There are 7 ways to get from Puno to Salta by plane, bus and ferry, bus, train or car

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

Fly from Juliaca  •  7 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Juliaca (JUL) to Salta (SLA) JUL - SLA

$277 - $1,108

Cheapest option

Bus La Veloz Del Norte  •  42 h 27 min

  1. Take the bus from Juliaca to Puno
  2. Take the bus from Puno to Tacna
  3. Take the bus from Tacna to San Salvador de Jujuy
  4. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Salta

$29 - $52

5 alternative options

Bus and ferry to La Paz, fly  •  9 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Copacabana to La Paz - Cementerio y Manuel Bustillos
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Salta (SLA) LPB - SLA

$248 - $683

Bus Flota San Lorenzo  •  27 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Tarija
  3. Take the bus from Tarija to Salta

$85 - $113

Bus via Calama  •  33 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Salta

$81 - $113

Bus, train  •  35 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Juliaca to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro
  3. Take the train from Oruro to Villazón
  4. Take the bus from Pumahuasi to Perico
  5. Take the bus from Perico to Salta

$43 - $100

Drive  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Juliaca to Salta 959.1 miles

$160 - $240

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The cheapest way to get from Puno to Salta is to bus which costs $28 - $55 and takes 42 h 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to Salta is to fly which costs $270 - $1,200 and takes 7 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puno to Salta. However, there are services departing from Juliaca and arriving at Salta via La Paz and Tarija. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 28 min.

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The distance between Puno and Salta is 1189 km. The road distance is 1534.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to Salta without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 28 min and costs $80 - $120.

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It takes approximately 7 h 11 min to get from Puno to Salta, including transfers.

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Puno to Salta bus services, operated by Nuevo Continente Internacional, depart from Juliaca station.

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The best way to get from Puno to Salta is to fly which takes 7 h 11 min and costs $270 - $1,200. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $120 and takes 27 h 28 min.

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There is no direct flight from Juliaca Airport to Salta Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 54 min and has one stopover.

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Puno to Salta bus services, operated by Dragon Rojo, arrive at Salta station.

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Map of how to get from Puno to Salta.
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  • Distance: 743 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 11 min

What companies run services between Puno, Peru and Salta, Argentina?

LATAM Chile flies from Juliaca to Salta 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Juliaca to Salta via La Paz, Tarija, and Tarija in around 27 h 28 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Salta via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from La Paz to Salta via Potosi, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
Flights from La Paz to Salta via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $650
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Juliaca to Salta via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 54 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from Juliaca to Salta via Cuzco, Lima
Ave. Duration
13 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,100
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Villazón
Ave. Duration
17 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$8 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$12 - $16
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$16 - $20
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$27 - $35
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
Flota San Lorenzo
Phone
Santa Cruz: +(591) 3625506
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Expreso Tarija
Phone
(+591) 70427719 / 2 2282009
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Dragon Rojo
Phone
+591 4 6665014 / 7 7176580
Website
transportedragonrojo.com
Bus from Tarija to Salta
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Salta
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
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
$4
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Pumahuasi to Perico
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $20
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$6 - $11
Suite
$11 - $13
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Salta
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$2 - $4
Suite
$4 - $5
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Perico to Salta
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$2 - $4
Executive
$3 - $4
Suite
$3 - $5
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Salta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$3 - $5
Executive
$4 - $5
Suite
$4 - $6
La Veloz Del Norte
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Tacna to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
28 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
2nd Class
$26 - $40
1st Class
$30 - $50

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