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There are 6 ways to get from Mendoza to Tupiza by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly to Jujuy, bus  •  13h 13m

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Jujuy (JUJ) MDZ - JUJ
  2. Take the bus from Perico to La Quiaca
  3. Take the bus from Villazón to Tupiza

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Bus  •  29h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to La Quiaca Mendoza
  2. Take the bus from Villazón to Tupiza Villazón

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Fly to Tarija, bus  •  17h 47m

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Tarija (TJA) MDZ - TJA
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Tupiza

Fly to Salta, bus  •  13h 50m

  1. Fly from Mendoza (MDZ) to Salta (SLA) MDZ - SLA
  2. Take the bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
  3. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tres Cruces
  4. Take the bus from Tres Cruces to La Quiaca
  5. Take the bus from Villazón to Tupiza

Bus, train  •  31h 21m

  1. Take the bus from Mendoza to Abra Pampa
  2. Take the bus from Abra Pampa to La Quiaca
  3. Take the train from Villazón to Tupiza

Drive  •  19h 42m

  1. Drive from Mendoza to Tupiza 1667.1 km

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The cheapest way to get from Mendoza to Tupiza is to bus and train which costs $4400 - $9000 and takes 31h 21m.

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The quickest way to get from Mendoza to Tupiza is to fly and bus which costs $19000 - $65000 and takes 13h 13m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Mendoza to Tupiza. However, there are services departing from Mendoza and arriving at Tupiza via Villazón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 8m.

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The distance between Mendoza and Tupiza is 1477 km. The road distance is 1667.1 km.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Tupiza without a car is to bus which takes 29h 8m and costs $4300 - $10000.

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It takes approximately 13h 13m to get from Mendoza to Tupiza, including transfers.

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Mendoza to Tupiza bus services, operated by El Rapido Internacional, depart from Mendoza station.

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There is no direct flight from Mendoza Airport to Jujuy Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 5m and has one stopover.

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Mendoza to Tupiza bus services, operated by Trans Segovia, arrive at Tupiza station.

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Tupiza is 1h behind Mendoza. It is currently 5:15 PM in Mendoza and 4:15 PM in Tupiza.

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  • Distance: 1477.1 km
  • Duration: 13h 13m

What companies run services between Mendoza, Argentina and Tupiza, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Mendoza to Tupiza via La Quiaca and Villazón in around 29h 8m.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Mendoza to Tarija via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,200
Flights from Mendoza to Tarija via Ezeiza, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
15h 27m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,200
Flights from Mendoza to Tarija via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$460 - $1,300
Flights from Mendoza to Tarija via Ezeiza, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$650 - $1,200
Flights from Mendoza to Tarija via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santa Cruz, Sucre
Ave. Duration
16h 50m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Flights from Mendoza to Tarija via Cordoba, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
17h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,300
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via Cordoba
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
6h 26m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$260 - $850
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via San Carlos de Bariloche, Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
8h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Flights from Mendoza to Salta
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$80 - $410
Flybondi
Website
flybondi.com
Flights from Mendoza to Jujuy via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$390 - $800
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$1 - $3
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$2 - $4
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$3 - $5
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Perico to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
5h 3m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$9 - $14
Bed
$13 - $17
Bus from Mendoza to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
27h 5m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$40 - $80
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$40 - $60
Bed
$50 - $70
Bus from Mendoza to Abra Pampa
Ave. Duration
25h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$35 - $60
Bed
$50 - $70
Bus from Abra Pampa to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Website
Andesmar
Semi-Bed
$3 - $5
Bed
$5 - $8
Trans Segovia
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Flota Boqueron
Phone
Potosi (+591)72405102
Bus from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 466-60443 / 77960800 / 6660443/ Tarija: +591-68706453 y +591-71865996
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Tres Cruces to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Abra Pampa to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 0810 222-5202 // +54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
flechabus.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$4 - $6
Suite
$9 - $12
Bed
$4 - $6
Pullman Bus
Phone
+56 600 600 0018
Email
clientes@pullmanbus.cl
Website
pullmanbus.com
Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $12
Schedules at
pullmanbus.com
Semi Cama
$4 - $6
Salón Cama
$4 - $12
El Quiaqueño
Phone
+54 (0388) 5423349 / 4281161
Email
elquiaqueosrl@yahoo.com.ar
Website
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Tres Cruces to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Abra Pampa to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
Panamericano de Jujuy
Phone
+54 4254336 / 4254330
Email
contable@panamericanojujuy.com.ar
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Tres Cruces to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Abra Pampa to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
facebook.com
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Mendoza to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
26h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Semi Bed
$40 - $60
Bed
$45 - $70

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Yes, the driving distance between Mendoza to Tupiza is 1667 km. It takes approximately 19h 42m to drive from Mendoza to Tupiza.

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Flybondi and Aerolíneas Argentinas offer flights from Mendoza Airport to Jujuy Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Tupiza. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mendoza to Mendoza Airport is to taxi which takes 6 min and costs $220 - $270.

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