There are 7 ways to get from La Paz to Tupiza by bus, train, car or plane

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Bus Expreso Tupiza SRL  •  13 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Tupiza

$17 - $22

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Bus, train  •  18 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
  2. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
  3. Take the train from Oruro to Tupiza

$7 - $29

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Bus Expreso Diamante  •  16 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro La Paz
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Tupiza

$25 - $29

Drive  •  10 h 48 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Tupiza 468.3 miles

$35 - $55

Fly to Tarija, bus  •  9 h 49 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Tarija (TJA) LPB - TJA
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Tupiza

$76 - $162

Fly to Uyuni, train  •  9 h 18 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU
  2. Take the train from Uyuní to Tupiza

$89 - $356

Fly to Potosi, bus  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Potosi (POI) LPB - POI
  2. Take the bus from Potosí to Tupiza

$86 - $273

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Paz and arriving at Tupiza. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 13 h 30 min.

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The distance between La Paz and Tupiza is 606 km. The road distance is 749.2 km.

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The best way to get from La Paz to Tupiza without a car is to bus which takes 13 h 30 min and costs .

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The bus from La Paz to Tupiza takes 13 h 30 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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La Paz to Tupiza bus services, operated by Expreso Tupiza SRL, depart from La Paz station.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Tarija Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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La Paz to Tupiza bus services, operated by Expreso Tupiza SRL, arrive at Tupiza station.

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Yes, the driving distance between La Paz to Tupiza is 749 km. It takes approximately 10 h 48 min to drive from La Paz to Tupiza.

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Boliviana de Aviación offers flights from La Paz Airport to Tarija Airport.

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There are 17+ hotels available in Tupiza. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from La Paz to Tupiza.
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  • Distance: 378.7 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 30 min

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

Expreso Tupiza SRL operates a bus from La Paz to Tupiza twice daily. Tickets cost $22 and the journey takes 13 h 30 min. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from La Paz to Tarija via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $150
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from La Paz to Potosi via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
13 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$7 - $29
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$7 - $9
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$10 - $13
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$13 - $17
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$23 - $29
Train from Uyuní to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$3 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Expreso Tupiza SRL
Phone
(+591) 2 282153 / 5 972321 / 70469857 Tupiza / 70469858 Villazón
Email
info@expresotupiza.com.bo
Website
expresotupiza.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
expresotupiza.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Expreso Diamante
Phone
+591 71272930 / 2 6244430
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Oruro to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Potosí to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
+591 2 2282025/ 76789423/ Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Bus from Potosí to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Transporte El Inca
Phone
+591 71959249
Bus from La Paz to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
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
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
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 Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Flota Urus
Phone
+591 2285556
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transportes Fenix
Phone
+591 2 24491160 / 4 4491160
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Transporte Andino
Phone
+(591) 22282155
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
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
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Potosí to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
facebook.com

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