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There are 8 ways to get from Kuala Lumpur to Salar de Uyuni by train, plane or bus

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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Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Iquique, travel  •  35h 18m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Iquique (IQQ) KUL - IQQ
  3. Travel from Iquique to Salar de Uyuni

7 alternative options

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Calama, bus, travel  •  41h 22m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Calama (CJC) KUL - CJC
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  4. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Iquique, travel  •  38h 27m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Iquique (IQQ) SIN - IQQ
  3. Travel from Iquique to Salar de Uyuni

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to La Paz, bus, travel  •  47h 12m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to La Paz (LPB) KUL - LPB
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni
  4. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to Calama, bus, travel  •  44h 51m

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to Calama (CJC) SIN - CJC
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  4. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Antofagasta, bus, travel  •  46h 18m

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Antofagasta (ANF) KUL - ANF
  3. Take the bus from Antofagasta to Calama
  4. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  5. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Bus to Singapore Changi, fly to La Paz, bus, travel  •  2 days 4h

  1. Take the bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
  2. Fly from Singapore Changi (SIN) to La Paz (LPB) SIN - LPB
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni
  4. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Train to Kuala Lumpur, fly to Arica, bus, travel  •  2 days 3h

  1. Take the train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
  2. Fly from Kuala Lumpur (KUL) to Arica (ARI) KUL - ARI
  3. Take the bus from Arica to Oruro
  4. Take the bus from Oruro Bus Station to Uyuni Bus Station
  5. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Bolivia

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Some travel restrictions are being lifted in Bolivia. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for Bolivia.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for Bolivia.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

Some border closures are in place for Bolivia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Most travel to this country is restricted.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bolivia

Domestic travel is restricted within Bolivia due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bolivia

Lockdown measures are currently in place for Malaysia. Leaving Malaysia may be in violation of local restrictions.

Last updated: September 27 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The distance between Kuala Lumpur and Salar de Uyuni is 17790 km.

It takes approximately 35h 18m to get from Kuala Lumpur to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Iquique Airport. The quickest flight takes 26h 45m and has two stopovers.

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AirAsia X, Emirates, Scoot Tigerair and three other airlines offer flights from Kuala Lumpur Airport to Iquique Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kuala Lumpur to Salar de Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 17790.1 km
  • Duration: 35h 18m

What companies run services between Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

There is no direct connection from Kuala Lumpur to Salar de Uyuni. However, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Iquique, then take the travel to Salar de Uyuni. Alternatively, you can take the train to Klia T1, take the walk to Kuala Lumpur airport, fly to Calama, take the walk to Calama Airport, take the shuttle to Calama, take the walk to Calama, take the bus to Uyuni, take the walk to Uyuni, take the Tour to Salar de Uyuni, then take the travel to Salar de Uyuni.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Iquique via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Iquique via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
29h 22m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Iquique via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 47m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,700
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Iquique via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
28h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Iquique via Singapore Changi, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
29h
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Calama via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 12m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Calama via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 9m
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Calama via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
29h 26m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$800 - $2,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Calama via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 57m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Calama via Sydney, Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
31h
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$900 - $2,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Iquique via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Iquique via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 7m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Iquique via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
30h 22m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to Iquique via Brisbane, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
28h 22m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Auckland, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
42h 31m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
43h 14m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lima
Ave. Duration
41h 11m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
44h 14m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Sydney, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
41h 16m
When
Monday and Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Calama via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
26h 49m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Calama via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 11m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Calama via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
30h 26m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,700
Flights from Singapore Changi to Calama via Sydney, Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
33h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Flights from Singapore Changi to Calama via Brisbane, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
28h 37m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Antofagasta via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
27h 33m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,000
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Antofagasta via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
29h 21m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Antofagasta via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 21m
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Antofagasta via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
28h 52m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,100
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Antofagasta via Auckland, Santiago, Concepcion
Ave. Duration
35h 14m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$900 - $3,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Lima
Ave. Duration
39h 21m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
46h 59m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Sydney, Santiago, Lima
Ave. Duration
44h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $3,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Lima
Ave. Duration
41h 26m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arica via Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 1m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arica via Sydney, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
29h 39m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arica via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
33h 36m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arica via Melbourne, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
35h 11m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to Arica via Singapore Changi, Auckland, Santiago
Ave. Duration
32h 44m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,300
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Dubai, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
32h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Doha, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
31h 55m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$750 - $3,600
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Dubai, Madrid, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
40h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Dubai, Madrid, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
40h 5m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,800
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Jeddah, Madrid, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
40h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Jeddah, Madrid, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
40h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$1,200 - $2,900
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Doha, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
33h 57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Dubai, Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
34h
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,400
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Istanbul, Bogota
Ave. Duration
39h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$950 - $3,200
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Bogota
Ave. Duration
39h 25m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
Flights from Kuala Lumpur to La Paz via Tehran Imam Khomeini, Barcelona, Bogota
Ave. Duration
39h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $2,900
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Amsterdam Schiphol, Bogota
Ave. Duration
37h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $3,800
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Frankfurt, Bogota
Ave. Duration
38h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Barcelona, Bogota
Ave. Duration
38h 40m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$850 - $2,600
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Istanbul, Bogota
Ave. Duration
38h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,400
Flights from Singapore Changi to La Paz via Paris Charles de Gaulle, Bogota
Ave. Duration
39h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$1,100 - $4,300
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Singapore Changi to Iquique via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
30h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,000
Flights from Singapore Changi to Iquique via Brisbane, Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
28h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$1,300 - $4,100
Flights from Singapore Changi to Calama via Sydney, Santiago
Ave. Duration
31h 40m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$950 - $2,900
Train operators
KLIA Express
Phone
+603 2267 8000
Website
kliaekspres.com
Train from KL Sentral to Klia T1
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Website
http://www.kliaekspres.com/
Bus operators
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
Website
recorrido.cl
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
recorrido.cl
KKKL Travel & Tours
Email
enquiry@kkkl.com.sg
Website
kkkl.com.sg
Bus from 5 Element Hotel to Tampines MRT Station
Ave. Duration
5h 31m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
kkkl.com.sg
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
nuevocontinentesrl.wixsite.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cormar
Phone
+56 53 262 7651
Email
cormarbus1@gmail.com
Website
cormarbus.cl
Bus from Antofagasta to Calama
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
cormarbus.cl
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
facebook.com

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