There are 6 ways to get from Putre to Uyuni by car, bus, train, taxi or plane

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Drive, bus  •  15 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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Bus via La Paz  •  22 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Putre to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$32 - $61

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Drive, bus, train  •  16 h 31 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 Trans Paraiso  •  20 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

Taxi, bus, fly  •  9 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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The cheapest way to get from Putre to Uyuni is to bus which costs $30 - $65 and takes 22 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Putre to Uyuni is to drive which costs $55 - $90 and takes 8 h 42 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 20 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 20 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 15 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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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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  • Distance: 238.7 miles
  • Duration: 15 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 20 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
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
fca.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
Website
sernap.gob.bo
Bus from Sajama to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
4 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 Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
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
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 Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Bus from Lago Chungará to La Paz
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Chilebus Internacional SA
Email
chilebus@chilebus.com.br
Website
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Pullman Ayca Internacional
Phone
(+56) 58 224 8465
Email
pullmanayca@hotmail.com
Website
pullmanayca.cl
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
facebook.com
Nordic Buss
Phone
+597 2285487 / 78990269
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
+591 2 2282025/ 76789423/ Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Omar
Phone
591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Predilecto Tours
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Other operators
Taxi from Putre to Lago Chungará
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$35 - $50

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

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