There are 6 ways to get from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz by bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  14 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Juliaca Via Puerto Maldonado / ...
  2. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz Sleeper Bus

$40 - $54

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Bus via Puno  •  18 h 15 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Puno Via Puerto Maldonado / ...
  2. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz Direct service / ...

$30 - $45

4 alternative options

Bus, Tour  •  23 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Puerto Maldonado to Puno Via Puerto Maldonado / ...
  2. Take the Tour from Puno to La Paz Via La Paz

$311

Drive  •  15 h 29 min

  1. Drive from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz 610.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly from Puerto Maldonado  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Puerto Maldonado (PEM) to La Paz (LPB) PEM - LPB

$254 - $554

Drive to Cobija, fly  •  7 h

  1. Drive from Puerto Maldonado to Cobija
  2. Fly from Cobija (CIJ) to La Paz (LPB) CIJ - LPB

$82 - $187

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The cheapest way to get from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz is to bus which costs $30 - $45 and takes 18 h 15 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz is to fly which costs $250 - $600 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz. However, there are services departing from Puerto Maldonado and arriving at La Paz via Juliaca. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 46 min.

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The distance between Puerto Maldonado and La Paz is 449 km. The road distance is 976.2 km.

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The best way to get from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 14 h 46 min and costs $40 - $55.

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It takes approximately 14 h 46 min to get from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz is to bus which takes 14 h 46 min and costs $40 - $55. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $250 - $600 and takes 5 h 40 min.

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There is no direct flight from Puerto Maldonado Airport to La Paz Airport. The quickest flight takes 9 h 10 min and has one stopover.

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Puerto Maldonado to La Paz bus services, operated by Nuevo Continente Internacional, arrive at La Paz station.

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Map of how to get from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 280.3 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 46 min

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

You can take a bus from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Juliaca in around 14 h 46 min. Alternatively, LATAM Chile, Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A. and Amaszonas fly from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz 3 times a day.

Airlines
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Cobija to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$30 - $220
Flights from Cobija to La Paz via Trinidad
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Cobija to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $190
Flights from Cobija to La Paz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $190
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $850
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz via Cuzco, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$310 - $850
Bus operators
Transportes Reyna
Phone
+51 54 429339
Email
transreyna@reyna.com.pe
Website
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
8 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Bus from Puerto Maldonado to Puno
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
reyna.com.pe
Rumbo Explora
Phone
+51 989 643208
Email
rumboexplora@gmail.com
Website
titicaca.cruises
Bus and ferry from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$293
Schedules at
titicaca.cruises
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titicaca.cruises

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Yes, the driving distance between Puerto Maldonado to La Paz is 976 km. It takes approximately 15 h 29 min to drive from Puerto Maldonado to La Paz.

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Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A., Amaszonas and LATAM Chile offer flights from Puerto Maldonado Airport to La Paz Airport.

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There are 227+ hotels available in La Paz. Prices start at $15 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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