There are 4 ways to get from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Santa Cruz (VVI) LPB - VVI

$66 - $141

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Bus Copacabana 1 MEM  •  18 h 19 min

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

$22 - $44

2 alternative options

Bus Trans Alteño  •  17 h 52 min

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

$41

Drive  •  13 h 11 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) 541.1 miles

$40 - $60

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The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) is to bus which costs $41 and takes 17 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) is to fly which costs $65 - $150 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI). However, there are services departing from La Paz and arriving at Santa Cruz Airport - Viru Viru via Cochabamba and Santa Cruz - Ex Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 52 min.

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The distance between La Paz and Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) is 546 km. The road distance is 865.8 km.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) without a car is to bus which takes 17 h 52 min and costs $41.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI), including transfers.

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La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) bus services, operated by Expreso Cochabamba, depart from La Paz station.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) is to fly which takes 2 h 39 min and costs $65 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $41 and takes 17 h 52 min.

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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 Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) bus services, operated by Trans Alteño, arrive at Santa Cruz de la Sierra station.

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Map of how to get from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI).
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  • Distance: 341.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Santa Cruz Airport (VVI), Bolivia?

Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, and Santa Cruz - Ex Terminal in around 17 h 52 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
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
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
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
Trans Alteño
Phone
+(591)4234600 - 4258600
Email
info@terbuscbbasa.com.bo
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Punata
Phone
+59144256955
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sites.google.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
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
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
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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Yes, the driving distance between La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) is 866 km. It takes approximately 13 h 11 min to drive from La Paz to Santa Cruz Airport (VVI).

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Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas offer flights from La Paz Airport to Santa Cruz Airport.

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There are 229+ hotels available in Santa Cruz Airport (VVI). Prices start at $28 USD 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.

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