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There are 4 ways to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz by plane, bus or car

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Fly  •  3 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to La Paz (LPB) VVI - LPB

$67 - $142

Cheapest option

Bus Trans Copacabana SA  •  14 h

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

$13 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus Trans Cotoca  •  19 h

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Cochabamba
  2. Take the bus from Cochabamba to La Paz

$27

Drive  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz 546.9 miles

$40 - $65

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The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz is to bus which costs $27 and takes 19 h.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz is to fly which costs $65 - $150 and takes 3 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal and arriving at La Paz. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 14 h.

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The distance between Santa Cruz de la Sierra and La Paz is 545 km. The road distance is 875.1 km.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz without a car is to bus which takes 14 h and costs $13 - $35.

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It takes approximately 3 h 13 min to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz, including transfers.

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz bus services, operated by Trans Copacabana SA, depart from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal bimodal station.

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The best way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz is to fly which takes 3 h 13 min and costs $65 - $150. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs $13 - $35 and takes 14 h.

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The quickest flight from Santa Cruz Airport to La Paz Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h.

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Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz bus services, operated by Trans Copacabana SA, arrive at La Paz station.

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Map of how to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz.
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  • Distance: 340.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 13 min

What companies run services between Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia and La Paz, Bolivia?

Amaszonas, Boliviana de Aviación and Eco Jet fly from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz hourly. Alternatively, Trans Copacabana SA operates a bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz 3 times a day. Tickets cost $13 - $35 and the journey takes 14 h. Four other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Santa Cruz to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Flights from Santa Cruz to La Paz via Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $160
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to La Paz
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $180
Bus operators
Trans Copacabana SA
Copacabana 1 MEM
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
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
Trans Cotoca
Phone
+591 76340023 Santa Cruz / 77666566 Yacuiba / 76340027 Trinidad / 76240024 Cochabamba
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra - Terminal Bimodal to Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
10 h
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19
Schedules at
facebook.com
Flota Urus
Phone
+591 2285556
Bus from Cochabamba to La Paz
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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Yes, the driving distance between Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz is 875 km. It takes approximately 13 h 17 min to drive from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to La Paz.

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

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There are 241+ hotels available in La Paz. Prices start at $15 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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