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

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Bus Balut  •  10 h 50 min

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

$12 - $23

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  11 h 21 min

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

Bus Dragon Rojo  •  17 h

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

$41 - $59

Drive  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Salta to Tupiza 312.7 miles

$50 - $80

Fly, bus  •  14 h 26 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Tarija (TJA) SLA - TJA
  2. Take the bus from Tarija to Tupiza

$189 - $406

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The cheapest way to get from Salta to Tupiza is to bus which costs $430 - $850 and takes 10 h 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Tupiza is to drive which costs $1900 - $2900 and takes 5 h 49 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salta to Tupiza. However, there are services departing from Salta and arriving at Tupiza via Villazón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 50 min.

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The distance between Salta and Tupiza is 373 km. The road distance is 500.4 km.

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The best way to get from Salta to Tupiza without a car is to bus which takes 10 h 50 min and costs $430 - $850.

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It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to get from Salta to Tupiza, including transfers.

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

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There is no direct flight from Salta Airport to Tarija Airport. The quickest flight takes 6 h 50 min and has one stopover.

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Salta to Tupiza bus services, operated by Autotransportes Tupiza, arrive at Tupiza station.

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Tupiza is 1 h behind Salta. It is currently 9:41 PM in Salta and 8:41 PM in Tupiza.

Map of how to get from Salta to Tupiza.
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  • Distance: 233.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 50 min

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

You can take a bus from Salta to Tupiza via La Quiaca and Villazón in around 10 h 50 min.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Salta to Tarija via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $390
Flights from Salta to Tarija via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$190 - $420
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
3 times a week
Estimated price
$1 - $7
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$1 - $3
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$2 - $4
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$3 - $5
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$5 - $7
Bus operators
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Quechisla
Phone
+591 73858000 Atocha / 74243875 Tupiza
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte El Inca
Phone
+591 71959249
Bus from Villazón to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Evelia
Phone
+54 (0388) 4251771
Email
tallerevelia1@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Humahuaca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
El Quiaqueño
Phone
+54 (0388) 4280041 / 4281161
Email
elquiaqueosrl@yahoo.com.ar
Website
xn--elquiaqueo-19a.com
Bus from San Salvador de Jujuy to Humahuaca
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
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
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
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso Diamante
Phone
+591 71272930 / 2 6244430
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Tarija to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo

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Yes, the driving distance between Salta to Tupiza is 500 km. It takes approximately 5 h 49 min to drive from Salta to Tupiza.

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

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There are 16+ hotels available in Tupiza. Prices start at $10 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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