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There are 5 ways to get from San Miguel de Tucumán 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.

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Bus El Rapido Internacional  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucumán to La Quiaca Via La Quiaca
  2. Take the bus from Villazón to Uyuni

$21 - $34

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Bus, train  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Tucumán to La Quiaca Via La Quiaca
  2. Take the train from Villazón to Uyuní Expreso del Sur / ...

$20 - $45

3 alternative options

Bus via San Pedro de Atacama  •  29 h 25 min

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

$59 - $101

Drive  •  11 h 20 min

  1. Drive from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni 578.8 miles

$100 - $150

Fly  •  13 h 41 min

  1. Fly from Tucuman (TUC) to Uyuni (UYU) TUC - UYU

$415 - $1,519

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The cheapest way to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni is to bus which costs $750 - $1300 and takes 19 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni is to drive which costs $3600 - $5500 and takes 11 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Tucumán and arriving at Uyuni via Villazón. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 52 min.

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The distance between San Miguel de Tucumán and Uyuni is 726 km. The road distance is 926.1 km.

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The best way to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni without a car is to bus which takes 19 h 52 min and costs $750 - $1300.

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It takes approximately 19 h 52 min to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni, including transfers.

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San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni bus services, operated by El Rapido Internacional, depart from Tucumán station.

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The best way to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni is to bus which takes 19 h 52 min and costs $750 - $1300. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs $15000 - $60000 and takes 13 h 41 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tucuman Airport to Uyuni Airport. The quickest flight takes 19 h 20 min and has two stopovers.

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San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni bus services, operated by Autotransportes Tupiza, arrive at Uyuni station.

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Map of how to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 453.7 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 52 min

What companies run services between San Miguel de Tucumán, Argentina and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni via La Quiaca and Villazón in around 19 h 52 min. Alternatively, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Amaszonas and two other airlines fly from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni every 4 hours.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
15 h 52 min
When
Tuesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Lima, Cuzco, La Paz
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Santiago, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
25 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
27 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
13 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,700
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Villazón to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $18
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.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
$13 - $18
Bus operators
El Rapido Internacional
Phone
1-305-677-0535
Email
info@elrapidoint.com.ar
Website
elrapidoint.com.ar
Bus from Tucumán to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$14 - $17
Semi Cama
$18 - $24
Cama
$23 - $27
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Villazón to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
facebook.com
La Veloz Del Norte
Andesmar
Phone
1 786 233 7639
Email
gestionesatc@andesmar.com.ar
Website
andesmar.com
Bus from San Miguel de Tucuman to Salta
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$13 - $20
Executive
$11 - $16
Suite
$17 - $20
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
11 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$18 - $60
Schedules at
andesmar.com
Book at
andesmar.com
Economy
$18 - $27
Executive
$20 - $29
Suite
$28 - $33
Semi Cama
$47
Cama
$57
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Tucumán to Salta
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Semi Bed
$16 - $24
Suite
$29 - $35
Bed
$17 - $25
Fono Bus
Chevallier
Phone
+54 0810-222-5216
Email
atencionalcliente@nuevachevallier.com
Website
nuevachevallier.com
Bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Salta
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$12 - $22
Schedules at
nuevachevallier.com
Book at
nuevachevallier.com
Semi Bed
$12 - $18
Bed
$15 - $22
Green Toad Bus
Phone
+55 21 39420003
Email
info@greentoadbus.com
Website
greentoadbus.com
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
greentoadbus.com
Book at
greentoadbus.com
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Salta to San Pedro de Atacama
Ave. Duration
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$19 - $75
Schedules at
pullman.cl

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Uyuni is 1 h behind San Miguel de Tucumán. It is currently 6:36 PM in San Miguel de Tucumán and 5:36 PM in Uyuni.

Yes, the driving distance between San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni is 926 km. It takes approximately 11 h 20 min to drive from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni.

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Boliviana de Aviación, Aerolíneas Argentinas, Amaszonas and LATAM Chile offer flights from Tucuman Airport to Uyuni Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Uyuni. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Tucuman Airport is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs $200 - $250.

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