There are 5 ways to get from Salta to Cochabamba by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  4 h 32 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Cochabamba (CBB) SLA - CBB

$195 - $906

Cheapest option

Bus via Potosí  •  25 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to La Quiaca
  2. Take the bus from Villazón to Potosí
  3. Take the bus from Potosí to Cochabamba

$24 - $50

3 alternative options

Bus, train, drive  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Palpalá
  2. Take the bus from Palpalá to Humahuaca
  3. Take the bus from Humahuaca to La Quiaca
  4. Take the train from Villazón to Oruro
  5. Drive from Oruro to Provincia Arque
  6. Take the bus from Provincia Arque to Cochabamba

Bus Trans Villa del Norte  •  28 h

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Tarija
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Cochabamba

$56 - $77

Drive  •  16 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Salta to Cochabamba 756.9 miles

$130 - $190

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The cheapest way to get from Salta to Cochabamba is to bus which costs $950 - $2000 and takes 25 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Cochabamba is to fly which costs $7500 - $36000 and takes 4 h 32 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salta to Cochabamba. However, there are services departing from Salta and arriving at Cochabamba via Villazón and Potosí. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 45 min.

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The distance between Salta and Cochabamba is 826 km. The road distance is 1211 km.

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The best way to get from Salta to Cochabamba without a car is to bus which takes 25 h 45 min and costs $950 - $2000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 32 min to get from Salta to Cochabamba, including transfers.

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Salta to Cochabamba bus services, operated by Balut, depart from Salta station.

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The best way to get from Salta to Cochabamba is to fly which takes 4 h 32 min and costs $7500 - $36000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $950 - $2000 and takes 25 h 45 min.

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There is no direct flight from Salta Airport to Cochabamba Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Salta to Cochabamba bus services, operated by Trans Copacabana SA, arrive at Cochabamba station.

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Map of how to get from Salta to Cochabamba.
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  • Distance: 516.3 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 32 min

What companies run services between Salta, Argentina and Cochabamba, Bolivia?

Boliviana de Aviación flies from Salta to Cochabamba twice daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salta to Cochabamba via La Quiaca, Villazón, and Potosí in around 25 h 45 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Salta to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
Flights from Salta to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $550
Flights from Salta to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz, Tarija
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $550
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Villazón to Oruro
Ave. Duration
15 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$8 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$12 - $16
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$16 - $20
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$27 - $35
Bus operators
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Salta to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $18
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$9 - $14
Suite
$15 - $18
Bus from Palpalá to Humahuaca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$3 - $5
Suite
$5 - $6
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villazón to Potosí
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Diamante
Phone
+591 71272930 / 2 6244430
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villazón to Potosí
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Trans Copacabana SA
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Potosí to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
sites.google.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 Potosí to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Salta to Palpalá
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$3 - $5
Executive
$3 - $5
Suite
$4 - $6
El Quiaqueño
Phone
+54 (0388) 4280041 / 4281161
Email
elquiaqueosrl@yahoo.com.ar
Website
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from Humahuaca to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Jama Bus
Phone
+54 (0)388 4240110
Bus from Humahuaca to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Schedules at
terminaldemicros.com.ar
Trans Llallagua
Phone
+(591)-79967601
Bus from Provincia Arque to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$33
Book at
andestransit.com
Dragon Rojo
Phone
+591 4 6665014 / 7 7176580
Website
transportedragonrojo.com
Bus from Salta to Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Tours Juarez
Phone
+591 4 6631961
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Salta to Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$48
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Villa del Norte
Phone
+591 71440831 Cochabamba / 68700435 Cochabamba /67370711 Tarija /
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Platinum
Phone
+591 4 6662724 Tarija / 2 2284261 La Paz / 3 3646948 Santa Cruz / 4 71865640 Cochabamba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
facebook.com

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