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There are 4 ways to get from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni by train, bus 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

Train, bus, fly  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
  2. Take the bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  3. Fly from Cuzco (CUZ) to Uyuni (UYU) CUZ - UYU

$368 - $780

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  27h 14m

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo 360
  2. Take the bus from Ollantaytambo to Cusco
  3. Take the bus from Cusco to Juliaca
  4. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  5. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$104 - $153

2 alternative options

Train, bus via Oruro  •  34h 31m

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco 360
  2. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
  3. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro
  5. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

$293 - $3,153

Train, bus via Copacabana  •  36h 19m

  1. Take the train from Machu Picchu to Cusco 360
  2. Take the train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
  3. Take the bus from Puno to Copacabana
  4. Take the bus from Copacabana to La Paz
  5. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

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The cheapest way to get from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni is to train and bus which costs $100 - $160 and takes 27h 14m.

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The quickest way to get from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni is to train and bus and fly which costs $360 - $800 and takes 11h 1m.

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The distance between Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu and Salar de Uyuni is 991 km.

The best way to get from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni without a car is to train and bus which takes 27h 14m and costs $100 - $160.

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It takes approximately 11h 1m to get from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Cuzco Airport to Uyuni Airport. The quickest flight takes 7h 10m and has one stopover.

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Peruvian Airlines and Amaszonas offer flights from Cuzco Airport to Uyuni Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Salar de Uyuni. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 619.3 miles
  • Duration: 11h 1m

What companies run services between Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu, Peru and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

There is no direct connection from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni. However, you can take the walk to Machu Picchu, take the train to Ollantaytambo, take the walk to Ollantaytambo, take the bus to Cusco, take the taxi to Cuzco airport, fly to Uyuni, then take the taxi to Salar de Uyuni. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Machupicchu Guest House, Machu Picchu to Salar de Uyuni via Machu Picchu, Ollantaytambo, Ollantaytambo, Cusco, Juliaca, La Paz, Uyuni, and Salar de Uyuni in around 27h 14m.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Cuzco to Uyuni via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Train operators
Inca Rail
Phone
+51 84 581860
Email
consultas@incarail.com
Website
incarail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Cusco
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
4 times a day
Schedules at
incarail.com
Book at
incarail.com
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Machu Picchu to Ollantaytambo
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $340
Regular
$75 - $110
Train from Cusco - Wanchaq to Puno
Ave. Duration
10h 19m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.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
Real Inka
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Cusco to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$11 - $18
Regular
$19 - $26
VIP
$22 - $35
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h
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
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
es-la.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
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
transomar.com
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
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Sindicato de Transporte 2 de Febrero
Bus from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Milton Tours
Phone
+591 (2) 2368003 / 2353511
Email
agmilton@acelerate.com
Website
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Bus from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
hotelmiltonbolivia.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Diana Tours
Phone
+591 2 2317369
Email
info@diana-tours.com
Website
diana-tours.com
Bus from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
diana-tours.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Copacabana to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com

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