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There are 6 ways to get from La Paz to Samaipata by bus, car or plane

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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Bus via Patacamaya  •  15 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
  2. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Cochabamba
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto to Samaipata

$33

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Bus Trans Copacabana SA  •  20 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal La Paz
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata Santa Cruz / ...

$16 - $46

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Bus  •  16 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba La Paz
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto to Samaipata Cochabamba

$19 - $26

Drive  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Samaipata 473.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Santa Cruz, bus  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Santa Cruz (VVI) LPB - VVI
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata

$72 - $160

Fly to Sucre, drive  •  10 h 27 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Sucre (SRE) LPB - SRE
  2. Drive from Sucre to Samaipata

$58 - $137

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The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Samaipata is to bus which costs $19 - $27 and takes 16 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Paz to Samaipata is to fly and bus which costs $70 - $160 and takes 8 h 6 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Paz to Samaipata. However, there are services departing from La Paz and arriving at Samaipata via Patacamaya, Terminal de Buses and Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 12 min.

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The distance between La Paz and Samaipata is 489 km. The road distance is 757.7 km.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Samaipata without a car is to bus which takes 15 h 12 min and costs $33.

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It takes approximately 15 h 12 min to get from La Paz to Samaipata, including transfers.

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La Paz to Samaipata bus services, operated by Trans Aroma, depart from La Paz station.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Santa Cruz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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La Paz to Samaipata bus services, operated by Trans Pojo, arrive at Samaipata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Paz to Samaipata is 758 km. It takes approximately 13 h 19 min to drive from La Paz to Samaipata.

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  • Distance: 305.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 h 12 min

What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Samaipata, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from La Paz to Samaipata via Patacamaya, Cochabamba, Terminal de Buses, Moxos, and Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto in around 15 h 12 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Flights from La Paz to Santa Cruz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Flights from La Paz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Tarija
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from La Paz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Bus operators
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362
Website
es-es.facebook.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Pojo
Phone
+591 4 4616072
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $14
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Copacabana SA
Phone
Cochabamba: +(591)44591818, +(591)72244625
Email
info@transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz Bus Terminal to Cochabamba Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$7 - $10
2nd Class
$9 - $13
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$13 - $18
2nd Class
$19 - $27
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Cisne Tours
Phone
+591 2 2281937
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Expreso Mopar
Phone
+591 3 3323001 / 2 2282154
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Alteño
Phone
+(591)4234600 - 4258600
Email
info@terbuscbbasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Crucero
Phone
+593 76973424
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
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Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from La Paz Airport to Santa Cruz Airport.

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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.

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