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There are 7 ways to get from La Paz to Rio Grande by plane, bus or car

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Fly La Paz to Pelotas  •  15h 10m

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Pelotas (PET) LPB - PET

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Bus via Tarija  •  2 days 10h

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Tarija
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Retiro
  3. Take the bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces
  4. Take the bus from Montevideo to Pelotas

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Bus to Oruro, fly to Pelotas  •  29h 9m

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro
  2. Fly from Oruro (ORU) to Pelotas (PET) ORU - PET

Fly La Paz to Porto Alegre, bus  •  17h 14m

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Porto Alegre (POA) LPB - POA
  2. Take the bus from Porto Alegre to Pelotas

Bus to Cochabamba, fly to Pelotas  •  21h 43m

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
  2. Fly from Cochabamba (CBB) to Pelotas (PET) CBB - PET

Bus  •  2 days 0h

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Retiro
  2. Take the Bus from Puerto Madero to Montevideo
  3. Take the bus from Montevideo to Pelotas

Drive  •  41h 28m

  1. Drive from La Paz to Rio Grande 3005.6 km

La Paz (LPB) to Pelotas (PET) flights

The flight time between La Paz (LPB) and Pelotas (PET) is around 15h 5m and covers a distance of around 2328 km. This includes an average layover time of around 9h 8m. Services are operated by Boliviana de Aviación and Gol Transportes Aéreos. Typically 13 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

13 Weekly Planes
15h 5m Average Duration
R$ 2040 Cheapest Price
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The most affordable way to get from La Paz to Rio Grande is to bus via Tarija, which costs $100 - $180 and takes 2 days 10h.

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The quickest way to get from La Paz to Rio Grande is to fly which costs $370 - $800 and takes 15h 10m.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Paz to Rio Grande. However, there are services departing from La Paz and arriving at Rio Grande via Perette Carlos H. Y Antartida Argentina Av., Puerto Madero, Montevideo and Pelotas. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 0h.

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The distance between La Paz and Rio Grande is 2366 km. The road distance is 3005.6 km.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Rio Grande without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 0h and costs $200 - $220.

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It takes approximately 15h 10m to get from La Paz to Rio Grande, including transfers.

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La Paz to Rio Grande bus services, operated by Autobuses Quirquincho, depart from La Paz station.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Rio Grande is to fly which takes 15h 10m and costs $370 - $800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $200 - $220 and takes 2 days 0h.

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There is no direct flight from La Paz Airport to Pelotas Airport. The quickest flight takes 16h 15m and has two stopovers.

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La Paz to Rio Grande bus services, operated by EGA, arrive at Pelotas station.

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Map of how to get from La Paz to Rio Grande.
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  • Distance: 2366.2 km
  • Duration: 15h 10m

What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Rio Grande, Brazil?

Boliviana de Aviación and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from La Paz to Rio Grande twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Paz to Rio Grande via Retiro, Perette Carlos H. Y Antartida Argentina Av., 826 Madero Eduardo Av., Puerto Madero, Montevideo, and Pelotas in around 2 days 0h.

