=== By Bus ===
The access point for trips to Chavin de Huántar is [[Huaraz]], 3 hours away - on poorly maintained road. From Huaraz' bus station there are occasional public buses, but most travelers choose opt to go with one of the numerous tour groups offering a Chavin itinerary.
The journey to Chavín takes about 3½ hours on a winding, unpaved road clinging to the side of a mountain. Transportes Río Mosna has buses at 8.30am, 11am and 2pm for $3. Chavín Express (Jr. Mariscal Cáceres 338 (Tel 043) 45-4022 ) has buses at 7.30am, 8.30am, 11am and 2pm for $3.
=== Walk ===