Directions from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco

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Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Uyuni (UYU) to Cuzco (CUZ) UYU - CUZ

$253 - $656

Cheapest option

Bus Transporte Internacional Litoral  •  21 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Cusco

$71 - $75

4 alternative options

Bus via Copacabana  •  26 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Copacabana
  4. Take the bus from Copacabana to Cusco

Bus, train  •  27 h 4 min

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to La Paz
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Puno
  3. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

$227 - $3,138

Train, bus  •  30 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Uyuní to Oruro
  2. Take the bus from Oruro to Patacamaya
  3. Take the bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
  4. Take the bus from La Paz to Puno
  5. Take the train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq

Drive  •  16 h 54 min

  1. Drive from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco 722 miles

$100 - $160

What companies run services between Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia and Cusco, Peru?

Amaszonas and Peruvian Airlines fly from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco via Uyuni, Oruro, and La Paz in around 21 h 13 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Peruvian Airlines
Website
peruvian.pe
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $480
Train operators
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq
Ave. Duration
10 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$200 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $15
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$7
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Aroma
Phone
+591 2 2281894
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Oruro to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Trans Atlas
Phone
+531 2 2284899
Website
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Patacamaya to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Del Sur 20 de Mayo
Phone
+591 79382299
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
12 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Salvador
Phone
591-2-5270280
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Premium
$23 - $29
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$15 - $20
Premium
$20 - $25
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes SAMA
Phone
+591 72957145 / 77960800 / 6660443
Email
luisfernandofl@gmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to La Paz
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sindicato de Transporte 2 de Febrero
Bus from La Paz to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Diana Tours
Phone
+591 2 2317369
Email
info@diana-tours.com
Website
diana-tours.com
Bus from La Paz to Copacabana
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5
Schedules at
diana-tours.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Huayruro Tours
Phone
+51 943 256 101
Email
huayruro_tours@hotmail.com
Website
agenciahuayrurotours.com
Bus from Copacabana to Cusco
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Salar de Uyuni and Cusco is 923 km. The road distance is 1155 km.

The cheapest way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco is to bus which costs $71 - $75 and takes 21 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco is to fly which takes 3 h 20 min and costs $250 - $700.

It takes approximately 3 h 20 min to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco, including transfers.