There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Bus via Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto  •  19 h 12 min

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

$19 - $25

4 alternative options

Bus Copacabana 1 MEM  •  21 h

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

Drive  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Samaipata 473.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Santa Cruz, bus  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Santa Cruz (VVI) LPB - VVI
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Samaipata

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

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

You can take a bus from La Paz to Samaipata via Cochabamba, Terminal de Buses, Moxos, and Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto in around 19 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 1 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
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from La Paz to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $500
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
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
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
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz Bus Terminal to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.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
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Copacabana SA
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz Bus Terminal to Cochabamba Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $13
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
3rd Class
$6 - $10
2nd Class
$9 - $13
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
3rd Class
$13 - $18
2nd Class
$19 - $26
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Pojo
Phone
+591 4 4616072
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Copacabana 1 MEM
Phone
+591 2 2282135 /2 2282368 /4 4250226 /4 4361441
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Pycasu SA
Phone
+(595) 21.557700
Email
pycasu_sa@pycasu.com.py
Website
pycasu.com.py
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
pycasu.com.py

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Questions & Answers

The distance between La Paz and Samaipata is 489 km. The road distance is 758 km.

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Samaipata is to bus which costs $18 - $25 and takes 19 h 12 min.

The quickest way to get from La Paz to Samaipata is to fly and drive which takes 10 h 27 min and costs $55 - $140.

No, there is no direct bus from La Paz to Samaipata. However, there are services departing from La Paz and arriving at Samaipata via Terminal de Buses and Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 12 min.

It takes approximately 19 h 12 min to get from La Paz to Samaipata, including transfers.