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There are 5 ways to get from Putre to Uyuni by car, bus, train, taxi or plane

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Drive, bus  •  14 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Putre to Sajama
  2. Take the bus from Sajama to Patacamaya
  3. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
  4. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuní

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Taxi, bus, fly  •  8 h 21 min

  1. Take a taxi from Putre to Lago Chungará
  2. Take the bus from Lago Chungará to La Paz
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$160 - $431

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Drive, bus, train  •  15 h 23 min

  1. Drive from Putre to Sajama
  2. Take the bus from Sajama to Patacamaya
  3. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
  4. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

Bus  •  21 h

  1. Take the bus from Putre to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Oruro
  3. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuní

Drive  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Putre to Uyuni 359.2 miles

$55 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from Putre to Uyuni is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 8 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Putre to Uyuni is to taxi and bus and fly which costs $160 - $440 and takes 8 h 21 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Putre to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Putre and arriving at Uyuní via Arica and Oruro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21 h.

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The distance between Putre and Uyuni is 382 km. The road distance is 574.7 km.

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The best way to get from Putre to Uyuni without a car is to bus which takes 21 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 14 h 11 min to get from Putre to Uyuni, including transfers.

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Putre to Uyuni bus services, operated by Turismo La Paloma, depart from Putre station.

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

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Putre to Uyuni bus services, operated by Buses Enmanuel, arrive at Uyuní station.

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Uyuni is 1 h behind Putre. It is currently 9:44 AM in Putre and 8:44 AM in Uyuni.

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  • Distance: 238.7 miles
  • Duration: 14 h 11 min

What companies run services between Putre, Chile and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Putre to Uyuni via Arica and Oruro in around 21 h.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$7 - $9
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$9 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Trans Sajama
Phone
+591 4 5262172 / 74115098
Email
transsajama-2006@yahoo.com
Bus from Sajama to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
sernap.gob.bo
Transporte Aroma
Phone
(+591) 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Andino
Phone
+(591) 22282155
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Atocha
Phone
+591 2 5270794 Oruro / 68613333 Uyuní
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turismo La Paloma
Phone
+56 (58) 2222710
Email
transportes@translapaloma.cl
Website
translapaloma.cl
Bus from Putre to Arica
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
translapaloma.cl
Transportes Gutierrez
Phone
+56 58 222 9338
Bus from Putre to Arica
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$6
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Cali Internacional
Phone
+56 58 226 1068
Bus from Lago Chungará to La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Other operators
Taxi from Putre to Lago Chungará
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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Yes, the driving distance between Putre to Uyuni is 575 km. It takes approximately 8 h 42 min to drive from Putre to Uyuni.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in Uyuni. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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