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There are 10 ways to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni by plane, bus or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Sucre, travel  •  13h 28m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Sucre (SRE) GRU - SRE
  2. Travel from Sucre to Salar de Uyuni

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Bus, Tour  •  2 days 19h

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
  3. Take the bus from Sucre to Uyuni
  4. Take the Tour from Uyuni to Isla Incahuasi

$416 - $427

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Fly to Oruro, bus, travel  •  26h 20m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Oruro (ORU) GRU - ORU
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuní
  3. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Fly to Iquique, travel  •  15h 55m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Iquique (IQQ) GRU - IQQ
  2. Travel from Iquique to Salar de Uyuni

Fly to Cochabamba, bus, travel  •  18h 49m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Cochabamba (CBB) GRU - CBB
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
  3. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuní
  4. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Fly to La Paz, bus, travel  •  18h 8m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to La Paz (LPB) GRU - LPB
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni
  3. Travel from Salar de Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Bus, travel via Asunción  •  2 days 6h

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Asunción
  2. Take the bus from Asunción to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  4. Travel from Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Bus, travel  •  2 days 11h

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Potosí
  3. Take the bus from Potosi to Uyuni
  4. Travel from Uyuni to Salar de Uyuni

Bus, train, travel  •  2 days 15h

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
  2. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Oruro
  3. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní
  4. Travel from Uyuní to Salar de Uyuni

Bus, Tour via Ciudad del Este  •  3 days 8h

  1. Take the bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este
  2. Take the bus from Ciudad del Este to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni
  4. Take the Tour from Uyuni to Isla Incahuasi

$568 - $598

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni is to bus and Tour which costs R$ 2250 - R$ 2350 and takes 2 days 19h.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni is to bus and Tour which costs R$ 2250 - R$ 2350 and takes 2 days 19h.

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The distance between São Paulo and Salar de Uyuni is 2183 km.

The best way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni without a car is to bus and travel via Asunción which takes 2 days 6h and costs .

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It takes approximately 13h 28m to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Sucre Airport. The quickest flight takes 6h 20m and has one stopover.

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Gol Transportes Aéreos, Eco Jet, Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Sucre Airport.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to shuttle which takes 39 min and costs R$ 57.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 2183.4 km
  • Duration: 13h 28m

What companies run services between São Paulo, Brazil and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni via Palmeiras - Barra Funda, São Paulo - Barra Funda, Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal, Sucre, Uyuni, and Isla Incahuasi in around 2 days 19h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
18h 42m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $450
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$250 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19h 35m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via Cochabamba, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$290 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
22h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $650
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$200 - $340
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$200 - $340
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Iquique via Santiago
Ave. Duration
8h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Flights from Sao Paulo to Iquique via Asuncion, Santiago
Ave. Duration
11h 26m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Iquique via Ezeiza, Santiago
Ave. Duration
12h 1m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Sao Paulo to Iquique via Montevideo, Santiago
Ave. Duration
13h 37m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $410
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$180 - $310
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $240
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $11
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 Atocha
Phone
+591 2 5270794 Oruro / 68613333 Uyuní
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Air Bus Coral
Phone
+591 2 5275648
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Trans Naser
Phone
+591 2 2280861
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Book at
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Oruro
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$5
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Copacabana SA
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
6h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$51
Schedules at
es-la.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
8h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $40
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules 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
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Predilecto Tours
Phone
+591-2281779
Email
predilectobus@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com
Pluma
Crucero Del Norte
Phone
+54 810 777 2725
Email
info@crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Website
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Sao Paulo to Asunción
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$62
Schedules at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
Book at
crucerodelnorte.com.ar
NSA
Phone
+595 21 289 1000
Email
info@nsa.com.py
Website
nsa.com.py
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Asunción
Ave. Duration
32h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Regular
$60 - $75
Executive
$65 - $85
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Regular
$45 - $60
Executive
$50 - $65
Pullman Guarany
Phone
+595 021558051, +595 (0985) 393-736 // +595 (061) 510-143
Bus from Asunción to Calama
Ave. Duration
23h
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$187
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Ciudad del Este to Calama
Ave. Duration
32h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$200
Schedules at
facebook.com
La Preferida Bus
Phone
+591- 3-3647160
Email
atencionalcliente@lapreferidabus.com.bo
Website
lapreferidabus.com.bo
Bus from São Paulo - Barra Funda to Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
35h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$95
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Potosí
Ave. Duration
17h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso 11 de Julio
Phone
+591 62459036
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Potosi to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
El Mexicano
Phone
+591 67640155
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
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 Santa Cruz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Normal
$8 - $10
Semicama
$12 - $15
Cama
$16 - $19
Trans Caminante SRL
Phone
+591 71162388 Santa Cruz / 4 6429385 Sucre
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Santa Cruz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Sucre to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Nomada Experience
Phone
+591 68622730 - 76116004
Email
info@nomadaexperiences.com
Website
nomadaexperience.com
Bus from Uyuni to Isla Incahuasi
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$300
Schedules at
nomadaexperience.com
Book at
nomadaexperience.com

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