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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly  •  3 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Santa Cruz (VVI) to Uyuni (UYU) VVI - UYU

$112 - $283

Cheapest option

Bus Autotransportes Tupiza  •  24 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Potosí
  2. Take the bus from Potosi to Uyuni

$22 - $26

2 alternative options

Bus Trans Caminante SRL  •  24 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
  2. Take the bus from Sucre to Uyuni

$31

Drive  •  15 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Salar de Uyuni 631.6 miles

$45 - $70

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Salar de Uyuni is to bus which costs $22 - $26 and takes 24 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Salar de Uyuni is to fly which takes 3 h 17 min and costs $110 - $290.

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The distance between Santa Cruz de la Sierra and Salar de Uyuni is 488 km. The road distance is 1010 km.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 3 h 17 min to get from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Salar de Uyuni, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Salar de Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Santa Cruz de la Sierra and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via Potosi and Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 24 h 9 min.

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What companies run services between Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia and Salar de Uyuni, Bolivia?

Amaszonas and Boliviana de Aviación fly from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Salar de Uyuni 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Salar de Uyuni via Potosí, Potosi, Uyuni, and Salar de Uyuni in around 24 h 9 min.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Santa Cruz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Flights from Santa Cruz to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $900
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Santa Cruz to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $350
Bus operators
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz de la Sierra to Potosí
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $17
Schedules at
facebook.com
Expreso 11 de Julio
Phone
+591 62459036
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Potosi to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Caminante SRL
Phone
+591 71162388 Santa Cruz / 4 6429385 Sucre
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Santa Cruz - Terminal Bimodal to Sucre
Ave. Duration
13 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo

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