There are 3 ways to get from Calama to Salar de Uyuni by 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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  9 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$11 - $19

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the bus from Calama to Ollagüe
  2. Take the train from Avaroa to Uyuní

$11 - $23

1 alternative option

Drive  •  10 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Calama to Salar de Uyuni 258.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Calama to Salar de Uyuni is to bus which costs $11 - $19 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Calama to Salar de Uyuni is to bus which costs $11 - $19 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The distance between Calama and Salar de Uyuni is 312 km. The road distance is 414.2 km.

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It takes approximately 9 h 39 min to get from Calama to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Calama to Salar de Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Calama and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between Calama, Chile and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

Trans Salvador operates a bus from Calama to Salar de Uyuni once daily. Tickets cost $11 - $19 and the journey takes 7 h 30 min. Atacama 2000 also services this route 4 times a week.

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
$2 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$2 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $5
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$8 - $11
Bus operators
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com

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