There are 3 ways to get from La Paz to Puno by bus 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

Bus Tour Peru  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Via Puerto Maldonado / ...

$21 - $36

Cheapest option

Bus Nuevo Continente Internacional  •  7 h

  1. Sleeper Bus

$13 - $26

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 33 min

  1. 187.2 miles

$14 - $21

What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Puno, Peru?

You can take a bus from La Paz to Juliaca via Puno in around 6 h 46 min.

Bus operators
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
0801-11111
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$7 - $22
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$7 - $11
Regular
$13 - $19
VIP
$16 - $22
Transportes Reyna
Phone
+51 54 429339
Email
transreyna@reyna.com.pe
Website
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $26
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Questions & Answers

The distance between La Paz and Puno is 260 km. The road distance is 300 km.

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Puno is to drive which costs $14 - $21 and takes 4 h 33 min.

The quickest way to get from La Paz to Puno is to drive which takes 4 h 33 min and costs $14 - $21.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Paz and arriving at Juliaca. Services depart twice daily. The journey takes approximately 7 h.

It takes approximately 6 h 46 min to get from La Paz to Puno, including transfers.