There are 5 ways to get from La Paz to Salar de 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  •  2 h 58 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$77 - $333

Cheapest option

Bus Todo Turismo  •  12 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$14 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro La Paz
  2. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní Expreso del Sur / ...

$17 - $33

Bus Trans Omar  •  13 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Río Mulatos
  2. Take the bus from Río Mulatos to Uyuni

Drive  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni 326.3 miles

$24 - $40

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni is to bus which costs $14 - $35 and takes 12 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni is to fly which takes 2 h 58 min and costs $75 - $340.

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The distance between La Paz and Salar de Uyuni is 442 km. The road distance is 522 km.

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It takes approximately 2 h 58 min to get from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni. However, there are services departing from La Paz and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni 4 times a day. Alternatively, Todo Turismo operates a bus from La Paz to Salar de Uyuni twice daily. Tickets cost $34 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Six other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
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
$4 - $19
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$7 - $9
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$15 - $19
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$9 - $11
Bus operators
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
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
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 La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
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
Bus from La Paz to Río Mulatos
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Río Mulatos to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Once daily
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

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