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There are 9 ways to get from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU) by bus, train, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Bus, train via Sajama  •  17h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Parinacota
  2. Take the bus from Sajama to Patacamaya
  3. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Caracollo
  4. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17h 6m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
  2. Take the bus from La Tirana to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$25 - $28

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Bus via Achocalla  •  17h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to La Paz Arica - La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni La Paz

$38 - $81

Bus, train  •  19h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Oruro
  2. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní Expreso del Sur / ...

$65 - $86

Bus #2  •  21h 12m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Calama Arica
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni San Pedro

Drive  •  10h 52m

  1. Drive from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU) 446.4 miles

$70 - $110

Bus to La Paz, fly  •  12h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$91 - $346

Bus to Iquique, fly  •  12h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Iquique
  2. Fly from Iquique (IQQ) to Uyuni (UYU) IQQ - UYU

$512 - $1,131

Bus to Tacna, fly  •  14h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Arica to Tacna
  2. Fly from Tacna (TCQ) to Uyuni (UYU) TCQ - UYU

$456 - $1,507

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU) is to bus which costs $24 - $28 and takes 17h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU) is to drive which costs $70 - $110 and takes 10h 52m.

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The distance between Arica and Uyuni Airport (UYU) is 423 km. The road distance is 714.3 km.

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The best way to get from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU) without a car is to bus which takes 17h 6m and costs $24 - $28.

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It takes approximately 17h 2m to get from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Uyuni Airport is the direct flight which takes 50m.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU) is 714 km. It takes approximately 10h 52m to drive from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU).

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

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There are 35+ hotels available in Uyuni Airport (UYU). Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU).
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  • Distance: 264.4 miles
  • Duration: 17h 2m

What companies run services between Arica, Chile and Uyuni Airport (UYU), Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Arica to Uyuni Airport (UYU) via Pozo Almonte, Pozo Almonte, La Tirana, La Tirana, Calama, and Uyuni in around 17h 6m.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Flights from Iquique to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Tacna to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
11h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,800
Flights from Tacna to Uyuni via Lima, Cuzco, La Paz
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,000
Flights from Tacna to Uyuni via Lima, Santiago, La Paz
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Tacna to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $2,200
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 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 Cali Internacional
Phone
La Paz: +51-22287749/ Arica: +56 58 226 1068
Bus from Arica to Parinacota
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Trans Sajama
Phone
+591 4 5262172 / 74115098
Email
transsajama-2006@yahoo.com
Bus from Sajama to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sernap.gob.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Patacamaya to Caracollo
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
reservas@busesng.cl
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Pozo Almonte
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
4 times a week
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Kenny Bus
Phone
+56 22 570 8687
Website
kennybus.cl
Bus from La Tirana to Calama
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
Kenny Bus
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 249 7088
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Trans Omar
Phone
+591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Predilecto Tours
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Arica to Calama
Ave. Duration
9h 4m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Schedules at
turbus.cl
Book at
turbus.cl
Semi Cama
$14 - $29
Premium
$35 - $50
Cama
$40 - $60
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Arica to Tacna
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com

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