There are 5 ways to get from Puno to Potosí by bus, bus and ferry, car or plane

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Bus  •  17 h

  1. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz Direct service / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to PotosÍ

$43 - $66

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Tour, bus  •  22 h 30 min

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

$299

Drive  •  11 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Puno to Potosí 488.8 miles

$70 - $110

Bus, fly to Potosi  •  9 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Potosi (POI) LPB - POI

$116 - $314

Bus, fly to Sucre  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  2. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Sucre (SRE) LPB - SRE
  3. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí

$93 - $188

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The cheapest way to get from Puno to Potosí is to bus which costs $40 - $70 and takes 17 h.

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The quickest way to get from Puno to Potosí is to bus and fly which costs $110 - $320 and takes 9 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Puno to Potosí. However, there are services departing from Puno and arriving at PotosÍ via La Paz. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h.

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The distance between Puno and Potosí is 614 km. The road distance is 782 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to Potosí without a car is to bus which takes 17 h and costs $40 - $70.

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It takes approximately 17 h to get from Puno to Potosí, including transfers.

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Puno to Potosí bus services, operated by Titicaca Bolivia, depart from Puno station.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Potosi Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Puno to Potosí bus services, operated by Cooperativa 10 de Noviembre, arrive at PotosÍ station.

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Potosí is 1 h ahead of Puno. It is currently 4:05 AM in Puno and 5:05 AM in Potosí.

Map of how to get from Puno to Potosí.
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  • Distance: 383.9 miles
  • Duration: 17 h

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

You can take a bus from Puno to Potosí via La Paz in around 17 h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Potosi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from La Paz to Potosi via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from La Paz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Tarija
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $140
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from La Paz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$28 - $230
Bus operators
Cooperativa 10 de Noviembre
Phone
+593 98 050 1402
Email
josecarva_28@hotmail.es
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cooperativa De Transportes El Dorado
Phone
+(593)03-28302, +(593)2141020
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz, Bolivia to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
andestransit.com
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Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Imperial Potosí
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243378
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
andestransit.com
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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
Trans Universo
Phone
La Paz +(591)73541750/ Potosí: +(591)-26245828
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transtin Dil Rey
Phone
+591 4 6452518
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Linea Sindical Flota Villa Imperial
Phone
+(591)-2-6243373
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
potosy.com.bo

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Yes, the driving distance between Puno to Potosí is 782 km. It takes approximately 11 h 19 min to drive from Puno to Potosí.

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

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There are 24+ hotels available in Potosí. Prices start at $17 USD per night.

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