One of the most frequently asked questions of every traveler is how to get to the Ollantaytambo train station from the Cusco Airport or from your accommodation in Cusco. Ollantaytambo is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes from the city of Cusco. And the same car drops you at the door of the Ollantaytambo train station to board your Peru Rail or Inca Rail train, both companies offer the train service to Aguas Calientes.
From the Cusco Airport to Ollantaytambo
At the departure gate of the Cusco Airport you will find a large number of cars (Taxis) that offer the transfer service to Ollantaytambo, the price ranges from 100 soles (30 USD approx) to +, everything will depend on the number of people.
Now if you want a more reliable mobility you can choose to hire a transfer service company and there are also travel agencies in Cusco that offer this service among them: DONPeruTours.com MountainVinicunca.com GoMachuPicchubyCar.com RioRojoCusco.com or if you wish we also offer the service transfer from the airport to the Ollantaytambo train station in a safe and personalized way.
From your Hotel in Cusco to Ollantaytambo
There are two options to go from your accommodation in Cusco to the Ollantaytambo train station: The first one you can go to Calle Pavitos where there are a number of cars / vans / h1 that offer the transfer service from Cusco to Ollantaytambo, the service is shared and the approximate price is 15 soles (approximately 5 USD). You must bear in mind that when being shared you will have to wait until mobility is full and there you will just start your trip to Ollantaytambo.
The other option is to acquire the transfer service privately and you only have to give your name / address of your hotel / Airbnb and the time so that they can go to pick you up and then start your trip to Ollantaytambo.
Recommendations for traveling to Ollantaytambo
• The trip from Cusco to Ollantaytambo lasts 1 hour and 20 minutes.
• If you have your train that day, you must be 30 minutes before at the Ollantaytambo train station. Take into account the travel schedule also from Cusco to Ollantaytambo.
• Carry only what is necessary, the TRAIN does not allow much luggage, much less travel bags. If you want to carry luggage you must request additional luggage 48 hours in advance, otherwise they will not let you carry extra luggage on the train.
• Bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hat.