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There are 6 ways to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly  •  2h 59m

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Cochabamba (CBB) UYU - CBB

$107 - $263

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Bus Buses Enmanuel  •  11h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Cochabamba

$6

4 alternative options

Bus Cruz del Norte  •  9h 14m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Cochabamba Oruro

$25 - $27

Train, drive, bus  •  11h 27m

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Drive from Oruro to Provincia Arque
  3. Take the bus from Provincia Arque to Cochabamba

$43 - $60

Bus Trans Omar  •  11h

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Cochabamba Uyuni

Drive  •  7h 35m

  1. Drive from Uyuni to Cochabamba 331.4 miles

$25 - $40

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The cheapest way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba is to bus which costs $6 and takes 11h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba is to fly which costs $100 - $270 and takes 2h 59m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Uyuni and arriving at Cochabamba. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 11h.

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The distance between Uyuni and Cochabamba is 349 km. The road distance is 530.2 km.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba without a car is to bus which takes 9h 14m and costs $25 - $28.

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It takes approximately 2h 59m to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba, including transfers.

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Uyuni to Cochabamba bus services, operated by Cruz del Norte, depart from Uyuni station.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba is to fly which takes 2h 59m and costs $100 - $270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $25 - $28 and takes 9h 14m.

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There is no direct flight from Uyuni Airport to Cochabamba Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 55m and has one stopover.

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Uyuni to Cochabamba bus services, operated by Trans Naser, arrive at Cochabamba station.

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Map of how to get from Uyuni to Cochabamba.
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  • Distance: 218 miles
  • Duration: 2h 59m

What companies run services between Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia and Cochabamba, Bolivia?

Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas fly from Uyuni to Cochabamba every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Uyuni to Cochabamba via Oruro in around 9h 14m.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to Cochabamba via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $370
Flights from Uyuni to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$7 - $9
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$9 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Air Bus Coral
Phone
+591 2 5275648
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Trans Llallagua
Phone
+(591)-79967601
Bus from Provincia Arque to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Omar
Phone
+591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from Uyuni to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Coral SRL
Phone
+591 2 5275010
Website
airbuscoralsrl.com
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from Oruro to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
sites.google.com

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Yes, the driving distance between Uyuni to Cochabamba is 530 km. It takes approximately 7h 35m to drive from Uyuni to Cochabamba.

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Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Uyuni Airport to Cochabamba Airport.

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There are 128+ hotels available in Cochabamba. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Uyuni to Uyuni Airport is to taxi which takes 7m and costs $10 - $13.

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