There are 6 ways to get from Calama to Potosí 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  •  12 h 30 min

$21 - $28

5 alternative options

Bus via Potosi Bus Terminal  •  15 h 30 min

Bus, train  •  15 h 44 min

$24 - $30

Drive  •  13 h 30 min

  1. 367.5 miles

$60 - $90

Bus, fly to Potosi  •  19 h 45 min

  1. UYU - POI

$144 - $352

Bus, fly to Sucre  •  18 h 55 min

  1. UYU - SRE

$112 - $314

What companies run services between Calama, Chile and Potosí, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Calama to Potosí via Uyuni in around 12 h 30 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Uyuni to Potosi via La Paz
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $380
Flights from Uyuni to Potosi via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $330
Flights from Uyuni to Sucre via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $230
Flights from Uyuni to Sucre via La Paz, Tarija
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$140 - $260
Flights from Uyuni to Sucre via La Paz
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $220
Flights from Uyuni to Sucre via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $250
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
10 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $290
Flights from Uyuni to Sucre via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $480
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Avaroa to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Expreso 11 de Julio
Phone
+591 62459036
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Potosi
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from Uyuní to Potosi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Calama and Potosí is 459 km. The road distance is 588 km.

The cheapest way to get from Calama to Potosí is to bus which costs $20 - $28 and takes 12 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Calama to Potosí is to bus which takes 12 h 30 min and costs $20 - $28.

No, there is no direct bus from Calama to Potosí. However, there are services departing from Calama and arriving at Potosi via Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 30 min to get from Calama to Potosí, including transfers.