Airlines
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from La Paz to Pelotas via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 4100
Flights from La Paz to Pelotas via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
17h 50m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2000 - R$ 4100
Flights from Oruro to Pelotas via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
22h 43m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 3200
Flights from Oruro to Pelotas via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 3200
Flights from Oruro to Pelotas via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
31h 55m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 3200
Flights from Oruro to Pelotas via Santa Cruz, Ezeiza, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
31h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
R$ 1900 - R$ 3900
Flights from La Paz to Porto Alegre via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
10h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
R$ 1700 - R$ 4400
Flights from Cochabamba to Pelotas via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 4500
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Oruro to Pelotas via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
25h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
R$ 1500 - R$ 3200
Flights from Oruro to Pelotas via Santa Cruz, Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
23h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1000 - R$ 3200
Flights from La Paz to Porto Alegre via Cochabamba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
R$ 2100 - R$ 4300
Flights from La Paz to Porto Alegre via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2300 - R$ 4700
Flights from Cochabamba to Pelotas via Sao Paulo, Porto Alegre
Ave. Duration
21h 35m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 2200 - R$ 4400
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from La Paz to Porto Alegre via Lima, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
13h 57m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6500
Flights from La Paz to Porto Alegre via Santiago, Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Friday
Estimated price
R$ 1600 - R$ 6500
Bus operators
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 466-60443 / 77960800 / 6660443/ Tarija: +591-68706453 y +591-71865996
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 60
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
17h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 55 - R$ 340
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expresso Embaixador
Penha
Phone
0800 646 2122
Email
atendimento@nspenha.com.br
Website
nspenha.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Book at
clickbus.com.br
Convencional
R$ 65 - R$ 85
Semi-Leito
R$ 65 - R$ 90
Expresso Frederes
Phone
+55 51 3342-0410 / +55 51 3342-0233
Email
frederes@frederes.com.br
Website
frederes.com.br
Bus from Porto Alegre to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Schedules at
frederes.com.br
Book at
buscaonibus.com.br
Comum
R$ 40 - R$ 55
Semi Direto
R$ 50 - R$ 75
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 85
Schedules at
facebook.com
Normal
R$ 35 - R$ 50
Semicama
R$ 55 - R$ 70
Cama
R$ 70 - R$ 85
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
R$ 59
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 2282263, +(591)-22281672
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
R$ 32
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Cosmos
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 7 7538845 / Potosí: +(591) 6 9419702 / Cochabamba +(591) 7 7490828
Email
flotacosmos1@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 85
Schedules at
facebook.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 40
Flota Urkupiña
Phone
+591 3 68211263
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 40
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Copacabana SA
Phone
Cochabamba: +(591)44591818, +(591)72244625
Email
info@transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 35 - R$ 85
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Standard
R$ 35 - R$ 45
Cama
R$ 70 - R$ 90
Semi Cama
R$ 70 - R$ 100
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
16h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 80 - R$ 210
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Standard
R$ 80 - R$ 100
Cama
R$ 160 - R$ 210
Semi Cama
R$ 160 - R$ 240
Buquebus
Phone
+54 11 4316-6530 / +54 11 2493-5214
Website
buquebus.com
Bus from Puerto Madero to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
R$ 1
Schedules at
buquebus.com
Book at
directferries.com
Tourist
R$ 1
Business
R$ 1
Seacat Colonia
Phone
(05411) 4314-5100
Website
seacatcolonia.com
Bus from Puerto Madero to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
www.seacatcolonia.com
EGA
Phone
+(598) 2-4025164
Website
ega.com.uy
Bus from Montevideo to Pelotas
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 250 - R$ 310
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 330 - R$ 460
Regular
R$ 250 - R$ 310
Bus from Buenos Aires Retiro to Montevideo
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 190 - R$ 310
Schedules at
ega.com.uy
Book at
ecommerce.sittnet.net
Bed
R$ 330 - R$ 460
Regular
R$ 240 - R$ 310
Expreso del Sur
Phone
+591 2 2281921 / 4 6636262 /4 6636034
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
R$ 161
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso El Bermejeño
Phone
+591 70584410 / 67371834
Email
bermejeno@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 81
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
14h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 153
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso San Roque
Phone
La Paz: +59146635753
Website
ozvpipo29.wixsite.com
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
21h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 97
Schedules at
ozvpipo29.wixsite.com
Transamericano
Phone
+5646413682
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Retiro
Ave. Duration
22h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
R$ 171
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cauvi
Phone
+54 11 4314-4930 / 4314-6999 / 4301-3663
Email
cauvibue@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Retiro to Montevideo - Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
7h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 150
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Pullman General Belgrano
Email
pgb@gralbelgrano.com.ar
Website
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Bus from Buenos Aires to Montevideo - Terminal Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
R$ 90 - R$ 150
Schedules at
gralbelgrano.com.ar
Semi Bed
R$ 90 - R$ 120
Bed
R$ 100 - R$ 130

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Yes, the driving distance between La Paz to Rio Grande is 3006 km. It takes approximately 41h 28m to drive from La Paz to Rio Grande.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from La Paz Airport to Pelotas Airport.

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There are six+ hotels available in Rio Grande. Prices start at R$ 500 per night.

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The best way to get from La Paz to La Paz Airport is to line 212 bus which takes 39 min and costs $1 - $35.

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