There are 7 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, train via Metán  •  19 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Metán
  2. Take the bus from Metán to La Quiaca
  3. Take the train from Villazón to Uyuní

$22 - $47

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Bus El Rapido Internacional, 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 / ...

$18 - $43

5 alternative options

Bus  •  19 h 52 min

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

$19 - $32

Drive  •  11 h 20 min

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

$100 - $150

Fly Tucuman to Uyuni  •  17 h 31 min

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

$414 - $1,518

Bus, bus to Salta, fly to Uyuni  •  14 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Metán
  2. Take the bus from Metán to Salta
  3. Fly from Salta (SLA) to Uyuni (UYU) SLA - UYU

$461 - $985

Fly Tucuman to Calama, bus  •  14 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Tucuman (TUC) to Calama (CJC) TUC - CJC
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$265 - $1,034

Questions & Answers

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 $3900 - $6000 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 19 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 $16000 - $65000 and takes 17 h 31 min.

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There is no direct flight from Tucuman Airport to Uyuni Airport. The quickest flight takes 23 h 10 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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Uyuni is 1 h behind San Miguel de Tucumán. It is currently 6:13 PM in San Miguel de Tucumán and 5:13 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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Map of how to get from San Miguel de Tucumán to Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 453.7 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 19 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, LATAM Chile, Amaszonas and three 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, Cordoba, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
17 h 10 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Santiago, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,500
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Cordoba, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
25 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $1,600
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Santiago, Asuncion, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$440 - $1,600
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Santiago, Cordoba, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,200
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Asuncion, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
23 h 35 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
27 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,600
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
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Tucuman to Calama via Santiago
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Tucuman to Calama via Santiago, La Serena
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $1,000
Flights from Tucuman to Calama via Lima, Santiago
Ave. Duration
10 h 39 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Tucuman to Uyuni via Santiago, Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
22 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$430 - $1,600
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
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
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 - $10
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$13 - $18
Bus operators
Buses Lep
Phone
(+54) 351-246 6600, (+54) 0351-5696600, (+54) 0358-4219090
Email
expreso@buseslep.com.ar
Website
buseslep.com.ar
Bus from San Miguel de Tucumán to Metán
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Schedules at
buseslep.com.ar
Book at
buseslep.plataforma10.com.ar
Regular
$5 - $8
Premium
$7 - $9
La Veloz Del Norte
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from Metán to La Quiaca
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$13 - $20
Bus from Metán to Salta
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
lavelozdelnorte.centraldepasajes.com.ar
2nd Class
$6 - $10
1st Class
$6 - $9
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
$13 - $24
Schedules at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Book at
elrapidoint.com.ar
Promo Semi Cama
$13 - $16
Semi Cama
$16 - $22
Cama
$21 - $24
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
Flecha Bus
Phone
+54 011 4000 5200
Email
atencionalcliente@flechabus.com.ar
Website
flechabus.com.ar
Bus from Metán to Salta
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $7
Schedules at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Economy
$3 - $6
Executive
$4 - $6
Suite
$5 - $7
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com

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