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There are 4 ways to get from Sucre to Cerro Rico by bus, train 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

Bus Tours Villa Imperial  •  3 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí

$30 - $34

Cheapest option

Buscarril  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Take the Buscarril from El Tejar to Potosí

$22 - $35

2 alternative options

Bus Trans Emperador  •  3 h 30 min

  1. Take the bus from Sucre to Potosí

$29 - $36

Drive  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Sucre to Cerro Rico 103.9 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Sucre to Cerro Rico is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sucre to Cerro Rico is to drive which costs $7 - $12 and takes 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Sucre and Cerro Rico is 83 km. The road distance is 166.3 km.

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The best way to get from Sucre to Cerro Rico without a car is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $30 - $34.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Sucre to Cerro Rico, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Sucre to Cerro Rico is to bus which takes 3 h 26 min and costs $30 - $34. Alternatively, you can Buscarril, which costs $21 - $35 and takes 5 h 56 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Sucre to Cerro Rico is 166 km. It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to drive from Sucre to Cerro Rico.

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There are 25+ hotels available in Cerro Rico. Prices start at $20 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Sucre to Cerro Rico.
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  • Distance: 51.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 26 min

What companies run services between Sucre, Bolivia and Cerro Rico, Bolivia?

Tours Villa Imperial operates a bus from Sucre to Cerro Rico 4 times a day. Tickets cost $10 and the journey takes 3 h. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A operates a train from Sucre to Cerro Rico 3 times a week. Tickets cost $2 - $12 and the journey takes 5 h 30 min.

Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
fca.com.bo
Train from El Tejar to Potosí
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$2 - $12
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$2 - $4
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$5 - $7
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$8 - $12
Bus operators
Tours Villa Imperial
Phone
+(591)-2-6246115
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
facebook.com
Autotransportes Tupiza
Phone
+591 68421233 Tupiza / 3 3311649 Santa Cruz / 2 6243044 Potosí
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $5
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from Sucre to Potosí
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.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
$4
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

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