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There are 6 ways to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls by plane, car or bus

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Fly to Ciudad del Este, drive  •  11 h 37 min

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Ciudad del Este (AGT) VVI - AGT
  2. Drive from Ciudad del Este to Iguazu Falls

$228 - $762

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Bus  •  27 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Asunción Santa Cruz de la Sierra
  2. Take the bus from Asunción to Ciudad del Este Asunción / ...

$71 - $87

4 alternative options

Fly to Foz do Iguacu  •  10 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Foz do Iguacu (IGU) VVI - IGU

$224 - $486

Fly to Iguazu  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Iguazu (IGR) VVI - IGR

$242 - $615

Bus via San Lorenzo  •  24 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Asunción Santa Cruz de la Sierra
  2. Take the bus from San Lorenzo to Foz do Iguaçu Asunción-Foz do Iguaçu

$75 - $84

Drive  •  24 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls 1046.4 miles

$170 - $260

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls is to bus which costs $70 - $90 and takes 27 h 7 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls is to fly which costs $240 - $650 and takes 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz de la Sierra and arriving at Iguazu Falls via Asunción, Ciudad del Este, Foz do Iguaçu and Puerto Iguazú. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 7 min.

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The distance between Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Iguazu Falls is 1257 km. The road distance is 1674.3 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls without a car is to bus which takes 27 h 7 min and costs $70 - $90.

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It takes approximately 11 h 37 min to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls, including transfers.

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Yacyretá, depart from Santa Cruz de la Sierra station.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls is to fly which takes 10 h 1 min and costs $220 - $490. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $75 - $85 and takes 24 h 12 min.

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There is no direct flight from Santa Cruz Airport to Ciudad del Este Airport. The quickest flight takes 8 h and has one stopover.

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls bus services, operated by Sol Del Paraguay, arrive at Ciudad del Este station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls.
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  • Distance: 785.4 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 37 min

What companies run services between Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia and Iguazu Falls, Argentina?

Gol Transportes Aéreos, LATAM Chile and four other airlines fly from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls via Asunción, San Lorenzo, and Foz do Iguaçu in around 24 h 12 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Foz do Iguacu via Lima
Ave. Duration
11 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $700
Flights from Santa Cruz to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Flights from Santa Cruz to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
9 h 12 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$390 - $900
Aerolíneas Argentinas
Website
aerolineas.com.ar
Flights from Santa Cruz to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Santa Cruz to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini
Ave. Duration
15 h
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Santa Cruz to Iguazu via Salta
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Flights from Santa Cruz to Iguazu via Buenos Aires Jorge Newbery, Salta
Ave. Duration
14 h 25 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$280 - $600
Gol Transportes Aéreos
Website
voegol.com.br
Flights from Santa Cruz to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $700
Flights from Santa Cruz to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo, Curitiba
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Ciudad del Este via Asuncion
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $750
Avianca Brazil
Website
avianca.com.br
Flights from Santa Cruz to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $800
Azul
Website
voeazul.com.br
Flights from Santa Cruz to Foz do Iguacu via Sao Paulo, Campo Grande
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $600
Bus operators
Yacyretá
Phone
+595 985 330079, Asunción: +595 (21) 551725
Email
yacyreta_sa@hotmail.com
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Asunción
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
bienvenidoaparaguay.com
Pycasu SA
Phone
+(595) 21.557700
Email
pycasu_sa@pycasu.com.py
Website
pycasu.com.py
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Asunción
Ave. Duration
19 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Schedules at
pycasu.com.py
NSA
Phone
+595 21 289 1000
Email
info@nsa.com.py
Website
nsa.com.py
Bus from San Lorenzo to Foz do Iguaçu
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Book at
centraldepasajes.com.ar
Convencional
$13 - $20
Bus from Asunción to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
nsa.com.py
Convencional
$14 - $20
Expreso Guaraní
Phone
+595.21.2891500.
Email
info@nsa.com.py
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Asunción to Ciudad del Este
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
bienvenidoaparaguay.com

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More Questions & Answers

Iguazu Falls is 1 h ahead of Santa Cruz de la Sierra. It is currently 7:02 PM in Santa Cruz de la Sierra and 8:02 PM in Iguazu Falls.

Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls is 1674 km. It takes approximately 24 h 39 min to drive from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Iguazu Falls.

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Amaszonas offers flights from Santa Cruz Airport to Ciudad del Este Airport.

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There are 625+ hotels available in Iguazu Falls. Prices start at $21 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Santa Cruz Airport is to line 135 bus which takes 28 min and costs $1.

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