Directions from Santiago to Salar de Uyuni (Station)

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 to Uyuni  •  12 h 44 min

  1. SCL - UYU

$512 - $4,147

Cheapest option

Bus Turbus  •  31 h 28 min

  1. Santiago

$48 - $123

5 alternative options

Fly to Calama, bus  •  15 h 8 min

  1. SCL - CJC

$77 - $524

Bus Pluss Chile  •  32 h 45 min

$65 - $95

Bus, train  •  32 h 58 min

$52 - $128

Bus Ciktur  •  36 h 30 min

$72 - $96

Drive  •  27 h 18 min

  1. 1238.5 miles

$200 - $300

What companies run services between Santiago, Chile and Salar de Uyuni (Station), Bolivia?

LATAM Chile, Amaszonas and two other airlines fly from Santiago to Salar de Uyuni (Station) every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Santiago to Salar de Uyuni (Station) via Calama, Calama, and Uyuni in around 31 h 28 min.

Airlines
LATAM Chile
Website
latam.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $850
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $410
Sky Airline
Website
skyairline.com
Flights from Santiago to Calama
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $430
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
9 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $1,500
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via La Paz, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
9 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Lima, La Paz
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $1,700
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Lima, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
12 h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Sao Paulo, Santa Cruz
Ave. Duration
14 h 55 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,600
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via La Paz
Ave. Duration
11 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,500
Flights from Santiago to Uyuni via Santa Cruz, La Paz
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from Avaroa to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
On demand
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Schedules at
fca.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus operators
Atacama 2000
Phone
+56 (55) 2316664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$16
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Turbus
Website
turbus.cl
Bus from Santiago Alameda to Calama
Ave. Duration
20 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $110
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$35 - $70
Premium
$75 - $110
1st Class
$95 - $140
Bus from Santiago - Terminal Alameda to Viña del Mar
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $20
Schedules at
turbus.cl
2nd Class
$4 - $10
Premium
$14 - $20
1st Class
$7 - $11
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
$55
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
$56
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
$56
Schedules at
ciktur.cl
Book at
altanetpasajes.cl

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Santiago and Salar de Uyuni (Station) is 1505 km. The road distance is 1982 km.

The cheapest way to get from Santiago to Salar de Uyuni (Station) is to bus which costs $65 - $95 and takes 32 h 45 min.

The quickest way to get from Santiago to Salar de Uyuni (Station) is to fly which takes 12 h 44 min and costs $500 - $4,200.

No, there is no direct bus from Santiago to Salar de Uyuni (Station). However, there are services departing from Santiago Alameda and arriving at Salar de Uyuni via Calama and Uyuni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31 h 28 min.

It takes approximately 12 h 44 min to get from Santiago to Salar de Uyuni (Station), including transfers.