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There are 6 ways to get from Salta to Cochabamba by plane, bus, train or car

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Fly  •  3 h 52 min

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

$195 - $906

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Villa del Norte  •  27 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Aguas Blancas Via Aguas Blancas
  2. Take the bus from Bermejo to Cochabamba

$33 - $41

4 alternative options

Bus Trans Copacabana SA  •  27 h

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

$47 - $88

Bus, train, drive  •  29 h 44 min

  1. Take the Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tres Cruces
  3. Take the bus from Tres Cruces 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 Expreso del Sur  •  30 h 13 min

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

$53 - $65

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 $1200 - $1500 and takes 27 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Cochabamba is to fly which costs $7000 - $34000 and takes 3 h 52 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 Tarija. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h.

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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 27 h and costs $1700 - $3300.

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Salta to Cochabamba, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Salta to Cochabamba is to fly which takes 3 h 52 min and costs $7000 - $34000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $1700 - $3300 and takes 27 h.

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There is no direct flight from Salta Airport to Cochabamba Airport. The quickest flight takes 3 h 15 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: 3 h 52 min

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

Boliviana de Aviación flies from Salta to Cochabamba once daily. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Salta to Cochabamba via Tarija in around 27 h.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Salta to Cochabamba via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$220 - $480
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 41 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$8 - $35
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.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
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
Bus from Bermejo to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
21 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
Bus from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$29
Schedules at
facebook.com
Balut
Phone
+54 0810-888-2258
Email
info@baluthermanos.com.ar
Website
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Salta to Aguas Blancas
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Salta to San Salvador de Jujuy
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $26
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$10 - $15
Suite
$21 - $26
Bed
$8 - $12
El Quiaqueño
Phone
+54 (0388) 4280041 / 4281161
Email
elquiaqueosrl@yahoo.com.ar
Website
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Tres Cruces
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from Tres Cruces to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
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
Expreso del Sur
Phone
+591 2 2281921 / 4 6636262 /4 6636034
Bus from Tarija to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo

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Cochabamba is 1 h behind Salta. It is currently 8:03 AM in Salta and 7:03 AM in Cochabamba.

Yes, the driving distance between Salta to Cochabamba is 1211 km. It takes approximately 16 h 19 min to drive from Salta to Cochabamba.

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Boliviana de Aviación offers flights from Salta Airport to Cochabamba Airport.

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There are 130+ hotels available in Cochabamba. Prices start at $22 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Salta to Salta Airport is to taxi which takes 10 min and costs $150 - $190.

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