There are 6 ways to get from Salta to Uyuni 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, train via San Salvador de Jujuy  •  17 h 55 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 Uyuní

$19 - $42

Cheapest option

Bus Balut, train  •  18 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to La Quiaca
  2. Take the train from Villazón to Uyuní Wara Wara del Sur / ...

$18 - $44

4 alternative options

Bus Geminis  •  19 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to Calama Salta
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni Calama - La Paz

$53 - $61

Bus Andesmar  •  24 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama Salta
  2. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni

$44 - $86

Drive  •  8 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Salta to Uyuni 443.9 miles

$75 - $120

Fly  •  7 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Uyuni (UYU) SLA - UYU

$447 - $958

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Salta to Uyuni is to bus and train which costs $500 - $1200 and takes 17 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Salta to Uyuni is to fly which costs $12000 - $27000 and takes 7 h 58 min.

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The distance between Salta and Uyuni is 502 km. The road distance is 710.3 km.

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It takes approximately 17 h 55 min to get from Salta to Uyuni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Salta to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Salta and arriving at Uyuni via Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 40 min.

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

You can take a bus from Salta to Uyuni via Calama in around 19 h 40 min. Alternatively, Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas fly from Salta to Uyuni 6 times a week.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Salta to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Salta to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$440 - $950
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Villazón to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$6 - $8
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$8 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$14 - $18
Bus operators
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
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
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Andesmar
Phone
1-786-2337639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$24 - $55
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$24 - $35
Executive
$27 - $40
Suite
$38 - $43
Semi Cama
$40
Cama
$51

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