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.

Recommended option

Bus  •  17 h 17 min

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

$33

Cheapest option

Bus Copacabana 1 MEM  •  22 h 45 min

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

$16 - $47

4 alternative options

Bus via Patacamaya  •  19 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

Drive  •  13 h 19 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Samaipata 473.6 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Santa Cruz, bus  •  8 h 3 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Samaipata is to bus which costs $33 and takes 17 h 17 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 3 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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It takes approximately 17 h 17 min to get from La Paz to Samaipata, including transfers.

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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 Terminal de Buses and Cochabamba - Av 6 de Agosto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 17 min.

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Map of how to get from La Paz to Samaipata.
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  • Distance: 305.7 miles
  • Duration: 17 h 17 min

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 17 h 17 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 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
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362
Website
es-es.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
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 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
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
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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
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 Bus Terminal to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
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
Trans Copacabana SA
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 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
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Expreso Mopar
Phone
+591 3 3323001 / 2 2282154
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
18 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Bus from Santa Cruz to Samaipata
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Crucero
Phone
+593 76973424
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo

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