There are 6 ways to get from Copacabana to Uyuni by bus and ferry, 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.

Recommended option

Bus and ferry, fly  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$80 - $335

Cheapest option

Micro, bus  •  15 h 27 min

  1. Take the Micro from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$16 - $37

4 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus Todo Turismo  •  14 h

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$18 - $39

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  14 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro
  3. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

$20 - $35

Bus and ferry, bus Trans Omar  •  14 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Río Mulatos
  3. Take the bus from Río Mulatos to Uyuni

Drive  •  9 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Copacabana to Uyuni 432 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Copacabana to Uyuni is to Micro and bus which costs $16 - $40 and takes 15 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Copacabana to Uyuni is to bus and ferry and fly which costs $80 - $340 and takes 4 h 58 min.

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The distance between Copacabana and Uyuni is 534 km. The road distance is 691.2 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 4 h 58 min to get from Copacabana to Uyuni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Copacabana to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Copacabana and arriving at Uyuni via La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h.

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What companies run services between Copacabana, La Paz, Bolivia and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

There is no direct connection from Copacabana to Uyuni. However, you can take the bus and ferry to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos, take the drive to La Paz airport, fly to Uyuni, then take the drive to Uyuni. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Copacabana to Uyuni via La Paz in around 14 h.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. 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
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
fca.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
Sindicato De Transportes Unificada Sorata
Phone
+591 2 2381693
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sorataparaisoterrenal.esy.es
Milton Tours
Phone
+591 (2) 2368003 / 2353511
Email
agmilton@acelerate.com
Website
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Vicuña Travel
Phone
+591 (2) 2458945 / (2) 2915422
Website
vicuna-travel.net
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vicuna-travel.net
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. 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
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $24
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $10
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
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.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
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Río Mulatos
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Río Mulatos to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book 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
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Predilecto Tours
Phone
+591-2281779
Email
predilectobus@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com
Transporte Aroma
Phone
(+591) 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transportes 6 de Junio
Phone
+591 22455258 / 22280890
Website
andestransit.com
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com

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