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There are 6 ways to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni by bus, train, car or plane

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Map of how to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 405.3 miles
  • Duration: 22 h 9 min

What companies run services between Arequipa, Peru and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni via La Paz, Uyuni, and Salar de Uyuni in around 22 hours 9 minutes. Alternatively, LATAM Chile, Amaszonas and four other airlines fly from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni hourly.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz
Avg. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,300
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz
Avg. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Cuzco, La Paz
Avg. Duration
10 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $950
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Cuzco, La Paz, Santa Cruz
Avg. Duration
8 h 39 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz, Sucre
Avg. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,400
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, Santiago, La Paz
Avg. Duration
15 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Avg. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Arequipa to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz, La Paz
Avg. Duration
10 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Avg. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Avg. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Arequipa to La Paz
Avg. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Arequipa to La Paz
Avg. Duration
40 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95 - $130
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Avg. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Avg. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $26
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Avg. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
+591 2 2282025/ 76789423/ Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Avg. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Trans Omar
Phone
591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Avg. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Salvador
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from Arequipa to Puno
Avg. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Avg. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Flota Urus
Phone
+591 2285556
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Avg. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com

How far is it from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni?

The distance between Arequipa and Salar de Uyuni is 649 km. The road distance is 1057 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni?

The cheapest way to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni is to bus which costs $50 and takes 22 hours 9 minutes.

What is the fastest way to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni?

The quickest way to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni is to fly which takes 9 hours 26 minutes and costs $600.

Is there a direct bus between Arequipa and Salar de Uyuni?

No, there is no direct bus from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Arequipa and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via La Paz and Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 hours 9 minutes.

How long does it take to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni?

It takes approximately 22 hours 9 minutes to get from Arequipa to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.