There are 5 ways to get from Lago Titicaca to Uyuni by bus and ferry, plane, bus, train or ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Travel, bus and ferry, fly  •  6 h 2 min

  1. Travel from Lago Titicaca to Copacabana
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$107 - $369

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Travel, bus and ferry, bus  •  12 h 33 min

  1. Travel from Lago Titicaca to Copacabana
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$18 - $29

3 alternative options

Travel, bus and ferry, bus, train  •  16 h 13 min

  1. Travel from Lago Titicaca to Copacabana
  2. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
  4. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
  5. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

Ferry, bus Flota Panamericana  •  16 h 38 min

  1. Take the ferry from Challapampa to Copacabana
  2. Take the bus from Copacabana to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$46 - $69

Ferry, bus via Oruro  •  18 h 52 min

  1. Take the ferry from Challapampa to Copacabana
  2. Take the bus from Copacabana to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro
  4. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuni

$55 - $70

Questions & Answers

The distance between Lago Titicaca and Uyuni is 586 km.

The best way to get from Lago Titicaca to Uyuni without a car is to travel and bus and ferry and bus which takes 12 h 33 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 2 min to get from Lago Titicaca to Uyuni, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Uyuni Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Uyuni is 1 h ahead of Lago Titicaca. It is currently 3:08 PM in Lago Titicaca and 4:08 PM in Uyuni.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in Uyuni. Prices start at $12 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Lago Titicaca to Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 366 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 2 min

What companies run services between Lago Titicaca, Peru and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

There is no direct connection from Lago Titicaca to Uyuni. However, you can take the travel to Copacabana, take the bus and ferry to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos, take the taxi to La Paz airport, fly to Uyuni, then take the taxi to Uyuni. Alternatively, you can take the travel to Copacabana, take the bus and ferry to La Paz, then take the bus to Uyuni.

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
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$7 - $9
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$9 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Sindicato De Transportes Unificada Sorata
Phone
+591 2 2381693
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
sorataparaisoterrenal.esy.es
Milton Tours
Phone
+591 (2) 2368003 / 2353511
Email
agmilton@acelerate.com
Website
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Vicuña Travel
Phone
+591 (2) 2458945 / (2) 2915422
Website
vicuna-travel.net
Bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
vicuna-travel.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
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
$18 - $23
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
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
Predilecto Tours
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
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.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
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
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
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Aroma
Phone
(+591) 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Andino
Phone
+(591) 22282155
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
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
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Ferry operators
Unión Marinos Titicacas
Phone
+591-2-28622078
Website
unionmarinostiticaca.amawebs.com
Ferry from Challapampa to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
unionmarinostiticaca.amawebs.com

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