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There are 4 ways to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza by bus, train or car

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Bus, train  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Uyuni San Pedro
  2. Take the train from Uyuní to Tupiza Expreso del Sur / ...

$22 - $44

3 alternative options

Bus  •  20 h 9 min

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

$25 - $38

Bus via Uyuní  •  20 h 12 min

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

$23 - $38

Drive  •  8 h 36 min

  1. Drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza 367.4 miles

$60 - $90

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The cheapest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza is to bus and train which costs $21 - $45 and takes 19 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza is to drive which costs $60 - $90 and takes 8 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza. However, there are services departing from San Pedro de Atacama and arriving at Tupiza via Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20 h 9 min.

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The distance between San Pedro de Atacama and Tupiza is 303 km. The road distance is 587.9 km.

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The best way to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza without a car is to bus and train which takes 19 h 49 min and costs $21 - $45.

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It takes approximately 19 h 49 min to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza, including transfers.

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San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza bus services, operated by Cruz del Norte, depart from San Pedro de Atacama station.

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San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza bus services, operated by Predilecto Tours, arrive at Tupiza station.

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Tupiza is 1 h behind San Pedro de Atacama. It is currently 5:05 AM in San Pedro de Atacama and 4:05 AM in Tupiza.

Yes, the driving distance between San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza is 588 km. It takes approximately 8 h 36 min to drive from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza.

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Map of how to get from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza.
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  • Distance: 189.5 miles
  • Duration: 19 h 49 min

What companies run services between San Pedro de Atacama, Chile and Tupiza, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from San Pedro de Atacama to Tupiza via Uyuni and Uyuni in around 20 h 9 min.

Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Uyuní to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$3 - $12
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$3 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$9 - $12
Bus operators
Predilecto Tours
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Uyuní to Tupiza
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
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There are 15+ hotels available in Tupiza. Prices start at $10 USD per night.

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