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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Bus Dragon Rojo  •  16 h 40 min

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

Cheapest option

Bus Balut  •  16 h 45 min

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

$16 - $28

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  16 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Palpalá
  2. Take the bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to La Quiaca
  3. Take the train from Villazón to Tupiza
  4. Take the bus from Tupiza to Potosí

$34 - $49

Drive  •  9 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Salta to Potosí 471.3 miles

$80 - $120

Fly to Potosi  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Potosi (POI) SLA - POI

$277 - $609

Fly to Sucre, bus  •  7 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Sucre (SRE) SLA - SRE
  2. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí

$190 - $391

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salta to Potosí is to bus which costs $440 - $800 and takes 16 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Potosí is to fly and bus which takes 7 h 49 min and costs $5000 - $11000.

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The distance between Salta and Potosí is 580 km. The road distance is 754 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 16 h 40 min to get from Salta to Potosí, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salta to Potosí. However, there are services departing from Salta and arriving at Potosí via Tarija. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16 h 40 min.

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

You can take a bus from Salta to Potosí via Tarija in around 16 h 40 min. Alternatively, Boliviana de Aviación and Aerolíneas Argentinas fly from Salta to Potosí 4 times a day.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Salta to Potosi via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Salta to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Flights from Salta to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba, La Paz
Ave. Duration
19 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$290 - $650
Flights from Salta to Potosi via Santa Cruz, La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $650
Flights from Salta to Potosi via Santa Cruz, Tarija, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
19 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$300 - $700
Flights from Salta to Potosi via Buenos Aires Jorge Newburg, Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
15 h 35 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$470 - $1,400
Flights from Salta to Sucre via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$180 - $400
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Salta to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $380
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$2 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$1 - $3
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$5 - $7
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$3 - $5
Bus operators
Dragon Rojo
Phone
+591 4 6665014 / 7 7176580
Website
transportedragonrojo.com
Bus from Salta to Tarija
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso San Roque
Phone
+59146635753
Website
ozvpipo29.wixsite.com
Bus from Tarija to Potosí
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
ozvpipo29.wixsite.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
$4 - $8
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$4 - $7
Executive
$5 - $7
Suite
$6 - $8
El Quiaqueño
Phone
+54 (0388) 4280041 / 4281161
Email
elquiaqueosrl@yahoo.com.ar
Website
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
terminaldemicros.com.ar
Expreso Tupiza SRL
Phone
(+591) 2 282153 / 5 972321 / 70469857 Tupiza / 70469858 Villazón
Email
info@expresotupiza.com.bo
Website
expresotupiza.com.bo
Bus from Tupiza to Potosí
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
expresotupiza.com.bo
Book at
andestransit.com
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
$13 - $25
Schedules at
balutsrl.com.ar
Book at
balutsrl.com.ar
Semi Cama
$13 - $20
Suite
$21 - $25
Flota Boqueron
Bus from Villazón to Potosí
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
boliviatravelsite.com
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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