There are 7 ways to get from Cusco to Potosí by 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

Fly to Sucre, bus  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Sucre (SRE) CUZ - SRE
  2. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí

$1,220 - $4,827

Cheapest option

Bus via Copacabana  •  27 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to Copacabana
  2. Take the bus from Copacabana to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Potosí

$51

5 alternative options

Fly to Uyuni, bus  •  13 h 47 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Uyuni (UYU) CUZ - UYU
  2. Take the bus from Uyuni to Potosi

$272 - $675

Fly to Potosi  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Potosi (POI) CUZ - POI

$1,233 - $5,543

Bus Transporte Internacional Litoral  •  22 h

  1. Take the bus from Cusco to La Paz Sleeper Bus / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to PotosÍ

$83 - $93

Train, bus  •  28 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to PotosÍ

$248 - $3,100

Drive  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Cusco to Potosí 732.1 miles

$100 - $160

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Potosí is to bus which costs $51 and takes 27 h.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Potosí is to fly and bus which costs $1,200 - $4,900 and takes 8 h 37 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cusco to Potosí. However, there are services departing from Cusco and arriving at PotosÍ via La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h.

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The distance between Cusco and Potosí is 945 km. The road distance is 1171.3 km.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Potosí without a car is to bus which takes 22 h and costs $80 - $95.

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It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to get from Cusco to Potosí, including transfers.

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Cusco to Potosí bus services, operated by Transporte Internacional Litoral, depart from Cusco station.

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The best way to get from Cusco to Potosí is to fly which takes 10 h 36 min and costs $1,200 - $6,000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $95 and takes 22 h.

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Sucre Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 35 min and has two stopovers.

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Cusco to Potosí bus services, operated by Cooperativa 10 de Noviembre, arrive at PotosÍ station.

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Map of how to get from Cusco to Potosí.
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  • Distance: 590.4 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 37 min

What companies run services between Cusco, Peru and Potosí, Bolivia?

LATAM Chile, Boliviana de Aviación and two other airlines fly from Cusco to Potosí every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to Potosí via La Paz in around 22 h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cuzco to Sucre via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $360
Flights from Cuzco to Sucre via La Paz, Tarija
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $330
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Cuzco to Potosi via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $900
Flights from Cuzco to Potosi via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$330 - $900
Flights from Cuzco to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
16 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $750
Flights from Cuzco to Potosi via La Paz
Ave. Duration
20 h
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $550
Flights from Cuzco to Potosi via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
20 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $550
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Cuzco to Sucre via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $450
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
16 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
Ave. Duration
10 h 19 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transtin Dil Rey
Phone
+591 4 6452518
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Linea Sindical Flota Villa Imperial
Phone
+(591)-2-6243373
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
potosy.com.bo
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
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes 6 de Junio
Phone
+591 22455258 / 22280890
Website
andestransit.com
Bus from Cusco to La Paz
Ave. Duration
15 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa 10 de Noviembre
Phone
+593 98 050 1402
Email
josecarva_28@hotmail.es
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa De Transportes El Dorado
Phone
+(593)03-28302, +(593)2141020
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz, Bolivia to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Imperial Potosí
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243378
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
facebook.com
Peru Tour Bus
Phone
0051 84 632307
Email
reservas@perutourbus.com
Website
perutourbus.com
Bus from Cusco to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
perutourbus.com
Book at
perutourbus.com
Titicaca Bolivia
Phone
+591-2-2462655 / 76799775
Email
info@titicacabolivia.com
Website
titicacabolivia.com
Bus from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Universo
Phone
La Paz +(591)73541750/ Potosí: +(591)-26245828
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com

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