There are 7 ways to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni by plane, bus or car

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Fly to Uyuni  •  8 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Uyuni (UYU) SCL - UYU

$534 - $4,089

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Bus Turbus  •  30 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago Alameda to Calama Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni Calama / ...

$43 - $147

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Fly to Calama, bus  •  11 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Calama (CJC) SCL - CJC
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$78 - $495

Fly to Sucre, bus  •  13 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Santiago (SCL) to Sucre (SRE) SCL - SRE
  2. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí
  3. Take the bus from Potosi to Uyuni

$435 - $888

Bus Pluss Chile  •  31 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama Santiago
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni Calama / ...

$43 - $113

Bus Ciktur  •  33 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Metro Pajaritos to Viña del Mar
  2. Take the bus from Viña del Mar to Calama
  3. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$75 - $110

Drive  •  27 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni 1221.1 miles

$200 - $300

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No, there is no direct bus from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Santiago International Airport and arriving at Uyuni via Santiago Alameda and Calama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 49 min.

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The distance between Santiago Airport (SCL) and Uyuni is 1491 km. The road distance is 1953.7 km.

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The best way to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni without a car is to bus which takes 30 h 49 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 8 h 6 min to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni, including transfers.

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Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni bus services, operated by Turbus, depart from Santiago Alameda station.

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The best way to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni is to fly which takes 8 h 6 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 30 h 49 min.

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There is no direct flight from Santiago Airport to Uyuni Airport. The quickest flight takes 13 h 59 min and has one stopover.

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Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni bus services, operated by Trans Salvador, arrive at Uyuni station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni is 1954 km. It takes approximately 27 h 36 min to drive from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni.

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LATAM Chile and Amaszonas offer flights from Santiago Airport to Uyuni Airport.

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Map of how to get from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 931.7 miles
  • Duration: 8 h 6 min

What companies run services between Santiago Airport (SCL), Chile and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

LATAM Chile, Amaszonas and two other airlines fly from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni every 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago Airport (SCL) to Uyuni via U. de Santiago, Santiago Alameda, Calama, and Calama in around 30 h 49 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7 h 59 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Iquique, La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 7 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
15 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
12 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
16 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
16 h 29 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Buenos Aires Ministro Pistarini, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $750
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
9 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via La Paz
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
6 h 34 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via La Paz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Santa Cruz, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
7 h 19 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $700
Flights from Santiago to Sucre via Sao Paulo, Cochabamba
Ave. Duration
9 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $850
Bus operators
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Trans Emperador
Phone
+591 68660423
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
busesbolivia.wordpress.com
Trans 6 de Octubre
Phone
+591 79576765
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Transtin Dil Rey
Phone
+591 4 6452518
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
facebook.com
Linea Sindical Flota Villa Imperial
Phone
+(591)-2-6243373
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
potosy.com.bo
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
Turbus
Phone
+56 22 822 7500
Email
atencion_clientes@turbus.cl
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago Alameda to Calama
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $100
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$30 - $65
Premium
$65 - $100
1st Class
$85 - $130
Pluss Chile
Phone
+56 (2) 26419926
Email
info@plusschile.cl
Website
plusschile.cl
Bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50
Schedules at
plusschile.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Ciktur
Phone
951690977
Email
servicioalcliente@ciktur.cl
Website
ciktur.cl
Bus from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
23 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Bus from Viña del Mar to Calama
Ave. Duration
21 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$52
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl
Expreso Norte
Website
expresonorte.cl
Bus from Santiago - San Borja to Calama
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $70
Schedules at
expresonorte.cl
Semi Cama
$33
Cama
$67
Pullman Bus
Phone
600 320 3200
Website
pullman.cl
Bus from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
22 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
pullman.cl
Pullman Bus Costa Central
Phone
(+56) 600 200 4700
Email
contacto@pullmancosta.cl
Website
pullmancosta.cl
Bus from Metro Pajaritos to Viña del Mar
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
pullmancosta.cl
Book at
pullmancosta.cl

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