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There are 6 ways to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni by plane, bus, train or car

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 Uyuni  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Uyuni (UYU) GRU - UYU

$469 - $1,273

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Bus  •  2 days 13 h

  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

$22 - $26

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Fly to Potosi, bus  •  30 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Potosi (POI) GRU - POI
  2. Take the bus from Potosi to Uyuni

$518 - $1,262

Bus, train  •  2 days 13 h

  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

Bus via Sucre  •  2 days 14 h

  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

Drive  •  37 h 28 min

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni 1866.8 miles

$310 - $460

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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni is to bus which costs R$ 80 - R$ 100 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni is to fly which costs R$ 1700 - R$ 4800 and takes 11 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni. However, there are services departing from São Paulo - Barra Funda and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Potosi and Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 13 h.

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The distance between São Paulo and Salar de Uyuni is 2127 km. The road distance is 2986.9 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 13 h and costs R$ 80 - R$ 100.

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It takes approximately 11 h 24 min to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni bus services, operated by La Preferida Bus, depart from São Paulo - Barra Funda station.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni is to fly which takes 11 h 24 min and costs R$ 1700 - R$ 4800. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs R$ 80 - R$ 100 and takes 2 days 13 h.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Uyuni Airport. The quickest flight takes 7 h 55 min and has two stopovers.

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São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni bus services, operated by Expreso 11 de Julio, arrive at Uyuni station.

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Map of how to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 1329.5 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 24 min

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

Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas fly from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni via Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Potosi, Uyuni, and Salar de Uyuni in around 2 days 13 h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Uyuni via Cochabamba, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Potosi via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,200
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
Flights from Sao Paulo to Uyuni via Cochabamba, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
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
Expreso 11 de Julio
Phone
+591 62459036
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Potosi to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
36 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
lapreferidabus.com.bo
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
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
14 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Copacabana SA
Trans Caminante SRL
Phone
+591 71162388 Santa Cruz / 4 6429385 Sucre
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$14
Schedules at
facebook.com
El Mexicano
Phone
+591 67640155
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
Once 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
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from Sucre Bus Terminal to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
12 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Book at
todoturismosrl.com

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Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni is 2987 km. It takes approximately 37 h 28 min to drive from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni.

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Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Uyuni Airport.

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There are 39+ hotels available in Salar de Uyuni. Prices start at $13 USD per night.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Sao Paulo Airport is to bus which takes 1 h 5 min and costs R$ 35 - R$ 50.

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