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There are 12 ways to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) by plane, bus, shuttle, train or car

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Fly to Potosi, bus  •  25h 13m

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

$367 - $592

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Bus #2  •  2 days 12h

  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

$117 - $128

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Fly to Tarija, bus, Tour  •  18h 7m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Tarija (TJA) GRU - TJA
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Tupiza
  3. Take a shuttle bus from Tupiza to Salar de Uyuni

$605 - $891

Fly to Oruro, bus  •  15h 17m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Oruro (ORU) GRU - ORU
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuní

$158 - $298

Fly to Cochabamba, bus  •  19h 6m

  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

$201 - $408

Fly to Sucre, bus  •  20h 49m

  1. Fly from Sao Paulo (GRU) to Sucre (SRE) GRU - SRE
  2. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí
  3. Take the bus from Potosi to Uyuni

$162 - $267

Fly to La Paz, bus  •  19h

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

$187 - $512

Bus via Asunción  •  2 days 5h

  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

$267 - $293

Bus  •  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

$119

Bus, train  •  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

$129 - $136

Bus via Ciudad del Este  •  3 days 1h

  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

$266 - $296

Drive  •  38h 26m

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) 2851 km

$300 - $440

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The cheapest way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) is to bus which costs R$ 603 and takes 2 days 11h.

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The quickest way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) is to fly and bus which costs R$ 800 - R$ 1600 and takes 15h 17m.

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No, there is no direct bus from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station). However, there are services departing from São Paulo – Tietê and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via Ciudad del Este, Calama and Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 days 1h.

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The distance between São Paulo and Salar de Uyuni (Station) is 2127 km. The road distance is 2851 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) without a car is to bus via Asunción which takes 2 days 5h and costs R$ 1300 - R$ 1500.

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It takes approximately 25h 13m to get from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station), including transfers.

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São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) bus services, operated by NSA, depart from São Paulo – Tietê station.

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There is no direct flight from Sao Paulo Airport to Potosi Airport. The quickest flight takes 19h 30m and has two stopovers.

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São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) bus services, operated by Cruz del Norte, arrive at Uyuni station.

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Salar de Uyuni (Station) is 1h behind São Paulo. It is currently 12:33 PM in São Paulo and 11:33 AM in Salar de Uyuni (Station).

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  • Distance: 2127.1 km
  • Duration: 25h 13m

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

You can take a bus from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) via Asunción, Calama, Uyuni, and Uyuni in around 2 days 5h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
17h 52m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $600
Flights from Sao Paulo to Potosi via Santa Cruz, La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$420 - $700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Tarija, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$430 - $700
Flights from Sao Paulo to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Sucre, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $650
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tarija via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Sao Paulo to Oruro via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $270
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $290
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz, Tarija
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz, Sucre
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $370
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $430
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $440
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $400
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $430
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $410
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $550
Eco Jet
Website
ecojet.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Tarija via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $650
Flights from Sao Paulo to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $180
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Sao Paulo to La Paz via Lima
Ave. Duration
9h 32m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $950
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
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
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 466-60443 / 77960800 / 6660443/ Tarija: +591-68706453 y +591-71865996
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Tupiza Tours
Phone
Tel. 591-26943003
Email
hotel_mitru@hotmail.com
Website
tupizatours.com
Shuttle from Tupiza to Salar de Uyuni
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$219
Schedules at
tupizatours.com
Book at
tupizatours.com
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
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Transtin Dil Rey
Phone
+591 4 6452518
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Linea Sindical Flota Villa Imperial
Phone
+(591)-2-6243373
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
potosy.com.bo
Book at
facebook.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Nuevo Continente Internacional
Phone
(+591) 2-2283842 / (+591)2-2285191
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
nuevocontinentesrl.wixsite.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
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
$57
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
$55 - $75
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Regular
$55 - $75
Executive
$65 - $80
Bus from São Paulo – Tietê to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
26h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Regular
$40 - $55
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
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$12
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 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Santa Cruz to Sucre
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Sucre to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
El Mexicano
Phone
+591 67640155
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station) is 2851 km. It takes approximately 38h 26m to drive from São Paulo to Salar de Uyuni (Station).

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

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There are 13+ hotels available in Salar de Uyuni (Station). Prices start at $100 USD per night.

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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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