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.

Recommended option

Fly  •  7 h 13 min

  1. CUZ - UYU

$254 - $654

Cheapest option

Bus Transporte Internacional Litoral  •  23 h 30 min

$67 - $88

3 alternative options

Bus via Oruro  •  28 h 30 min

$69 - $72

Train, bus  •  30 h 9 min

$247 - $3,091

Drive  •  17 h 3 min

  1. 732.5 miles

$100 - $160

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

Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación and Peruvian Airlines fly from Cusco to Uyuni 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Cusco to Uyuni via La Paz in around 23 h 30 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
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
$15 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
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
$20 - $25
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 - $11
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
$12 - $15
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
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
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
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
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Questions & Answers

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

The cheapest way to get from Cusco to Uyuni is to bus which costs $69 - $72 and takes 28 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from Cusco to Uyuni is to fly which takes 7 h 13 min and costs $250 - $700.

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 23 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Cusco to Uyuni, including transfers.