go to or from Hidroelectrica?
In redBus, you can find that information in the section of Popular Bus Operators. There you’ll find the popular bus operators which we work with and that go to or from Hidroelectrica.
Can I choose the type of bus with which I want to travel?
Of course you can! You’ll see the many options that the bus operators offer when you complete the search bar with your pick up point, destiny and onward date.
How can I buy my tickets to Hidroelectrica with redBus?
The process is very easy. Go to the search bar and write Hidroelectrica in the pick-up point or destination, then select your travel date and click the search button. redBus will show you the different options to travel, you just need to pick the bus operator of your preference, your schedule and buy!
Do I need to carry my tickets once I have bought it through the mobile app of redBus?
It is not necessary. When buying with redBus, a ticket in digital format will arrive in your inbox. The day of your travel, go to the terminal and search the counter of the bus operator, present the ticket we send you and the bus operator will give you another one.
What happens if the bus does not leave at the time my ticket dictates and / or is canceled?
These logistical problems and their solutions need to be consulted directly in the counter of the bus operator.
I forgot to buy my return ticket, where will I find counter that can help me?
The vast majority of terminals have an area for buying and selling tickets. There you can buy your return ticket with the company of your choice. You can also buy your return ticket through the redBus mobile app, it is easy, fast and you do not need to register. In addition, we accept various payment methods.
How many hours in advance should I buy my ticket?
This information varies depending of the policies of each bus operator and the number of seats available. Our recommendation is to buy your ticket two days in advance.
How many hours in advance should I be in Hidroelectrica to change my e-ticket?
It is recommended to be with 1 hour in advance at the counter of Hidroelectrica to be able to change your ticket of redBus for that of the bus operator.
Do I need to make an account on the redBus website to buy a bus ticket?
No, you do not need to make an account with redBus to book a ticket. But it is advisable to make an account to help speed up the buying process the next time you want to travel. Also, redBus offers a number of discounts and offers which you can easily access and use if you are registered.