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There are 8 ways to get from Puno to Oruro by bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Bus via Cementerio / Ajayuni  •  9 h 50 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 Oruro

$45 - $65

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Bus  •  9 h 59 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 Oruro

Bus via Patacamaya  •  10 h 26 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 Oruro

Tour, bus  •  17 h 40 min

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

$320 - $328

Bus Titicaca Bolivia  •  17 h 53 min

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

$45 - $62

Drive  •  6 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Puno to Oruro 293.6 miles

$22 - $35

Bus, fly to Oruro  •  8 h 46 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

$127 - $382

Bus to Juliaca, fly, bus  •  11 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to Juliaca
  2. Fly from Juliaca (JUL) to La Paz (LPB) JUL - LPB
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Oruro

$244 - $737

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The cheapest way to get from Puno to Oruro is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to Oruro is to drive which costs $22 - $35 and takes 6 h 52 min.

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The distance between Puno and Oruro is 387 km. The road distance is 469.7 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to Oruro without a car is to bus which takes 9 h 50 min and costs $40 - $65.

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It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Puno to Oruro, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from La Paz Airport to Oruro Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h and has one stopover.

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Oruro is 1 h ahead of Puno. It is currently 7:36 AM in Puno and 8:36 AM in Oruro.

Yes, the driving distance between Puno to Oruro is 470 km. It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to drive from Puno to Oruro.

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Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from La Paz Airport to Oruro Airport.

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There are eight+ hotels available in Oruro. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Puno to Oruro.
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  • Distance: 242 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 50 min

What companies run services between Puno, Peru and Oruro, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Puno to Oruro via Desaguadero, La Paz - Cementerio y Plaza Tomas Katari, Cementerio / Ajayuni, Central / Taypi Uta, La Paz, and Oruro in around 9 h 50 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Oruro via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Monday, 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
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Juliaca to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
6 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $900
Avianca - Aerovías del Continente Americano S.A.
Website
avianca.com
Flights from Juliaca to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Bus operators
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
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
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
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
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 Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
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
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
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 Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
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
Bus from La Paz to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
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
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 72957145 / 77960800 / 6660443
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
facebook.com
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
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Puno to Juliaca
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6 - $19
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$6 - $12
Regular
$12 - $17
VIP
$13 - $19

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