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There are 5 ways to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco 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  •  3h 15m

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

$302 - $713

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Bus  •  24h 29m

  1. Take the bus from Uyuni to La Paz Uyuni / ...
  2. Take the bus from La Paz to Cusco Sleeper Bus / ...

$79 - $107

3 alternative options

Bus via Juliaca  •  22h 37m

  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 Juliaca
  4. Take the bus from Juliaca to Cusco

$83 - $132

Train, bus  •  30h 12m

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

$275 - $3,188

Drive  •  16h 54m

  1. Drive from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco 722 miles

$100 - $160

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The cheapest way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco is to bus which costs $75 - $110 and takes 24h 29m.

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The quickest way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco is to fly which costs $300 - $750 and takes 3h 15m.

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The distance between Salar de Uyuni and Cusco is 923 km. The road distance is 1155.1 km.

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The best way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco without a car is to bus which takes 22h 37m and costs $80 - $140.

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It takes approximately 3h 15m to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco is to fly which takes 3h 15m and costs $300 - $750. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $80 - $140 and takes 22h 37m.

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There is no direct flight from Uyuni Airport to Cuzco Airport. The quickest flight takes 2h 35m and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Salar de Uyuni to Cusco is 1155 km. It takes approximately 16h 54m to drive from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco.

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Peruvian Airlines and Amaszonas offer flights from Uyuni Airport to Cuzco Airport.

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There are 1340+ hotels available in Cusco. Prices start at $16 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Salar de Uyuni to Cusco.
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  • Distance: 576.7 miles
  • Duration: 3h 15m

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, La Paz, and Juliaca in around 22h 37m.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Uyuni to Cuzco via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
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
3h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $480
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Oruro
Ave. Duration
7h 6m
Frequency
3 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
PeruRail
Phone
51-84-581414
Email
reservas@perurail.com
Website
perurail.com
Train from Puno to Cusco - Wanchaq
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$210 - $3,100
Schedules at
perurail.com
Book at
pax1.perurail.com
VIP
$210 - $3,100
Regular
$330 - $460
Bus operators
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Azul
Phone
+591 5254060
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuni to Oruro
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$5 - $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
3h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Cruz Del Sur
Phone
+51 1 311-5050
Website
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Bus from Juliaca to Cusco
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $35
Schedules at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Book at
cruzdelsur.com.pe
Regular in Advance
$11 - $18
Regular
$19 - $26
VIP
$22 - $35
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8h
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
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15 - $25
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$15 - $20
Premium
$20 - $25
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
13h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $29
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$17 - $23
Premium
$23 - $29
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Predilecto Tours
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Trans Omar
Phone
+591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from Uyuni to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
12h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Puno
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes 6 de Junio
Phone
+591 22455258 / 22280890
Website
andestransit.com
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
15h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$53
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Green Toad Bus
Phone
+55 21 39420003
Email
info@greentoadbus.com
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from La Paz to Cusco
Ave. Duration
8 days 7h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com

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The best way to get from Salar de Uyuni to Uyuni Airport is to taxi which takes 34m and costs $50 - $60.

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