There are 5 ways to get from Cusco to Uyuni 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.

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Fly  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Uyuni (UYU) CUZ - UYU

$262 - $665

Cheapest option

Bus Transporte Internacional Litoral  •  21 h

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

$67 - $93

3 alternative options

Bus via Oruro  •  28 h 30 min

  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 Oruro
  4. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuni

$68 - $71

Train, bus  •  28 h 53 min

  1. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro
  4. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

$245 - $3,106

Drive  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Cusco to Uyuni 732.5 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Uyuni is to bus which costs $68 - $71 and takes 28 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Cusco to Uyuni is to fly which costs $260 - $700 and takes 8 h 48 min.

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The distance between Cusco and Uyuni is 946 km. The road distance is 1172 km.

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It takes approximately 8 h 48 min to get from Cusco to Uyuni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Cusco to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Cusco and arriving at Uyuni via La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Uyuni. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Cusco to Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 591 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 48 min

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

Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación and Peruvian Airlines fly from Cusco to Uyuni 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to Uyuni via La Paz in around 21 h.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
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
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
8 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
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
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
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
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 - $23
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
Bus from Oruro to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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
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
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
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.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
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
Transporte Andino
Phone
+(591) 22282155
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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