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There are 8 ways to get from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia by plane, car or bus

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Fly Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz  •  8 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Maldonado (PEM) to Santa Cruz (VVI) PEM - VVI

$184 - $604

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Bus  •  33 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  3. Take the bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal

$47 - $87

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Drive to Cobija, fly to Santa Cruz  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Maldonado to Cobija
  2. Fly from Cobija (CIJ) to Santa Cruz (VVI) CIJ - VVI

$102 - $197

Drive to Cobija, fly to Trinidad  •  6 h 9 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Maldonado to Cobija
  2. Fly from Cobija (CIJ) to Trinidad (TDD) CIJ - TDD

$55 - $298

Fly Puerto Maldonado to La Paz, bus  •  11 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Maldonado (PEM) to La Paz (LPB) PEM - LPB
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro

$308 - $618

Bus via Cochabamba  •  44 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
  4. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra

$57 - $79

Bus via Oruro  •  44 h 32 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro
  4. Take the bus from Oruro to Santa Cruz de la Sierra

$62 - $117

Drive  •  28 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz de la Sierra 1148.4 miles

$160 - $250

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia is to bus which costs $55 - $80 and takes 44 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia is to drive and fly which costs $55 - $300 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia. However, there are services departing from Puerto Maldonado and arriving at Santa Cruz de la Sierra via Puno, La Paz and Cochabamba. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 44 h 3 min.

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The distance between Puerto Maldonado and Bolivia is 671 km. The road distance is 1837.5 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia without a car is to bus which takes 33 h 53 min and costs $45 - $90.

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It takes approximately 8 h 39 min to get from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia, including transfers.

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Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia bus services, operated by Transportes Reyna, depart from Puerto Maldonado station.

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The best way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia is to fly which takes 8 h 39 min and costs $180 - $650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $45 - $90 and takes 33 h 53 min.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Maldonado Airport to Santa Cruz Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 48 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia bus services, operated by Trans Alteño, arrive at Santa Cruz de la Sierra station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia.
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  • Distance: 419.2 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 39 min

What companies run services between Puerto Maldonado, Peru and Bolivia?

LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Peruvian Airlines fly from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz de la Sierra every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz de la Sierra via Puno, Desaguadero, La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari, Cementerio / Ajayuni, Central / Taypi Uta, La Paz, and Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal in around 33 h 53 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz via Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 48 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
13 h 3 min
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
14 h 52 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
12 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz via Cuzco, Bogota
Ave. Duration
12 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $900
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cobija to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Flights from Cobija to Santa Cruz via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $360
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Cobija to Santa Cruz via Trinidad
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $240
Flights from Cobija to Trinidad
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to Santa Cruz via Lima
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$410 - $650
Bus operators
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
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
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
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
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 Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
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
Transporte Union Ingavi
Phone
+591 2 2380472
Bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Trans Copacabana SA
Phone
Cochabamba: +(591)44591818, +(591)72244625
Email
info@transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal
Ave. Duration
16 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $27
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$13 - $18
2nd Class
$19 - $27
Bus from La Paz Bus Terminal to Cochabamba Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $13
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
3rd Class
$7 - $10
2nd Class
$9 - $13
Copacabana 1 MEM
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
peruhop.com
Book at
peruhop.com
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
tourperu.com.pe
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transporte Jumbo Bus Bolivia
Phone
+591 2 2281832 / 2281726
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Cisne Tours
Phone
+591 2 2281937
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Expreso Mopar
Phone
+591 3 3323001 / 2 2282154
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Alteño
Phone
+(591)4234600 - 4258600
Email
info@terbuscbbasa.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Crucero
Phone
+593 76973424
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362
Website
es-es.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Punata
Phone
+59144256955
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Santa Cruz de la Sierra
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Salvador

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Bolivia is 1 h ahead of Puerto Maldonado. It is currently 12:54 PM in Puerto Maldonado and 1:54 PM in Bolivia.

Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia is 1838 km. It takes approximately 28 h 29 min to drive from Puerto Maldonado to Bolivia.

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Peruvian Airlines, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and LATAM Chile offer flights from Puerto Maldonado Airport to Santa Cruz Airport.

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There are one+ hotels available in Bolivia. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Puerto Maldonado to Puerto Maldonado Airport is to taxi which takes 5 min and costs $2 - $4.

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