There are 6 ways to get from São Paulo to Uyuni by plane, bus, car 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 Uyuni  •  10 h 57 min

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

$428 - $1,225

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Bus via Potosí  •  2 days 11 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  •  28 h 12 min

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

$518 - $1,262

Bus, drive, train  •  2 days 11 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 Cochabamba
  3. Take the bus from Cochabamba to Provincia Arque
  4. Drive from Provincia Arque to Oruro
  5. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

Bus  •  2 days 12 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  •  36 h 59 min

  1. Drive from São Paulo to Uyuni 1849.8 miles

$310 - $460

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No, there is no direct bus from São Paulo to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from São Paulo - Barra Funda and arriving at Uyuni via Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Potosi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 days 11 h.

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The distance between São Paulo and Uyuni is 2107 km. The road distance is 2959.6 km.

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The best way to get from São Paulo to Uyuni without a car is to bus which takes 2 days 11 h and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 57 min to get from São Paulo to Uyuni, including transfers.

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São Paulo to 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 Uyuni is to fly which takes 10 h 57 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 days 11 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 Uyuni bus services, operated by Expreso 11 de Julio, arrive at Uyuni station.

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Uyuni is 1 h behind São Paulo. It is currently 6:55 AM in São Paulo and 5:55 AM in Uyuni.

Yes, the driving distance between São Paulo to Uyuni is 2960 km. It takes approximately 36 h 59 min to drive from São Paulo to Uyuni.

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  • Distance: 1317.2 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 57 min

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

Boliviana de Aviación, Amaszonas and Gol Transportes Aéreos fly from São Paulo to Uyuni 4 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from São Paulo to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Potosí, and Potosi in around 2 days 11 h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Sao Paulo to Uyuni via Cochabamba, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,200
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 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
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
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
Trans Carrasco
Phone
+591 60362456 Cochabamba / 4 4225457 Cochabamba / 71490343 Sucre
Email
jose_eddyporsiempre@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
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 de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
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
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Unificado
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Linea De Omnibuses Expreso Santa Cruz De La Sierra S.R.L.
Phone
+591-3-3471459
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Nobleza
Phone
+591 4 4551499 Cochabamba /
Bus from Santa Cruz to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Copacabana SA
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz Bimodal Terminal to Cochabamba Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
3rd Class
$8 - $12
2nd Class
$12 - $16
Trans Llallagua
Phone
+(591)-79967601
Bus from Cochabamba to Provincia Arque
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Book at
andestransit.com
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
$9 - $13
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
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13
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
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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Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación offer flights from Sao Paulo Airport to Uyuni Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Uyuni. Prices start at $12 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 .

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