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

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Bus

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

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Bus via Potosi Bus Terminal

  1. Take the bus from Puno to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Potosi Bus Terminal

Bus via Potosi

  1. Take the Bus from Puno to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Potosi

Drive

  1. Drive from Puno to Potosí

Bus, fly, drive

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

Puno to Potosí by bus

13 Weekly Buses
15h Average Duration
$17 Cheapest Price
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Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for Bolivia

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The cheapest way to get from Puno to Potosí is to bus which costs $17 - $40 and takes 15h.

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The fastest way to get from Puno to Potosí is to drive. Taking this option will cost $110 - $170 and takes 11h 13m.

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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 15h.

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The distance between Puno and Potosí is 614 km. The road distance is 779.6 km.

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The best way to get from Puno to Potosí without a car is to bus which takes 15h and costs $17 - $40.

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It takes approximately 15h to get from Puno to Potosí, including transfers.

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

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Sucre Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h.

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Puno to Potosí bus services, operated by Trans Universo, arrive at Potosí station.

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Potosí is 1h ahead of Puno. It is currently 3:39 AM in Puno and 4:39 AM in Potosí.

Map of how to get from Puno to Potosí.
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  • Distance: 614.2 km
  • Duration: 15h

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

You can take a bus from Puno to Potosí via La Paz in around 15h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $150
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from La Paz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$15 - $220
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $140
Bus operators
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
nuevocontinentesrl.wixsite.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Tour Peru
Phone
951677194
Email
reservas@tourperu.com.pe
Website
perutours.com.pe
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com
Trans Titicaca
Trans Universo
Phone
La Paz +(591)73541750/ Potosí: +(591)-26245828
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362, Santa Cruz: +591(2)2284222
Website
es-es.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Cooperativa 10 de Noviembre Atenas
Phone
+593 98 050 1402
Email
josecarva_28@hotmail.es
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to PotosÍ
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Cosmos
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 7 7538845 / Potosí: +(591) 6 9419702 / Cochabamba +(591) 7 7490828
Email
flotacosmos1@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Crucero
Phone
+591 76973424
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Imperial Potosí
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243378
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
facebook.com
Kanoo Tours
Website
kanootours.com
Bus from La Paz to Potosi Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
kanootours.com
Rumbo Explora
Phone
+51 989 643208
Email
rumboexplora@gmail.com
Website
titicaca.cruises
Bus from Puno to La Paz
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$305
Schedules at
titicaca.cruises
Book at
titicaca.cruises
Trans Copacabana SA
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
La Paz: +(591) 2282263, +(591)-22281672
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 466-60443 / 77960800 / 6660443/ Tarija: +591-68706453 y +591-71865996
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Potosí
Ave. Duration
10h 58m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $50
Schedules at
facebook.com
Linea Sindical Trans Relámpago
Phone
La Paz: +(591)71823996, Potosí: +(591)-26243370
Website
potosy.com.bo
Bus from La Paz to Potosi
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
facebook.com
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 Bus Terminal to Potosí
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$8 - $18
Schedules at
facebook.com
Normal
$8 - $11
Semicama
$12 - $16
Cama
$18 - $21

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Yes, the driving distance between Puno to Potosí is 780 km. It takes approximately 11h 13m to drive from Puno to Potosí.

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Eco Jet, Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from La Paz Airport to Sucre Airport.

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There are two+ hotels available in Potosí. Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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