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There are 8 ways to get from Puno to Cochabamba (State) by bus, train, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Bus, train  •  13 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  2. Take the train from Tiwanaku to Viacha
  3. Take the bus from Villa Remedios to Cochabamba

$78 - $107

Cheapest option

Bus Flota Bolivar #2  •  22 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz Puno / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba La Paz

$21 - $41

6 alternative options

Bus via Patacamaya  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  2. Take the bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
  4. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Cochabamba

Bus Flota Bolivar  •  14 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  2. Take the bus from Desaguadero to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba

Tour, bus  •  20 h 56 min

  1. Take the Tour from Puno to La Paz Via La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Cochabamba La Paz

$300 - $308

Drive  •  9 h 1 min

  1. Drive from Puno to Cochabamba 389.1 miles

$29 - $45

Bus, fly to Cochabamba  •  7 h 48 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  2. Take the bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Cochabamba (CBB) LPB - CBB

$65 - $165

Bus, fly to Oruro, drive  •  11 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Desaguadero
  2. Take the bus from Desaguadero to La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Oruro (ORU) LPB - ORU
  4. Drive from Oruro to Capinota

$113 - $368

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The cheapest way to get from Puno to Cochabamba (State) is to bus which costs $20 - $45 and takes 22 h 26 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to Cochabamba (State) is to bus and fly which costs $60 - $170 and takes 7 h 48 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puno to Cochabamba (State). However, there are services departing from Puno and arriving at Cochabamba via Desaguadero and La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 13 min.

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The distance between Puno and Cochabamba (State) is 509 km. The road distance is 622.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to Cochabamba (State) without a car is to bus and train which takes 13 h 5 min and costs $75 - $110.

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It takes approximately 13 h 5 min to get from Puno to Cochabamba (State), including transfers.

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Puno to Cochabamba (State) bus services, operated by Nuevo Continente Internacional, depart from Puno station.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Cochabamba Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Puno to Cochabamba (State) bus services, operated by Flota Bolivar, arrive at Cochabamba station.

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Cochabamba (State) is 1 h ahead of Puno. It is currently 12:36 PM in Puno and 1:36 PM in Cochabamba (State).

Map of how to get from Puno to Cochabamba (State).
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  • Distance: 318.4 miles
  • Duration: 13 h 5 min

What companies run services between Puno, Peru and Cochabamba (State), Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Puno to Cochabamba via Desaguadero, La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari, Cementerio / Ajayuni, Central / Taypi Uta, La Paz, and Patacamaya in around 13 h 14 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $130
Flights from La Paz to Oruro via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $300
Flights from La Paz to Oruro via Sucre, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from La Paz to Oruro via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Tiwanaku to Viacha
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$1 - $5
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$1 - $2
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$1 - $3
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$2 - $3
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Villa Remedios to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
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 Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362
Website
es-es.facebook.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Titicaca Bolivia
Phone
+591-2-2462655 / 76799775
Email
info@titicacabolivia.com
Website
titicacabolivia.com
Bus from Desaguadero to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18
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
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
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
Book at
titicaca.cruises
Peru Hop
Phone
+51 1 2422140
Email
info@peruhop.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
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

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Yes, the driving distance between Puno to Cochabamba (State) is 623 km. It takes approximately 9 h 1 min to drive from Puno to Cochabamba (State).

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Boliviana de Aviación offers flights from La Paz Airport to Cochabamba Airport.

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