There are 9 ways to get from El Calafate to Uyuni Airport (UYU) 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 Uyuni  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Uyuni (UYU) FTE - UYU

$602 - $1,903

Cheapest option

Bus  •  3 days 5 h

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Bariloche
  2. Take the bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza
  3. Take the bus from Mendoza to La Quiaca
  4. Take the bus from Villazón to Uyuni

$160 - $304

7 alternative options

Fly to Calama, bus  •  19 h 15 min

  1. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Calama (CJC) FTE - CJC
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$384 - $1,323

Fly to Jujuy, bus, train  •  23 h 29 min

  1. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Jujuy (JUJ) FTE - JUJ
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to La Quiaca
  3. Take the train from Villazón to Uyuní

$440 - $1,043

Fly to Sucre, bus  •  24 h 4 min

  1. Fly from El Calafate (FTE) to Sucre (SRE) FTE - SRE
  2. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí
  3. Take the bus from Potosi to Uyuni

$296 - $717

Bus via Calama  •  3 days 0 h

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Bariloche
  2. Take the bus from Bariloche to Santiago
  3. Take the bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
  4. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$177 - $279

Bus Tramat, train  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Río Gallegos
  2. Take the bus from Río Gallegos to San Salvador de Jujuy
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to La Quiaca
  4. Take the train from Villazón to Uyuní

$209 - $388

Bus Viatac, train  •  3 days 2 h

  1. Take the bus from El Calafate to Bariloche
  2. Take the bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to San salvador de Jujuy
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to La Quiaca
  4. Take the train from Villazón to Uyuní

$205 - $323

Drive  •  2 days 5 h

  1. Drive from El Calafate to Uyuni Airport (UYU) 2719.6 miles

$470 - $700

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from El Calafate to Uyuni Airport (UYU) is to bus which costs $4800 - $8000 and takes 3 days 0 h.

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The quickest way to get from El Calafate to Uyuni Airport (UYU) is to fly which costs $16000 - $55000 and takes 17 h 29 min.

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The distance between El Calafate and Uyuni Airport (UYU) is 3357 km. The road distance is 4351.4 km.

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It takes approximately 17 h 29 min to get from El Calafate to Uyuni Airport (UYU), including transfers.

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What companies run services between El Calafate, Argentina and Uyuni Airport (UYU), Bolivia?

Aerolíneas Argentinas and Amaszonas fly from El Calafate to Uyuni Airport (UYU) 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a bus from El Calafate to Uyuni Airport (UYU) via Bariloche, Santiago, Santiago - San Borja, Calama, Calama, and Uyuni in around 3 days 0 h.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from El Calafate to Uyuni via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Cordoba, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from El Calafate to Uyuni via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Asuncion, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,900
Flights from El Calafate to Sucre via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Cordoba, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from El Calafate to Sucre via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Santiago, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
21 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $900
Flights from El Calafate to Sucre via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Asuncion, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
21 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from El Calafate to Sucre via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
19 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Sucre via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Asuncion, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
26 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $850
Flights from El Calafate to Sucre via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
29 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $850
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from El Calafate to Calama via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Neuquen, Santiago
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,400
Flights from El Calafate to Calama via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Mendoza, Santiago
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from El Calafate to Calama via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Cordoba, Santiago
Ave. Duration
13 h 6 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,400
Flights from El Calafate to Calama via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Santiago
Ave. Duration
14 h 31 min
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from El Calafate to Calama via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
10 h 36 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from El Calafate to Jujuy via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Cordoba
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Flights from El Calafate to Jujuy via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,000
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from El Calafate to Calama via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,400
Andes Líneas Aéreas
Website
andesonline.com
Flights from El Calafate to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,100
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from El Calafate to Sucre via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Sao Paulo, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
21 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $700
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Villazón to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$6 - $8
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$8 - $10
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$13 - $18
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
El Quiaqueño
Phone
+54 (0388) 4280041 / 4281161
Email
elquiaqueosrl@yahoo.com.ar
Website
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
terminaldemicros.com.ar
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
Expreso 11 de Julio
Phone
+591 62459036
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Potosi to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Andesmar
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Taqsa
Phone
+54 800-333-1188
Email
info@taqsa.com.ar
Website
taqsa.com.ar
Bus from El Calafate to Río Gallegos
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
taqsa.plataforma10.com.ar
Book at
taqsa.com.ar
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$14 - $20
Tramat
Phone
0810-122-8907
Email
info@tramatsa.com.ar
Website
tramatweb.com
Bus from Río Gallegos to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2 days 6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$180 - $340
Schedules at
tramatweb.com
Book at
tramatweb.com
Semi Bed
$180 - $270
Bed
$240 - $340
Viatac
Website
viatac.com.ar
Bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to San salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
36 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $190
Schedules at
viatac.com.ar
Book at
viatac.com.ar
Semi Bed
$110 - $160
Bed
$120 - $190
Cata International
Phone
0800-122-2282
Email
atencionalcliente@catainternacional.com
Website
catainternacional.com
Bus from San Carlos de Bariloche to Mendoza
Ave. Duration
17 h 30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $90
Schedules at
catainternacional.com
Book at
catainternacional.com
Promo Semi Cama
$30 - $45
Semi Cama
$45 - $60
Cama
$55 - $70
Suite
$60 - $90
El Rapido Internacional
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
26 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$40 - $50
Semi Cama
$65 - $85
Cama
$75 - $90
Predilecto Tours
Phone
+591-2281779
Email
predilectobus@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villazón to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com

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