There are 5 ways to get from La Paz to Uyuni by plane, bus, train or car

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

Fly  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$77 - $332

Cheapest option

Bus Todo Turismo  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$14 - $35

3 alternative options

Bus Buses Enmanuel  •  11 h

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

Bus, train  •  11 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro La Paz
  2. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní Expreso del Sur / ...

$27 - $30

Drive  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Drive from La Paz to Uyuni 336.6 miles

$25 - $40

What companies run services between La Paz, Bolivia and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from La Paz to Uyuni 4 times a day. Alternatively, Todo Turismo operates a bus from La Paz to Uyuni twice daily. Tickets cost $34 and the journey takes 10 h 30 min. Six other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $24
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
+591 2 2282025/ 76789423/ Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Omar
Phone
591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Predilecto Tours
Phone
+591-2281779
Email
predilectobus@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 72957145 / 77960800 / 6660443
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
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

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Questions & Answers

The distance between La Paz and Uyuni is 462 km. The road distance is 539 km.

The cheapest way to get from La Paz to Uyuni is to bus which costs $14 - $35 and takes 10 h 30 min.

The quickest way to get from La Paz to Uyuni is to fly which takes 2 h 31 min and costs $75 - $340.

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from La Paz and arriving at Uyuni. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 10 h 30 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from La Paz to Uyuni, including transfers.