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There are 6 ways to get from Tacna to Uyuni by car, train, taxi, bus or plane

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

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Drive, Buscarril, taxi, bus, train  •  19h 21m

  1. Drive from Tacna to Charaña
  2. Take the Buscarril from Charaña to General Pando
  3. Take a taxi from General Pando to Patacamaya
  4. Take the bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
  5. Take the train from Oruro to Uyuní

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Bus via La Paz  •  21h

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to La Paz
  3. Take the bus from La Paz to Uyuni

$28 - $46

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Bus Trans Lujan SRL  •  20h

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to Oruro
  3. Take the bus from Oruro to Uyuní

Drive  •  11h 22m

  1. Drive from Tacna to Uyuni 469 miles

$65 - $100

Bus, bus to La Paz, fly to Uyuni  •  13h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Tacna to Arica
  2. Take the bus from Arica to La Paz
  3. Fly from La Paz (LPB) to Uyuni (UYU) LPB - UYU

$121 - $392

Fly Arica to Calama, bus  •  15h 5m

  1. Fly from Arica (ARI) to Calama (CJC) ARI - CJC
  2. Take the bus from Calama to Uyuni

$60 - $337

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The cheapest way to get from Tacna to Uyuni is to bus which costs $27 - $50 and takes 21h.

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The quickest way to get from Tacna to Uyuni is to drive which costs $65 - $100 and takes 11h 22m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tacna to Uyuni. However, there are services departing from Tacna and arriving at Uyuní via Arica and Oruro. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 20h.

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The distance between Tacna and Uyuni is 451 km. The road distance is 750.4 km.

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The best way to get from Tacna to Uyuni without a car is to bus which takes 20h and costs .

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It takes approximately 19h 21m to get from Tacna to Uyuni, including transfers.

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Tacna to Uyuni bus services, operated by Chasquitur, depart from Tacna station.

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The quickest flight from La Paz Airport to Uyuni Airport is the direct flight which takes 40m.

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Tacna to Uyuni bus services, operated by Buses Enmanuel, arrive at Uyuní station.

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Uyuni is 1h ahead of Tacna. It is currently 11:02 AM in Tacna and 12:02 PM in Uyuni.

Map of how to get from Tacna to Uyuni.
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  • Distance: 282.1 miles
  • Duration: 19h 21m

What companies run services between Tacna, Peru and Uyuni, Potosí, Bolivia?

You can take a bus from Tacna to Uyuni via Arica and Oruro in around 20h.

Airlines
Amaszonas
Website
amaszonas.com
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $700
Boliviana de Aviación
Website
boa.bo
Flights from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
JetSMART
Website
jetsmart.com
Flights from Arica to Calama
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Empresa Ferroviaria Andina S.A
Phone
(+591-2) 2184555 / 4566
Website
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Train from Charaña to General Pando
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$2 - $9
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$2 - $3
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$3 - $5
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$7 - $9
Train from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$4 - $19
Schedules at
ferroviaria-andina.com.bo
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Wara Wara del Sur - Popular
$4 - $6
Wara Wara del Sur - Salon
$7 - $9
Expreso del Sur - Salon
$9 - $11
Wara Wara del Sur - Ejecutivo
$15 - $19
Bus operators
Transporte Aroma
Phone
(+591) 2281894
Website
es-la.facebook.com
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Transporte Andino
Phone
+(591) 22282155
Bus from Patacamaya to Oruro
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
andestransit.com
Chasquitur
Phone
+56 58 231967
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
bus-america.com
Adsubliata
Phone
+56 58 262 495
Website
terminaldebuses.com
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6
Schedules at
terminaldebuses.com
Buses Norte Grande
Phone
+56 58 222 8603
Email
busesnortegrande_zarzuri@hotmail.com
Website
busesng.cl
Bus from Tacna to Arica
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
busesng.cl
Book at
busesng.cl
Trans Lujan SRL
Phone
+591 4 4553910 Cochabamba / +591 2 25258523 Oruro / +56 57 232 6955 Calama
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Paraiso
Phone
+591 2 5261152 Oruro / 4 4559486 Cochabamba
Bus from Arica to Oruro
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
cochabambabolivia.net
Buses Enmanuel
Phone
+591 2 5277777
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Oruro to Uyuní
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Cali Internacional
Phone
+56 58 226 1068
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15
Chilebus Internacional SA
Email
chilebus@chilebus.com.br
Website
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
chilebus.xpg.com.br
Pullman Ayca Internacional
Phone
(+56) 58 224 8465
Email
pullmanayca@hotmail.com
Website
pullmanayca.cl
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
facebook.com
Nordic Buss
Phone
+597 2285487 / 78990269
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
facebook.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus Fer
Phone
+59 17 940 7111
Website
facebook.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
10h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
facebook.com
Transporte Internacional Litoral
Phone
+591 2 2281920
Email
buslitoral@hotmail.com
Website
litoral-miramar.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
11h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
facebook.com
Trans Salvador
Phone
+56 58 222 8547
Email
central@trans-salvador.com
Website
trans-salvador.com
Bus from Arica to La Paz
Ave. Duration
34h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$14 - $35
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$14 - $19
Premium
$19 - $23
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
trans-salvador.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Semi Bed
$13 - $17
Premium
$17 - $22
Flota Panamericana
Phone
+591 2 2285657 / 77201755
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Panasur
Phone
+591-73280859/ Whatsapp: +591-68073062
Email
info@uyunipanasur.com
Website
uyunipanasur.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Book at
uyunibus.com
Cruz del Norte
Phone
+56 (9) 82248119
Email
ventas@turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Website
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Schedules at
turisticointernacionalcruzdelnorte.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Trans Illimani
Phone
La Paz: +(591)77790564, +(591)63012818 / Potosí: +(591)2-6243343
Email
reservas@transillimani.com
Website
transillimani.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
es-la.facebook.com
Book at
andestransit.com
Trans Omar
Phone
+591 (02) 2281785 / 591 2 - 02693-2553
Email
buses@transomar.com
Website
transomar.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
transomar.com
Book at
ticketsbolivia.com.bo
Predilecto Tours
Todo Turismo
Phone
+(591) 2228 7038
Email
atencionalcliente@todoturismosrl.com
Website
todoturismosrl.com
Bus from La Paz to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
todoturismosrl.com
Atacama 2000
Phone
+ 56 55 31 6664
Bus from Calama to Uyuni
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
voyhoy.com
Book at
voyhoy.com
Other operators
Taxi from General Pando to Patacamaya
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Estimated price
$130 - $170

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Yes, the driving distance between Tacna to Uyuni is 750 km. It takes approximately 11h 22m to drive from Tacna to Uyuni.

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

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There are 35+ hotels available in Uyuni. Prices start at $15 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tacna to Arica Airport is to shuttle which takes 1h and costs .

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