There are 5 ways to get from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque by plane, bus, ferry or car

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Fly  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Rurrenabaque (RBQ) VVI - RBQ

$359 - $889

Cheapest option

Bus  •  32 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz Santa Cruz de la Sierra
  2. Take the bus from La Paz - Villa Fátima to Rurrenabaque

$51 - $114

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Bus, ferry via Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal  •  4 days 16 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Caranavi
  4. Take the bus from Caranavi to Guanay
  5. Take the ferry from Guanay to Rurrenabaque

Bus, ferry  •  4 days 17 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Caranavi
  4. Take the bus from Caranavi to Guanay
  5. Take the ferry from Guanay to Rurrenabaque

Drive  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque 592.4 miles

$45 - $70

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque is to drive which costs $45 - $70 and takes 18 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque is to fly which costs $350 - $900 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The distance between Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) and Rurrenabaque is 589 km. The road distance is 947.9 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque without a car is to bus which takes 32 h 51 min and costs $50 - $120.

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It takes approximately 3 h 5 min to get from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque is to fly which takes 3 h 5 min and costs $350 - $900. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $50 - $120 and takes 32 h 51 min.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Cruz Airport to Rurrenabaque Airport. The quickest flight takes 2 h 30 min and has one stopover.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque is 948 km. It takes approximately 18 h 10 min to drive from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque.

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Boliviana de Aviación and Amaszonas offer flights from Santa Cruz Airport to Rurrenabaque Airport.

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There are 15+ hotels available in Rurrenabaque. Prices start at $14 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque.
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  • Distance: 368.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 5 min

What companies run services between Santa Cruz Airport (VVI), Bolivia and Rurrenabaque, Bolivia?

Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Cruz Airport (VVI) to Rurrenabaque via Santa Cruz Airport - El Trompillo, Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal, La Paz, Montes - I. Las Muñecas, Parroquia Señor de la Paz, La Paz - Villa Fátima, Rurrenabaque, and Rurrenabaque Airport in around 32 h 51 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Rurrenabaque via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $1,100
Bus operators
Trans Copacabana SA
Website
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $35
Schedules at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
Book at
transcopacabanasa.com.bo
3rd Class
$13 - $18
2nd Class
$19 - $26
Copacabana 1 MEM
Phone
+591 2 2282135 /2 2282368 /4 4250226 /4 4361441
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Cosmos
Phone
+(591) 2 2281938 / Potosí: +(591)2-6245831
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Bolivar
Phone
+591 2 2281973 La Paz / 4 4221819 Cochabamba / 3 3625458 Santa Cruz / 4 6453849 Sucre / 4 6830856 Yacuiba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to La Paz Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transportes El Dorado
Phone
Potosí: +(591)2-6243343, +(591)-22281672
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Trans Crucero
Phone
+593 76973424
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal to La Paz
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
mi.lapaz.bo
Flota Yungueña
Phone
(+591) 2 2212344 La Paz / 2 2213513 La Paz / 2 2219442 Coroico / 78961126 Santa Cruz /
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz - Villa Fátima to Rurrenabaque
Ave. Duration
11 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
facebook.com
Turbus Totai
Phone
+591 2 2895573 / 2 2260445
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz - Villa Fátima to Rurrenabaque
Ave. Duration
18 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Carrasco
Phone
+591 60362456 Cochabamba / 4 4225457 Cochabamba / 71490343 Sucre
Email
jose_eddyporsiempre@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Interdepartamental 6 de agosto
Phone
+(591)71520995
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$21
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Expreso Cochabamba
Phone
Potosí: +(591)-26243362
Website
es-es.facebook.com
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$26
Schedules at
facebook.com
Sindicato Caranavi Tropical
Phone
+591 73510925
Website
facebook.com
Bus from La Paz to Caranavi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
La Veloz Del Norte
Website
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Bus from La Paz to Caranavi
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Schedules at
lavelozdelnorte.com.ar
Book at
andestransit.com
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$13 - $20
Tours Palmeras
Phone
+591 2 2219442
Bus from Caranavi to Guanay
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Trans Alteño
Phone
+(591)4234600 - 4258600
Email
info@terbuscbbasa.com.bo
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Flota Punata
Phone
+59144256955
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
sites.google.com
Ferry operators
Bala Tours
Phone
Rurrenabaque :+(591) 3-8922527 / Cel. 71245281 / 71122053 / 71247790
Website
amazon-tours.org
Ferry from Guanay to Rurrenabaque
Ave. Duration
3 days 12 h
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$320
Schedules at
amazon-tours.org
Book at
amazon-tours.org

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